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December 12, 2019
Engineering Excellence
© 2019 Getty Images
By 2020, one of the city’s higher education institutions, in partnership with some of the city’s major STEM businesses, will look to make a bridge of their own to address a skills gap that is prominent across the country. In the fall of 2020, the College of Charleston (CofC) will officially introduce its Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering degree program after being approved by the state’s Commission on Higher Education this summer. 
December 10, 2019
Accelerating Childcare in Oregon
Like much of the nation, Oregon is in a childcare crisis. There are openings for only one in three children under the age of five in registered childcare centers and in-home providers. This is not only a crisis for families seeking affordable and high-quality childcare, it impacts employers who are struggling to attract and retain talent in a record low unemployment environment. 
November 21, 2019
OxiCool
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Imagine the ability to cool a vehicle, home, or building without the need for manmade refrigerants. Consider further that this environmental magic is achieved through the molecular processing of water as a refrigerant in an efficient and economical closed-loop system.

November 18, 2019
2019 Hiring Our Heroes Awards Gala
© Hiring Our Heroes

Each year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative recognizes the tremendous contributions of those who have gone above and beyond to help our nation’s heroes by honoring companies, organizations, and individuals at its annual awards gala.

November 14, 2019
A Country Lends Itself to Bigness
© Lubbock Economic Development Alliance
Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University (TTU), which has eight satellite campuses located within the “bigness” of the West Texas region: Abilene, Amarillo, El Paso, Fredericksburg, Highland Lakes, Junction, Midland, and Odessa. While you may not be familiar with these towns, you are probably familiar with the problems that face their workforces.
November 13, 2019
Wellbeing in the Workplace Pledge Signing
© Hiring Our Heroes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in collaboration with the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End the National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS) Executive Order Task Force, and the U.S.

November 8, 2019
Korean Peninsula at night from space
© NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Suomi NPP VIIRS data from Miguel Román, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
A strong business community matters to the nation because the private sector produces the goods, services, and jobs that society needs to survive and thrive, individually and collectively. Moreover, the private sector-led economic activity provides the revenue to fund the public sector in its vital role in the country.  

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