DUKE ENERGY FOUNDATION GRANT AWARDED TO THE CEC/ECO NETWORK

The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded the Community Education Coalition (CEC) of Columbus, Indiana and its largest regional initiative, the EcO Network of Southeast Indiana (Economic Opportunities through Education), a grant of $9,750. The Duke energy funds will support the regional EcO Champion Network and the EcO Attainment Network to focus on initiatives that will increase awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers in manufacturing, healthcare and IT, as well as increase the pipeline of students enrolling and [...]

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National Manufacturing Month in Southeast Indiana

Did you know October is national Manufacturing Month? In honor of @ECONetworksorg manufacturing partners, we are highlighting all that our industry partners do for Southeast Indiana every week during the month of October. This week, we are highlighting the recent Columbus Area Career Connection- (C4) Counselor Lunch & Learn that took place with industry partners (Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, Ntn Driveshaft, Dorel Juvenile Group, Faurecia, AAM - American Axle & Manufacturing, Seymour Tubing Inc., & Nsk Corporation) & postsecondary partners (Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC), Ivy [...]

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Lumina Foundation Designates Columbus & Southeast Indiana as Talent Hub

Today Lumina Foundation announced the Community Education Coalition (CEC) of Columbus, Indiana and its largest regional initiative, the EcO Network of Southeast Indiana (Economic Opportunities through Education), are among 17 communities in America receiving designation as a ‘Talent Hub’. The CEC and EcO Network earned this new designation by meeting rigorous standards for creating environments that attract, retain, and cultivate talent, particularly among today’s students, many of whom are people of color, the first in their families to go to [...]

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