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Dec 23, 2019

Great Jobs project visits Red Wing

As part of the Center’s “Morning in Minnesota” breakfast series, I recently traveled to Red Wing and p...

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Dec 19, 2019

Workforce Development on the Reservation

On December 10, I had the great opportunity to travel to Minnesota’s Red Lake Indian Reservation and discuss American E...

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Nov 24, 2019

Red Wing is the place to go for a ‘bike science’ degree

Listen up, bike lovers. You can now turn your leisure-time passion for cycling into a career at Minnesota State College-...

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Nov 23, 2019

National Apprenticeship Week: More Important than Most Other Weeks (Not to Mention Days)

You’re forgiven if you somehow missed “National Apprenticeship Week” two weeks ago, as I didn’t catch up with it myself ...

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Nov 22, 2019

Accenture report highlights the need for tech-related apprenticeships for community college students

How can American employers better tap into the talents of students in our nation’s community colleges? Accenture, a glob...

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Nov 11, 2019

What Percentage of Students in Anoka County are Suited for Careers in the Trades?

Editor’s note:  Minnesota’s Department of Labor and Industry oversees the state’s “Pipeline Program,” which in simplest ...

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Oct 30, 2019

New Trades Ambassador program connects students with skilled trades

High school students can now find out about the viable, valuable and fulfilling career paths that the trades and manufac...

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Oct 30, 2019

Dunwoody celebrates women pursuing technical careers

In celebration of women pursuing technical careers, Dunwoody College of Technology hosted its annual Kate L. Dunwoody So...

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Oct 29, 2019

Braham high-schoolers show what tech-savvy kids can do

High school students in tiny Braham, Minnesota, are proving the sky is the limit for young people who get top-notch tech...

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Oct 29, 2019

‘The Black and White Beauty of Fixing Things’

The following exchanges with three young Minnesotans who enjoy working with their hands are excerpted from a chapter tit...

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