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Indiana Sector Partnerships

Hear from business leaders across Indiana talk about what a sector partnership is and how it brings together employers and educators to address the challenge of finding skilled workers to meet employers' current and future needs by aligning and leveraging resources. Kathy Covert with Schneck Medical Center (on our Healthcare guiding team) was interviewed and is [...]

July 12th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare, Manufacturing, News, Video|

WCSI Radio News and Views Interview with EcO Attainment Network Manager Kathy Huffman

On June 23, 2018, John Clark, host of the WCSI News and Views program, interviewed Kathy Huffman, Manager for the EcO Attainment Network,  to learn about the EcO Attainment Network and the region’s Lumina Talent Hub designation which was awarded in the Fall of 2017.  The Community Education Coalition (CEC) of Columbus, Indiana and its largest [...]

July 5th, 2018|Categories: Attainment, News|

Engineering opportunities: Lego robotics camp targets Latino children

The Republic, By Matthew Kent - 6/29/18 6:30 PM The use of Legos to build robots sparked the imaginations of more than two dozen students, while also engaging and exposing a segment of the community to possible career opportunities. A free Legos robotics camp that targeted Latino students ages 8 to 14 allowed them to explore engineering as [...]

July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Latino, News|

High School Senior Completes Two C4 Pathways

The Republic, By Matthew Kent 2/25/18  A Columbus North High School senior who is preparing for medical school is believed to be the only high school student in the state ever to complete scientific pathways for biomedical science and engineering at the same time. North student Hussain Saifuddin has been enrolled in the two pathways offered through [...]

June 25th, 2018|Categories: Manufacturing, News|

Latino Students Visit Honda Manufacturing and Purdue

The Community Education Coalition's Latino initiative focuses on career exploration, high school and postsecondary success.  Two of this spring's student and family activities included a campus visit to Purdue University and career exploration at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana. Latino Student Visit Purdue University Campus Latino Student Career Exploration at Honda Manufacturing

June 25th, 2018|Categories: Latino, Manufacturing, News|

Governor, state officials visit Columbus to learn about workforce development efforts

February 16, 2018 By Julie McClure -  Indiana’s governor, state officials and lawmakers are receiving a one-day tutorial today on Columbus’ efforts to align its educational system to workforce needs, a process the state is considering for possible roll-out as a “best practice” on a wider scale. The 45-member delegation hosted by the Community Education Coalition at the [...]

June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Attainment, Manufacturing, News|

Newly accredited IUPUC simulation lab prepares nursing students for high-risk situations

BY MARAH HARBISON Dec. 8, 2017 Managing high-risk situations as a new nurse can be stressful. Imagine the pressure of performing advanced cardiac life support on a patient for the first time or the intensity of caring for a baby born addicted to opioids who is experiencing withdrawal. These situations leave little room for nurses to make [...]

January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Healthcare, News|

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 [...]

January 16th, 2018|Categories: News|
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