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Skill School as a Workforce Solution

September 5, 2019

The MAU Skill School in Greer serves as a workforce training solution model.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Logistics, Manufacturing, Skilled Workforce, Upstate Thoughts, Workforce Development

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: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Manufacturing, Workforce Attraction, 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: Bioscience, Celebrations, Colleges & Universities, Education, Innovation, Life Science, Workforce Development

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

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, Engineering, Existing Industry, Innovation, Technology, Workforce Development

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: Automotive, Existing Industry, Manufacturing, Workforce Development