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From Virginia to the World

Unique program has Virginia students acting as export advisers. 

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When Education Meets Employment: A Conversation With Earl Buford

VEDP President and CEO Jason El Koubi spoke with Earl Buford, president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning about CAEL’s mission and work, best practices for getting workers the training they need for the jobs they want, and the family history that motivates him. 

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Creating Positive Outcomes for Students and Employers: A Conversation with Anne Kress

VEDP President and CEO Jason El Koubi spoke with Anne Kress, president of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) about the importance of community colleges in workforce development, the effectiveness of industry partnerships in delivering talent to employers, and NOVA’s efforts to serve a large, diverse Northern Virginia population. 

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HII Leans on Local Partners to Fill Significant Workforce Needs

The Apprentice School in Newport News allows students to fire up virtual power tools and get firsthand experience fusing metal for vessels produced by Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), a division of HII.

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Press Releases

IperionX Selects Virginia for first U.S. 100% Recycled Titanium Metal Powder Facility

September 27, 2022

IperionX Limited, a U.S. critical minerals company, plans to make a capital investment totaling $82.1 million to establish Virginia’s first titanium demonstration facility in Halifax County.

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Food Manufacturer to Expand in Virginia

September 26, 2022

Evermade Foods, a Virginia-based co-manufacturer of prepared meals sold under private label at grocery stores and through meal subscription services, will invest $110,000 to expand in Fauquier County.

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Virginia-Founded Unmanned Aircraft Systems Provider to Establish Operations in Manassas

September 23, 2022

RapidFlight, a Virginia-founded integrated designer and manufacturer of unmanned aircraft, will invest $5.5 million to establish operations in the City of Manassas.

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Case Studies

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Podcasts

Anne Kress Podcast Horizontal Headshot VER Q2 2022

Creating Positive Outcomes for Students and Employers: A Conversation With Anne Kress

July 5, 2022

President, Northern Virginia Community College

Earl Buford Horizontal Headshot VER Q2 2022

When Education Meets Employment: A Conversation With Earl Buford

July 5, 2022

President, Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

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