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Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Skilled Workers Get Jobs 2.0: Appalachian Impact

NSF Awards: 1501535

2018 (see original presentation & discussion)


Who comes to mind when you say Technology Professional?  Steve Jobs?  Mark Zuckerberg?  Bill Gates?  Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech) has received two NSF ATE Grants focused on recruiting and retaining females in identified STEM Programs.  Grants are entitled “Skilled Workers Get Jobs:  Recruiting Women and Retaining ALL Students“ and “Skilled Workers Get Jobs 2.0:  Appalachian Impact.“

In the identified programs the number of female student increased from 39 to 75 students in two years. This video will share strategies A¬B Tech implemented for recruiting.

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