Posts tagged “Education”

Updated April 13

Premium Lock AT&T stops its billionth robocall

FCC has resources to help stop robocalls Do you get frequent annoying robocalls? AT&T brags that it has blocked its billionth unwanted robocall using a new program that detects them via network data analysis. Proposed FCC rules could help all carriers take action to stop the calls

April 13

Premium Lock Ag Biotech workshops offer NC Teachers hands-on insight

Middle School teachers extract DNA from plant tissue in a previous Ag Biotech workshopi Middle and high school teachers have an opportunity to expand their knowledge of agricultural biotechnology in a pair of Ag Biotech Industry in the Classroom workshops beginning in July.

Updated March 29

Johnston Community College takes STEM 'out of the box' with countywide robotics team

Students in the JOCO ROBOS make executive, technical, financial, strategic and operational decisions that mirror those of successful engineering companies, priming them for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

March 22

JCC programs close skills gap for employers, interest gap for job seekers

Serendipitous moments were a common occurrence at the first-ever "Career in a Year Showcase" Tuesday night at Johnston Community College. In the large lobby of the Tart Building filled with information about 100 possible paths, all requiring less than a year to complete or for certification, job seekers had plenty of opportunity to happen upon the right fit.

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Updated March 21

Premium Lock Growing more STEM businesses and entrepreneurs in NC

STEM education news  It's no secret that North Carolina's public and private higher educational institutions have earned global prominence in their ability to successfully educate scientists, engineers and technologists. Every year significant numbers of our graduates are recruited by local and global corporations that have learned to value the scientific and technical capabilities of students and graduates of our great higher educational institutions. The looming question, however, is "How can we grow more of our own North Carolina STEM-based companies?"

Updated March 20

'A feeding frenzy' for entry-level candidates in health care careers

A good nurse aide will never be unemployed. Also in demand are phlebotomists and cardiovascular technicians. Training for these careers, along with home health aide or geriatric aide certifications, can be achieved in less than half a year.

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Updated March 14

Ready jobs await those with tech skills and a love of the road

The NC Truck Driver Training School (NCTDTS) at Johnston Community College has been continuously training truck drivers since 1949, shepherding them through technological change into well-paying jobs.

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