WNY Bank Offering Free Digital Courses To Area Residents

first_imgPixabay Stock Image.JAMESTOWN – One of the largest banks in Western New York is working to help those economically impacted by the pandemic by helping them gain free digital skills part of new online courses.Leaders with M&T bank have launched a program called WNY Tech Skills Initiative.Launched in response to persistent unemployment and underemployment exacerbated by the pandemic, the company says the initiative offers virtual training experiences that will connect community members with access to in-demand skills.The training will benefit people interested in careers in technology, as well as those who want to gain digital skills to make themselves more marketable when pursuing jobs in other fields. The virtual training programs are free for residents of Western New York, offering three learning phases:Open access, self-led skills training: Virtual, project-based learning pathways that will introduce participants to various technology and digital skill areas, such as data analysis, digital marketing, UX design and software engineering.Virtual tech skill workshops: One-hour to day-long courses that allow for tech career path exploration through foundational training.Virtual upskilling programs: Part-time, instructor-led courses that offer advanced training designed to enhance participants’ readiness for careers in tech.Initially, the open-access, self-led skills training will be available for up to 3,000 people, with subsequent training phases made available soon after students complete a portion of phase one training.Candidates for the virtual upskilling programs will be reviewed by General Assembly for eligibility based on participation in the first two phases and proficiency in applicable technology skills.To learn more visit techbuffalo.org/wny-tech-skills-initiative. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

India bids to stage 2022 Commonwealth Games shooting events

first_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted Content9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhy Do Americans Consider Him To Be The Best President?6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth27 Breathtakingly Beautiful Albino Animals6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesThe Best Cars Of All TimeTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World? Making a case for Archery at the Commonwealth Games “Key aspects of this assessment will be to ensure that the proposal conforms with our rules and regulations, is operationally deliverable, sets manageable precedents for the Commonwealth Games and ultimately adds value to athletes and the Commonwealth sports movement,” Grevemberg said in a statement. Read Also Serena powers past Giorgi for ‘solid’ start to 2020 The BBC reported on Tuesday that shooting and archery could take place four months before the Commonwealth Games begins in July 2022. The 2022 Commonwealth Games is billed for Wednesday July 27 to Sunday August 7. Officials for the 2022 Commonwealth Games are considering a proposal to stage shooting and archery in India even though the event is being hosted by the English city of Birmingham. The proposal was described on Tuesday as “innovative” by David Grevemberg, chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, and will be reviewed over January and February “with the ambition of strengthening Commonwealth sport”. Commonwealth Games India put forward the idea with the support of the country’s government, along with the governing bodies of shooting and archery. India, which traditionally has a good record in shooting, threatened to boycott the games after the sport was excluded from the programme along with archery.Advertisementlast_img read more