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Fashion college gives students a career jumpstart with supply-chain software

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

Leaders at the Fashion Institute of Design and Marketing said an expanded partnership with the supply-chain software firm Logility is giving their students an edge as they start their careers.

Google offers free IT certificates to community colleges, technical high schools

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

Schools in Connecticut have already begun putting the certificates in their programs.

Microsoft aims to halve cybersecurity worker shortage through community colleges

by Emily Bamforth • 3 months ago

Microsoft President Brad Smith said the U.S.'s millions of community college students are an under-used resource to fill gaps in the workforce.

WGU partners with governors to ‘democratize’ higher education

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

A new partnership is hoped to fuel new skills training programs and increase access to university-level education.

Intel expands AI education program to 11 states

by Emily Bamforth • 5 months ago

Intel said it plans to expand the "AI for Workforce" program to 18 community colleges this year and an additional 50 colleges next year.

Higher ed leaders sketch cyber workforce plans at White House meeting

by Emily Bamforth • 5 months ago

The Texas university system and Whatcom Community College announced plans to grow a diverse pool of cybersecurity professionals.

Florida selects data vendor for workforce education push

by Colin Wood • 7 months ago

The software company Pairin is developing software that its CEO said could "change everything" about how funds are directed to various educational and training institutions in Florida.

Howard U. and AWS to equip students with cloud skills to tackle workforce problems

by Emily Bamforth • 8 months ago

Howard University and AWS announced a plan for a new masters degree in data science in 2022, offering training on cloud services and other technology.

Alabama State U. announces $300K cybersecurity diversity grant

by Colin Wood • 8 months ago

The funding is designed to boost participation in a field in which women and some minority groups are underrepresented.