The Texas Nursing Workforce Coalition reports that as numerous nurses approach retirement, many more will be needed to enter nursing school in order to replace them.
Since the recession in 2009, Houston has added more than 250,000 new jobs, with 24 percent of these new jobs classified as high-wage jobs – earning more than $21 per hour.
Lauren Meyers draws on her diverse education in information science, art history, psychology and nonprofit management in her daily job as archivist for University of Houston Clear Lake.
Sharlette Kellum-Gilbert, assistant professor in the Department of Administration of Justice at Texas Southern University, discusses her work with at-risk youth, domestic violence, and teen murder.
Liz Vaclavik, of Memorial Hermann Northwest, teaches new mothers how to care for their newborns.
Phillip Lowe discusses his career as a web developer and how “the IT field is constantly changing.”
Paul Catalanotto discusses his role as theology teacher and cross country coach at a private Catholic high school in Houston.
Energy and oil and gas companies are searching for employees with technology backgrounds to give them an edge in a competitive industry.
Craig Hodges, General Manager of Gulf Coast District Microsoft, discusses his education and how it has helped him to be successful in business.
Dr. Ehrin Weiss discusses her psychology background and practice and the payoff it has provided.