Greater Johnstown Team Takes 2nd Place at WSCAM Statewide Contest

Yesterday in the heart of Harrisburg, at the Whittaker Center, the atmosphere was electric as the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing Middle School Student Video Contest Statewide Awards unfolded. Among the 22 talented contenders, for the first time ever, one of...

Youth Apprenticeship Week

Youth Apprenticeship Week is an annual celebration that highlights the importance of apprenticeship as a pathway for people aged 16-24 to launch successful careers. During this week, the National Institute for Innovation and Technology™, in partnership with the U.S....

A Day of Manufacturing Exploration in Butler County

Today was an exciting day for Catalyst Connection – we spent the day in Butler County showcasing careers in manufacturing to local students! Our day began at Butler County Community College for their annual MFG Day event. High school students, eager and...

Recap: Intro to Additive Manufacturing Workshop

In the ever-evolving landscape of Industry 4.0, staying ahead means embracing innovation at its core. Today, in partnership with Pittsburgh Technical College and The Consortium for Public Education, we continued our Industry 4.0 Teacher Academy sessions with a...

A Day of Manufacturing Exploration at Mill 19

Yesterday was an awesome day at Mill 19! We had a blast hosting students from Cornell, Hampton, and South Allegheny high schools as part of the Consortium for Public Education’s Future Ready Leaders program. It was all about diving headfirst into the world of...

Industry 4.0 Teacher Academy Success!

Catalyst Connection and The Consortium for Public Education recently created a 3-day professional learning experience called Industry 4.0 Teacher Academy! During this unique summer experience 18 local educators learned how the manufacturing industry is using emerging...