CGIF News

The CGIF joins the #GivingTuesday movement

November 10, 2015

  The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation is participating in #GivingTuesday on Dec. 1, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events…

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Industry-specific online career database is go-to resource for ceramic and glass job seekers and employers

November 6, 2015

  Finding a job is hard. Finding a job in your field is harder. And finding your dream job in a niche career field can sometimes feel like a fruitless search for a needle in a haystack. Job seekers of all ages and experience levels across all industries know this. But as the unemployment rate…

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Reaching the next generation of ceramic and glass engineers

July 28, 2015

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation sponsored the ASM Materials Education Foundation Materials Camp for Teachers, held June 15–19, at Ohio State University’s main campus in Columbus, Ohio. Marcus Fish, CGIF development director, shared with the 30+ teachers at the event how the Foundation is working to create opportunities for young people entering the ceramics…

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CGIF sponsors four at ECerS summer school in Madrid

July 28, 2015

The European Ceramic Society hosted a summer school June 17–19 in Madrid, Spain, that focused on ceramic and glass science and technology—specifically, applications to bioceramics and bioglasses. The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation sponsored four U.S. students to attend both the summer school and the ECerS XIV conference, which followed in Toledo, Spain. Kathleen Richardson,…

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