A public community college in New York will use money from the Economic Development Administration to build a new Applied Technology Education Center and develop classes in automotive technology.
Montgomery County Community College received an award from Cisco Networking Academy, a global IT education program, for an associate degree program in information technology.
Officials say the new corporate-sponsored lab will serve as a focal point for construction technology research and education, training students on Trimble’s geospatial, construction and software tools.
The University of Maine at Augusta is working with the Maine Department of Labor on a cybersecurity and IT registered apprenticeship program to recruit, train or upskill employees for those fields.
With the acquisition of SAI Interactive Inc. and its digital offerings in STEM and career preparation, a Texas-based online curriculum provider will help train students for fields such as IT, manufacturing and logistics.
As general artificial intelligence threatens to upend years of advice telling students that coding was the essential skill of the future, new skills might come to the fore, such as the ability to think conceptually.
Soelect, a startup that makes components for EV batteries, is working with area community colleges to host courses in quality control, battery testing and battery manufacturing at its facility in Greensboro.
As one way to develop new talent for jobs in artificial intelligence, Colby College in Maine created an intensive summer program that trains students in AI and has them pitch ideas for new products to a panel of judges.
Bridgewater State University CIO Steve Zuromski said the recent hack at MGM Resorts International is a reminder that there are too few experts in the field of cybersecurity, with 20,000 open jobs in Massachusetts alone.
A grant from the Steinman Foundation to the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design will support technology and classrooms for a new degree program preparing students to work in the live entertainment industry.