SkillsUSA


Tech School Buys Volvo Loader From Hoffman Equipment

The Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) in Schnecksville, Pa., evaluated its equipment options and decided to purchase a Volvo L90H wheel loader from Hoffman Equipment. LCTI offers technical programs ranging from medical/dental assistant to heavy equipment operations and more, making it the largest technical school of its kind in Pennsylvania and one of the largest in the country....


AED Foundation Announces Its Partnership With Illinois Central College, SkillsUSA

The AED Foundation's (AEDF) grassroots campaign and Vision 2025 movement prompted a collaboration between SkillsUSA, Illinois Central College (ICC) and AEDF. This partnership helps alleviate North America's widespread technician shortage via AEDF high school recognition and college accreditation....


AEM Partners with SkillsUSA To Tackle Manufacturing's Skills Gap

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has teamed up with SkillsUSA, a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives, to help provide America with a skilled and developed workforce....


JCB Apprentices Win SkillsUSA National Competition

Two JCB apprentices won first place in the mechatronics division at the recent SkillsUSA national championships. Anthony Smith and Victor De La Cruz were tested in practical skills in pneumatic technology, electrical systems, mechanical systems and general automation techniques....


Volvo CE's Welding Intern Shows Outstanding Performance at SkillsUSA

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) celebrated the exceptional performance of its welding fabrication engineering intern, Natalie Rhoades, during the SkillsUSA 2018 Championship season. The 20-year-old student was part of an all-female welding fabrication team from the Pennsylvania College of Technology that won gold at both district and state levels in Pennsylvania....


Highway Equipment Puts Students to the Test at SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA Pennsylvania held its annual state competition on April 19, 2018. Highway Equipment & Supply Co. provided Volvo heavy construction equipment (HCE) for the HCE operators competition at Fort Indiantown Gap in Annville, Pa., and a Volvo excavator for the electrical diagnosis station of the diesel technology competition at the Lebanon Fairgrounds, in Lebanon, Pa....


mikeroweWORKS Provides Travel Scholarships for SkillsUSA Members

The mikeroweWORKS Foundation has contributed $50,000 to a SkillsUSA scholarship fund for students competing in the world's largest showcase of career and technical education at the 2018 National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky....


SkillsUSA WorldTeam Earns Medallions of Excellence at International Competition for Young Skilled Workers

The SkillsUSA WorldTeam received four Medallions of Excellence in the WorldSkills Competition Oct. 14-19. SkillsUSA represents the United States and sent a team of 11 to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to compete in 10 skill categories during the 44th biennial event....


SkillsUSA WorldTeam Meets Top Education Officials Prior to International Competition

The SkillsUSA WorldTeam traveled to our nation's capital Sept. 12 to meet top officials at the U.S. Department of Education. The team will represent the United States at the upcoming WorldSkills Competition Oct....


Volvo CE Fuels Development in North America, Participates in SkillsUSA

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is continuing its support for the construction industry and helping to address the skills gap. Over the summer, Volvo CE donated an excavator to support operator training programs at Pennsylvania College of Technology, and participated in SkillsUSA and Skills Compétences Canada's annual competitions....






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