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2013-06-12 23:16:21

Highlights Importance of a Competitive Highly Skilled Workforce Leesburg, Va. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, is sending 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. This is the largest U.S. team ever assembled. The U.S. first entered international competition in 1975. The students will test...

2011-09-06 18:00:00

SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, will send 17 high school and college students to London, England, in October 2011 to compete in the 41st international event. Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, will send 17 high school and college students to London, England, in October 2011 to compete in the 41st international event. The students...

2011-06-22 09:46:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced its participation in the 47th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC). More than 5,500 exceptional career and technical high school and college/postsecondary students from across the country are expected to attend the conference to compete in 94 different trade, technical and leadership categories....

2011-06-08 14:10:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) literally had a front row seat today when President Obama announced a major expansion of "Skills for America's Future" at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Va. The "Skills for America's Future" program is designed to improve industry partnerships with community colleges to maximize workforce development strategies. Air Products' chairman, president and chief executive officer, John E. McGlade, was...

2011-04-25 14:15:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has proclaimed today, April 25, as "Skilled Trades Day" in hopes of encouraging schools, teachers and parents to introduce students to opportunities in skilled trade careers. The proclamation is in keeping with Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's commitment to lowering the rate of unemployment and achieving economic growth for the state. Governor Bentley's proclamation recognizes the importance of designating an...

2010-06-22 16:46:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army Accessions Command (USAAC) and SkillsUSA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Tuesday between the two organizations. The agreement identifies collaboration to support the Nation's youth in developing the skills and leadership qualities necessary for success in technical careers and beyond. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100622/CG25164) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100622/CG25164) "SkillsUSA is proud...

2010-04-13 11:00:00

LEESBURG, Va., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SkillsUSA announced today that it has chosen John E. McGlade, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Air Products, to be the recipient of the inaugural SkillsUSA CEO Champion of the Year award. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit that strives to provide a quality workforce in trade, technical and skilled service occupations with 13,000 chapters in 54 state and territorial associations. The CEO Champion award will be given each year to...


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