Speed-to-Market Accelerator Wins NorTech Innovation Award

The Speed-to-Market Accelerator team at Lorain County Community College (pictured from left) Kathryn Maerlender, Tim Howard, Patty Kushner, Terri Burgess Sandu, Priscilla Diem, and Annette McIver show off the NorTech Innovation Award it won this fall.  The team won the 2014 NorTech Innovation Award in the national trend category for its unique approach to talent planning and acquisition in emerging industries.

As described by NorTech in presenting the award, “Lorain County Community College (LCCC) has taken an innovative approach to talent planning and acquisition for emerging industries in the Speed-to-Market Accelerator program, which is focused on companies in Northeast Ohio’s advanced energy and flexible electronics clusters. LCCC’s role in the STMA program is to facilitate a suite of workforce and talent services. It works with regional partners to ensure a highly skilled talent pool is in place to meet the needs of growing companies. Innovations include integrating workforce development for advanced energy companies with national trends, a talent consortium, a forum to exchange best practices, career awareness workshops, and a talent planning workshop customized for small to mid-size businesses.”

Speed-to-Market Accelerator Wins NorTech Innovation Award

The Speed-to-Market Accelerator team at Lorain County Community College (pictured from left) Kathryn Maerlender, Tim Howard, Patty Kushner, Terri Burgess Sandu, Priscilla Diem, and Annette McIver show off the NorTech Innovation Award it won this fall.  The team won the 2014 NorTech Innovation Award in the national trend category for its unique approach to talent planning and acquisition in emerging industries.

As described by NorTech in presenting the award, “Lorain County Community College (LCCC) has taken an innovative approach to talent planning and acquisition for emerging industries in the Speed-to-Market Accelerator program, which is focused on companies in Northeast Ohio’s advanced energy and flexible electronics clusters. LCCC’s role in the STMA program is to facilitate a suite of workforce and talent services. It works with regional partners to ensure a highly skilled talent pool is in place to meet the needs of growing companies. Innovations include integrating workforce development for advanced energy companies with national trends, a talent consortium, a forum to exchange best practices, career awareness workshops, and a talent planning workshop customized for small to mid-size businesses.”

Speed-to-Market Accelerator Wins NorTech Innovation Award

The Speed-to-Market Accelerator team at Lorain County Community College (pictured from left) Kathryn Maerlender, Tim Howard, Patty Kushner, Terri Burgess Sandu, Priscilla Diem, and Annette McIver show off the NorTech Innovation Award it won this fall.  The team won the 2014 NorTech Innovation Award in the national trend category for its unique approach to talent planning and acquisition in emerging industries.

As described by NorTech in presenting the award, “Lorain County Community College (LCCC) has taken an innovative approach to talent planning and acquisition for emerging industries in the Speed-to-Market Accelerator program, which is focused on companies in Northeast Ohio’s advanced energy and flexible electronics clusters. LCCC’s role in the STMA program is to facilitate a suite of workforce and talent services. It works with regional partners to ensure a highly skilled talent pool is in place to meet the needs of growing companies. Innovations include integrating workforce development for advanced energy companies with national trends, a talent consortium, a forum to exchange best practices, career awareness workshops, and a talent planning workshop customized for small to mid-size businesses.”

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