Penn State Continuing Education Holds Info Session on "Staying Competitive"

 Penn State Worthington Scranton Continuing Education recently presented its 2nd Annual "How to Stay Competitive: Creating Workforce Development Opportunities in NEPA" information session on campus. The program included current information on how to obtain grant funding for employee training.  Guest speakers discussed a variety of topics including: Industry Partnerships, WEDnet funding programs, Wall Street West and statewide workforce initiatives. Program attendees included representatives from some of the area's largest manufacturers and businesses as well as area hospitals and health care providers.
Gathering at the program, from left, Susan Shaffer, Director of Workforce Initiatives, Wall Street West; Sue Spry, Associate Dean, Workforce Development, Luzerne County Community College; Kim Vangarelli, Penn State Worthington Scranton Director of Continuing Education; Sandi Vito, Deputy Secretary of Workforce Development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Sue Fitch, Penn State Worthington Scranton Continuing Education Area Representative and coordinator of the program; and Dr. William Curley, statewide Director of Continuing Education, Penn State.