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2510, 2021

Recruiting manufacturers and students

By |October 25th, 2021|Categories: CTE News, CVCC News, Industry News|Tags: , , , |

RECRUITING A NEW WORKFORCE Two priorities for most technician education programs are connecting with industry partners and recruiting students from populations historically underrepresented in STEM careers. At the ATE Principal Investigators’ Conference this week Marcella Gale of Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) and Zack Hubbard of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in North Carolina explained how they used Advanced Technological Education grants to develop outreach activities that are finding the sweet [...]

2309, 2021

SHINE Solar Installation Technician

By |September 23rd, 2021|Categories: CTE News, Fastforward|Tags: , , , |

Join the Fastest Growing Industry in the Nation The solar power industry is a rapidly growing field that is expected to help ease human dependence on the use of fossil fuels. Solar panels are now rated to produce up to 600 volts of electricity, and the cost of purchasing and installing these panels for residential purposes has been reduced considerably. Because of this, the need for solar installers has [...]

1406, 2021

Cougar Nation Congratulates Electrical Students

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: CTE News|Tags: , , , |

My success is no accident. STUDENTS EXCEL IN ELECTRICAL WITH 100% PASSING This past June, students in the NCCER Electrical Core program completed the Spring term with a 100% pass/credentialing rate.  This is no easy feat and we are all proud of our students accomplishments. "I know the students work very hard, but we also have the ‘best’ instructor for the Electrical Program" says Debra Short, Workforce Development Coordinator [...]

812, 2020

CVCC to Receive Go Virginia Funding for Regional CTE Academy

By |December 8th, 2020|Categories: CTE News|Tags: |

Learn to think smart. VCC to Receive Go Virginia Funding for Regional CTE Academy LYNCHBURG, VA – Officials at Central Virginia Community College have announced a grant award for $400,000 from the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board (GO Virginia) to assist in creating a Regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy to serve the college’s service region which includes the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell and [...]

2011, 2020

7 Essential Tips For Client Communications

By |November 20th, 2020|Categories: CTE News, Industry News, nccer|Tags: , , |

Communicating Effectively of The Job. NCCER Article by Kacey Mya Every construction job is a machine with many moving parts. Teams have to be in sync to stay on track with the projected timeline, but client happiness is also crucial. Not fully understanding what's happening and why could lead to distrust in the company. The average client won't grasp the complexities of construction, so managers and team leaders [...]




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