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Apr 1, 2024

Gen Z is Learning to Love the Trades

A recent long-form article in The Wall Street Journal highlighted the shift for recent grads away from four-year degrees and towards technical school certifications and degrees; apparently it's cool again to work with tools. The cost of post-secondary...

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Oct 10, 2023

Columbia Station WLTX Features Be Pro Stop at Sumter Middle School

SUMTER, S.C. — Teaching students about different job opportunities is the goal of Be Pro Be Proud, a program that educates students about highly skilled jobs. The 18-wheeler travels to schools throughout the state, parking at local middle and high s...

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Mar 21, 2023

CDL Program Gives High School Students Hands-On Experience Through Technology

COLUMBIA, SC — When the pandemic caused supply chain issues, it shined a light on the shortages of truck drivers nationwide. Now, Eau Claire High School is making sure their students are prepared to fill the gap with help from some new technology.&q...

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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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Aug 2, 2022

Gov. Henry McMaster Makes Major Investment into S.C. Workforce

COLUMBIA, S.C.-Governor Henry McMaster today announced an additional $25 million investment into Workforce Scholarships for the Future, a program that provides scholarships to cover the cost of tuition and required fees at any of the 16 technical colleges...

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