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  • Column: Rev interest in high-tech auto jobs

    Dec. 13, 2017: The Detroit News

    Michigan’s automotive industry is healthy, but it’s vastly different than in years past. The mobility world is upon us, and it represents one of the most significant inflection points we have ever experienced in our industry and state. The career possibilities are much more diverse than they were 10 years ago and continue to broaden. But the industry does have a problem. Talent. While the perceptions of our industry as a career opportunity have improved, too many of our students still do not consider the automotive industry as an exciting, high-tech career option with a potential for growth. That needs to change.

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  • OU takes the next step in furthering higher education availability

    The Oakland Post: Nov. 28, 2017

    As of 2015, around 60 percent of Americans had not obtained an associate’s degree or higher, according to Forbes. Oakland University has entered a full partnership with the Detroit Promise Program beginning fall of 2018 to provide Detroit students with the opportunity to combat that statistic.

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  • ‘Two red flashing lights’ in Detroit chamber’s regional report

    Crain’s Detroit Business: Nov. 1, 2017

    Economic gains in per capita income, gross domestic product and private sector job growth were overshadowed by “two red flashing lights” in education attainment and the financial and physical health of Southeast Michigan residents in the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 2017 State of the Region report.

    The chamber’s annual report highlights “a record of stability and success” while also pointing to areas the region needs to improve to help the long-term viability of commerce and economic growth, said Sandy Baruah, president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber.

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  • Detroit Regional Chamber’s State of the Region Report Marked by Growth

    dbusiness: Nov. 1, 2017

    The Detroit Regional Chamber today released its State of the Region report during a luncheon event at Detroit’s Cobo Center.

    “This past year was a year of tremendous growth. The renaissance of Detroit — and the region — is private sector led, technology focused, and sustainable,” says Sandy Baruah, president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber. “For the fourth straight year, the Detroit region has outpaced the national average in private sector job growth. For the first time since before the recession, the region’s unemployment rate matched the nation’s unemployment rate.

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  • Region’s economic future looks bright despite some weak spots, Chamber says

    Detroit Free Press: Nov. 1, 2017

    The Detroit Regional Chamber finds a lot to like in southeast Michigan’s economic performance in its latest annual State of the Region report.

    “For the fourth straight year, the Detroit region has outpaced the national average in private sector job growth,” Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah said in his forward to the 32-page report. “For the first time since before the recession, the region’s unemployment rate matched the nation’s unemployment rate.”

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