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Governor’s Weekly Message: Partnering with Colleges and Universities to Train a Competitive Workforce

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, February 21, 2014



(Georgetown, DE) – In his weekly message, filmed at the Theodore C. Freeman Powerplant Education Building in Georgetown, Governor Markell highlights the valuable role colleges and universities play in building the economy and preparing Delaware’s workforce for jobs of the future.

“Within a few years, more than 60 percent of Delaware jobs will require education or training beyond high school,” said Governor Markell. “So our colleges and universities have a more critical role than ever in growing our economy. By partnering with and supporting our colleges and universities to ensure Delawareans have the opportunity to learn skills and do research for growing industries, we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/7Y3pTVAKeBY
Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml
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Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript:  Partnering with Colleges and Universities to Train a Competitive Workforce

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Governor’s Weekly Message: Partnering with Colleges and Universities to Train a Competitive Workforce

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, February 21, 2014



(Georgetown, DE) – In his weekly message, filmed at the Theodore C. Freeman Powerplant Education Building in Georgetown, Governor Markell highlights the valuable role colleges and universities play in building the economy and preparing Delaware’s workforce for jobs of the future.

“Within a few years, more than 60 percent of Delaware jobs will require education or training beyond high school,” said Governor Markell. “So our colleges and universities have a more critical role than ever in growing our economy. By partnering with and supporting our colleges and universities to ensure Delawareans have the opportunity to learn skills and do research for growing industries, we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”

Every week, the Governor’s office releases a new Weekly Message in video, audio, and transcript form. The message is available on:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/7Y3pTVAKeBY
Delaware.Gov: http://governor.delaware.gov/podcast_video.shtml
By email: Please contact our press team to subscribe to our press list
Facebook: www.facebook.com/governormarkell
Twitter: www.twitter.com/governormarkell

Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript:  Partnering with Colleges and Universities to Train a Competitive Workforce

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Related Topics:  , , ,


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