June 23 2017
News

Success Story: Talent Connect Helps Spouse of The Sage Colleges New Archivist Right Career Path with Job at RPI

In January 2016, Kelly Grant started working as The Sage Colleges’ archivist/reference librarian. She came to the Troy college from Louisiana State University. At the time, her husband, Andrew (Andy) Larson, was also working at a Baton Rouge institution: Southern University, where he was an applied music teacher. As Andy

June 23 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – June 19- June 23, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Times Union: CEG’s Kennedy Highlights Port of Albany’s Role in Regional

June 16 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – June 10 – June 16, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Samson, Cuomo’s CIO, to speak at CEG tech awards REGIONAL ECONOMIC

June 14 2017
News

Samson, Cuomo’s CIO, to speak at CEG tech awards

Times Union By: Larry Rulison Bob Samson, the former IBMer who is now the chief information officer for the state, will be the keynote speaker at the Center for Economic Growth’s annual technology awards in Schenectady on June 29. Samson was named the  New York State Chief Information Officer at

June 9 2017
News

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – June 3 – June 9, 2017

Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Times Union Covers CEG’s 98/90 Semiconductor Summit  Daily Gazette on CEG’s

June 9 2017
News

Semiconductor summit looks for ways to continue progress

The Daily Gazette By: John Cropley  Technology changes make field a challenge   Economic development is a journey rather than a destination, especially when it involves high-tech industries such as computer chips, speakers at a semiconductor conference said Thursday. In various ways, each made the point that technology evolves so

June 8 2017
News

NY told it must keep investing in chip industry

Times Union By: Larry Rulison Saratoga Springs – Don’t forget what  – and who – got you here. That is what Charles Wessner, a professor of innovation policy at Georgetown University, told the crowd Thursday at the Center for Economic Growth’s 87/90 Semiconductor Summit. Wessner, who has been studying the

June 7 2017
News

Science, technology, engineering and math enrollment up at Albany area colleges and universities

Albany Business Review By: Shannon Sweeney Albany area colleges and universities are enrolling graduate and postdoctoral students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at a faster rate than the state as a whole. This region is graduating more science and engineering students, according to a Center for Economic Growth analysis.

June 7 2017
Education/Training, Employment/Workforce

Capital Region’s STEM Pipeline is Flowing Faster

Science graduate student enrollment growth outpaces state, nation for postdocs The Capital Region’s pipeline of highly educated talent is expanding, with area colleges and universities enrolling science graduate students and postdoctorates at rates faster than those for state. Even more, area institutions are awarding greater numbers of science, technology, engineering

June 7 2017
Clean Technology, R&D

Brookings: Albany Metro Generates 2nd Most Wind Patents in US, 14th Most Solar

Area is a prolific producer of advanced (nano) green materials patents Cleantech innovation is blowing strong in the Albany–Schenectady-Troy metropolitan statistical area (MSA), with a new Brookings Institution report showing local inventors generated the second greatest amount of wind energy patents in the nation between 2011 and 2016. The area

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