September 21 2020
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce, Manufacturing

MFG Day 2020: Local Manufacturing Outpaces All but 1 Sector for Growing Ranks of Young Workers

As the Capital Region celebrates Manufacturing Day Oct. 2, its manufacturing sector is growing its ranks of young workers faster than almost all other sectors, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis U.S. Census Bureau QWI Explorer data. Young Worker Growth As a testament of manufacturing’s growing popularity in

April 23 2020
COVID-19, Education/Training

CEG Webinar Series, Part VI: 3 Questions on COVID-19 for LB Hannahs

CEG is hosting a free, six-part webinar series offering insight on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on business and how we can move past it. To familiarize you with the presenters and their unique perspectives on the crisis, CEG has asked them to respond to three questions. Webinar 6: Managing our

April 21 2020
COVID-19, Education/Training

CEG Webinar Series, Part II: 3 Questions on COVID-19 for Matt Scarchilli

CEG is hosting a free, six-part webinar series offering insight on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on business and how we can move past it.  To familiarize you with the presenters and their unique perspectives on the crisis, CEG has asked them to respond to three questions. Webinar 2: Sales Strategies

November 15 2019
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce

STEM Degree Awards Edge up in the Capital Region

Capital Region colleges and universities made impressive gains in computer and physical sciences degree awards in 2018, while overall STEM degree growth slightly increased in the eight counties, according to a Center for Economic Growth (CEG) analysis on new data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.  STEM Growth Last

November 15 2019
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce

The Capital Region’s Brain Gain

The Capital Region is leading the state in growing its ranks of adults with bachelor’s and associate’s degrees over the past five years, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis of U.S. Census Bureau five-year estimates. Educational Attainment by Degree In 2017, the eight-county region had 142,092 adults 25

June 27 2019
Education/Training, General

2019 Tech Award Winner Profile: Annmarie Lanesey

CEG’s 2019 Tech Awards will be held on Thursday, June 27 from 4:30 – 7:30pm at Rivers Casino in Schenectady. Join 100s in celebrating our region’s brightest minds, innovators, researchers, technologists and organizations making a difference in our community and beyond by advancing technology across multiple industry sectors that affect

June 25 2019
Education/Training, General

2019 Tech Award Winner Profile: Passport for Good

CEG’s 2019 Tech Awards will be held on Thursday, June 27 from 4:30 – 7:30pm at Rivers Casino in Schenectady. Join 100s in celebrating our region’s brightest minds, innovators, researchers, technologists and organizations making a difference in our community and beyond by advancing technology across multiple industry sectors that affect

June 10 2019
Education/Training, News

Entertainment Technology Program Bolsters Region’s Creative Economy Talent Pipeline

The Capital Region’s creative economy talent pipeline is expanding under a new Entertainment Technologies program offered at Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FMCC), with articulated credit offered to Capital Region BOCES students. The program will focus on several related disciplines, such as digital photography; modern design; stagecraft; audio production; project management; digital

June 6 2019
Education/Training, News

CEG, SUNY Schenectady and Albany Can Code Advance Software Developer Apprenticeships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALBANY, NEW YORK – The Capital Region’s first software developer apprenticeship program is being established through a partnership between the Center for Economic Growth (CEG), SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) and Albany Can Code, Inc. With there being more annual job openings for software developers

May 31 2019
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce, News

Capital Region High School Grad Employment Highest in More than 17 years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2019 400 students to graduate from Capital Region BOCES on June 4, many have jobs lined up ***Soon-to-be-employed graduates available for interview*** ALBANY, NEW YORK – As the Capital Region’s high school seniors prepare for graduation, those planning to directly enter the labor force will

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