President's State of the Union Speech Recognizes CPCC

last modified Feb 01, 2012 08:09 AM

Here are links to some of the media coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union address, including his recognition of CPCC and our efforts to train dislocated workers such as Jackie Bray. Our strong partnerships with companies – including Siemens – further our efforts to become the national leader in workforce development.

Guest List for the First Lady's Box at the State of the Union Address: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/01/24/guest-list-first-ladys-box-state-union-address

01/24 -- http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/blog/power_city/2012/01/first-lady-invites-siemens-charlotte.html?ed=2012-01-24&s=article_du&ana=e_du_pub

01/24 -- http://thepage.time.com/2012/01/24/guest-list-for-the-first-ladys-box/

01/24 -- http://obsdailyviews.blogspot.com/2012/01/in-first-ladys-box-cpcc-student.html

01/25 -- http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/01/25/1804571/nc-community-college-student-in.html

01/25 -- http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/01/25/2956347/speech-featured-an-nc-success.html

01/25 -- http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2012/01/25/state_of_union_what_s_the_deal_with_central_piedmont_community_college_.html

01/25 -- http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/24/politics/sotu-transcript/index.html - “Jackie Bray is a single mom from North Carolina who was laid off from her job as a mechanic. Then Siemens opened a gas turbine factory in Charlotte and formed a partnership with Central Piedmont Community College. The company helped the college design courses in laser and robotics training. It paid Jackie's tuition, then hired her to help operate their plant.”

1/25 - http://chronicle.com/article/Obama-Puts-Focus-on-Higher/130447/

1/25 - http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/blog/queen_city_agenda/2012/01/cpcc-meet-potus.html?ed=2012-01-25&s=article_du&ana=e_du_pub.

1/27 - http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/story/2012-01-26/community-college-job-retraining/52808678/1

1/31 - http://theenergycollective.com/sheilakoliva/75467/siemens-employee-highlighted-during-state-union-address

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