New program teaches welding to women in southern Indiana prison

Posted: Jan 14, 2018 10:06 AM ESTUpdated: Jan 14, 2018 10:45 AM EST By Kate Springer CONNECT MADISON, In. (WDRB) -- It's winter break at the Ivy Tech campus in Madison, Indiana, but a group of women are crowded into a classroom learning the basics of welding, an in-demand trade that could mean a high-paying job. "We're in dire need of it. You look at all of our bridges, that type of stuff. Most of them are deficient, which means they need repairs," [...]

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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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