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SLCC grant earmarked for industrial scaffolding, CDL, lineman training

SkillUp, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping displaced workers land in-demand jobs in high-growth industries, has awarded their first nationally-competitive grant of up to...

LSU research could turn carbon into useful resource

LSU doctoral student Cal Hendershot and his advisor, LSU Professor John Flake, are working on a way to effectively take carbon dioxide from the...

LSU announces new cybersecurity, defense initiative

LSU today announced a new initiative to accelerate cybersecurity and defense studies, grow its ROTC program and build a cyber military corridor on campus. The...

French named new executive director of LNG Center of Excellence

McNeese State University announced last week that Jason French, a consultant in the liquid natural gas industry, has been named executive director of the...

Cyber Range & Training Center opens at Water Campus in Baton Rouge

The Stephenson Technologies Corporation (STC) hosted a Feb. 1 ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Joint Cyber Range and Training Center on the Water...

Industry leaders tout sense of purpose as way to attract young workers

Offering young workers a sense of purpose can help the petrochemical industry compete for the best and brightest, industry leaders say. Workforce recruitment was a...

Petroleum engineering most common college degree in Louisiana

Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that Louisiana's adults are seven times more likely to have a degree in petroleum engineering than...

BASF awards $10,000 in scholarships to LSU engineering students

BASF has awarded $10,000 in scholarships to four students who are currently studying engineering at Louisiana State University, reports WAFB. According to the release from...

GNO Inc. seeks to stimulate Louisiana’s STEM ecosystem

Economic development agency Greater New Orleans Inc. (GNO Inc.) has launched a new initiative aimed at stimulating the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)...

Manufacturing partnership rebrands to emphasize statewide mission

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana, or MEPOL, has changed its name to Louisiana’s Community & Technical Colleges Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Officials say the...

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