On February 12th, Stanly Community College (SCC) participated in the inaugural Stanly Academic Career Exploration (ACE) Night.
The mission of Stanly ACE was to provide a greater understanding of the new and changing workforce trends in Stanly County and the region. SCC was represented by the schools of Advanced Manufacturing, Industry, Technology & Trades; Health & Public Services; and Transfer and Business. SCC partnered with Stanly County Schools, Stanly County Chamber of Commerce, Stanly County, NC Works Career Center and the City of Albemarle to serve students, parents and the general community.
“I am appreciative of the partnership between education, government, and business to make Stanly ACE a success,” stated SCC President, Dr. John Enamait. “It is extremely important that our community understands current and future skills in our workforce. SCC recognizes the strong relationship between academic and career goals, and this event brings them together.”
Over 45 businesses and educational resources were on hand to assist students, parents and community members with questions and opportunities on future career choices in Stanly County.
This was a free event and funding was provided by a Federal Perkins grant and the Stanly County Economic Development Commission.
For additional information about the Stanly ACE event, contact Jeff Parsons, Associate Vice President of the School of Advanced Manufacturing, Industry, Technology & Trades at 704-991-0321 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A number of SCC faculty were on hand to answer questions at the Stanly ACE event. Pictured is Gonda Watson, IT Cybersecurity Program Head.