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Collective Action is the Answer

Collective Action is the Answer The tech shortage is an industry problem that has to be solved by the industry as a whole.   Contributed by Greg Settle   If you have been around the transportation industry for any length of time, the phrase “technician shortage” has to be a familiar one. Other than a

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TechForce Announces $10,000 Brienne Davis Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Angelina who was awarded a $10,000 NASCAR / Brienne Davis Memorial Tuition Scholarship.   Ever since Angelina was a little girl, her family would travel 10 hours to ride sand rails in the desert. Together, with her grandparents and father, they assembled a soap box car from scratch; racing it for four years. At the

TechForce Foundation Honors Terry Emig’s Legacy

Terry Emig, much-beloved colleague and former director of motorsports and event marketing at Universal Technical Institute (UTI), is also the namesake of TechForce Foundation’s Terry Emig Hero Spirit Award, established in 2017 by his most ardent admirers, Nancy Bruner of Shell Lubricants and Kim McWaters of UTI. Before Terry’s recent and poignant passing, a limited-edition,

TechForce Welcomes Jennifer Wagner as Director of Marketing & Communications

  Recently, TechForce welcomed Jennifer Wagner as director of marketing & communications. Her 19-year career began in online marketing and public relations where she worked with a variety of clients including Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, the Arizona Coyotes and Morton’s The Steakhouse. Jennifer then moved into the non-profit sector serving as the director

WD-40 Company Partners with TechForce Foundation

WD-40 Company Announces Three-Year Partnership With Techforce Foundation   Partnership to support TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success® Industry-wide Initiative   SAN DIEGO – May 29, 2018 –  WD-40 Company and TechForce Foundation have teamed up to support TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success™ initiative, an industry-wide effort to help solve the technician shortage in America, champion the vehicle

How Trucking is Addressing the Diesel Technician Shortage

This article originally appeared on TruckingInfo.com on May 7, 2018; written by Ronnie Garrett. Ed Chipalowsky is a diesel technology instructor for Monroe Career and Technical Institute in Bartonsville, Pennsylvania. Though at first blush, the words technical institute imply the school solely caters to post high school graduates, Chipalowsky teaches in its high school program

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