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Mfg4 Event Offers Student Program to Inspire Interest in Manufacturing and STEM Careers

SME

4/17/2014

In an effort to reach and encourage students interested in manufacturing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), SME and the SME Education Foundation are offering a program designed for middle school and high school students at the Mfg4 event at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn., from May 6 to 8. Full Article

Focus on the Workforce: Programming Creativity at Missouri Southern



Elke Howe, Department Head--Engineering Technology, Missouri Southern State University

4/1/2014

When a university instructor comes up with a way of encouraging her technology-bent students to learn machine tool programming with creative classroom projects, it’s worth talking about. And, when those projects are also tied to the educational benefits of an internationally recognized organization’s student chapter, the conversation reveals a whole new level of opportunity. Full Article

AME Institute and Kronos Announce New Scholarship



AME and Kronos Inc.

3/25/2014

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)’s scholarship funding arm, AME Institute, and Kronos Incorporated today announced a new scholarship for students interested in manufacturing careers through the Dr. Sherrie Ford Manufacturing as a Career Path 2014-2015 Scholarship Program.  Full Article

The Proper Approach for Designing Curricula: Keep Industry Needs in Mind



Sherif El Wakil, Chancellor Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth and Kareem El Wakil, Senior Management, Siemens AG

3/13/2014

Because industry is the prime employer of university graduates, a strong university/industry relationship is vital to both groups' success. Designing curricula that do not effectively leverage this relationship can yield graduates who do not measure up to employers’ needs. As a result, the initial training periods have to be increased to compensate for entry-level skill gaps. Full Article

Georgia Governor's Office Partners with CEFGA for 10th Annual SkillsUSA CareerExpo



SkillsUSA

3/13/2014

The Governor’s Office of Workforce Development (the Governor's Office of Workforce Development) is proud to partner with the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) for the 10th annual CareerExpo this Thursday, March 13 – Friday, March 14 at the Georgia International Convention Center. Full Article

Focus on the Workforce: You're Hired--Apprenticeships Can Reinvigorate Workforce



Chris Kaiser, President and CEO, BIG Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc.

3/1/2014

It may seem that no stone has been left unturned in the ongoing push to bridge the skills gap in American manufacturing. As an industry, manufacturing has devoted concerted efforts towards countering misconceptions, building inroads with technical colleges and general recruitment. And while there have been high-value, public victories in changing these perceptions, the fact remains that manufacturing jobs remain unfilled while thousands of Americans, lacking the correct set of skills, are seeking work. Full Article

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