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Drone Course Has Soaring Demand

by Susan Spencer

WORCESTER – Sometimes, inspiration takes off when you least expect it.

Kathleen Manning, dean of the Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education at Quinsigamond Community College, was watching the ABC television show “Shark Tank” last February, in which budding entrepreneur and Babson College MBA graduate Abby Speicher pitched to investors her national drone-training company, DARTdrones.

“Right away I could see the workforce implications,” Ms. Manning said.

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