Jun 23, 2016

Per Scholas and ITSMF Launch Diverse By Design, Collaboratively Tackles Diversity Issues in the Industry

Events Industry

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design, the first in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Nearly 200 guests comprising of C-Suite individuals, employer partners, and representatives from workforce development convened at Google’s New York Ci...

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Oct 06, 2017

The Big Give Launches October 10th!

Campaigns

Per Scholas is eager to announce our participation in the Columbus Foundation’s annual Big Give fundraising campaign! October 10th through October 11th, you can support Per Scholas’ mission to provide onramps for underemployed or unemployed community members with tuition-free technical training by giving a gift to Per Scholas Columbus via...

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Sep 01, 2017

Platform by Per Scholas

In June 2017, Per Scholas launched our newest social venture. Platform by Per Scholas, officially opened its doors to continue the Per Scholas mission by upskilling underemployed individuals and prepare them to be job-ready tech professionals. Platform is designed to ensure students are equipped with the skills they need to get...

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Jun 13, 2017

Per Scholas Announces New Customized Training Partnership with Major Technology Employer, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Per Scholas and Cognizant Technology Solutions have announced a new training and hiring partnership that will equip local New Yorkers with in-demand skills and hiring opportunities. The trainings tracks have been developed in collaboration with Cognizant's recruitment and technology teams to ensure that students receive instruction on nuanced technical job...

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May 01, 2017

Per Scholas Columbus Partners with Local Social Venture, Commons Studio, to Provide High-Quality Headshots for Graduates Entering the Job Market: Monthly Impact Report - May. 2017

Announcement

Per Scholas Columbus has partnered with Commons Studio, a social enterprise focused on career development that offers professionally photographed portraits and headshots for individuals entering the workforce.   Matt Reese, the organization's founder explains that “job recruiters spend a majority of their time looking through profile photos on sites like&nb...

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Apr 06, 2017

Per Scholas and ITSMF Bring Diverse by Design Conversation Series to National Society of Black Engineers Annual Conference

Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted the third Diverse by Design conversation series on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.  The NSBE Conference, focused on “increasing the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who ex...

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Jan 10, 2017

Per Scholas “A Job Changes Everything” Campaign Shatters Records, Raises over $175K In Most Successful Fundraiser Ever: Monthly Impact Report - Jan. 2017

Announcement Campaigns

The #AJobChangesEverything fundraiser raised more than $175,000 for Per Scholas students this holiday season. A record amount–and $80,000 more than 2015. A very special thank you to the Per Scholas Board of Directors and regional advisory council members who generously pledged to match every dollar raised up to $50,000–which was a success! Thes...

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Jan 10, 2017

Columbus Received BizTech Award for Best Nonprofit Service

Announcement

The annual BizTech Awards from Columbus Business First recognize the people, organizations and companies making an impact on technology and innovation in the community. The BizTech Award for Nonprofit Service was presented to Per Scholas Columbus. This award recognizes a nonprofit organization that has achieved success bringing a technology based...

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Jan 10, 2017

Per Scholas “A Job Changes Everything” Campaign Shatters Records, Raises over $175K In Most Successful Fundraiser Ever

Announcement Campaigns

The #AJobChangesEverything fundraiser raised more than $175,000 for Per Scholas students this holiday season. A record amount–and $80,000 more than 2015. A very special thank you to the Per Scholas Board of Directors and regional advisory council members who generously pledged to match every dollar raised up to $50,000–which was a success! Thes...

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