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PROFOUNDLY DISCONNECTED®?

  • * A trillion dollars in student loans.

  • * Record high unemployment.

  • * Three million good jobs that no one seems to want.

The goal of Profoundly Disconnected® is to challenge the absurd belief that a four-year degree is the only path to success. The Skills Gap is here, and if we don’t close it, it’ll swallow us all. Which is a long way of saying, we could use your help…

Charity Event Fundraising on Crowdrise
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U.S. NEWS:
SCARED OF STUDENT DEBT

US News - Scared of Student Debt
Debt loads are preventing young entrepreneurs from starting businesses, which is terrifying for the economy.

POPULAR SCIENCE:
LESSONS ABOUT LABOR

PD Popular Science Article Feb 2015
How To Take Pride In A Shark Autopsy, And Other Lessons From Mike Rowe ~ Mike shares his experiences in the workforce.

FOND du LAC REPORTER:
CELEBRATE WORK ETHIC

PD fdreporter Mike Rowe  American Work Ethic
Mike talks about the American work ethic and how the idea of a college education as one-size-fits all is a crock.

SOMEBODY’S GOTTA DO IT
WATCH FOR SEASON 2 THIS SPRING!

Mike Rowe on CNN
Mike will be back on CNN with new episodes of Somebody’s Gotta Do It this spring! Stay tuned for SGDI news on mikerowe.com.

LOCALLY LAID EGG CO. GETS TO
THE YOLK OF A COMPLAINT

Locally Laid Letter
The blog informs a disgruntled shopper about what their company name is all about and gets to the meat of where our food comes from.

mrWF/MTI
SCHOLARSHIP

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NOW AVAILABLE for high school seniors – mrW/MTI Scholarship Program. Learn a skill, Master a Trade – Enjoy a Great Career!

TRADES WORTHY
NEWS

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Find articles about the trades, education, jobs and other related news – HERE.

CHECK OUT WHAT
WE’RE SELLING!

Mike-Rowe-The-Shop
Are you buying what we’re selling? You should be, we’ve got great stuff and all the proceeds help pay for scholarships. Check out the merchandise HERE

MTI INTERVIEWS mrWF PRESIDENT
MARY SULLIVAN

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You Have to Start Somewhere – MTI talks to mikeroweWORKS Foundation President Mary Sullivan about the foundation and more.

MIKE’S TESTIMONY FOR THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES

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Mike testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources to discuss “American Energy Jobs: Opportunities for Skilled Trade Workers” See what he had to say here.

FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP SUCCESS STORIES

Danielle Foster mrWF UTI Scholarship Recipient
mrWF is making a difference. Check out the “Faces of the Foundation” get inspired to start your own career in the skilled trades.

NEW WELDER GIVES UPDATE
TO “BUCKING THE ODDS”

PD Jennifer Foit
mikeroweWORKS recently received this letter from Jennifer Foit following up on what has transpired since her July, 2014 Facebook post to Mike regarding her new career.