Pathway to Prosperity Conference

Business Owners, Hiring Managers, Recruiters Join Us Thursday, October 12, 2017 Are you having a challenging time finding the skilled talent your business needs? Interested in sharing best practices or learning how you can influence and build the talent pipelines you need? Join us October 12th from 9am-1pm at the Pathways to Prosperity Conference to…

Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Sciences to Host Events Focused on Race and Diversity, Social Justice and Literature

Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Sciences will host several events this fall that focus on race and diversity, social justice and literature. The events include the latest installments from the University’s two longstanding series: the Robert A. Harvie Social Justice Lecture Series and the Les Bailey Writers Series. “These events demonstrate the full breadth…

The New York Times Publishes Report That Shows Saint Martin’s Graduates Fare Well in Income Mobility

The New York Times recently published an interactive report about which institutions provide access to students in lower income percentiles and whether those institutions help those students move to the upper fifth of income distribution. The report showed that Saint Martin’s graduates fared well in terms of income mobility. The report in The New York…

TuneUp Your Business this Fall

Are you seeing the returns you hoped for from your business? Introducing Business TuneUp! This fall, take control of your business and gain more personal time with Business TuneUp, a program brought to you by the Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business & Innovation. The TuneUp training program is designed for business owners who…

Prevent & Resolve Workplace Conflict – a Special Breakfast Workshop

Save the Date! Prevent & Resolve Workplace Conflict – a special Breakfast Workshop Thursday, October 19, 2017    7:15 – 9:00 a.m. Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Ave SE   Is there an elephant in your office? Workplace conflict and incivility are common in most organizations, but, too often, ignored or avoided. Unaddressed, they can have significant negative consequences…

Pierce County MakerFest 2017

We’re reaching out to invite you to exhibit or present at our annual celebration of Maker/DIY (Do-It-Yourself) culture. At MakerFest, exhibitors and presenters share their DIY process through displays, demonstrations and hands-on activities. As a community maker, this is an opportunity to showcase your talents to an audience of 1,000+ people at a free county-wide…