09/29/14: Vice President Biden announces recipients of job-driven training (TACT 4) grants
University of the District of Columbia – Community College. Award Amount: $2,394,110
St. Elizabeth's East Rise Demonstration Center Opens in DC (08/13/14)
UDC-CC/WDLL will deliver Microsoft Office training at St. Elizabeth's East Rise Demonstration Center for Fall 2014 Term (launches 09/08/14).
WDLL Reporting (Data & Statistics)
WDLL Presentation at APLU's (Association of Public and Land-grant Universities) National Summit on Improving Student Success Outcomes at Historically Black Colleges, Universities
In July 2014 Dean Kim R. Ford and David Lloyd represented WDLL by presenting Focus on the Student: Increasing Completion Rates and Transitioning Students From Non-Credit Programs to Degree Programs at APLU's National Summit. For details about the Summit, click here. To view WDLL's slide presentation, click here. To view other video and slide slow presentations at the Summit, click here.
06/23/14: Workforce Goes to the White House!!!!
Rosmatine M. Pondexter represented UDC-CC/WDLL in a focus group discussion at the White House about workforce development programs, their impact on unemployment and underemployment, barriers to employment, and other factors affecting opportunities for employment in today's job market.
Getting workers back on a career track, Washington Post, May 1, 2014
March 28, 2014: UDC-CC Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning Division Named Winner of 2014 National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) Education Foundation Teamwork Award
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Dr. Edith Westfall Selected Marano Fellow
Dr. Edith Westfall Selected for 2014 Class of Sector Skills Academy Fellowship in the hospitality and tourism sector. The Academy, operated by the Aspen Institute's Workforce Strategies Initiative, provides emerging leaders in the sectoral workforce development field with a unique professional development opportunity. Major support for the Academy is provided by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.