Illinois Supply Chain Management Training Program to Provide Employment Opportunities While Addressing Growing Demand for Talent CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced a new training program designed to prepare more residents for roles in Illinois’ growing... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is alerting the automobile industry, along with private party vehicle sellers, of a new federal odometer disclosure rule that increases the amount of time odometer readings must be declared at the time of a vehicle sale. The new... Read More.
Due to the national COVID-19 pandemic, there is currently a shortage of medical personal protective equipment (PPE), specifically “N95-rated” masks. The White County Farm Bureau is participating in “F.A.R.M. for Health” (Farmers and Ranchers Masks for Health). We are calling upon farmers, grain elevators,... Read More.
REND LAKE COLLEGE HOSTS LOCAL INDUSTRY LEADERS AT 2019 ADVISORY COUNCIL INA, Ill. — Dozens of local professionals met with Rend Lake College faculty, staff and administrators at their annual Advisory Council meetings. The curriculum and program outcomes in 24 different Career and Technical Education... Read More.
Streaming Services, Cable and Independent Film Projects Lead Expansion of Illinois Film Industry Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Film Office at the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity today announced that 2018 saw continued strong increases in film industry spending, wages and job hires... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is making it easier for military veterans to get jobs in the trucking industry. Senate Bill 822, initiated by White and signed into law by the governor, allows for an exemption from the Commercial Driver License (CDL) knowledge... Read More.
Drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), are already making soaring strides in a number of industries, and none less vital to Southern Illinois than agriculture. Of the dozen graduates in Rend Lake College’s first UAS program, two standouts are taking their lessons to... Read More.