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Mar 11, 2023

SC's First Mobile Heavy Equipment Operator Program Launches in Midlands

Mar 10, 2023 -- Midlands Technical College (MTC) and Truist announced a new training program to help change the landscape of workforce development in South Carolina. Funded by $700,000 from Truist Foundation and Truist Financial Corporation's communit...

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Mar 7, 2023

BPBP Winter 2023 Update

Winter 2023Our Be Pro Tour Operators Alisha and Justin are having a terrific semester -- we have recently surpassed a lifetime total of 25,000 visitors who have experienced the Mobile Workshop, and we aren't done yet! All of us at Be Pro Be Proud SC l...

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Mar 1, 2023

SEFL's Richard Bogan, Be Pro Steering Committee Member, Announces Retirement

SCTA and Be Pro Be Proud SC Honor an Extraordinary Servant LeaderA heartfelt message from J. Richards Todd, SCTA President & CEO, on behalf of the entire SCTA and Be Pro Be Proud Community:“SCTA has been very fortunate to have had Richard B...

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Nov 18, 2022

Be Pro Be Proud SC Reaches 20,000 Impacted

SC Department of Employment and WorkforceNEWS RELEASENovember 15, 2022Be Pro Be Proud SC is a unique workforce development program designed to promote the great wages and benefits of skilled trade jobs across the state in hopes of bringing a new generatio...

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Nov 17, 2022

Carolinas AGC Highlights Partnership with BPBP in Combating Workforce Shortage

Excerpted from Living with a Workforce Shortage by Jean FeingoldConstruction is booming in the Carolinas and even more could be built if contractors had additional workers. But like other industries, construction is suffering from a serious workforce shor...

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Nov 17, 2022

BPBPSC Fall 2022 Update

Fall 2022 Update The Be Pro Be Proud SC Mobile Workshop is on the road for Year Three of its journey, criss-crossing the state and moving quickly towards the 20,000 visitor mark -- a feat made all the more impressive considering it began its mission in t...

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Nov 9, 2022

Be Pro Be Proud Launches Mobile Workshops in NC

On October 20, 2022, Be Pro Be Proud, Inc officially welcomed its fourth state into the fold with the introduction of two new Mobile Workshops in North Carolina.The North Carolina Home Builders Association has led the effort to bring Be Pro Be Proud to th...

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Oct 19, 2022

Be Pro Be Proud Uses Gamified Interactive VR Experiences to Recruit Next-Generation Skilled Workforce

October 2022 - Be Pro Be Proud is a national non-profit spearheading the movement to bring a new generation of pride, progress, and professionals to the skilled workforce in every state. As the current skilled workforce is at or near retirement age, Be Pr...

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Oct 18, 2022

Groove Jones and Be Pro Be Proud: The immersive training firm shows gamification is a serious working avenue.

October 17, 2022 - Creative augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) technology firm Groove Jones develops immersive solutions for enterprises, brands, and location-based experiences. It also helps to enhance customer engagement and marketing with immersive...

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Oct 11, 2022

Be Pro Featured at SC Chamber Workforce Development Symposium

On October 4th, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (SCDEW) and SC Works, hosted its 2022 Workforce Development Symposium in Greenville. Be Pro Be Proud SC was a featured project of the...

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Sep 21, 2022

NC Congresswoman Praises Be Pro Be Proud on Floor of Congress

On September 20, 2022, North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx spoke to Congress about Be Pro Be Proud.Rep. Foxx attended the Be Pro Be Proud National Conference in June and wanted to share her experience. North Carolina is introducing its own Mobile W...

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Sep 20, 2022

BPBP Featured in YouTube video at the Governor's School for Agriculture

Students at the Governors School for Agriculture at John de la Howe were visited by the Be Pro Be Proud SC Mobile Workshop on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. Principal Greg Thompson showcased this visit in the YouTube video, expressing his excitement to show...

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