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My Future of Work Internship By Christina Ziuchkovski Christina's Story This Summer I started working for The Sustainable Muncie Corporation as an intern for The Future of Work. As a recent graduate from Anderson High School, I felt very blessed by the opportunity to begin fulfilling my aspirations...

By: Andrea McDermott, Future of Work Program Associate ecoREHAB’s STEP (Skilled Trades Education Program), is creating solutions to workforce needs by providing training for a career in the construction industry. Partnering with Ball State College of Architecture & Planning, Eastern Indiana Works, Shafer Leadership Academy,...

DECEMBER 3, 2020 By AARP Indiana— MUNCIE, Ind. – Sustainable Muncie Corporation (SMC) was selected for a $12,500 2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant and plans to bring greater access to broadband internet service to one of Muncie’s east-side neighborhoods. SMC will use the funding from the grant to...

STEAM AT HOME ARCHITECTURE CHALLENGE SUPPLIES: 20 NOTECARDS, 16 PAPERCLIPS, SCISSORS, RULER, A BOO CHROMOTOGRAPHY FLOWERS SUPPLIES: COFFEE FILTERS, MARKERS, PIPE CLEANERS, SMALL CONTAINER WITH WATER MARSHMALLOW ENGINEERING CHALLENGE Supplies: Marshmallows, Toothpicks, Ruler EXPLORING COLORS AND CHEMICAL REACTIONS Supplies: Baking Soda, Vinegar, Food coloring or washable paint, pan or container, pipettes (or use...

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...