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Ehlert: A solution for higher education | INFORUM - INFORUM

November 13, 2017 - 8:07am

Ehlert: A solution for higher education | INFORUM
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For years, North Dakota's higher education system has been a statewide concern. There have been numerous legislative discussions, a voter referendum to ...

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Construction industry starts program to attract workers - Chron.com

November 12, 2017 - 3:47pm

Construction industry starts program to attract workers
Chron.com
"We are trying to prime the pump," said David Siegel, executive director of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and one of the founders of Project Build Minnesota. "Our goal is to draw interest to the profession, the trade, the field broadly ...

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Construction industry starts program to attract workers - San Francisco Chronicle

November 12, 2017 - 3:33pm

Construction industry starts program to attract workers
San Francisco Chronicle
"We are trying to prime the pump," said David Siegel, executive director of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and one of the founders of Project Build Minnesota. "Our goal is to draw interest to the profession, the trade, the field broadly ...

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Construction industry starts program to attract workers - CT Post

November 12, 2017 - 8:53am

Construction industry starts program to attract workers
CT Post
"We are trying to prime the pump," said David Siegel, executive director of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and one of the founders of Project Build Minnesota. "Our goal is to draw interest to the profession, the trade, the field broadly ...

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Construction industry starts program to attract workers - seattlepi.com

November 12, 2017 - 2:15am

Construction industry starts program to attract workers
seattlepi.com
"We are trying to prime the pump," said David Siegel, executive director of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and one of the founders of Project Build Minnesota. "Our goal is to draw interest to the profession, the trade, the field broadly ...

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Panther Construction class building hunting blinds - Richmond-News

November 11, 2017 - 6:02pm

Richmond-News

Panther Construction class building hunting blinds
Richmond-News
And I think it is a good fit for the construction industry, just because we see that there is such a demand for anyone in the skill trades," said technology education teacher Garret Wenzel. "Looking at the last St. Croix County Economic Profile, it ...

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Construction industry starts program to attract workers - Middletown Press

November 11, 2017 - 12:46pm

Construction industry starts program to attract workers
Middletown Press
"We are trying to prime the pump," said David Siegel, executive director of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and one of the founders of Project Build Minnesota. "Our goal is to draw interest to the profession, the trade, the field broadly ...

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Letter to the editor: Apprenticeship model has value for career readiness - Jamestown Sun

November 11, 2017 - 8:17am

Lima Ohio

Letter to the editor: Apprenticeship model has value for career readiness
Jamestown Sun
It's National Apprenticeship Week and I'm convinced the apprenticeship model can solve the growing education deficiency of career readiness. Members of the building and construction trades have been using this model for decades. Contractors and the ...
Apprenticeships move beyond the tradesLima Ohio

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Building careers for 25000 veterans (and counting) - The Hill (blog)

November 11, 2017 - 8:01am

The Hill (blog)

Building careers for 25000 veterans (and counting)
The Hill (blog)
Veterans Day comes each year. Along with messages of sacrifice and gratefulness, let's agree to complement those heartfelt sentiments with something that really matters: the creation of career training opportunities for transitioning veterans. The ...

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Community Voices: Job-creating apprenticeships getting more attention - The Bakersfield Californian

November 10, 2017 - 7:20pm

The Bakersfield Californian

Community Voices: Job-creating apprenticeships getting more attention
The Bakersfield Californian
The Kern Community College District, in partnership with local union building trade apprenticeship coordinators and the state Division of Apprenticeship Standards, will hold a Women in Trades and Student Apprentice Workshop at the NECA/IBEW Electrical ...

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Curators approve plan's next step to build $200 million MU research ... - Columbia Missourian

November 10, 2017 - 1:51pm

Curators approve plan's next step to build $200 million MU research ...
Columbia Missourian
The $200 million Translational Precision Medicine Complex is the No. 1 priority for MU and the UM System and will be built at College Avenue and Hospital ...

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Fundraisers Benefit Church Renovation - The Missourian

November 10, 2017 - 1:06pm

Fundraisers Benefit Church Renovation
The Missourian
The HFBCR committee wants to elevate the church sanctuary and education building above flood level so that it will never again be damaged by floodwater. The campaign had raised $15,300 prior to the bartender fundraiser. On Saturday, Nov. 4, the HFBCR ...

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Washington state leaders learn from Swiss career training - swissinfo.ch

November 10, 2017 - 4:38am

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Washington state leaders learn from Swiss career training
swissinfo.ch
Jane Broom Davidson of Microsoft Philanthropies, who is on her second visit to Switzerland to learn about vocational training, says that the companies, philanthropic organisations, educational institutions and trade associations in Washington are in ...

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Construction industry: Not everyone needs college to get a good job (Dialogue Delaware) - The News Journal

November 9, 2017 - 2:21pm

The News Journal

Construction industry: Not everyone needs college to get a good job (Dialogue Delaware)
The News Journal
Those factors include the dismantling of the public vocational and technical education programs, declining participation in union apprenticeship training and an increasing focus on college preparatory programs at the high school level. ... Help Us ...

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Bartle & Gibson donation “instils confidence” in trades students - Electrical Business

November 9, 2017 - 1:05pm

Electrical Business

Bartle & Gibson donation “instils confidence” in trades students
Electrical Business
President Robert Whitty presented the cheque to Steve Moores, Okanagan College's Dean of Trades and Apprenticeship, saying, “Bartle & Gibson is proud to make an investment in the training and education of the industry's future electricians and plumbers”.

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Apalach pushes for Triumph funds - Apalachicola Times

November 9, 2017 - 11:57am

Apalach pushes for Triumph funds
Apalachicola Times
The city would provide land and the schools would provide land as well as develop a vocational education program for the building trades. At the requested level of funding, it is estimated that four to five houses would be in the pipeline at any given ...

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Industry and Workforce Leaders Gather for National Apprenticeship ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

November 9, 2017 - 8:01am

Industry and Workforce Leaders Gather for National Apprenticeship ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Washington, DC, Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF), and their partners, today will host Celebrate Apprenticeship ...

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NIACC Recognizes 2017-18 Scholarship Recipients and Donors - KIOW

November 9, 2017 - 2:02am

KIOW

NIACC Recognizes 2017-18 Scholarship Recipients and Donors
KIOW
It was also intimidating as all I had heard were horror stories of debt and student loans, just thinking about how I would afford my education overwhelmed me. Then, one day, I decided maybe I should start ... Kadera decided to do the work herself and ...

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Minority-owned firms report tougher time accessing credit than white firms - STLtoday.com

November 8, 2017 - 3:05pm

STLtoday.com

Minority-owned firms report tougher time accessing credit than white firms
STLtoday.com
Black businesses are concentrated in health care and education. Asians focus in the professional services and real estate. And Hispanics are in nonmanufacturing goods production and associated services such as building trades and construction.

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Labor ramps up campaign against Trump tax cut for the rich - People's World

November 8, 2017 - 1:04pm

People's World

Labor ramps up campaign against Trump tax cut for the rich
People's World
J., illustrated the damage by telling of his constituent from Fort Lee, a 50-year-old building trades union worker named “David” who was injured in a car crash in 2008. The GOP's tax cut bill, Pascrell said, meant David “could no longer deduct ...

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