A manufacturing consortium of Ecolab Inc., Interceramic Inc., Kirchhoff Automotive, Mapei Corporation, II-IV Marlow Industries Inc., RHE Hatco Inc., and Sanden Vendo America Inc. has partnered with Richland College to provide job training using a $434,328 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant ... Read More
Texarkana College received a $100,000 grant today from the American Electric Power Foundation to fund the purchase of advanced manufacturing equipment to train students enrolled in TC's industrial maintenance, electronics and instrumentation technology programs. Read more.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded two individual grants: a $467,816 Skills Development Fund grant and a $184,908 Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant. The grants will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas area. Read more.
The Board of Directors for Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB) is pleased to announce the selection of Leila H. Melendez as its new Chief Executive Officer. She succeeds Joyce Wilson, who is retiring in March 2020. Read more.
A manufacturing consortium of Azteca Milling L.P., CSJB Holdings Inc., Red River Commodities Inc., Simflo LLC, Workforce Solutions South Plains, TMAC West Texas and the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance has partnered with South Plains College to provide job training using a $506,719 Skills Development Fund grant from the ... Read More
In Houston, after disasters like Hurricanes Ike and Harvey as well as flooding issues, Mark Guthrie, Chair of the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, said recovering the workforce quickly may require providing housing in whatever ways possible. Read more.
Across the U.S., including in Texas, there are simply not enough nurses. Demand for all types will likely exceed Texas' healthcare workforce supply by the end of the decade, with a labor deficit of 59,970 Registered Nurses alone. Read more.