Virginia's community colleges announce new initiative to address worker shortage

Virginia's community colleges on Thursday announced the launch of a Virginia Infrastructure Academy to address the needs within the infrastructure ...

August 16, 2022
3:52 AM

Virginia's community colleges on Thursday announced the launch of a Virginia Infrastructure Academy to address the needs within the infrastructure industries.'The availability of a trained, skilled workforce continues to stand out as a significant challenge to infrastructure construction and maintenance industries in the commonwealth,' Sharon Morrissey, interim chancellor of the Virginia Community College System, said in a news release.Recent data revealed companies are struggling to fill more than 100,000 infrastructure jobs in Virginia.

Rodney Robinson