Technology

“I think companies benefit from hiring Lumity Pre-Apprenticeship graduates. The program has taught us a lot about becoming independent and overcoming challenges. We’re mature, focused, and ready to work!” – Jaquisha Carr, Pactiv   Only six months into her job at Pactiv and Lumity graduate Jaquisha Carr already...

Lumity Pre-Apprenticeship Program: Graduate Luis Duarte on learning the skills to turn his love for technology into a job Luis Duarte admits he wasn’t the best student in high school. He was shy and hesitant to ask for help when he needed it. Luis calls his reticence...

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Getting Better—Together. At the end of each session, we ask students to reflect on our work together—what they learned, what they liked, what they didn't like. Their feedback is critical for helping us plan our future programs. It's also just fascinating to have students share their...

Stepping Up for STEM: Victoria Ocholla Expect Excellence. Rise above your Detractors. Oracle attorney Victoria Ocholla has been Stepping Up for STEM since 2014. She’s known for her honest, straight up STEM talks with Lumity students. In a recent conversation, Victoria gave us a glimpse into how...

On Saturday, May 21, 14 students and over 30 volunteers gathered for the Lumity 1-Day Innovation Challenge. The event was held at the offices of event sponsor Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), a division of BlueCross BlueShield Illinois. The event's purpose was to demonstrate how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills are applied in career settings. Participating students attend Chicago Vocational Career Academy or Corliss High School and are enrolled in STEM-related learning programs.