Tags workforce development
Colleges, employers plan to keep virtual recruiting events this fall
A National Association of Colleges and Employers poll found more than 70% of colleges polled plan to host virtual career fairs this fall.
NSF to fund university AI research centers in adult education, STEM learning
Eleven institutions are to receive $20 million over five years as they seek to accelerate AI research and applications across a range of uses.
Colleges would vie for grants to teach legacy coding languages under proposed bill
If passed, the bill would distribute $100 million in grants to higher education institutions that teach the legacy computer languages required to maintain federal IT systems.
Boeing gives Virginia Tech $50M for innovation campus
The new partnership boosts an ongoing construction project that will include a student success center and space for startups and larger businesses.
Verizon unveils workforce re-skilling pilot with colleges
A partnership, part of a $44 million Verizon initiative, will offer free, online courses to college students, with a focus on underrepresented populations.