Stark State College solidified its reputation as a leader in education-business partnerships during the past year and is heading into 2020 with a quartet of new collaborations. The North Canton-based community college is working with hospitals, governments, and businesses to train the region's workforce for advancement.
One of the largest universities in Dayton plans to invest millions of dollars to build a new space that will provide a pipeline of in-demand talent for manufacturers throughout west central Ohio.
The proposed workforce development center — a $7.6 million project for Wright State University — will serve as an expansion of the existing Business Enterprise Center at the university’s Lake Campus in Celina.
Clark State Community College has partnered with State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company (State Auto) to offer an insurance management certificate with a guaranteed hire opportunity for graduates. The Insurance Claims short-term technical certificate is offered entirely online.
As current and prospective college students confront multiple barriers in pursuing college degrees, Huntington Bank, Columbus State Community College, and Franklin University have launched an innovative, forward-looking workforce education program to reduce the burdens on students and increase the likelihood of their success.