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Lowe’s Foundation presents PBSC with $1 million grant to create innovative new skilled trades training center

The Lowe’s Foundation presented Palm Beach State College with a $1 million grant Jan. 17 to create a unique training space for skilled trades at the College’s Lake Worth campus.
“The reason this particular partnership with Lowe’s is so important is that many folks don’t realize that we have an amazing trades and workforce program that is helping to make a difference in so many jobs for so many individuals who choose to go out and be entrepreneurs and for so many companies,” PBSC President Ava L. … Continue reading Lowe’s Foundation presents PBSC with $1 million grant to create innovative new skilled trades training center

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Lowe’s Foundation awards PBSC $1 million Gable Grant to expand skilled trades programs and develop trades innovation center

Palm Beach State College is one of 10 community and technical colleges nationwide to receive the first-ever round of Lowe’s Foundation Gable Grants to support skilled trades workforce development initiatives. The grants are the first in a five-year, $50 million commitment to help prepare 50,000 people for skilled trades careers. This investment will fund cutting-edge programs in appliance repair, carpentry, construction, electrical, HVAC and plumbing. 

Palm Beach State College received the grant based on its comprehensive plan to expand the impact of its degree and certificate programs in construction trades and management. … Continue reading Lowe’s Foundation awards PBSC $1 million Gable Grant to expand skilled trades programs and develop trades innovation center

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Veterans Expo set for Oct. 30

Veterans, military service members and their families will be able to advance their life and career goals at the first-ever South Florida Veterans Expo on Oct. 30.

Featuring more than 30 exhibitors, including employers, nonprofit organizations and government agencies, the expo will be hosted by Palm Beach State College and former state Sen. Maria Sachs, a champion of veterans.  It will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road in Delray Beach. … Continue reading Veterans Expo set for Oct. 30

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