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CNC Operator Takes Control of Her Career

October 4, 2022

Upstate mom Lynn Rogers has launched a career with automotive manufacturer ZF following a 4-month training program. It’s an example of how individuals can Skill Up and Move Up with short-term training for in-demand technical occupations.

TOPICS: Skilled Workforce, Workforce Development, Talent
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SC Technical College System Building a Workforce

July 16, 2020

South Carolina Technical College System supports industry workforce development and training needs. Learn how here.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Skilled Workforce, Workforce Development, Colleges & Universities, Technical College System

Talking Talent with HTI

February 14, 2019

As part of our #TeamUpstate storytelling, we recently spoke with HTI CEO Herb Dew about how workforce and talent affect economic growth and sustainability.

TOPICS: Workforce Attraction, #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Manufacturing, Workforce Development

Upstate healthcare training featured in New York Times

December 20, 2018

The New York Timesrecently reported on healthcare training programs from the Upstate, calling out the Greenville Health Care Simulation Center, which is used by the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville and Clemson University School of Nursing.

TOPICS: Workforce Development, Bioscience, Life Science, Colleges & Universities, Celebrations, Innovation, Education

Industries Link Locals with Technical Opportunities

August 22, 2018

Pickens County native and Greenville Technical College graduate Jason Sams refletcs on his career with aerospace supplier Solar Atmospheres.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Business Recruitment, Aerospace, Materials, Quality of Life, Workforce Development, Technical College System

Preparing Students for Success

August 3, 2018

This month, an Upstate charter school will open its doors to offer students with dyslexia better tools for overcoming literacy challenges.

TOPICS: Education, Workforce Development

Engineering the Upstate’s Braintrust

July 2, 2018

Spend time with Thang Nguyen and Brooks Hafner, and you’ll get a glimpse at just how much the Upstate is powered by engineers.

TOPICS: Business, Existing Industry, Innovation, Workforce Development, Technology, Engineering

Laurens Teachers Learn from Summer Manufacturing Jobs

August 7, 2017

Steel-toed boots, safety glasses and sophisticated robotics will likely resonate among this year’s summer memories for a group of Laurens County educators.

TOPICS: Existing Industry, Manufacturing, Workforce Development, Automotive