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

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

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 engine of economic development for Southwest Virginia. Virginia Dels. Terry Kilgore, Will Morefield, and Will Wampler; UVA President Jim Ryan; Grape Chancellor Whittington Clement; wise UVA chancellor … Read more

Inspiring and developing the next generation of hospitality leaders, Hospitality News, ET HospitalityWorld

Inspiring and developing the next generation of hospitality leaders, Hospitality News, ET HospitalityWorld

By Vineet MishraAs the travel and tourism industry recovers and grows after the pandemic, the hospitality industry is witnessing increased demand for talent, especially young minds to join its workforce. Therefore, while it is difficult, it is important that the hospitality industry also recognizes that it is not seen as an attractive career option for … Read more

WePOWER Conference 2023

WePOWER Conference 2023

Conference Highlights 6th of December 9:30-11:00 UTC +7 Plenary Session Just transition and achieving gender equality in infrastructure and green jobs: challenges and solutions Description: The energy transition in South Asia will create opportunities for growth and equality. It is important to manage distributional impacts. The distinguished technical panel will discuss global trends, national and … Read more

Valley Corp. Hosts Team Rodeo to Attract New Workers

Valley Corp. Hosts Team Rodeo to Attract New Workers

Dozens of high school students got a chance to experience the construction industry on Thursday, where the need for skilled workers is high. From the skid steer obstacle course to bulldozer basketball, different stations on the Valley Corp. campus gave students a fun, hands-on experience with the equipment. “This has been very helpful for the … Read more

Beyond Meat COO arrested for biting off man’s nose near Razorback Stadium

Beyond Meat COO arrested for biting off man's nose near Razorback Stadium

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A food company executive was arrested on a pair of charges after allegedly biting off a man’s nose in a parking lot in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on Saturday night. Doug Ramsey, 53, of Fayetteville, was arrested Sept. 17 on charges of terroristic threat and third-degree assault. According to a preliminary report, the … Read more

Rural Fellows celebrate conclusion of summer internships

Rural Fellows celebrate conclusion of summer internships

LINCOLN, Neb. — Over the past 10 weeks, 34 college students from Nebraska and Kansas have participated in an immersion internship program in 17 rural Nebraska communities. Known as Rural Fellows, these students worked with local leaders to improve their communities. Projects included mapping trail systems, creating a promotional video library for small businesses, downtown … Read more