COLUMBIA, SC – December 18, 2017 – In early December, the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Midlands announced a new partnership for 2018 with Midlands Education & Business Alliance (MEBA).
At ATD’s annual holiday social held at Midlands Technical College, Northeast Campus, professionals working in the field of human development gathered to celebrate a vibrant and successful year and to announce this exciting new partnership. ATD Midlands has selected MEBA as their charity of choice for 2018, aligning their professional skills training with MEBA’s mission of reaching students.
Mary Snipes, executive director of MEBA, spoke to the group about the importance of giving students not just vision but also opportunities for the future. With MEBA providing a platform for advice, direction and guidance from business professionals, students experience opportunities for meaningful internships and connections to develop a career portfolio they can build upon.
The leading organization for training and human development professionals in the Midlands region of South Carolina, ATD Midlands is well-positioned to partner with MEBA in helping build a world-class workforce that drives a vibrant state economy.
With the mission to foster collaboration between business and education, MEBA works to promote economic development by helping students make a successful transition to adulthood with the skills needed to pursue their career goals. Working across Richland, Lexington, and Fairfield Counties, MEBA serves nine school districts, seven colleges and universities, and more than 100,000 students.