News & Updates

The Future of Work has been recognized by Congress as a leader in 21st century workforce development. On the House floor, the Future of Work was praised for paving the way for students and jobseekers to prepare for jobs in technology, engineering, and manufacturing. https://sustainablemuncie.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Greg-Pence-recognizes-Future-of-Work-on-House-floor.mp4...

Kevin Klinger and John Smith lead a group of Ball Students in an immersive learning experience partnering with businesses and nonprofits at the Madjax building By: Andrea McDermott, Future of Work Program Associate Ball State’s iMADE projects are forging solutions to workforce needs through collaborations and community...

Muncie, Indiana Named 2020 All-America City Award Winner A behind-the-scenes photo of the Muncie team giving their presentation. Photo provided by Jane Ellery AUGUST 21, 2020 By The Muncie Action Plan— Muncie, IN—Muncie, Indiana has been recognized as one of 10 All-America City award winners. The National Civic League presented...

I Am The Future of Work’ Campaign Connects Students to STEM Careers AUGUST 19, 2020 Abe Hunt, a manufacturing engineer at Magna Powertrain is pictured during a Youtube video where he describes his work at Magna Powertrain. By Kyra Zylstra— Muncie, IN—I AM THE FUTURE OF WORK, a career...

The Delaware County Web of Support Ambassadors have created video messages and sharable postcards of gratitude and affirmation. During this time of uncertainty and change, we invite you to strengthen your web of support and spread the encouragement we all need by sharing these helpful...

Explorer Workshops have gone virtual! We hope your families are staying safe during these uncertain times, and we are delighted to continue providing hands-on and engaging STEAM programming while still respecting physical distancing recommendations. The Summer Maker Club is providing guided instruction exploring technology, science and...

Strengthening opportunities along the education-to-workforce pipeline is an important focus of our Future of Work activities. I AM THE FUTURE OF WORK is a career campaign that gives students an up-close and un-scripted look at local career opportunities in high-growth, high-demand job fields. With guidance...

OF WORK AT MAGNA Name: Brad  Daugherty Job Title: Manufacturing engineering tech at Magna powertrain Average Starting Salary: $50,000 https://sustainablemuncie.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/FOW-Brad-new.mp4 How long have you been with Magna?? I've been in my current position about 6 months, but I was an intern here starting in 2018 and hired in full time after that. Other...

OF WORK AT MAGNA Name: abe hunt   Job Title: Manufacturing engineer at Magna powertrain Starting Salary: $50,000  https://sustainablemuncie.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/FOW-Abe.mp4 How long have you been with Magna?? I've been at Magna a total of 4 years. I started as an intern in 2016, did that for 2 years and have been an engineer here...