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Nov 1, 2023

Public Service National Champions

Georgia’s Public Service and Outreach staff likes to say UGA won three recent national championships. Two were the back-to-back 2022 and 2023 NCAA football championships. The other was for public service.Last November, UGA was awarded the C. Peter M...

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Oct 2, 2023

Be Pro Be Proud GA included in Proclamation declaring October Careers as Construction month

Governor Brian P. Kemp has officially declared October 2023 as "Careers in Construction Month" in Georgia, the number one state to do business in the U.S. This proclamation honors construction craft professionals and their significant role in th...

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Jun 16, 2023

Wellstar Community Partnership with Be Pro Be Proud Preparing Students for Success

Wellstar’s Strategic Community Development (SCD) is focused on aligning with academic and workforce development community partners to create talent pipelines for both clinical and non-clinical careers in healthcare and at Wellstar.   One o...

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May 16, 2023

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia visits THINC College & Career Academy

LaGrange, GA., May 16, 2023 – Be Pro Be Proud Georgia (BPBP GA) provides kids, ages 13-17, simulations in 16 careers through their mobile workshop. BPBP GA rolled onto the THINC College & Career Academy campus for a two-day stop starting Monday,...

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May 15, 2023


SKILLED PROFESSIONS SIGNING DAY RECOGNIZES CHEROKEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORSCHEROKEE COUNTY, GA (May 16, 2023) – Be Pro Be Proud Georgia, a comprehensive initiative that connects students to post-secondary training and careers within the skilled p...

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May 9, 2023

2023 Skilled Professions Signing Day

Cherokee County recently hosted the Skilled Professions Signing Day, organized by Be Pro Be Proud Georgia, the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED), the Cherokee County School District, and Chattahoochee Technical College. The event aimed to hon...

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Apr 6, 2023

Be Pro, Be Proud tour opens skilled trades to students

Students from across Liberty County are getting a look, and a handson approach, at what their futures might hold.Bradwell institute students tried their hands at virtual welding, virtual truck driving and even plumbing as the Be Pro Be Proud trailer pulle...

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Feb 10, 2023

Newton County Agency & Georgia Piedmont Technical College Host Mobile Job Skills Workshop

COVINGTON, Ga. — The Be Pro Be Proud Mobile GA Mobile Workshop toured the county’s three public high schools and College and Career Academy this week to give Newton middle and high school students exposure to a number of skilled professio...

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Feb 1, 2023

Early Exposure to Skilled Trades

Right now, America 's workforce is facing a challenge. More than 26 percent of current skilled professionals are at or near retirement age; however, our country's workforce isn't prepared to fill the positions our retiring workers are creating...

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Dec 8, 2022

Be Pro, Be Proud Georgia event held in Burke County

(BURKE COUNTY, GA) - It's stressful for students as they try to figure out what they want to do with their lives.In Burke County, students got a chance to check out some interesting jobs, that are in high demand.The “Be Pro, Be Proud Georgi...

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Dec 7, 2022

Big rig turns into trade skills simulator for Burke County students

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (WJBF) Students looking to plan their future got a hands on experience with technical professions.We're the largest agricultural county this side of the Mississippi, so I feel like there's a great need for a large animal vet d...

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