NAU hosts financial literacy boot camp for high school seniors | Education

Rising seniors based out of Flagstaff high schools spent some time developing their financial literacy skills last week as part of a boot camp hosted by Northern Arizona University’s WA Franke College of Business. Last Thursday morning, about 25 students gathered for the camp’s first day. The warmup activity started with a series of questions. … Read more

Equity and innovation at the heart of BCSD experience Bakersfield Life

The Bakersfield City School District is committed to achieving excellence for all students through equity and innovation. The breadth of the success of our students is created in the classrooms, where dedicated teachers focus on the educational needs of all students. The additional award-winning programs provided by the district continue to amplify the already diverse … Read more

AC’s Innovation Outpost nearing completion to open its doors to students

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Amarillo College’s new learning center called Innovation Outpost is nearing completion, opening some of its new classrooms in October. The center will focus on high-demand technology jobs in the area. Innovation Outpost Managing Partner Todd Mclees said the center will help individuals learn skills in a field that is constantly evolving. … Read more

Young entrepreneurs take part in global bootcamp

Azlan Othman Laksamana College of Business (LCB) student delegates recently participated in the Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 7th Edition in Bangkok, Thailand from July 25 to 27. The selected students were partially sponsored by the college. The event was attended by aspiring entrepreneurs from 35 countries around the globe including delegates from the United States, the … Read more

Tech schools, job hubs, community colleges fill vital need in boosting workforce, experts say Local Business News

National education advocate Cordell Carter said universities remain a “finishing school for humans” and where “the best among us go, not just to get a job but to be a better version of ourselves.” But during a virtual talk last week before a live Tulsa audience, he added that people also need quicker, less expensive … Read more

Bharat Biotech chief exhorts students to be innovative, entrepreneurial

Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech chairman and managing director Krishna Ella on Saturday exhorted students to be innovative and entrepreneurial to create jobs for the country even as he highlighted India’s traditional knowledge. Ella, who was the guest of honor at the convocation, said innovation is key to achieve double digit economic growth adding that imagination is … Read more

Roe v. Wade ruling affecting how students shop for college | Lifestyle

Teenagers ponder many questions when they draw up college application lists. Should they go for rural or urban? Cold or warm? Big or small? Public or private? Pricey or affordable? Near home or far away? Now comes, suddenly, another variable. Abortion: Protected or banned? “It’s so incredibly disheartening,” Charlotte Hawthorn said. The 17-year-old from Orinda, … Read more

Montana Youth Leadership Forum offers leadership skills, lifelong friendships | Local

Gene Hermanson, a Billings native, was one of the delegates to the first Montana Youth Leadership Forum in 2000. The Montana Youth Leadership Forum, according to its website, aims to “identify students with disabilities who have exhibited leadership skills and equip them with additional training so that they become leaders by example.” The forum is … Read more

Impacting the community: CSC added $152.5 million in income to the state economy Education

Chadron State College added $152.5 million in income to the Nebraska economy according to a report issued this week. Collectively, Chadron, Peru and Wayne State colleges add $564.8 million in income to the state economy each year. JEFF VAN PATTEN/Star-Herald The Nebraska State College System (NSCS) recently released the economic impact report and Chancellor Paul … Read more

Waco welding students approaching wide open job market | Education

When Caryn Winclechter’s husband was stationed at Fort Hood in 2018, she took it as a sign to enroll in Texas State Technical College’s welding program nearby in Waco and pursue a longtime fascination. She is working toward a certification in structural welding, at a time when TSTC officials and area employers say skilled welders … Read more