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Focus on the Workforce: Chicago Models Detroit STEM Program

Barbara Kensey

9/1/2014

“The earlier you introduce concepts of math, science and technology to young people, the greater the likelihood they will develop an interest and desire to pursue those disciplines as career options.” So says Kenneth Hill, president and founder of the Chicago Pre-College Science & Engineering Program (ChiS&E). That’s what he believes now and that’s what he believed when he co-founded the award-winning Detroit Area Pre-College Science & Engineering Program (DAPCEP) nearly 40 years ago. Full Article

Focus on the Workforce: Workshops for Warriors Expands Training



Editor in Chief Sarah A. Webster

8/1/2014

Workshops for Warriors is a nonprofit organization in San Diego, CA, that provides free training and certification in advanced manufacturing techniques to US veterans. Recently, it has expanded its curriculum to include training in state-of-the-art Amada CNC laser and Flow CNC waterjet cutting.  Hernan Luis y Prado founded Workshops for Warriors in 2010. Full Article

Focus on the Workforce: Wisconsin Manufacturing: Innovative Approaches to Address the Skills Gap



Scott Walker

7/1/2014

If you visit a modern manufacturing facility today, you will likely see what I have as I’ve toured some of Wisconsin’s many manufacturing facilities. Full Article

New Gene Haas Training Center Opens at Vincennes University's Indiana Campus



Press Release - Haas Automation

7/21/2014

On Saturday, July 26, at 2 pm, officials from the City of Lebanon, machine tool builder Haas Automation, and Vincennes University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony and check presentation for the new Gene Haas Training Center, a 20,000-square-foot facility at 321 N. Mt. Zion Road in Lebanon. Representatives from the Gene Haas Foundation will present a check for $1.5 million as a grant to help build the new facility. Full Article

Second Annual 30 Under 30: Recognizing the Future Leaders of Manufacturing



Manufacturing Engineering Media Staff

7/1/2014

For the second year, Manufacturing Engineering is proud to celebrate 30 young people under the age of 30 who have demonstrated exceptional talent and leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics—fields that are essential underpinnings to a career in manufacturing. These young people have taken the road less traveled, and we applaud them for it. Full Article

Starrett Supports Workshops for Warriors



L. S. Starrett Co.

7/2/2014

Doug Starrett, President and CEO of the L. S. Starrett Co., announced that Starrett donated over $100,000 of precision measuring tools to support this organization.  “We are honored to be a partner with Workshops for Warriors a non - profit entity whose mission ‘is to train and place Veterans into advanced manufacturing careers’. Full Article

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