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Education and job training program for youth expanded

The News-Gazette 27 Feb 2021
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity announced this week that applications for funding are available on the agency's website ... The program provides training in various career sectors, a chance to obtain industry-recognized credentials and hands-on opportunities.

Hail honored with Excellence in Education Award posthumously

Commonwealth Journal 27 Feb 2021
He founded and obtained funding for MSU's Statesmanship Center and many other programs near and dear to his heart ... Hail was instrumental in the creation of the Masters of Public Administration degree and taught and mentored many students on to successful careers.

PCHS instructor Miller is finalist for Ag Educator of the Year

Pontiac Daily Leader 27 Feb 2021
This award recognizes the tremendous contributions of agricultural teachers in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania in preparing the next generation of young people for successful careers in agriculture. Each finalist will receive $500 in funding ...

HK youth encouraged to pursue their dreams in Greater Bay Area

China Daily 27 Feb 2021
Zhang pledged concerted efforts and closer cooperation with his Hong Kong counterparts to press ahead with the Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Scheme to help Hong Kong youth get their careers off the ground across the region ... Every NGO can have no more than two projects funded, with the funding of each project limited to HK$700,000, Lam added.

Lorenzo Walker Technical College expands HVAC programs after state grants

Naples Daily News 27 Feb 2021
In February, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced funding through the Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant Program ... .

Rensselaer County Chamber hosts discussion with legislators

The Record 27 Feb 2021
CAPITAL REGION, N.Y ... Sen. Neil D. Breslin, D-Bethlehem, Sen ... And those federal dollars are in the billions ... We want to make sure they're not slush funds for anyone ... The four also spoke to the importance of job training for the changing economy and how vital it is to fund colleges that are helping people acquire skills for the careers of the future ....

NDSCS gets $1.5M in CARES Act funding

Wahpeton Daily News 26 Feb 2021
North Dakota State College of Science, which has locations in Wahpeton and Fargo, has received $1.5 million which will aid in building a career workforce academy in Fargo. The funding is coming from the U.S ... “This award will enable NDSCS and our K-12 partners to work together to make the Career Workforce Academy a reality in Fargo,” said Dr.

Alpha Kappa Alpha ‘Keep the Dream Alive’ scholarship recipients

Oakridger 26 Feb 2021
Dukes and Greer plan to pursue medical careers as nurses ... Jalen Heyward was nominated by Men of Tomorrow, and he plans a career in theater or business. Khamari Mitchell-Steen also nominated by Men of Tomorrow aspires to a medical career as a physician’s assistant.

Rowan-Cabarrus offers full scholarships for many short-term training programs

Independent Tribune 26 Feb 2021
GEER-funded scholarships are enabling us to expand these efforts at a time when many people are looking for new opportunities,” said Dr ... “As many North Carolinians have lost jobs during COVID-19 and look for stable, well-paying careers, this funding offers a unique opportunity to help reduce some of the barriers they are facing,” Spalding said.

Mills offers straightforward budget framework with right priorities

Bangor Daily News 26 Feb 2021
keeping Maine people healthy and saving lives during the ongoing pandemic; funding education; and keeping the state’s economy stable and getting people back to work ... For the future, Mills has offered a $111 million bond package that would direct borrowed funds to broadband, career training, traditional industries and, for the first time, child care.

Rep. Sandstede seeks state funds for MDI to hire people with disabilities

Mesabi Daily News 26 Feb 2021
Earlier this week, she introduced her bill, House File 919 to the state’s Workforce and Business Development Committee held a public hearing on Sandstede’s legislation meant to raise funds to hire workers and provide career and problem-solving skills for people with disabilities.

Nellie Bly Scholarship a step in the right direction in lowering college costs

Herald-Standard 26 Feb 2021
Clearly, more needs to be done to prepare workers for the kinds of jobs that can help them move forward with their lives and careers. The most obvious way to do that would be to increase funding for the state’s public colleges and universities, along with its community colleges ... The fund has generated $3 billion over the last 16 years, and Gov.

While Chris Webber waits for the Hall of Fame, he's helping minorities in the cannabis industry

Yahoo Daily News 26 Feb 2021
While Webber waits for the call, though, he’s joined with JW Asset Management to launch a $100 million private equity cannabis fund that will invest in companies led by minority entrepreneurs pursuing careers in the cannabis sector. Chris Webber has joined with JW Asset Management to launch a $100 million private equity cannabis fund.