In South Carolina
Piedmont Tech receives workforce grant
GSA Business – February 1, 2017
Piedmont Technical College was one of four organizations in the state to receive a grant from the State Workforce Development Board.
Wright hired as vice president for advancement at Greenville Technical College
UpstateBizSC – February 1, 2017
Ann Wright begins work today as vice president for advancement with the Greenville Tech Foundation. Ann has spent the last three decades with the American Red Cross.
BMW gives $300K to Cherokee County schools' STEM program
Herald-Journal – January 31, 2017
Cherokee County school officials hope a significant gift from BMW Manufacturing Co. will help train students for the workforce of tomorrow.
Around the Nation
The value of partnerships
Community College Daily – February 2, 2017
Community college leaders who want to expand their workforce development programs would do well to explore opportunities for innovative programs with foundations and corporations.
Bringing order to credentialing
Community College Daily – February 1, 2017
Several national initiatives are under way to bring some clarity to the concepts of competencies and credentials – and connect them in a meaningful way.
Partnerships are critical
Community College Daily – January 31, 2017
The most innovative ideas and initiatives in workforce education are being developed by partnerships involving community colleges, industry groups, foundations and nonprofits.
Why this community college is getting rid of remedial classes
PBS NewsHour – January 31, 2017
Chet Jordan stood in front of his class at Guttman Community College dressed in black skinny jeans and a bowler hat, sipping coffee. He took a straw poll of his students: How many of you know that this school doesn’t place students in not-for-credit remedial classes?