According to a recent Allegheny Conference on Community Development study, our region will need to fill 340,000 jobs over the next 10 years. But the study also found that given this projected growth, we could face a shortage of 80,000 workers, and many of these jobs could go unfilled in the next decade simply because younger workers lack the necessary skills to immediately step into these positions. Click here to read the entire article.
This weekend 250 innovators, including BotsIQ and the program’s students, will be showing off their creations at the Maker Faire on Pittsburgh’s Northside. Click here to read the entire article.
Manufacturers must do more than promote the “coolness” of today’s technologies. They need to communicate the educational requirements for succeeding in manufacturing careers, so that students can understand the skills they will need. Click here to read the whole article.
A six-member home-schooled team from Greene County fielded a robot Friday in the first bracket of a two-day combat tournament at California University’s Convocation Center. Click here to read the full story.