October 2018 NGIP Newsletter Check out the latest Nebraska Next Generation Industry Partnership (NGIP) newsletter to see what regional manufacturing partnerships are accomplishing around the state.
Media Release: Gov. Ricketts Hosts NeMAC Signing Day Event LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and members of the Nebraska Manufacturing Advisory Council (NeMAC) gathered to announce college scholarship recipients at “NeMAC Signing Day.” Signing Day is the culmination of an inaugural program created to promote in-state manufacturing careers and STEM education among Nebraska youth. […]
Check out the Nebraska NGIP’s latest newsletter to stay updated on regional issues impacting manufacturing (and other industries), as well as the synergistic collaborations occurring across the state to accomplish large-scale change: NE Next Gen. Newsletter- March 2018
By Steve White. Thursday, April 19th 2018 With machines whirring around him, Montez King feels at home. He started as a manufacturing work study, and now leads a national manufacturing nonprofit known as NIMS. He believes apprenticeships, the opportunities he had, give kids a future. “That kind of opportunity keeps them out of debt, puts […]
A special thank-you to the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce for hosting the 2018 SkillsUSA VIP Tour for business and industry leaders today. Prior to our second quarter meeting, NeMAC members got to see Nebraska’s future workforce in action as they competed in a variety of skilled trades associated with manufacturing. Read more about SkillsUSA […]
Work-based learning experiences- such as apprenticeships, internships, and job shadowing- are excellent tools that Nebraska employers can use to develop the youth talent pipeline into the Manufacturing industry. The article and handout found below, published by the Nebraska Department of Labor, provides guidelines for employing young Nebraskans in Manufacturing using work-based learning models. NDOL Youth Article Employing Youth 16 and Older Handout
In addition to serving on NeMAC as advisors to the state agencies, many of our council members also participate in regional industry-partnerships such as the Central Manufacturing Industry Partnership. Brian Deakin, HR Manager at Becton Dickinson, is a business champion for the Central Manufacturing Industry Partnership. The partnership is a collaboration between local manufacturers, education, […]
February 22, 2018 Media Contacts: Luke Robson, Governor’s Office, 402-471-1967 Kate Ellingson, Economic Development, 402-471-3749 LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will accept applications until April 9, 2018 for the next round of grant funding from the Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI). “Connecting students […]