The sustainable energy company is expanding it’s transformer facility in Halifax County with a $37 million investment.
Middle schoolers learn about manufacturing with GO TEC
The program that started in Danville and Pittsylvania County is now reaching students across Virginia.
Virginia Tech study confirms targets for job growth in coal counties
Report says the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority is on the right track.
Lynchburg program recruits women for machining careers
Both Lynchburg’s BWXT and the National Association of Manufacturing have set goals to increase the number of women in manufacturing jobs.
Danville Community College expands its NSA-accredited cyber defense program
The school unveiled a new Cyber Center, which will offer in-person and online cybersecurity courses for students.
Community center opens near Roanoke public housing to improve access to education, health care
Virginia Western will operate a satellite program in the center, offering career advising, financial aid assistance, job training, and other classes. This is part of the college’s recent effort to make going to college easier for low-income Roanokers.
Partnership aims to create rural pipeline for pharmaceutical jobs
Students at Averett, Bluefield, Eastern Mennonite and Ferrum can now earn dual degrees from VCU as part of initiative to grow pharmaceutical workforce.
Navy will have an even bigger presence in Danville
The United States Navy is building upon its existing pilot program to create a shipbuilding workforce.
Danville’s Center for Manufacturing Advancement will open today
Gov. Youngkin will speak and the first tenant and a “major economic announcement” will be revealed.
Former mine sites in Southwest Virginia to be labs for energy technology testbed
First site for the Energy DELTA Lab will be in Wise County.