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2014-06-18 23:06:38

GOJO Sponsors Community Service Event Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 GOJO and SkillsUSA Work Together to Improve Kansas City Community GOJO Sponsors Community Service Event SkillsUSA, a national nonprofit that strives to provide a quality workforce in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, is happy to announce that GOJO Industries, a leader in hand hygiene and healthy skin products, will host a community service event with multiple worksites throughout Kansas City, Mo.,...

2014-06-11 12:21:15

Financial Donation Contributes to Educational Programs COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten million new skilled workers are needed in the U.S. by 2020, and the nation's largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services is helping fill the gap. Safelite AutoGlass(®) has become an Official Partner of SkillsUSA, a leading national career and technical education association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120912/CL73244LOGO Originally...

2014-06-09 16:21:07

MADISON, Ind., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chief Automotive Technologies will sponsor the Collision Repair Technology (CRT) Championship at the SkillsUSA(®) National Leadership and Skills Conference this summer. It will be the 28(th) consecutive year Chief has sponsored the competition, which brings state-winning students together to demonstrate their metal straightening, welding, plastic repair and structural analysis abilities. The SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills...

2014-04-28 23:05:12

The WorldSkills Americas operates in conjunction with the WorldSkills International. Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, sent two career and technical education students and members of the SkillsUSA WorldTeam to Bogotá, Columbia, April 2-5, 2014, to compete in the WorldSkills Americas competition. They will be also competing in the WorldSkills Competition to be held in São Paulo, Brazil...

2014-03-24 16:20:21

WESTCHESTER, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company and wholly-owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Client Officer Don Hermanek has been nominated to the Board of Directors of the Illinois Association of SkillsUSA (Illinois SkillsUSA) for a two-year term. In this role, Hermanek will work with the board to lead...

2014-01-27 23:02:04

Supports the Engagement and Training of Women in STEM Careers Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Million Women Mentors (MWM) is an engagement campaign and national call to action that mobilizes corporations, government entities, non-profit and higher education groups, around the imperative of mentoring girls and young women in STEM fields. MWM will support the engagement of one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors (male and female) to increase the interest...

2013-09-25 23:03:39

Inspiring Student Entrepreneurs to Actualize their Business Initiatives Folsom, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bill Cullifer, WebProfessionals.org phone: 916-989-2933, email: bill(at)webprofessionals(dot)org SkillsUSA is partnering with WebProfessionals.org for the new “Start Something Today” Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by WebProfessionals.org, is designed to inspire student entrepreneurs to actualize their business initiatives while sparking...

2013-08-14 23:02:51

Highlights Importance of a Competitive Highly-Skilled Workforce Leesburg, Va (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, sent 20 career and technical education students to Leipzig, Germany, to compete in 19 skill categories during the 42nd biennial international event, July 2-7, 2013. The students tested their skills against more than 1,000 students representing over 60 countries and regions from around the world...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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