Global News and Resources

2017 News

Siemens CEO: America Invented Globalization—Why Give It Up?, Oct. 6, 2017

Three CPCC students receive scholarships to study abroad as apprentices, Sep. 25, 2017

He brought the key pieces together to build on global focus, Charlotte Business Journal, Sep. 20, 2017

Importing Apprenticeships, Inside Higher Ed, August 8, 2017

Closing the Skills Gap: The Importance of Educating a Diverse Workforce, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, April 2017

CPCC delegation traveling to Germany, will meet with manufacturing partners, April 19, 2017

Pricey apprenticeships help two mold shops compete, Plastics News, March 28, 2017

Apprentice program reaps rewards for manufacturers in North Carolina, Trade Only Today, March 28, 2017

The Apprentice, But for Real: How Some Companies Close the Skills Gap, Foreign Policy, March 27, 2017

At White House, Siemens CEO boosts commitment to American manufacturing, workforce development, March 17, 2017

The German Language & Culture Foundation awards CPCC $6,000 grant, March 8, 2017

Trade and Digitalization Globally Integrating the Transatlantic Marketplace, Feb. 9, 2017

CMS one of two Global-Ready Districts in state, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Feb. 8, 2017

Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required, The New York Times, Jan. 30, 2017

2016 News

U.S. Department of Commerce Report Shows Business Case for Apprenticeships, Dept. of Commerce, Nov. 16, 2016

CPCC to host German-US workshop on vocational training, October 27, 2016

Launch Day is Here: North Carolina’s Global Engagement Snapshot Goes Live, October 11, 2016

Charleston's port needs deepening: Can Congress do its job?, Washington Post, Sept. 21, 2016

Charlotte poised for growth in international trade, Charlotte Business Journal, Sept. 15, 2016

Charlotte region sets records for exports—$14 billion, Business Today, Sept. 8, 2016

Here’s what American universities can learn from Germany, The Washington Post, July 27, 2016

US delegation from Charlotte visiting the TechnologieRegion Karlsruhe, IHK Karlsruhe Magazine, July 2016

Global Vision Leaders Group sets strategies, plans actions, June 9, 2016

Survival tips for startups: Build a support system, but avoid 'idea fairies,' Charlotte Observer, June 2, 2016

New study looks at skills gaps in industries that support the Charlotte region, June 2, 2016

5 quick takes on CPCC’s incubator expo on May 19, Charlotte Observer, May 16, 2016

Recruiter explains why German firms are vital to Charlotte's economy, Charlotte Business Journal, April 21, 2016

Optical metrics company becomes 200th German firm in CLT, Charlotte Business Journal, April 1, 2016

CPCC receives National Science Foundation grant to combat counterfeiting, March 29, 2016

Charlotte lags in startups and innovation, entrepreneurship study finds, Charlotte Observer, March 28, 2016

How Charlotte stacks up to other cities in terms of global competitiveness — and where it needs work, Charlotte Business Journal, March 23, 2016

Study concludes Charlotte needs to attract more R&D, innovation, Charlotte Observer, March 23, 2016

Benchmarking study points to the Charlotte region’s global assets, challenges, March 23, 2016

Brookings Institution Preliminary Report on Global Assets , Feb. 17, 2016

Charlotte region should look to global trade, Charlotte Observer, Feb 17, 2016

WTVI PBS Charlotte’s Carolina Impact (Season 3, Episode 14), Feb. 16, 2016

Chicago's future hinges on retooling schools for digital age, Jan. 6, 2016

2015 News

The success trifecta, Community College Daily, Dec. 3, 2015

Six Manufacturers That Do Apprenticeships Right, Industry Week, Dec. 2, 2015

They’re getting a head start on high-tech careers, Charlotte Observer, Nov. 28, 2015

Apprenticeships can be ticket to a solid job, Charlotte Observer, Oct. 26, 2015

Talent Pipeline Partnership, CPCC will host National Apprenticeship Week breakfast, Oct. 26, 2015

Global business group comes to Belmont for discussion on growth, Gaston Gazette, Oct. 13, 2015

What big bank is granting cash to Charlotte global competitiveness group?, Charlotte Business Journal, Oct. 13, 2015

CPCC boosting global commerce-promoting initiatives with JPMorgan Chase, Charlotte Observer, Oct. 13, 2015

JPMorgan Chase grant will boost CPCC, regional global initiatives, Oct. 13, 2015

4 Cities You Didn't Know Were Startup Hotbeds, Inc., October 2015

Will Charlotte Become the Next Economic Powerhouse?, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Sept. 29, 2015

12 Cities on the Rise, PCMA Convene, Sept. 25, 2015

The Future of Work: Encouraging Employers to Train Workers, Pacific Standard, Sept. 24, 2015

IHK Karlsruhe visits Charlotte again, July 2015

CPCC’s Zeiss to speak at international workforce development conference, June 3, 2015

The Transatlantic Economy 2015:Why it Matters to the Carolinas (PDF), May 20, 2015

Photos from the Global Vision Leadership Group lunch held on May 20, 2015

CPCC hosts German delegation, May 14, 2015

North Carolina is the top state for recruiting plants, Site Selection says, Charlotte Business Journal, May 5, 2015

Training the Workforce of Tomorrow, Charlotte Regional Partnership Monday Memo, April 20, 2015

How to build your own skilled labor force, OEM, Off-Highway, April 13, 2015

The Charlotte Region Going Global: Strategic Regional Global Competitiveness and Marketing Plan, March 2015

CPCC to launch global logistics degree program, Business Today, March 19, 2015

Economic developers call for Charlotte to focus on manufacturing, Charlotte Observer, March 18, 2015

JPMorgan gives CPCC $235,000 to create logistics degree program, Charlotte Observer, March 18, 2015

Bank kicks in $235,000 for CPCC logistics, distribution program, Charlotte Business Journal, March 18, 2015

CPCC to open new global logistics degree program with support from JPMorgan Chase grant, March 18, 2015

Expert: STEM, not stadiums, will build Charlotte, Charlotte Business Journal, March 13, 2015

Ambassador Wittig Tours Charlotte, North Carolina, German Missions in the United States, March 10, 2015

In Depth: Mary Vickers-Koch, with CPCC, Time Warner Cable News, March 10, 2015

The German Language & Culture Foundation awards CPCC $8,000 grant, March 3, 2015

CPCC collaborates with foreign manufacturers relocating to Charlotte, North Carolina Now, UNC-TV, Feb. 20, 2015

Charlotte regional college confab grows to include S.C. institutions, Charlotte Business Journal, Feb. 19, 2015

Apprenticeship Charlotte, Carolina Impact, WTVI PBS Charlotte, Feb. 17, 2015

Charlotte airport’s next big hire: Someone to boost development, Charlotte Observer, Feb. 14, 2015

Dr. Tony Zeiss, Carolina Business Review, Feb. 13, 2015

CPCC’s Tony Zeiss wants to increase college’s role in luring jobs, Charlotte Observer, Feb. 13, 2015

CPCC, 11 other schools team up for enhanced job training, Charlotte Observer, Feb. 5, 2015

Charlotte-area community colleges, tech schools to collaborate, Charlotte Business Journal, Feb. 3, 2015

International Business, Carolina Impact, WTVI PBS Charlotte, Feb. 3, 2015

Community Colleges to Establish Regional Collaborative for a Global Economy, Jan. 15, 2015

Short on workers, a Swiss company trains them stateside, Swiss News, Jan. 13, 2015

2014 News

TTIP treaty would save automaker $500M a year, BMW chief says, Charlotte Business Journal, Dec. 2, 2014

CPCC speakers discuss trade deal’s potential impact on Carolinas, Charlotte Observer, Dec. 2, 2014

Charlotte Regional Intermodal Facility, Carolina Impact, WTVI PBS Charlotte, Sept. 30, 2014

Photos from the Global Vision Leadership Group Breakfast held on June 26, 2014

Airport rail yard putting Charlotte on freight map, Norfolk Southern official says, Charlotte Observer, June 26, 2014

Charlotte builds a global presence, Charlotte Business Journal, June 2014

Small businesses can grow through exporting, Charlotte Observer, April 1, 2014

Going Global, Greater Charlotte Biz, April 2014

CPCC launches Center for Global Workforce and Logistics Education, March 11, 2014

Can Charlotte become a global economic powerhouse?, Charlotte Observer, Feb. 28, 2014

Greater Charlotte Region Partners Talk Strengths and Needs in Manufacturing with White House, Feb. 26, 2014

Attracting jobs, industry to CLT is goal of intermodal facility, Charlotte Business Journal, Feb. 11, 2014

What we can do for the next generation, The Washington Post, Feb. 7, 2014

News coverage for 2014 Global Competitiveness Summit and Advanced Manufacturing Awards

Education, work-force training key to ensure Charlotte region competes globally, Charlotte Business Journal, March 12, 2014

Next step for U.S. manufacturing is ‘mass customization,’ Siemens exec says, Charlotte Business Journal, March 12, 2014

Charlotte needs better-trained workers to compete globally, leaders say at summit, Charlotte Observer, March 12, 2014