Monthly Archives: September 2013

EQT Corporation supports Keys2Work

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Smart Futures welcomes EQT Corporation as our latest corporate champion of career education in Pennsylvania.  EQT has donated $25,000 to specifically support the use of Keys2Work with disadvantaged and at risk populations.

As a result, hundreds of young people will strengthen the foundation skills that are critical for success and school and in the workplace.  The key outcome will be measured in terms of increases in each young person’s earning potential.

Thank you, EQT, for your generous support.

 

Exposing the Myth of the “University” Education

 

University or resort or cathedral?

 

 

 

This article exposes the Myth of the “University” and the effects propagating the myth has on our young people.

A must read — lots of dining room discussion topics here.

http://thebaffler.com/past/academy_fight_song#.UijIeJUS5h4.email

 

Smart Futures is working with a group of upper level information technology students from Carnegie Mellon University to create a tool that uses crowd-sourcing to identify education programs that teach transferable, relevant skills with an attractive ROI.

In the end, what is real for the education consumer are SKILLS.