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STATE UTILITY CONTRACTORS HOSTS 4TH ANNUAL EQUIPMENT RODEO

By |2019-05-23T03:15:43+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: BYC Ambassadors, Education, Partnerships, Workforce Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Long-time Carolinas AGC member, State Utility Contractors of Monroe, NC hosted their 4th Annual Equipment Rodeo held out Porter Ridge HS in Union County on Tuesday, 05/07/19. Several Union County schools participated in the event, with over 100 students attending. Groups of students visited heavy equipment stations where they had the opportunity to operate Bobcat mini [...]

BYC SPOTLIGHT SERIES, MAY 2019: CONTRACT CONSTRUCTION

By |2019-05-23T15:53:09+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: BYC Spotlight Series, Education, Partnerships, Workforce Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on Contract Construction, Carolinas AGC members since 1994. Contract was founded in Ballentine, SC in 1984 and provides construction services throughout the state---with offices in the Midlands, Upstate and Lowcountry areas of South Carolina. Since it was founded, Contract has been deeply involved in countless community-based outreach initiatives geared toward [...]

BYC, REEMERGE & SC WORKS PARTNER TO FIND SC JOBS FOR THE FORMERLY INCARCERATED

By |2019-05-23T15:40:37+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Partnerships, Workforce Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Build Your Career is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with REEMERGE, a Midlands, SC area reintegration and employment placement program for the formerly incarcerated, in direct affiliation with SC Works and the U.S. Department of Commerce. REEMERGE is a 6 - 12 month comprehensive reintegration program that uses coaching and mentoring, education, employment and [...]

CAGC’s BILL STRICKER WORKS ONSITE FOR HALL CONTRACTING!

By |2019-04-26T14:32:39+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: CAGC Member Support, Fundraising, Partnerships, Workforce Development|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Earlier this month, Carolinas AGC Vice President of Operations and Workforce Training, Bill Stricker, had the opportunity to work onsite for the day for one of our long-standing CAGC member firms, Hall Contracting. This fun-packed day was the result of a winning bid made by Mike Hall, President and Owner of Hall Contracting, at our 2019 [...]

BYC LAUNCHES CONTRACTORS IN THE CLASSROOM!

By |2019-04-26T13:58:29+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: CAGC Member Support, Education, Partnerships, Workforce Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Recently the Carolinas AGC Foundation Build Your Career (BYC) workforce development initiative launched its “Contractors in the Classroom” program at R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston, SC in partnership with long-time CAGC member firm, Trident Construction. Contractors in the Classroom is a program designed to place our BYC Ambassadors directly in schools throughout the Carolinas [...]

TRIANGLE GRADING & PAVING SPONSORS NEW HEO PROGRAM AT ALAMANCE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

By |2019-01-10T19:03:51+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Education, Partnerships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Alamance Community College partners with CAGC member Triangle Grading & Paving of Burlington, NC to launch inaugural Heavy Equipment Operator program in January 28, 2019 CAGC is pleased to announce our long-standing member, Triangle Grading and Paving, is partnering with Alamance Community College to launch an inaugural Heavy Equipment Operator certificate program on January 28, 2019. [...]

INDUSTRY INVOLVEMENT AT HIGH SCHOOL IS CRITICAL

By |2017-12-04T20:52:26+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Partnerships|

Harding University High School construction students were fortunate to have John Ashworth from Wayne Brothers, Inc. and Tristan Gray from Batson-Cook Construction work with them to honor National Career Development Month. John from Wayne Brothers instructed the students on how to build formwork structures. They built a foundation mock wall including the erection process and installing [...]

AN OPEN LETTER FROM OUR OLD FRIEND STEVE GENNETT

By |2017-10-05T19:09:38+00:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Partnerships|

An Open Letter from our Old Friend Steve Gennett I recently began volunteering with Build Your Career. Why? During my forty six years working for the construction industry, one of my biggest concerns was how to recruit and retain young folks into our industry. It’s difficult to communicate to students—and more importantly, to their parents—the vast [...]

BYC PARTERS WITH STATE UTILITY CONTRACTORS, INC.

By |2017-08-07T16:21:16+00:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Partnerships|

State Utility Contractors celebrated the end of the school year by hosting an Equipment Rodeo for students in Union County Schools. Students got to operate a skid steer loader and a mini-excavator in an open setting. The students came away with wonderful knowledge of how much fun working outside can be and of the seriousness while [...]

BYC PARTNER PINNIX, INC. WINS AWARD

By |2019-01-04T18:20:48+00:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Partnerships|

In June BYC partner Pinnix, Inc. was awarded the Gaston County Schools Certificate of Recognition for their outstanding contribution to the Students @ Work Program. Ron Pantuso, Pinnix President, explained what they do; along with hosting teachers for the past two summers for educator day, they visit schools to speak directly with students and have come [...]