Lions Club, CVCC students partner to help visually impaired

April 26, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Students in Catawba Valley Community College’s advertising and graphic design program get to combine real world, professional experience with a chance to help benefit the local community every time they reach the spring semester of […]

Ryan-Al Door awarded N.C. Commerce Building Reuse grant to re-shore jobs from China

April 21, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Fiberglass door manufacturer Ryan-Al Door Systems, Inc. has received a N.C. Department of Commerce Building Reuse grant for renovations to a Lenoir facility that will bring back manufacturing jobs from China to Caldwell County. The […]

When It Pays to Start at a Community College

April 20, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Starting at a community college is more popular than you might think. Of the students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from U.S. institutions in 2016, 49% had attended a community college, and two-thirds of […]

Continental to expand Morganton Facility

April 20, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced an expansion of the Continental facility located in Morganton. The company will add a new product line that results in the creation of 160 new jobs and a $40M […]

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas commit $5 million for workforce development at N.C. Community Colleges

April 20, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced an additional $5 million investment to connect community college students with career development opportunities, bringing the company’s total investment to $35 million over the last 13 years. […]

Leader in Me program sets foundation for success at St. Stephens Elementary

April 13, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Sixth-grader Irvin Delacruz was all smiles Wednesday and then all business as St. Stephens Elementary’s student council president greeted community guests to the school over the intercom. He welcomed and thanked everyone for visiting his […]

Women lack STEM entrepreneurial opportunities

April 13, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

For more than 35 years, women have outnumbered men on college campuses across the country, yet men still dominate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) classrooms. According to a new study, much like STEM classrooms, […]

Beyond ‘The Apprentice’: Why the U.S. needs a thriving apprenticeship system

April 11, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

If you hear the word “apprentice,” you may well think of Donald Trump’s “The Apprentice” television show, where he famously told people they were fired, or have a flashback to learning in school about “apprenticeships” […]

Extreme STEM tour tempts students with possible future careers

April 11, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

One morning a few weeks ago, I drove through a neighborhood in search of Conover Waste Water Treatment Plant in Catawba County. The fact that I was in a residential neighborhood had nearly convinced me I was […]

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