Southwest Indiana STEM Challenge

Evansville, IN – 28 high school teams from Southern Indiana took part in the 8th Annual Southwest Indiana STEM Challenge at Oakland City University on Friday, April 12th. The event was organized by the Southwest Indiana Workforce Board. Each team, including four students, engaged in group challenges related to the industry, focusing on teamwork, critical […]

Jobs For America’s Graduates State Career Development Conference

JAG students at State CDC

On March 15, 2024, students from 12 regions across Indiana took part in the State Career Development Conference at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis. These students, who are part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program, compete locally each year with winners advancing to the State competition. The local JAG students from Region […]

Southwest Indiana Workforce Board Hosts Another Vanderburgh County Jobapalooza

WorkOne Southwest Evansville Building

Evansville, IN – Southwest Indiana Workforce Board recently organized another successful Jobapalooza event in Vanderburgh County on Thursday, October 19th, which took place at the WorkOne Southwest office in Evansville. The event was open to job seekers of all ages and experience levels and aimed to connect them with potential employers and resources to help […]

Southwest Indiana Workforce Board’s Annual Breakfast Meeting

Attendees at SWIN's Annual Breakfast Meeting

Evansville, IN – The Southwest Indiana Workforce Board recently concluded its Annual Breakfast Meeting at Venue 812 in Evansville on September 22nd. The event brought together a diverse group of professionals and industry leaders, providing an opportunity for networking and collaboration. The presentations by David St. Clair and Jarred Howard on the Comprehensive Local Needs […]

So.INFAME’s 2023 AMT Graduation

Princeton, IN—On Wednesday, May 10th, 33 students from Southwest Indiana will sign to embark on a new journey for their future in a high-wage, high-demand career path. The Southern Indiana Federation of Advanced Manufacturing Education (So.INFAME) offers an earn-and-learn model for industrial maintenance positions through a partnership with Vincennes University. View full press release here.

2023 Southwest Indiana STEM Challenge

Evansville, IN – 31 Southern Indiana High School teams will compete in the 7th Annual STEM Challenge on Friday, April 14th at Oakland City University. Each team will include four students that will compete in a variation of group challenges relevant to the industry centered around teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Challenges have been developed […]

JAG CDC 2023

JAG CDC Outstanding Senior - Shelby Neese

Evansville, IN – Students from nine high schools recently participated in the Region 11 Career Development Conference. The students are part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program and compete each year locally with winners advancing to the State competition. JAG students compete in 12 different categories either as a class or individually. Competitions […]

Whitney Zellers to serve as the Talent Retention Specialist for Perry County

Whitney Zellers

 Perry County, Indiana, January 5, 2022- Grow Southwest Indiana Workforce Board would like to welcome Whitney Zellers as the new Perry County Talent Retention Specialist. Whitney is a native of Perry County and a graduate of Tell City High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree from USI and has has an extensive background in Healthcare […]

JAG CDC 2022

Evansville, IN – Students from nine high schools recently participated in the Region 11 Career Development Conference. The students are part of the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) program and compete each year locally with winners advancing to the State competition.  JAG students compete in 12 different categories either as a class or individually. Competitions […]