Tracking computer crime is gaining traction in Winston-Salem. Learning to develop video games is peaking in Goldsboro. And workers ready to handle high-voltage electrical equipment are needed most everywhere.
Need a career, kids? Consider the aerospace industry. Spokane educators and industry leaders created a three-week aerospace workshop that gives area high school students a taste of careers in aviation maintenance, flight operations and air traffic control with the hope of piquing their interest in an industry where jobs are in demand and on the rise.
Look around a waiting room at a college counseling center and you will see students wrestling with all sorts of problems: one who is failing because of binge drinking; another who is struggling with a roommate conflict or a recent break-up; yet another who is stressed out and suicidal.
The choice of undergraduate major in college is strongly tied to a student’s future earnings, with the highest-paying majors providing salaries of about 300 percent more than the lowest-paying, according to a new study.
The college where the Tucson shooting suspect once was a student released a slew of emails written in the months before he was suspended, painting a picture of Jared Lee Loughner as a struggling student with emotional problems who disturbed others with his odd behavior and by bringing a pocketknife to class.
Standing behind a black curtain amid a line of fit women dressed in rhinestone bikinis and five-inch heels, Jennifer Clark peered out into a sea of people with their eyes glued on the iridescent stage. Then the announcer suddenly said over the microphone: