The GO Virginia Region 1 Council, which covers Southwest Virginia, announced Thursday it has recommended $1.38 million in funding for the United Way of Southwest Virginia to create a technology talent development program. As more tech companies enter the Virginia market during the next decade, it’s estimated that more than 200,000 IT jobs in Virginia
Program is partnership with Northern Virginia Community College and state government
In cooperation with Northern Virginia Community College, Tysons-based Alarm.com launched an apprenticeship program Friday aimed at producing workers with in-demand tech skills. Supported by the state’s GO Virginia economic development initiative, 10 initial apprentices, including three from the military community, will participate in Alarm.com’s paid yearlong apprenticeship program. They will receive 10 weeks of technical
The $250M Institute for Digital InnovAtion will be located near Amazon HQ2.
George Mason University is seeking a development partner to design, construct and operate its proposed $250 million Institute for Digital InnovAtion (IDIA) set to open in September 2025 on its Arlington campus. The university has released a request for proposals (RFP) seeking for partners to build 400,000 square feet of new building space adjacent to
Lance R. Collins currently serves as Cornell’s dean of engineering
Lance R. Collins, the Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering at Cornell University, has been selected as the first vice president and executive director of Virginia Tech’s $1 billion Innovation Campus, which is set to open in Alexandria’s North Potomac Yard area in the fall. He will join Virginia Tech as of Aug. 1. The Innovation