2016 Year in Review EDUCATION: New leadership, academic growth highlight Catawba County’s education

December 29, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

After the release of the state’s READY accountability results in September, Hickory Public Schools, under the leadership of Superintendent Robbie Adell, was no longer considered a low-performing district. These scores reflect the fourth year of […]

$20 Million Prysmian Expansion to Create 50 New Jobs

December 16, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Prysmian Group, a global cable producer serving the energy and telecom industries, is expanding its manufacturing facility in Claremont, North Carolina.  The company’s $20 million investment is expected to create 50 new jobs over the […]

BDI Publishes Workforce Campaign Report

December 16, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Burke Development, Inc. (BDI) has published a report from the first phase of its workforce marketing campaign, which evaluates the perceptions citizens have of the job opportunities available in Burke County. Research was gathered from […]

Gerber Collaborates with CVCC to Address Skilled Workforce Gap Needed Among Leading Furniture Manufacturers

December 15, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software, automation and vision systems for the apparel, graphics, packaging and other industrial markets, announced its continued sponsorship for the newly expanded Catawba Valley Furniture Academy at Catawba […]

Library Awarded NEH Grant for Hmong Heritage Project

December 15, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

The Catawba County Library has been awarded a Common Heritage grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The library will collaborate with the Historical Association of Catawba County and the Digital Heritage Center […]

Jenkins Elementary School bridges tech gap with Wonder Lab

December 14, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Students at Jenkins Elementary School have a new, “game-changing” tool to teach them about technology – the Wonder Lab. As part of its participation in the annual Hour of Code to celebrate Computer Science Education […]

Hickory Young Professionals honor Top 10 Under 40 for leadership

December 14, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Hickory Young Professionals has announced its 2016 Top 10 Under 40 Awards recipients. The awards program is designed to highlight the outstanding young professionals in the community and to indicate who the next community leaders […]

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