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Veterans Returning to School

Last Updated by Sharon Person on

Through its American Graduate program, Mississippi Public Broadcasting is creating a hub of resources for veterans thinking about returning to school. MPB started with a workforce luncheon Dec. 6, to discuss resources and challenges veterans have to further their education and improve career opportunities. Representatives from the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Health Administration, Military One Sour

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Career and Technical Education is a Viable Option!

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Thousands of students graduate every year from 4 year institutions, but are unable to obtain jobs in their field of study. There are several factors that may impact graduates ability to obtain a job, right after graduation. One factor is graduates sometimes lack the skills and experience that employers demand today. That’s where career and technical education comes in!

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MPB American Graduate Partners with Mentoring Program

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MPB American Graduate Project partnered with New Beginnings Mentorship Program to present information on College and Career Readiness, Career Pathways, Study Skills, and more.

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Auto Correct: Technicians

Last Updated by Liz Gill on

How do technicians become certified mechanics? Are there different kinds of technicians? We find out on this broadcast of Auto Correct!

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MPB Creates Early Work Experiences for Young People

Last Updated by Emily Henderson on

This week at MPB's partner, Youth Media Project, the students dove into their group projects. Last week, each group brainstormed angles for each of their projects, and all of their projects are revolving around the idea of community engagement through solutions journalism.

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MPB Partners with Youth Media Project for Summer 2018

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Mississippi Public Broadcasting has partnered with the Youth Media Project to offer a rigorous summer program that trains young people with the core competency skills necessary to secure gainful employment in the local workforce.

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Student Documentaries to Screen at Film Festival

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Film festival chooses to screen student films at the upcoming Crossroads Film Festival in April 2018

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Youth Media Students Produce Documentaries

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The Mississippi Youth Media Project, Mississippi Public Broadcasting's partner in dropout prevention, recently finished its summer intensive program. The program worked with 29 students ages 14 to 18 from 12 schools in central Mississippi.

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Youth Media Project Students Finish Summer Program

Last Updated by Emily Henderson on

The Mississippi Youth Media Project, Mississippi Public Broadcasting's partner in dropout prevention, recently finished the summer intensive program. The program worked with 29 students ages 14 to 18 from 12 schools in central Mississippi.

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Youth Media Project Students Focus on Digital Storytelling

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The MPB Education team has been busy training central Mississippi teens alongside its newest partner in dropout prevention, the Mississippi Youth Media Project.

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