Navigation Links
Carnegie Mellon's Steinbrenner Institute helps grow green jobs
Date:8/12/2010

PITTSBURGHCarnegie Mellon University's Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research is helping Heritage Community Initiatives in Braddock, Pa., to retrain local workers to create a pool of green collar employees and boost both local economic growth and energy efficiency.

A handful of local and regional business and academic leaders along with a U.S. Labor Department Energy Training Partnership grant, awarded to Heritage Community Initiatives, are putting their resources together in hopes of making western Pennsylvania a green-friendly metro area.

"The MOVE-IT Job Training Program is designed to provide skills to workers in order to help them obtain green jobs among industries looking to reduce energy consumption and environmental damage through more efficient use of the planet's natural resources," said Deborah Lange, executive director of the Steinbrenner Institute. "The program has spawned a wonderful collaborative effort that will send these workers into a variety of industry sectors spanning green construction, deconstruction, demolition, recycling and home energy retrofits."

Twenty-two Mon Valley program trainees will soon join the ranks of more than 800,000 green collar workers nationwide. The current 10-week program includes classroom training as well as certification training. The capstone of the program is a two-week field exercise involving deconstruction activities at the former UPMC Braddock Hospital. The trainees will be on site through Aug. 15.

"We believe that an educated and fully employed citizenry is a key ingredient to a healthy community," said Michele Atkins, interim president and CEO of Heritage Community Initiatives, which provides programs in education, transportation and job training. "We are grateful to the federal government for giving us a grant to train people in green jobs. As part of the grant, our trainees are participating in the deconstruction of the former hospital
'/>"/>

Contact: Chriss Swaney
swaney@andrew.cmu.edu
412-268-5776
Carnegie Mellon University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Carnegie Mellon to host crisis management workshop
2. Carnegie Mellon to host workshop about basics of technology entrepreneurship
3. Carnegie Mellon research provides insight into brains decision-making process
4. Carnegie Mellon will test ability of embedded sensors to detect onset of dementia, infirmity
5. UT Southwesterns cancer center earns National Cancer Institute designation
6. OHSU Knight Cancer Institute researchers isolate importance of gene in breast cancer prognosis
7. Kennedy Krieger Institutes Dr. Paul Lipkin selected for national health policy fellowship
8. DTM Systems Is Pleased To Announce That Aaron Alsop Has Achieved The Project Management Professional Credential With The Project Management Institute
9. News from Karolinska Institutet at ESOF 2010
10. Advanced Pain Institute Opens Expanded Los Angeles Area Pain Management Center
11. Cambridge Healthtech Institute Announces its Second Annual "The Bioprocessing Summit"
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2015)... New York, New York (PRWEB) , ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... of Zecurion Zlock Mac , its groundbreaking new version of endpoint DLP developed ... testing of Zlock Mac, in which more than 100 IT and information security professionals ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... SC&H Group, a leading ... includes being named a “Best of the Best” firm in the U.S., as well ... the “Best of the Best” in the U.S., selected exclusively on performance in specific ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... CanAm Enterprises LLC, (“CanAm”) ... permanent green cards (I-829 petition approval) from the USCIS through an investment in ... step of the EB-5 visa process for immigrant investors to become lawful permanent ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... , ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... popular VitaSkin™ collection of products, the VitaSkin™ Exfoliating Peels. This revolutionary collection of ... pillars: Firm, Bright, Calm, and Clear. , Formulated with alpha hydroxy acids ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... ... information about new patients directly from Practice Perfect to FOTO enabling cost and ... , Steven Presement, President of Practice Perfect, stated "FOTO is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Zecurion Announces Endpoint Security for Mac 2Health News:SC&H Group Receives Multiple Honors from INSIDE Public Accounting 2Health News:CanAm Enterprises Reaches Another Milestone with More Than 1,500 I-829 Petition Approvals 2Health News:Éminence Organic Skin Care Introduces Results-Oriented Exfoliating Peels for Every Skin Type 2Health News:Éminence Organic Skin Care Introduces Results-Oriented Exfoliating Peels for Every Skin Type 3Health News:FOTO Announces New Integration Partnership with Practice Perfect 2
... Footprint at DaVita,s Six Corporate Business OfficesEL SEGUNDO, Calif., ... ), a leading provider of kidney care services for ... that the company is the first FORTUNE 500 healthcare ... Green Power Partnership program. Joining this program is part ...
... 2009PURCHASE, N.Y., May 12 Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health(R), Chromax(R) and Diabetes ... improve cardiovascular health, enhance memory and reduce chronic joint ... and the first nine months of fiscal year 2009 ...
... JENA, Germany, May 12 Occlutech, the leading European,developer of ... for its new generation ASD and PFO occluders, the Figulla ... and PFO occluders encompass a new innovative,delivery system, making the ... is facilitated by the ability of the delivery,system to allow ...
... PET/CT Viewer to Provide High Quality Viewing Capability on a ... ... PETLinQ LLC, a leading radiology solutions provider , is proud to ... pure thin client web based application created for the viewing of full ...
... care will present technology and admissions educational sessions for ACHCA ... ... May 12, 2009 --Patient Placement Systems, the leading provider of ... it will exhibit and present two sessions at the American ...
... during the earthquake require long-term specialized care to properly heal ... ... China (Vocus) May 12, 2009 -- On the one-year anniversary ... Project HOPE , an international health education and humanitarian assistance ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:DaVita Becomes the First FORTUNE 500 Healthcare Services Company to Join the EPA Green Power Partnership 2Health News:DaVita Becomes the First FORTUNE 500 Healthcare Services Company to Join the EPA Green Power Partnership 3Health News:Nutrition 21 Announces Financial Results for Q3 Fiscal 2009 2Health News:Nutrition 21 Announces Financial Results for Q3 Fiscal 2009 3Health News:Nutrition 21 Announces Financial Results for Q3 Fiscal 2009 4Health News:Nutrition 21 Announces Financial Results for Q3 Fiscal 2009 5Health News:Nutrition 21 Announces Financial Results for Q3 Fiscal 2009 6Health News:Nutrition 21 Announces Financial Results for Q3 Fiscal 2009 7Health News:PETLinQ to Debut Pure Web Based PET/CT Fusion Viewer at June 2009 SNM Conference 2Health News:Patient Placement Systems Presenting Two Sessions at ACHCA 2009 Convocation 2Health News:Patient Placement Systems Presenting Two Sessions at ACHCA 2009 Convocation 3Health News:Project HOPE Launches Rehabilitation Program to Address Needs of Thousands Recovering from Injuries Sustained During the May 12, 2008 Earthquake 2Health News:Project HOPE Launches Rehabilitation Program to Address Needs of Thousands Recovering from Injuries Sustained During the May 12, 2008 Earthquake 3
(Date:9/1/2015)... BerGenBio AS ("BerGenBio" or the ... has appointed Hilde Furberg and Dr ... of Directors, effective immediately. Hilde Furberg ... and biotech and is currently Senior Vice President Rare ... role was Vice President and General Manager of Nordic ...
(Date:8/31/2015)...  DICOM Grid,  the #1 medical image exchange ... as a semifinalist for a Minnie award for ... are sponsored by Auntminnie.com, a comprehensive community website ... imaging industry.  Since 1999, the "Minnies" have provided ... contributions of their peers. Nominations are made by ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015 Thousands of people will peacefully demonstrate ... opioid addiction epidemic at dozens of rallies across the ... the United States has experienced ... opioids and heroin, yet the President has never once ... letter to President Obama , rally organizers compared ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BerGenBio Appoints Non-Executive Directors 2DG Suite Nabs "Minnies" Nomination for "Best New Radiology Software" 2Obama Administration's Neglect of Opioid Crisis Prompts Rallies in Many States 2
The CH 2000 Cardiac Diagnostic system is a fully featured stress testing system that can include Microvolt T-Wave Alternans (MTWA) testing capability as an add-on feature. , ,Interfaces with Tra...
... The Volk G-1 trabeculum provides the highest ... Perfect for viewing and treating the trabecular meshwork. ... of the anterior chamber angle while the central ... view the posterior pole for signs of glaucoma ...
... AFX (Air Fluid eXchange) Lens ... designed for use in an ... its use as a primary ... low profile and sutureless design ...
... The 45° Prism is ... pathologies and are recommended ... (PDR, BRVO etc.) and ... can be used for ...
Medicine Products: