Tags workforce development

Colleges, employers plan to keep virtual recruiting events this fall

by Emily Bamforth • 1 month ago

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

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

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

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

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

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

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

by Emily Bamforth • 6 months ago

A partnership, part of a $44 million Verizon initiative, will offer free, online courses to college students, with a focus on underrepresented populations.