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AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

| July 15, 2014, 10:52 AM | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) has been awarded the Veteran Pathways Out of Homelessness (VPOH) grant for the third year to provide training for veterans to help them transition and thrive in civilian careers. The VPOH grant is awarded under the Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, administered by the Veterans’ Employment and […]

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8 veterans complete Project Opportunity

8 veterans complete Project Opportunity

| March 29, 2014, 03:43 PM | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC)  announced that eight veterans have successfully completed the Project Opportunity training program and graduated in a ceremony at the Youth Employment Center in Glen Burnie on Tuesday, March 18. The graduates are: Howard Biddle, Janeen Birkhead, Patricia Buckley, Greg Coster, Chuck Davis, Regina Gillens, Jason Harris and Emma […]

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MillsRide program launches for employees of Maryland Live! and Arundel Mills

MillsRide program launches for employees of Maryland Live! and Arundel Mills

| March 15, 2014, 11:27 AM | 0 Comments

Employees of Arundel Mills Mall and Maryland Live! Casino can now board a free shuttle to the Cromwell Light Rail station and MTA #14 bus during times when transit was not normally available. The new service, MillsRide, is a demonstration shuttle project launched this week by Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) and The BWI Business Partnership. […]

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Pathways To Cybersecurity Training Program Proves To Be Model Of Success

Pathways To Cybersecurity Training Program Proves To Be Model Of Success

| February 18, 2014, 01:03 PM | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) today announced that the Pathways to Cybersecurity Training Program achieved excellent results and helped to address the critical shortage of skilled cybersecurity and information assurance workers in regional government agencies and businesses. In 2010 a 3-year, $4.9 million grant was awarded to AAWDC from the Department of Labor […]

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A New Program For Workforce Transportation Comes To Anne Arundel County

A New Program For Workforce Transportation Comes To Anne Arundel County

| August 28, 2011, 11:32 AM | 0 Comments

Transportation has long been a major employment barrier for many individuals in Anne Arundel County. Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC), through a Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) grant awarded by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA), is working to reduce that barrier in northern Anne Arundel County. JARC is funding focused on addressing the […]

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Summer Work Experience Program Combats 21% Youth Unemployment Rate

Summer Work Experience Program Combats 21% Youth Unemployment Rate

| August 14, 2011, 05:52 PM | 0 Comments

In a time when 1 in 5 youth age 16-24 are unemployed, the YouthWorks! Summer Work Experience Program operated by Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation helped 62 Anne Arundel County youth secure a six-week work experience this summer, a number doubled from last year. On August 9th, individuals completing the program were honored for their […]

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County Executive Leopold Attends Inmate Graduation Ceremony

County Executive Leopold Attends Inmate Graduation Ceremony

| June 09, 2011, 04:09 PM | 0 Comments

Last Friday, County Executive Leopold joined Department of Detention Facilities Superintendent Terry Kokolis and Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corp. CEO Kirk Murray at Ordinance Road to present certificates to the first eight inmates enrolled in a 90-hour welding vocational program at the facility. The aim of the program is for inmates to learn marketable skills […]

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BRAC Jobs Are Here–Now What?

BRAC Jobs Are Here–Now What?

| May 01, 2011, 11:19 AM | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) and the Howard County Office of Workforce Development is hosting a BRAC Jobs 101 presentation on May 3, 2011 to update the community on where the BRAC related  jobs are,  what type of jobs are available and how to apply for them. According to Kirkland Murray, President and […]

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Senator Cardin To Laud Anne Arundel Youths

Senator Cardin To Laud Anne Arundel Youths

| August 12, 2010, 02:04 PM | 0 Comments

Thirty-two Anne Arundel County Youth will be honored in a Closing Celebration for their participation in the YouthWorks! Summer Work Experience Program this Friday. Participants will receive recognition from Senator Benjamin L. Cardin and motivational words from business owner Charles Duckett. Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) partnered with the Department of Social Services and […]

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$4.9 Million For Cyber Security Jobs

$4.9 Million For Cyber Security Jobs

| June 29, 2010, 05:25 PM | 0 Comments

County Executive Leopold announced today that the U. S. Department of Labor has awarded a $4.9 million Community-Based Job Training grant to Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation, Anne Arundel Community College and their partners for the Pathways to Cyber Security Careers Consortium initiative. “This grant will help us feed the technology jobs pipeline with highly […]

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