Experts from NASA’s Glenn Research Center have played a significant role in the design and development of the Orion Spacecraft, which blasted off for its first test flight on December 5. Learn more!
Northeast Ohio is home to hundreds of young professional groups whose initiatives range from networking to supporting individual professional growth; from socializing to economic development. With so many groups working to enhance the region, it’s important to understand the different programs and offerings that are all contributing to that mission.
Bringing the world back home. That’s the goal of The Northern Ohio Returned Volunteer Association (NORVA), an organization active in the region since 1979. NORVA seeks to connect returned Peace Corps volunteers in The Plus and provide opportunities for volunteers to continue their passion for service at home.
There are many different kinds of mentorship programs offered to individuals in the region including youth/teen, student development and entrepreneurial. These Northeast Ohio programs provide area influencers and potential business leaders with the tools and confidence they need to achieve success. Learn more!
While there are a number of ways to give back to the community, Business Volunteers Unlimited (BVU) works to strengthen Northeast Ohio’s nonprofits through a variety of services. By engaging businesses, employers and members of the community, BVU is not only building up the region’s nonprofits but also providing leadership opportunities for professionals and emerging leaders. Learn more!
Last month the Regional Competitiveness Council (RCC), a 15-member steering committee comprised of Northeast Ohio’s business and philanthropy leaders, announced a new regional economic competitiveness strategy that aims to accelerate the pace of job growth in Northeast Ohio.
Watch Timken Steel’s $200 million caster on its first heat. It’s the largest continuous vertical bloom caster in the world and the only one of its kind in North America.
While still in its early stages, we are already beginning to see the economic benefits associated with the Utica Shale boom. Concentrated heavily in the eastern part of Ohio, areas like Youngstown and Canton are experiencing widespread growth thanks in large part to shale-related activities.
What exactly is shale and why is it important to Northeast Ohio? If you’ve asked yourself this question, read on!
As the Marcellus and Utica shale formations continue to develop, the expectation of job growth in the shale gas industry is becoming more of a reality. As a result, the demand for local educators to prepare students for today’s growing job market is also on the rise and institutions across the region are stepping up to meet this growing demand.