workforce development

Duke Energy Foundation Boosts South Carolina Students, Teachers and Workforce Through $660,000 in Grants

Summary: 
  • 2018 education and workforce development grants to benefit 16 organizations
  • Funding will support innovative programs across Palmetto State
Press Release
  • 2018 education and workforce development grants to benefit 16 organizations
  • Funding will support innovative programs across Palmetto State

Helping Students Break Into the Hospitality Industry

Valley High School, Las Vegas Career Day
Blog

This past year, The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo in Las Vegas hosted 50 students from Valley High School’s Jobs for Americas Graduates (JAG) Program. The day of tours and workshops were held to expose the students to the opportunities in the hospitality industry. JAG is a highly effective, data-driven model that raises graduation rates and prepares participants by honing their work readiness skills.

Duke Energy Connects Students and Educators with STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Opportunities in North Carolina

Summary: 
  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas
Press Release
  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas

The Impact of Las Vegas Sands and Sands Bethlehem's Investment in Workforce Development

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Las Vegas Sands has established a firm foundation for a positive working environment through an excellent compensation and benefits program that is among the top in our industry, initiatives that promote the health and safety of our workforce, and extensive training and development opportunities through our Sands Academy Learning and Development Program. Sands Academy integrates best practices and the most successful training programs for implementation throughout our regions, creating a standard of excellence across the company.

Las Vegas Sands

Duke Energy Foundation Empowers Florida Students, Teachers and Workforce Through $1.56 Million in Grants

Summary: 
  • 2018 education grants to benefit 46 organizations
  • Gift doubled with matching funds from state of Florida's School District Education Foundation
Press Release
  • 2018 education grants to benefit 46 organizations
  • Gift doubled with matching funds from state of Florida's School District Education Foundation

Duke Energy Energizes Ohio and Kentucky with Nearly $600,000 in STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Grants

Summary: 
  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500
Press Release
  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500

Duke Energy Empowers Economies Through Workforce Development

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A growing issue for Duke Energy and many businesses is the gap between demand for skilled STEM workers and available talent to fill open positions. One of the ways the company is closing the gap is through our investments in education and workforce development.

Changing Lives ‘From the Inside Out’

Brandon Madrid is one of more than 1,700 students who has enrolled in and found success with BankWork$®, a program that prepares individuals for financial services careers.
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Brandon Madrid wasn’t sure how he could get the training he needed to find and advance in a career. He had previously enrolled in college, but financial struggles, a full-time job providing maintenance for an apartment complex, and ongoing kidney dialysis made it impossible for him to continue.

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