Friday, April 29, 2016

Huntsville is #1: Best Places for STEM Grads 2016

Huntsville is #1: Best Places for STEM Grads 2016

Article Title: Best Places for STEM Grads 2016


Article Snip: "...Huntsville, near the state’s northern border, has a lot to offer STEM grads. The city has the lowest median monthly rent in our top 10 ($718 a month in 2014) and boasts higher-than-average STEM salaries. Of the 330 cities we analyzed, the average STEM salary was $84,222; in Huntsville, it was $95,150. About 29,000 people work at Cummings Research Park, a science and technology hub that encompasses nearly 4,000 acres. Dozens of Fortune 500 companies have a presence at the research park, including AT&T, IBM and Comcast. Huntsville stands out in particular for its opportunities in aerospace and defense. The research park hosts the Boeing Co., United Technologies, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon. The Huntsville area is home to the Army’s massive Redstone Arsenal, which employs over 35,000 people, many in the science and engineering fields. NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center is located on the grounds of the Redstone Arsenal and is the area’s third-largest employer...."


Article Source: www.nerdwallet.com
STEM Grad Employment, Employment opportunities in Huntsville,

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Where Jobs Are Squeezed by Chinese Trade, Voters Seek Change to Correct Damage Done

Article Title: Where Jobs Are Squeezed by Chinese Trade, Voters Seek Extremes


Article Snip: "...In the case of the Fifth District, which includes Huntsville and its space- and defense-related industries, as well as more industrial Florence along the Tennessee River, the move has been to the right..."


Article Source: www.nytimes.com
Chinese Trade, Politics,

Friday, April 15, 2016

10 of Huntsville's top tech employers in April

10 of Huntsville's top tech employers in April

Article Title: 10 of Huntsville's top tech employers in April


Article Snip: "...Defense contractor Raytheon focuses a significant portion of its Huntsville and Redstone Arsenal operations toward its production of the Standard Missile-3 and Standard Missile-6. Positions Include: Senior Systems Engineer II, Industrial Security Specialist, Principal Systems Engineer10 of Huntsville's top tech employers in April..."


Article Source: www.waaytv.com


Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The Huntsville community speaks up about Huntsville City School issues

Article Title: The Huntsville community speaks up about Huntsville City School issues


Article Snip: "...“Black, white, pink or blue,” said one concerned citizen. “It should all be for their education and they cannot retain and learn if they are in a fearful environment.” One by one for 45 minutes straight, parents gave their testimony. Some of them involved physical assaults. “On three separate occasions he would incur head trauma..."


Article Source: whnt.com
Huntsville City Schools,

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Remington just had a court win that could be very big for Huntsville plant

Remington just had a court win that could be very big for Huntsville plant

Article Title: Remington just had a court win that could be very big for Huntsville plant


Article Snip: "...A federal court ruled in favor of Remington Arms Co. last week on a federal contracting appeal that could bring production of thousands of M4 military rifles to Remington's plant in Huntsville, Ala...."


Article Source: www.al.com
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