Service Wire Co., Culloden WV, will be partnering with local colleges in each of the company’s three home states and enhancing its internal educational programs.
“I am pleased to share that we will be rolling out a new Workforce Development Program with five local educational facilities in Phoenix, Houston and Huntington, West Virginia,” Louis Weisberg, president and CEO said in the press release. “This new program will offer students the opportunity to enhance their skills and partner with our company for continued success after graduation.”
The pilot program will launch with San Jacinto College in Houston in conjunction with the company’s new manufacturing and distribution facility. Service Wire will award scholarships to San Jacinto College students for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years. Scholarships will also be awarded to students at Texas Southern University’s Jesse H. Jones School of Business.
In Phoenix, Service Wire Co. will be partnering with Maricopa County College and Western Maricopa Education Center and will provide additional scholarships for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 academic years.In Huntington, WV, the company is a sponsor of Marshall University’s new Transformative Sales & Service Excellence Center. This new facility aims to prepare students for a career in sales through relevant curriculum, solving real-world challenges, and networking with corporate partners.
The company also offers scholarship and educational opportunities for children of employees, according to Shane Berry, Service Wire's human resources director. The third leg of the company’s education initiative includes a new online learning program called Outschool. This resource offers grade school students access to year-round academic and extracurricular activities.