Companies and Colleges Unite to Train ‘New Collar’ Students

September 19, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

So long white collar and blue collar. Now it’s all about the “new collar” job. In the current technological economy, where factories and production plants are closed or workers are replaced by computers, those computers […]

Apprenticeship Catawba bridges gap for skilled workers

September 11, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Erick Rivera was all smiles while he talked about his future during the Apprenticeship Catawba 2017 graduation and signing ceremony last month. “They need engineers because these companies all have robots and not many people […]

N-CCS Receives Gizmos Grant

August 21, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Newton-Conover City Schools receives $20,000 Gizmos Science Success Grant as one of 50 sites selected nationwide.  The grant provides up to 20 science teachers with a 12-month ExploreLearning Gizmos subscription, the world’s largest library of […]

Director of Education Matters focuses on connecting students to success

August 14, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

For Tracy Hall, making connections, opening doors and creating opportunities are just part of her equation for success, something she’s been eager to share with kids since graduating from California State University, Chico in 1987. […]

Catawba Valley Community College club provides practical work experience

August 10, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Catawba Valley Community College student Markie James was surprised when she found out she was this year’s national SkillsUSA T-shirt design champion. “I was just hoping to place really. I’m a 29-year-old mom, married and […]

Furniture Academy honored by state board

May 30, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

At its recent meeting, the North Carolina Community College State Board recognized the developers of the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy, an initiative of Catawba Valley Community College, with a proclamation. The proclamation recognized the collection […]

K-64 a reality after Chamber’s Future of Catawba County Summit

March 23, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The connection between local education, local government and local industry got stronger Wednesday when the primary partners in the K-64 initiative signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce hosted the historic […]

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