November 12 2018
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce

Capital Region STEM Degree Diversity on the Rise

The talent pipeline for the Capital Region’s tech sector is becoming more diversified, with local colleges and institutions awarding 35.8 percent more STEM degrees to minorities1 over the past five years, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). STEM Degree Awards In 2017, 17

July 18 2018
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce

Capital Region STEM Degree Awards up 10% in 2017

The talent pipeline for the Capital Region’s technology sector continued to expand in 2017, with traditional colleges and universities throughout the eight counties seeing a 10.3 percent year-over-year increase in STEM degrees awarded, according to a Center for Economic Growth Analysis of new data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Database System (IPEDS). Not including health-related

June 6 2018
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing, News

KeyBank Foundation Awards CEG $250K to Expand MFG Training Programs at HVCC, SCCC

Media Contact James Schlett Center for Economic Growth Director of Research and Communications 518-465-8975 X221 | jamess@ceg.org CEG, partners are bridging the skills gap as Capital Region manufacturing employment reaches 16-year high ALBANY, NEW YORK – As employment in the Capital Region’s manufacturing sector climbs to a 16-year high, KeyBank Foundation today announced its award

March 27 2018
Education/Training, News

SNAPSHOT: Girls in STEM

The Record On Saturday, hundreds of Capital Region girls in grades four through eight participated in the sixth annual Girls in STEM event at Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART campus in Malta. The event featured 11 hands-on workshops facilitated by leaders and educators in STEM professions designed to illustrate the fun side of science and

March 26 2018
Education/Training, News

Your Best Shot

Times Union Fun side of science On Saturday, hundreds of Capital Region students in grades four through eight participated in the annual Girls in STEM event at Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART campus in Malta. The event featured workshops designed to illustrate the fun side of science and technology. Girls in STEM is a collaboration

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