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May 2, 2024

Partner Spotlight: Cullum

Three Voices of Cullum: Johnny, Jared, and EarlFinding Success in the Mechanical TradesJohnny, Safety SupervisorJohnny Lucas is a friendly and approachable guy in his second career — a career he is deadly serious about. Johnny is a Safety Supervisor...

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Mar 26, 2024

Partner Spotlight: N.W. White

Creating Opportunity at NW White:  How Dump Trucks Can Carry Workers to a Great CareerJosh Chappell grew up in the shadow of his grandfather’s dump truck company; although he loved and understood the family business, he wanted to strike ou...

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Oct 10, 2023

Columbia Station WLTX Features Be Pro Stop at Sumter Middle School

SUMTER, S.C. — Teaching students about different job opportunities is the goal of Be Pro Be Proud, a program that educates students about highly skilled jobs. The 18-wheeler travels to schools throughout the state, parking at local middle and high s...

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Aug 2, 2023

Lexington Magazine Highlights Be Pro at Start of School Year

Be Pro Be Proud SC:  Building Tomorrow’s Workforce, TodaySource: Lexington Life Magazine, August 2023Be Pro Be Proud SC is a unique workforce development program designed to promote the benefits of skilled trade careers across the state in hope...

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Mar 7, 2023

BPBP Winter 2023 Update

Winter 2023Our Be Pro Tour Operators Alisha and Justin are having a terrific semester -- we have recently surpassed a lifetime total of 25,000 visitors who have experienced the Mobile Workshop, and we aren't done yet! All of us at Be Pro Be Proud SC l...

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Nov 18, 2022

Be Pro Be Proud SC Reaches 20,000 Impacted

SC Department of Employment and WorkforceNEWS RELEASENovember 15, 2022Be Pro Be Proud SC is a unique workforce development program designed to promote the great wages and benefits of skilled trade jobs across the state in hopes of bringing a new generatio...

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Nov 17, 2022

Carolinas AGC Highlights Partnership with BPBP in Combating Workforce Shortage

Excerpted from Living with a Workforce Shortage by Jean FeingoldConstruction is booming in the Carolinas and even more could be built if contractors had additional workers. But like other industries, construction is suffering from a serious workforce shor...

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Nov 17, 2022

BPBPSC Fall 2022 Update

Fall 2022 Update The Be Pro Be Proud SC Mobile Workshop is on the road for Year Three of its journey, criss-crossing the state and moving quickly towards the 20,000 visitor mark -- a feat made all the more impressive considering it began its mission in t...

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Nov 9, 2022

Be Pro Be Proud Launches Mobile Workshops in NC

On October 20, 2022, Be Pro Be Proud, Inc officially welcomed its fourth state into the fold with the introduction of two new Mobile Workshops in North Carolina.The North Carolina Home Builders Association has led the effort to bring Be Pro Be Proud to th...

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Oct 19, 2022

Be Pro Be Proud Uses Gamified Interactive VR Experiences to Recruit Next-Generation Skilled Workforce

October 2022 - Be Pro Be Proud is a national non-profit spearheading the movement to bring a new generation of pride, progress, and professionals to the skilled workforce in every state. As the current skilled workforce is at or near retirement age, Be Pr...

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Oct 18, 2022

Groove Jones and Be Pro Be Proud: The immersive training firm shows gamification is a serious working avenue.

October 17, 2022 - Creative augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) technology firm Groove Jones develops immersive solutions for enterprises, brands, and location-based experiences. It also helps to enhance customer engagement and marketing with immersive...

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Oct 11, 2022

Be Pro Featured at SC Chamber Workforce Development Symposium

On October 4th, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (SCDEW) and SC Works, hosted its 2022 Workforce Development Symposium in Greenville. Be Pro Be Proud SC was a featured project of the...

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