Jan 20, 2023
Attendees at the 2023 Emerging Issues Forum will hear directly from speakers and panels about real measures that can break down barriers faced by workers so they can connect with meaningful employment.
Jan 19, 2023
NCDIT announced that IEI is one of eight state government partners to receive a Digital Equity Grant for broadband expansion and digital inclusion efforts in North Carolina.
Jan 12, 2023
IEI is one of 12 local partners that will work with Connect Humanity to help 50 communities in 12 Appalachian states connect all residents with affordable, high-speed broadband.
Nov 16, 2022
Registration is open for the 2023 Emerging Issues Forum, which will take place Monday, February 13, 2023, at the NC State University McKimmon Center in Raleigh.
Sep 1, 2022
IEI announces the five regional teams that will make up the Talent First Economics community cohort. The cohort will serve as a peer learning network for the 2023 Emerging Issues Forum to increase collaboration among workforce, economic and community development leaders to ensure their regions are better equipped to grow their workforce, with a focus on underrepresented workers.
Jul 13, 2022
IEI has received a gift from former Gov. James B. Hunt, Jr. and his wife Carolyn, establishing an endowment that will continue to fund the institute’s Hunt Internship.
Jun 22, 2022
Units across NC State University, in collaboration with the NCWorks Commission and the NC Association of Workforce Development Boards, will launch the NC Workforce Development Leadership Initiative this fall.
Jun 9, 2022
IEI is pleased to announce its first endowment, a gift from the Tony McLean Brown family in honor of the IEI National Advisory Board.
May 25, 2022
IEI has received a $2M grant from The Duke Endowment to continue its successful Faith and Community Initiative for another five years.
May 13, 2022
The Foothills Regional Commission held a virtual event on April 28 to mark the start of its process to create digital inclusion plans for four Western NC counties: Cleveland, McDowell, Polk and Rutherford.