June 27, 2018
Nassau Community College and the New York State Department of Labor—with New York American Water, PSEG Long Island, National Grid and Con Edison—Honor the Women Who Completed Educational Program
MERRICK, NY (June 27, 2018)—Nassau Community College (NCC) and the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL)—with partners New York American Water, PSEG Long Island, and Con Edison, National Grid—recently celebrated the graduation of the second class of the Utility Readiness for Gaining Employment for Non-Traditionals (URGENT) program. A free workforce development program administered by NCC and funded by NYSDOL, the URGENT program is designed to encourage women to learn and train for jobs in the utility sector, including the gas, water, and electric industries. This year, 26 women graduated the program.
“Even though it is in its infancy, the URGENT pro...