October 13, 2016
Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance (WPWA) has received a PPL Foundation grant in support of their Testing Facility. Offering GED and other certification testing services, enables individuals to have reasonable and convenient access to testing facilities.
“With the generous support of the PPL Foundation, WPWA’s testing facility continues to offer a service that will enable an individual to become vested in their own personal growth through education, and become more marketable and employable,” said Lucyann Vierling, Executive Director, WPWA. “PPL is proud to support workforce development and job creation in the communities that we serve,” stated Alana Roberts, Regional Affairs Director for PPL Electric Utilities.
Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance is the Community Education Council of Wayne and Pike Counties and is located at 92 Main Avenue, Hawley, behind the Sunoco. If you would like more information about the organization or would like to learn how you can help invest in a future of well-trained employees, visit www.wpworkforce.org or call 570-390-7613.
October 11, 2016
October 7th marked National Manufacturing Day!
The Wayne County Board of Commissioners proclaim Friday, October 7, 2016 as Manufacturing Day in Wayne County and encourage all citizens to support Made in America, Made in Pennsylvania, Made in Wayne County……Naturally!, said the Wayne County Commissioners.
October 10, 2016
Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance (WPWA) and Lacawac Sanctuary and Field Station hosted their 2nd Annual Women in Science Symposium on September 20, 2016 at The Heritage Nightclub at Woodloch. This event began with breakfast, networking and a keynote address, then panelists showcased various Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields our region has to offer. With the intent to support and promote the pursuit of careers and studies in STEM related occupations, attendees listened firsthand to real life experiences and inspired messages as provided by the five panelists, and keynote speaker for the event. Attendees also interacted with various STEM professionals in the audience, and spoke with College & University table sponsors who shared their course and degree programs.