With only one more Friday before the scholarship deadline, this is the second to last post in the Fulfill Your Dreams series.
Meet scholarship recipient James Birkenkamp, an electrician from Local 150 in Crystal Lake, IL.
Learn how a scholarship from Union Plus can make it possible for students like James to earn a degree the union way. Continue reading
Get ready for some union training with NLC through our Bonnie Ladin Union Skills Program.
It’s official! The courses will now be held at the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS), a union facility and home of the International Organization of Masters, Mates, and Pilots, AFL-CIO, in Linthicum, Maryland. Continue reading
If you missed it, check it out to see what Dean Katz had to say about Occupy Wall Street, the decline in union membership and “The Second Bill of Rights.”
Hundreds of students have already signed up to take a class in Fall 2012. Are you one of them?
Don’t forget that August 6th is the scholarship and financial aid deadline. With classes less than two months away, there’s no time like the present to fulfill your dreams with NLC like Sarah Gray of Machinists Local Lodge 2339H.
Sarah’s love of travel propelled her into a career in the sky, but the flight attendant traded her travel guidebooks for textbooks when she enrolled at NLC – and she couldn’t be happier. Continue reading
When Edward Smith attended National Labor College (NLC) back in 1974, labor was in its heyday. A labor shortage meant high wages and ‘cafeteria’ benefits.
Smith was a sponge soaking up all the information he could from his professors and his fellow students, who came from all across the country to fight for workers.
“We were all dedicated; all on a mission,” says Smith. “We were missionaries for the labor movement.” Continue reading
July 4th has come and gone in a burst of fireworks and barbeques with union-made Ball Park Franks and beer.
That means Back to School is just around the corner for the kids, but don’t forget about your educational plans. You still have time to apply for scholarships and federal financial aid for the Fall semester at NLC.
A scholarship was a great help to one recent NLC graduate, Francis Nevel of CWA Local 2201 from Quinton, VA. Continue reading
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Portraits and Group Photos of the Class of 2012, their family, friends and union leaders Photo Credit: Page One Photography