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Manufacturing leaders across key business verticals will convene next month for the “Leap HR: Manufacturing” forum, where guest speakers will discuss how to find the next generation of manufacturing talent and challenge traditional thinking about the role of Human Resources in doing so. Gale Tenen Spak, associate vice president of Continuing Professional Education at NJIT, will be among the presenters at the event, to be held Nov. 15-16 in Pittsburgh, P.A. >>
Gale Spak, associate vice president of Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT, will serve on a panel of industry and university representatives at the 19th Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education: “Preparing the Global Workforce,” to be held Nov. 3 in Newport, R.I. >>
Veterans are returning to civilian life as accomplished welders, logistics managers, drivers, communications specialists and more. And they often are looking for employment. >>
For the past four months, teams of sixth- to eighth-grade students from four middle schools throughout New Jersey have donned their creative caps and worked diligently to answer the question, “What's so cool about manufacturing?” Guided by their teachers and provided with GoPro video equipment and instructional materials, the teams were matched with local manufacturers and charged with visiting their respective company to learn about its products, workforce and technology, and ultimately produce a two-and-a-half-minute video profile. >>
Two of New Jersey Institute of Technology's strongest supporters for manufacturing will be featured speakers at the NERETA Talent Pipeline Strategic Alignment Summit in Clinton, N.J. on April 27-29. The summit aims to help local professionals in higher education and both economic and workforce development to enhance workforce capabilities, increase manufacturing employment opportunities and create a collaborative environment for manufacturing employers. >>
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The opening ceremony for New Jersey Manufacturing Week, hosted at NJIT, kicked off an exciting week of workshops, talks and festivities to draw awareness to the shortage of qualified manufacturing professionals. >>
John Ratzenberger, the Emmy-nominated actor, director, author, and skilled carpenter, as he is proud to reveal, extolled the virtues of a childhood of unfettered tinkering in his keynote speech at the opening ceremonies for ManufactureNJ Week, held Monday on the NJIT campus. >>
Emmy-nominated actor and entrepreneur John Ratzenberger of Cheers and John Ratzenberger's Made in America television series fame will be the keynote speaker at the free opening ceremony for ManufactureNJ Week on Sept. 29, 2014, starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Campus Center Atrium at NJIT. >>
U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Panasonic Corp. of North America Chairman and CEO Joe Taylor, and New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks will join New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) President Joel S. Bloom and New Jersey Innovation Institute President Don Sebastian in announcing a major, new economic development venture to an audience of invited guests from the business, government, and higher education sectors. >>
An NJIT-hosted forum on the future of advanced manufacturing in the state found wide consensus among New Jersey manufacturers, state workforce training officials, and representatives from the university's Division of Continuing Professional Education on the need to improve workers' skills with closer cooperation among employers, vocational training programs, and 2- and 4-year colleges. >>
Commissioner Wirths kicked off ManufactureNJ Week at NJIT stating that the 243,000 jobs created through manufacturing confirms the value of this industry to the Garden State.  He added that “we collectively” need to continue to raise the awareness of the numerous opportunities in this industry and change the public's perception of manufacturing.  Today's 17,000 New Jersey manufacturers are technology driven and meet the needs of niche markets ranging from hat makers to medical devices. >>
The Honorable Harold J. Wirths, commissioner of the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJLWD), will recognize the important contributions of advanced manufacturing to the Garden State economy as he kicks off ManufactureNJ Week beginning tomorrow, October 4 at NJIT's Campus Center in Newark from 9:30 a.m. to noon.  Governor Chris Christie issued a proclamation declaring October 7-11, 2013 as ManufactureNJ Week and stating that advanced manufacturing is one of the seven priority industry clusters in the state. >>
The Director of NJIT's Advanced Manufacturing Talent Network (ManufactureNJ), Meredith Aronson, was awarded “Business Person of the Year” by Essex County Vocational Technical Schools at the Essex County Vocational Technical Schools board meeting on Feb. 25.  >>
The first-ever New Jersey Manufacturing Week to be held Oct. 22-26, 2012, includes a variety of scheduled activities throughout the state for manufacturers, students, educators, policy makers and the media.  >>