On March 22nd, in cooperation with Mountain Empire Community College, Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing co-hosted Manufacture Your Career, an evening panel discussion highlighting the manufacturing sector and the career paths it offers. Beth Boggs, Career and Transfer Counselor at MECC, successfully promoted the event and recruited students from a variety of technical programs to

8th Grade Career Carnival

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 by

On March 23rd SVAM and member companies Steel Fab, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, and Scholle IPN Packaging attended Virginia Highlands Community College’s Career Carnival. The Career Carnival’s purpose is to expose 8th grade students in the area to various career opportunities that are available to them. The hope is to open their eyes