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Centralina NEXGEN Customer Was the Hot Top at Centralina Council of Government's Board of Delegates Meeting

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Khaleel Mangum, Centralina NEXGEN Customer from I-CARE, Inc. , opened the Centralina Council of Government's Board of Delegates Meeting sharing his journey using the Centralina Workforce Development Board's NEXGEN Services. Mangum established goals to learn... Read more →


Centralina Workforce Services Connects Nearly 1,000 Career Seekers With 180 Employers Through Local Job Fairs

The month of April has been a great month for career seekers and employers in the Centralina region. The Centralina Workforce Development Board and Centralina Workforce Services held three major career fairs in Stanly, Rowan, and Union counties. On Thursday,... Read more →


Centralina NEXGEN Customer Dennis Jenkins Reaches Lifelong Dream of Becoming an Electrical Lineman

Dennis Jenkins relocated from California seeking opportunities previously denied due to a lack of experience and the extremely high tuition cost to enroll in Electrical Lineman training. Shortly after the transition to North Carolina, Dennis was involved in a car... Read more →


Centralina WDB NEXGEN Customer Goes from Homelessness to Employed

Keyairrah Price enrolled in Centralina WDB funded WIOA NexGen Services November 8, 2016 at the Resource Development Center (RDC) in Stanly County. Prior to enrolling, Keyairrah moved from Delaware with family not really knowing what North Carolina was going to... Read more →


North Carolina Manufacturing Institute Graduates 100th Success Story

Talent Development and Employer Pipeline Initiative Producing Qualified Workers Continues to Transform Lives in North Carolina “My life has really turned around since I started working at Carolina Beverage upon graduating from the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute (NCMI). My national... Read more →


Industry-Supported NC Manufacturing Institute Graduates Second Class – Trainees Get Jobs Immediately in Fastest Growing Industry in the Region

No industry in this area is creating jobs in larger numbers and growing faster than manufacturing. Local manufacturers like Perdue Foods, S&D Coffee, and Agility Fuel Systems have partnered with the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, the Centralina Workforce Development Board, and... Read more →