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Southern Energy Conference next week tackles LNG expansion, Louisiana shale plays

The inaugural Southern Energy Conference takes place next week in Lafayette at the DoubleTree by Hilton, presented jointly by the Louisiana Oil and Gas...

28 students complete latest BASF TECH Academy

Twenty-eight area high school students completed BASF’s TECH Academy—a week-long educational and workforce development program hosted at River Parishes Community College in Gonzales. The program...

SOWELA creates Louisiana’s only oil pipeline training academy

SOWELA Technical Community College is getting a $1 million donation from TC Energy to create a new TC Energy Pipeline Academy at its Lake...

South Louisiana companies use virtual reality to train workforce

Imagine the immense responsibility on the shoulders of an 800-ton crane operator, installing two large, 150-foot-tall reactors along with a smaller one—weighing a combined...
ABC Pelican graduation

174 graduating from ABC Pelican Baton Rouge Training Center

Some 174 students will graduate this week from the  Pelican Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. Baton Rouge Training Center after completing...

Louisiana expanding Jump Start Summers program

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is expanding the Jump Start Summers program, giving more than 3,000 high school students the opportunity...

Tim Johnson: Why career and technical education is critical for Louisiana

The construction industry will need almost 2 million new skilled craft professionals in the United States by 2025. As the last of the baby boomers...

Two Louisiana schools top Shell’s regional science challenge

Two Louisiana schools have been named grand prize winners in the Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge. East Ascension High School in Gonzales was named the...

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