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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 [...]

BYC VISITS CAROLINA CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL

By |2017-07-13T20:17:10+00:00July 13th, 2017|Categories: Partnerships|

Carolina Construction School trains students to be “job ready” for heavy equipment, CDL and more. BYC spent time with this GREAT example of how companies in our industry have accepted the challenge to improve our workforce. Kim Lineberger, President of LCI-Lineberger Construction, Inc., is the NCCER accredited training sponsor and supporter for this State of South [...]

BYC PARTICIPATED IN SC CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE

By |2017-06-30T19:26:07+00:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Partnerships|

BYC joined the many middle school and high school teachers who focus on technical education for a conference in Greenville, SC June 25 thru 27. From across the state of South Carolina these CTE Educators learned the variety of careers and vocations that give their students viable, good-paying jobs in the technical arena. Joined by Greg [...]

BYC MEETS CHARLOTTE MAYORS YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

By |2017-06-23T20:31:21+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Partnerships|

Can you use a high school intern in Mecklenburg County, NC? The Charlotte Mayor’s Youth Empowerment Program may work for you. Already vetted, highly motivated and career-oriented students. The program has been ongoing for 31 years. You can observe how this year’s group is doing and prepare for being a part of next year. Their goals [...]

BYC PARTNER CONTRACT CONSTRUCTION

By |2017-05-24T16:14:26+00:00May 24th, 2017|Categories: Partnerships|

BYC Partner, Contract Construction, Inc. of Chapin, SC is embarking on a dynamic program to have about a dozen high school students from Timberland High in Berkeley County, SC serving as apprentices this summer. Contract President, Greg Hughes’ spent summers on a construction site while growing up and knows firsthand the power of involving young people. [...]