A number of Institute for Public Service employees were honored recently by their colleagues at the institute’s annual conference in Murfreesboro. The employees received recognition for outstanding contributions to public service, outstanding customer service, years of service and more. Find the list of award winners here.
The Manufacturing Extension Partnership gave a shout out to its Tennessee MEP partner, highlighting the Leadership and Supervision Program offered by the Center for Industrial Services. http://ws680.nist.gov/mepmeis/ManufacturingSuccesses.aspx?SSID=4501
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LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA – August 9, 2017 – The 2017 UEDA Awards of Excellence finalists have been chosen following an extremely close competition this year. Higher education institutions and organizations across North America submit nominations annually for innovative programs that focus on developing economic prosperity in their communities and beyond.
Originally published as a guest column in the Knoxville News Sentinel. By Don Green, LEIC In a recent article, Yolanda Jones and Daniel Connelly with USA Today Network reported on recent law enforcement involved shootings in the Memphis area. In each of the cases, there is concern over the justification of
Posted on LinkedIn by CIS Workforce Readiness Specialist Tim Waldo Solutions in Workforce Development Investing is rooted in hope. The act of investing in something implies that there is the expectation of a return; some benefit or a profit of some sort. It is driven by the anticipation that investing
(First appeared as a Knoxville News Sentinel guest column by LEIC Executive Director Don Green) The rash of overdoses related to opioid use is skyrocketing. Not only are individuals caught in the grips of addiction at risk, but innocent victims who may come into contact with these substances can be
Reprinted from Waldo’s LinkedIn page. Fourteen and Forty Three…and Much, Much More Tim Waldo Solutions in Workforce Development There were two interesting numbers out of Washington recently: 14 and 43. Fourteen is the number of federal agencies administering workforce development programs…43 programs, to be precise. They are interesting because these
Tennessee Municipal Benchmarking Project Members Become Yellow Belts The Tennessee Municipal Benchmarking Project held its 2017 Annual Members meeting at the Patterson Park Community Center in Murfreesboro in the spring. New at the meeting this year, attendees completed the requirements for a Yellow Belt certification in the methods of Lean
Jim Thomas Retires as Executive Director After almost six years with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS), Executive Director Jim Thomas will be stepping away from his public service career at the end of June. Thomas came to MTAS in 2011 as assistant director and took over as director in