Tagged: workforce development

Jonesboro: Skilled Workforce Attracts Industry (Workforce Development (Over 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Jonesboro city leaders know it takes a highly skilled workforce to attract industry. Their efforts to build a base of highly skilled workers necessary for the recruitment of industry earned the city recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for Workforce Development.

Arkadelphia: Academy Evidence of City’s Commitment to Educated Workforce (Workforce Development (Over 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

City officials take pride in those numbers and in Arkadelphia’s status as the center of education in southwest Arkansas, as evidenced by their commitment to academic achievement through the creation in 2008 of the Southwest Arkansas College Prep Academy, a summer academic boot camp for Arkadelphia students planning on attending college. That commitment has earned Arkadelphia recognition as a 2011 Arkansas Business City of Distinction in the category of Workforce Development.

Cities of Distinction Making Arkansas Stronger

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Our cities, towns and communities represent the many patches on that quilt, stitched together through pride, unity of purpose and determination. Our cities and towns are determined to make better lives for their residents. They’ve done so through innovation, dedication and plain ol’ tenacity. Arkansas Business Publishing Group is proud to recognize these efforts with the inaugural City of Distinction awards program.