ICD-Tino Fulimeni Scholarship Applications due May 25!

ICD-Tino Fulimeni Scholarship Applications due May 25!

In 2017, nine $1000 scholarships were awarded to children/grandchildren of Steelworkers.  This year, ICD will award at least six Fulimeni Scholarships. The Tino Fulimeni Scholarship Fund was established to honor the memory of Brother Fulimeni.  The Fund is administered by ICD in Merrillville, IN.   Submit an application online at www.icdlearning.org or contact the Mon Valley ICD Coordinator for more information on how to apply. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS MAY 25,...
Holiday Closing at the Mon Valley ICD

Holiday Closing at the Mon Valley ICD

The Mon Valley ICD will be closed from Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 1, 2018. The office will reopen Tuesday January 2. If you have receipts from 2017 for Tuition Assistance reimbursement, these must be submitted immediately and vouchers signed on site at the ICD. Wishing our United Steelworkers and their families a safe and joy filled holiday! Nancy Ligus- ICD Coordinator & the Local Joint Committee for the Mon Valley ICD  ...
TechShop Files for Bankruptcy and closes November 15, 2017

TechShop Files for Bankruptcy and closes November 15, 2017

In a recent news release, TechShop Pittsburgh will close immediately. See the article https://makezine.com/2017/11/15/techshop-closes-doors-files-bankruptcy/ In the meantime, local co-founder Devin Montgomery is working to establish Protohaven, which will essentially replace TechShop as a Makers Space (Location and funding are pending). The Mon Valley ICD is working with the new management to establish our ICD partnership moving forward with Protohaven. Any questions may also be directed to the ICD...

The Mon Valley ICD welcomes new Education Providers for Fall!

In a continuing effort to find great opportunities for learning, the Mon Valley ICD welcomes these new Education Partners; 3Rivers PC– Owner Chuck Granache is no stranger to the Mon Valley Works and is excited to bring 2 new courses to the ICD; UAVs for Fun and Business and Viruses & Spyware! Douglas Education Center, located in Monessen, PA offers their creative expertise through their Fall classes, Ghoul School and Basic Photography.  Learn from the masters in design while surrounded by well known creepy characters throughout their campus. www.dec.edu C & C Operations, LLC, also a friend to the ICD programs nationally, will be providing hot courses to enlighten you; All About Smokers and Solar Power for your Home.  Classes will be held at the Career Development Training Hub in Duquesne. PIA Heavy Equipment Operator Training will provide two opportunities for hands-on training through this 40-program.  Must have 4 Active USW Employees and maximum 6 per group, so register online here under Class Schedule for either Friday/Saturday (2 weekends) or Saturday/Sunday (2 weekends). Look for these new Education partners in the Fall 2017 Training and Education...
U. S. Steel & Mon Valley locals welcome new ICD coordinator

U. S. Steel & Mon Valley locals welcome new ICD coordinator

With nearly two decades working in manufacturing, including workforce training, Nancy Ligus is firmly positioned to advance the educational opportunities, offered through the ICD, to our region’s Steelworkers. “I’m excited to bring my workforce development experience to the Mon Valley Works & honored to serve the United Steelworkers...

Looking forward as we bid a fond farewell

The ICD would like to recognize our current Coordinator, Mike Ondrish for his 13 years of service and commitment to our program, 32 years of employment in mechanical maintenance at Clairton Works and 6 years as an elected official for Local 1557. Mike has decided to retire and will be leaving his position at the end of August. He would like to take this opportunity to thank the many friends he has acquired during the years associated with the United Steelworkers, US Steel and the ICD. Mike plans to travel and spend time with his wife and children. The ICD wishes Mike a long, happy and healthy retirement. The ICD would also like to welcome our new Coordinator, Tamara Lefcowitz who joined us in June 2015 after 6 years of employment with the SEIU (Service Employees International Union). Tamara is excited to use her experience working in the labor movement to develop additional opportunities for members eligible to utilize the ICD...
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