2021 News Archive
Apprenticeship Program Creates Jobs In Goodland; Increases Pay For Workers
Publication: Northwest Kansas Economic Innovation Center "The apprenticeship program with the support of NWKEICI allows individuals to complete training in blockchain technology and blockchain...
K-State Salina to Offer Free Year of Tuition to Eligible Kansas High School Grads
Publication: KMAN "The Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus plans to award tuition-free scholarships to eligible incoming freshman from Kansas for one year." Read the...
Northwest Tech Launches New Advanced Manufacturing Lab
Publication: Hays Post "The goal is for the equipment enhancements to meet the shifting needs of industry partners and the state’s workforce involved in advanced manufacturing and engage the college...
KSDE, Department of Commerce Partner for First Kansas Youth Registered Apprenticeship
Publication: Kansas State Department of Education A Topeka Unified School District 501 high school student sponsored by Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) will have the opportunity to work...
Four-Year College Has Lost Its Luster Among Teens; Less Than Half Considering a Four-Year Degree or Believe One Is Necessary for Success
Publication: Question The Quo The study, fielded in September 2021, revealed that the number of teens planning to attend a four-year college continues to decrease, with less than half now...
You Don't Need a Bachelor's Degree to Land a High-paying Job
Publication: NPR "A new study from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce finds a growing number of people without a bachelor's degree are now out-earning those with one."...
How Apprenticeships Can Bridge the Employment Gap for Workers Without College Degrees
Publication: PBS "Because of the pandemic, millions of lost jobs in the U.S. are not filled yet. While there are reports of labor shortages in many sectors, a large percentage of workers say they...
Meet 3 Women Who Are Joining The Male-Dominated World Of Welding
Publication: TODAY "As TODAY’s Women Are Essential series continues, NBC senior investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden meets three women in Detroit who are breaking a glass ceiling in a job...
Women in K-State Polytechnic's Pilot Program are Proving the Sky is the Limit
Publication: K-State News "Many pilot students have fellow aviators to look up to and seek advice and support from, but for women in the aviation industry, this kind of camaraderie can be harder to...
A Day in the Life of Kansas’ Newest Career: a Wheat and Wind Farmer
Publication: The Wichita Eagle "One of the fastest-growing professions in the U.S., wind technician employment is expected to grow 61% in the next ten years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
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