Entries by Leigh

2022 STEM and Tech Summer Activities in the Shenandoah Valley

We know that both parents and kids are ready for some summer fun after the school year so we’ve gathered a LONG listing of local tech activities for kids for the summer of 2022! Ranging from workshops to camps, this summer could be full of technology and STEM activities. Browse our blog post to see […]

TechNite 22 Recap

Shenandoah Valley Technology Council Congratulates 22 Nominees & 8 winners of Tech Nite 22 Harrisonburg, VA, May 6, 2022 – Once a year, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council (SVTC), the Valley’s regional organization for technology users and creators, recognizes and highlights the achievements of Shenandoah Valley technology firms, organizations, programs, and projects — and the […]

Virginia Announces the Deployment of $2 Billion to Achieve Near-Universal Broadband

Richmond VA, December 13, 2021.  New grants will advance Virginia 90% to the goal of achieving universal access to broadband and high-speed internet, placing Virginia on track to being one of the first states to successfully chart a path to universal access to broadband. The dramatic progress results from a combination of state, federal, local, […]

S.V. College Career and Internship Fairs, winter/spring 2022

JMU Campus – Wide Career Fair Tuesday, February 15 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm Wednesday, February 16 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00p.m. Festival Ballroom This career fair is open to all JMU students across all majors and class years, as over 100 employers from multiple industries are coming to campus to recruit JMU talent […]

Rural Broadband [RuralRISE]

  Now more than ever, the voices, thoughts, and input of rural communities are critical to reshaping and reopening the American economy. One of the most critical pieces is connectivity, internet, and broadband access. To help inform public policymakers about the true nature of the challenges and opportunities that rural communities face, we are developing […]

Virginia Technology Councils’ 2022 Policy Agenda

The Virginia Technology Councils’ 2022 Policy Agenda is a collaborative summary statement created by the tech councils in Virginia during December of the previous year [2021].  Education & Workforce Development In order for Virginia’s businesses to grow and thrive, they need well-trained and highly skilled employees. In the technology industry, Virginia continues to experience a […]

Delivery of the 2021 Tech Nite Award Pillars

Face to Face Networking at Our Annual Fall Tech Mixer: We Distributed 5 of 8 Tech Nite Award Pillars in Person This fall, we had the opportunity to gather in person, outside, network, and catch up, and best of all, we were able to deliver 5 of 8 Tech Nite award pillars. Of course, Tech […]

$1.5 Million in Grants to Grow Entrepreneur Support in Shenandoah Valley

The first step of the Build to Scale Grant is creating a regional coalition, which includes coming up with a common language and brand that tells people about all the entrepreneurs and opportunities that are in the area. “We’re really, really good at talking about our beautiful outdoor recreation and all the amazing small towns […]