Economic Gateway http://www.i72corridor.com I 72 Opportunity Corridor News RSS Feed Sat, 20 Oct 2018 22:52:19 -0700 en-us Celebrate National Women's Business Month in the I-72 Corridor http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=19412 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The I-72 Corridor is home to many women-owned businesses. From local physicians to restaurant owners and healthcare companies, women are leading Illinois businesses. We invite community members to rec... What Communities Can Do to Grow their Workforce http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=18777 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Workforce attraction has become critical from a business and community perspective. As the unemployment rate continues to drop, fewer people are in the market for a position, making it necessary to do... Cameron Jones is Building a Career and Family in the I-72 Opportunity Corridor http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=18118 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Cameron Jones, a Professional Engineer and Surveyor in Training with Benton & Associates, Inc., is a young professional growing his career in Jacksonville. Benton & Associates (B&A) is an ... A Young Professional Reconnects with Her Jacksonville Roots While Growing Her Career http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17724 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Erin Kleinlein is a Project Manager at Turner Painting & Construction in Jacksonville. When she relocated from South Carolina, Erin was looking forward to reconnecting with her roots but was unsur... Lawyer, and Chicago-Native, Samantha Dudzinski Chose to Build Her Career in Jacksonville http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17511 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Samantha Dudzinski is an attorney with Rammelkamp Bradney, P.C., based out of their Jacksonville location.  She is an associate with the firm, concentrating in labor, employment, the public secto... Jacksonville Center for the Arts says “THANKS A MILLION” in pursuit of a brand new Civic Center http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17245 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Jacksonville Center for the Arts held a special event to celebrate a very important milestone in pursuit of a brand new Civic Center for the city of Jacksonville. The “THANKS A MILLION&rd... City Council approves $125,000 loan for K’s Creek Golf Club & Wine Bar http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17244 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Jacksonville aldermen approved a loan to help with the project to revamp the former Northridge HIlls Golf Course after a series of somewhat confusions motions, and finally, a vote. The city eventua... JWCC offering summer certified nursing assistant classes http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17243 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 John Wood Community College will offer classroom certified nursing assistant courses during the summer semester at its Quincy campus and at the Southeast Education Center in Pittsfield. The eight-w... JWCC, JDub Academy to offer Summer STEM Camp http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17242 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 QUINCY -- John Wood Community College will offer, in conjunction with JDub Academy, Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs Summer STEM Camp, a program focused on manufacturing processes and skills. The camp ... Illinois Universities Are Producing More Startups Than Ever http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17241 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 More startups are being formed at Illinois universities than ever before, and those entrepreneurs are becoming more likely to remain in-state after they graduate. That’s according to a new re... Illinois economy in 'slow stable' growth http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17240 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 URBANA — The Illinois economy remains in slow stable growth, reflecting a strong national economy, according to the latest University of Illinois Flash Index. The index dipped in March to 104... Bioprocessing lab at UI could produce thousands of jobs http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17239 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Decatur, Ill (WAND) – The University of Illinois is close to completing a new integrated bioprocessing research lab (IBRL) which could potentially add thousands of jobs to the central Illinois e... Illinois ranks high in economic development projects http://www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media/?item=17238 www.i72corridor.com/i72-opportunity-corridor/news-and-media Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 For the second straight year, Illinois ranks third in the nation for its number of economic development projects. Site Selection magazine's annual Governor's Cup awards indicate that Illino...