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Nov 30, 2015

Economic Mobility Releases Report on Network Engineer program at Per Scholas. Findings show program performed well in every category.

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In 2012, the New York City Workforce Funders Group convened a group of workforce development stakeholders to encourage new ideas for the field of workforce development. Shortly after that the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) contemplated a skills-training model that partnered a local community college and workforce...

Oct 08, 2015

Beta Bash 1.0: A night to celebrate collaboration, innovation and technology in the NCR

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” - Marty Rodgers of Accenture quoting Margaret Mead in his keynote address at the inaugural Beta Bash 1.0. October 7, Per Scholas welcomed more than 100 guests -- including alumni, partners, empl...

Sep 24, 2015

Symantec Makes Substantial Investment in Cybersecurity Job Training for Veterans with National Non-profit Per Scholas

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESILVER SPRING, MD - Sept. 24, 2015 - Cybersecurity giant Symantec invests $375,000 in it’s newest Cyber Career Connection (SC3) partner, national IT workforce development organization Per Scholas in the National Capital Region, to train military veterans for careers in cybersecurity. As the economy continues to improve and headlines tout la...

Aug 26, 2015

Per Scholas Recipient of Youth Opportunity Fund to Connect Young Adults in New York City to Career Opportunities

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Per Scholas Selected as Grant Recipient of Youth Opportunity Fund to Connect Low-Income Young Adults in New York City to Career Opportunities in Partnership with New York City Housing Authority and The Bronx Youth Center The new $3 million Fund, led by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, supports in...

Jul 28, 2015

Grand Opening Celebration at new CityLink Center home in Greater Cincinnati left attendees impressed

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"Awesome”... "Unbelievable”... "Great synergy with CityLink."On July 21, technology job-training nonprofit Per Scholas celebrated the grand opening of its new location in the CityLink Center, located in west end Cincinnati. More than 60 guests attended at the Bank Street location to support this new collaboration. Guests toured the technology-training facility, met grad...

Mar 05, 2015

Bronx Native, Per Scholas graduate Servon Lewis, Gives Opening Speech at National Summit in Washington D.C.

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BRONX, N.Y. — March 5, 2015 — Per Scholas graduate and local Bronx native Servon Lewis, 26, gave the opening speech at a national summit in Washington, D.C. on February 26 focused on creating more job and career opportunities for young people across the United States.The event hosted by Opportunity Nation, a bipartisan coal...

Dec 14, 2014

Employer Partner Control Group to lead tech strategy of LinkNYC Public Wifi Project. Per Scholas graduates to be trained for upkeep of devices throughout City.

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New York City approved a plan to replace a total of 7,600 outdated pay phone booths with public WiFi kiosks in all five boroughs by 2019.LinkNYC is a first-of-its-kind communications network that will bring the fastest available free Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers, small businesses, and visitors. The icing on...

Dec 10, 2014

Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Council Awards $1.8 million to Per Scholas and UDC Partner Doran Jones

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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council awards $1.8 million to Per Scholas and its Urban Development Center (UDC) partner Doran Jones.In 2011, New York State’s Governor Cuomo created 10 Regional Councils to develop long-term strategic plans for economic growth for their regions, as a key component of Governor Cuomo’s tran...

Oct 07, 2014

Per Scholas convenes cyber security task force to build pipeline for Cyber Security need in the National Capital Region

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Per Scholas convenes cyber security task force to build pipeline for cyber security need in the National Capital Region. Experts from private industry, higher education, and government join Per Scholas to begin initial planning. Per Scholas, National IT workforce development expert, brings together cyber security specialists in a conversation on...

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