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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The welding program at Flint Hills Technical College continues to grow by leaps and bounds, expanding from an 11,000 square foot space to a 14,000 square foot space. The most recent class included 19 students, prompting instructors to add an additional booth to the 18

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Xcel Strategies is hosting its 2nd annual Xcel Welding Competition at Hutchinson Island by Savannah, Georgia. The event aims to connect men, 15 to 25 years old with welding careers and to highlight the strength of local businesses, trade schools, and welding opportunities in the

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Summer Carlson is still in high school, but she has already found her dream job, planning to forge a lifetime career in welding after working as the first woman at Exeter’s Horizontal Boring & Tunneling. Carlson has a passion for welding, completing a series of

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding Jobs and Training News

Spokane, Oregon’s beloved artist and educator, sister Paula Mary Turnbull, has passed away after spending years creating iconic welding artwork around town and educating visitors to her convent. Turnbull viewed teaching art as central to her mission, and she created the popular “Garbage Goat” sculpture

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Kelli Gilliam often went against the normal expectations for her, playing trumpet when all of the girls in her class played flute. When her father asked her to tag along to a welding class, she began to learn about what would become her future career.

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A military veteran and now welding shop co-owner, Chanda Maldonado is busy recruiting more women to get involved in welding in Chattanooga, TN. She pitches a welding career to women saying,  “It’s very empowering to do this.” Maldonado learned welding from her welding shop co-owner

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A group of manufacturing companies in Georgia have partnered together to present the Manufacturers Education Foundation (MEF) Scholarship to three students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC). The scholarship targets students who stand out with their academic achievements. Image Source The goal of the scholarships

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The school district of Georgetown, South Carolina has doubled the number of students who have completed its student-driven Career and Technology Education training program. High School students take all of the regular courses that would be required in a high school alongside a variety of

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The biggest barrier to a career in welding is a lack of training. Many manufacturing and equipment companies are looking for experienced welders who are ready to step onto the job ready to go. That’s especially true in Pennsylvania, where residents are struggling to find