Gov. Kay Ivey announced the formation of the Alabama Credential Registry, which will enable employers and education and training providers to publish all the certificates, licenses, traditional degrees, and non-degree credentials offered in Alabama. This credential information will be displayed on the Alabama Credential Registry to signal to employers that a worker or student possesses the requisite skills for a job. – Alabama Works!
A “Shop Local, Support Small” license plate is available for pre-order, supporting small businesses in Alabama. 250 pre-orders are needed before the license plates will go into production. The effort is led by Main Street Alabama. – WAAY 31
The FAA has awarded grants totaling $4.3 million to five Alabama airports for improvement. The grants went to Mobile Downtown Airport; Montgomery Regional Airport-Dannelly Field; Bill Pugh Field Airport, Russellville; Monroe County Aeroplex Airport, Monroeville; and Bessemer Airport. – Alabama Political Reporter
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has been selected by the National Science Foundation to receive a nearly $300,000 grant through the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program and workforce development. The project introduces bioinformatics research to students from schools historically underrepresented in this type of undergraduate experience – HudsonAlpha