As data breaches come fast and furious, so too does the need for special analysts to counter them. And thanks to a new cybersecurity certificate program at College of Marin in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, everyone—from IT technicians seeking a skills upgrade, to college-bound computer lovers—now has the perfect opportunity to gain a valuable credential.
The Department of Labor has announced nearly $55 million in green jobs grants to states and organizations throughout the US. The majority of ARRA-funded grants ($48.8 million) will go to state labor market information offices and multi-state groups. These funds “will support the collection and dissemination of labor market information, and will enhance the labor […]
In the latest edition of Community College Journal, Corey Murray takes a detailed look at emerging green fields and what they want mean for community colleges — specifically CC grant writers. Community College Times released a section of the article here. Murray points out that many community colleges are coming up with funding for new […]
Labor market and education data analysis from EMSI was instrumental in Central Community College’s latest grant success—a $2.17 million Community-Based Job Training Grant from the Department of Labor. The grant is targeted toward advanced manufacturing and specifically enhancing equipment and curriculum at the Midwest Center for Plastics & Design. This is the third time in […]
Like much of the Rust Belt, north central Ohio has been hit hard by the manufacturing sector’s decline. In the last two years, however, regional education providers and local planners have used a bioscience initiative to help create high-wage opportunities for the workforce in a predominantly rural area. For a PDF of the case study: […]