October 12, 2021
The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced the launch of the STEM Talent Challenge to support programs to train science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) talent and fuel regional innovation economies across the nation. The $2 million program will provide funding for work-and-learn programs to increase America’s STEM-capable workforce in emerging and transformative sectors such as space commerce, aeronautics, digital manufacturing, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, and cybersecurity. The deadline to apply is October 12.
December 9, 2021 - December 10, 2021
The Tennessee Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council (TREEDC) will hold its annual conference at Tennessee Tech University from December 9-10. This year’s conference will will include panel presentations and discussions on post-pandemic economic recovery resources, COVID-19 assistance programs, and lessons learned from Tennessee mayors during the pandemic.