Bombardier contracts spur new hires

Bombardier’s Plattsburgh plant will create 100 new jobs as it ramps up production for orders from San Francisco, New York City, Montreal and Toronto. It has already delivered 20 rail cars to the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District; those cars are now carrying passengers. In all, the Plattsburgh plant will supply a total of 775 new rail [...]

By |2018-01-24T13:21:07+00:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster, Workforce Development|0 Comments

Governor Cuomo announces the opening of the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing in Plattsburgh

New 30,000 Square Foot Facility Designed to Offer State-of-the-Art Training and Support Advanced Manufacturing in the North Country Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that that the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton Community College is now officially open for business. The 30,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is designed and equipped to provide the best [...]

By |2017-10-02T19:11:25+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Workforce Development|0 Comments

SUNY Plattsburgh garners top national rankings

SUNY Plattsburgh continued with strong showing in national rankings published in 2017, with appearances on lists covering qualities from value to academic success, among others. This fall, SUNY Plattsburgh was once again named one of “America’s Best Colleges — Regional Universities North” by U.S. News & World Report, moving up a notch to the No. [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:20+00:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News, Workforce Development|0 Comments

4 Million Millennials in NYS workforce

New faces are bringing a breath of fresh air to Upstate NY A transformation is occurring in New York State. With more than 4 million millennials in the state’s workforce, new faces and perspectives are bringing a breath of fresh air to places like Buffalo, Plattsburgh, Syracuse and a variety of other cities and towns [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:23+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster, Workforce Development|0 Comments

CV-TEC meets with Norsk Titanium

"We are very excited about the potential pipeline of our PAI (Plattsburgh Aeronautical Institute) graduates into Norsk Titanium and potentially other business that will be coming into the Plattsburgh area as a result of them," said CV-TEC Director Michele Friedman July 19, 2017 Read Dan Heath's Press-Republican article

By |2017-08-21T14:14:27+00:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Transportation Cluster, Workforce Development|0 Comments

Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IAM) construction complete

Local officials were handed the keys to the 30,000 square-foot facility on Monday, July 10 - a moment they've been waiting for since the groundbreaking in May 2016. "It's [IAM] not a dream anymore," said CCC President Ray DiPasquale during the ceremony. "It's a reality." Read Teah Dowling's article in The Sun

By |2017-08-04T14:51:46+00:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Workforce Development|0 Comments

North Country STEM joins national network

The local network earned membership "because of a demonstrated commitment to cross-sector collaborations in schools and beyond the classroom," including after-school and summer programs with local business and industry partners. Read more  

By |2017-08-04T15:33:29+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Workforce Development|0 Comments

AT&T-sponsored program to showcase STEM jobs

Students entering the upcoming school year at ADK P-Tech are gearing up to learn about STEM career opportunities in the North Country thanks to a contribution from AT&T to the North Country Workforce Partnership. Read complete article in The Sun Community News  

By |2017-08-04T15:30:55+00:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Workforce Development|0 Comments

Get Ready 2 Earn promotes local workforce development

Jodi Faucher is excited about what the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at Clinton Community College will mean for workforce development, particularly adults. "We're looking forward to working with industry and not only give them the employees they need with the skills they need, but also to help them upskill their current employees in a space that is [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:24:40+00:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Regional News, Workforce Development|0 Comments