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Northwest Tech Launches New Advanced Manufacturing Lab
December 1, 2021
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
November 29, 2021
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...
You Don't Need a Bachelor's Degree to Land a High-paying Job
October 11, 2021
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
August 30, 2021
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
July 27, 2021
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
July 1, 2021
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
June 1, 2021
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...
Kansas Clean Energy Jobs are Exploding. Can the State Transition its Workforce Fast Enough?
June 1, 2021
Publication: The Wichita Eagle "Kansas is well-positioned to grow its workforce in the renewable energy sector, with naturally abundant wind and sun. If the state wants to keep that advantage as the...
Gov. Kelly Signs Legislation Creating Workforce Development Scholarship Program
April 28, 2021
Publication: Kansas Reflector "Gov. Laura Kelly signed bipartisan legislation Friday authorizing a scholarship program aimed primarily at encouraging Kansas community college and technical college...
Kansas State University Expands Human Health Programs to Address Healthcare Worker Shortages
April 20, 2021
Publication: Greater Manhattan Economic Partnership "To address state and national shortages of healthcare workers, Kansas State University is launching a series of new healthcare-related academic...
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