TOPIC: PowerUp Education and Industry Partnerships
As technological innovation and industry demands rise, the need for a quality workforce expands. Hear from an esteemed panel of leaders how you and your business can play a role in bridging the gap that currently exists between industry and education; the jobs that need to be filled now and in the immediate future.
Mrs. Mindy Mets, NWI Program Manager at SRS Community Reuse Organization will discuss the impact of a workforce transition at Savannah River Site.
Dr. Gary Senn, Director of USC Aiken - Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Dr. Daren Timmons, Dean of the College of Science and Engineering at USC Aiken
Dr. Forest Mahan, President of Aiken Technical College will discuss the Colleges' 2017-2022 strategic plan to support educational and workforce development needs.
Dr. Sean Alford, Superintendent of Aiken County Public Schools will discuss Aiken Works, a new community workforce development collaborative.