GO Virginia awards grants for economic growth and workforce development

GO Virginia awards grants for economic growth and workforce development

RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Governor Glenn Youngkin announced funding to help support economic growth, strengthen workforce development and support collaborative programs. The funding, more than $1,261,859, will be part of the Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) grants. “GO Virginia is fostering a regional collaboration between business, education, and government leaders while supporting innovative … Read more

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg wins tentative funding for internships for high school kids

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg wins tentative funding for internships for high school kids

In his third day as mayor of Sacramento, Darrell Steinberg moved toward fulfilling his campaign promise to fund more internships for high school students in the city. The state Job Training Panel, a state agency that provides financial support for vocational training, voted Friday to conceptually approve a first-of-its-kind pilot program that could provide up … Read more

The association places students on internships

The association places students on internships

March 26, 2022 The televised images of the devastation in Ukraine are especially painful for a Mount Airy resident who hails from that country and still has family there struggling to survive the Russian invasion. “My heart is heavy for the suffering of the entire Ukrainian people,” Irina Ilyasova said of the human toll accompanying … Read more

Southwest Virginia lawmakers and UVA leaders craft a strategy for regional economic vitality

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WISE – State legislators, college board members and administrators gathered here Friday to discuss strategies and ideas that support the University of Virginia’s College at Wise as an economic development engine for Southwest Virginia. Virginia Dels. Terry Kilgore, Will Morefield and Will Wampler; UVA President Jim Ryan; UVA Chancellor Whittington Clement; UVA Sage Chancellor Donna … Read more