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Fletcher set to open Thibodaux facility - Daily Comet

Electrical - August 16, 2018 - 9:23pm

Daily Comet

Fletcher set to open Thibodaux facility
Daily Comet
She said Fletcher's Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accreditation means that Fletcher will be able to offer people who were previously at the Tiger Drive campus a full complement of accredited, general education courses, as well as access ...

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Sen. Bill Stanley proposes modernizing schools without raising taxes - Martinsville Bulletin

Electrical - August 16, 2018 - 7:48pm

Martinsville Bulletin

Sen. Bill Stanley proposes modernizing schools without raising taxes
Martinsville Bulletin
Bill Stanley, R-Franklin, center, looks at a piece of old electrical conduit that was removed from Christiansburg Elementary School during repairs. The school opened in 1963. Stanley and colleagues in the Senate toured the building to learn about what ...

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Shelley teen graduates high school early — and with 30 college credits - Post Register

Electrical - August 16, 2018 - 7:41pm

Post Register

Shelley teen graduates high school early — and with 30 college credits
Post Register
She plans to enter Brigham Young University-Idaho in September to study electrical engineering. Her first year of college tuition is paid for with a Bingham County Mayors Scholarship and a National Aerospace Scholarship from NASA. “The reason I want to ...

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Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program - Richmond Standard

Automotive Education - August 16, 2018 - 7:21pm

Richmond Standard

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program
Richmond Standard
Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, CCC will offer Toyota's Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) program, which provides hands-on training in both a ...

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Sweet and savory: BCHS culinary arts program features industrial kitchen - Glasgow Daily Times

Industrial Education - August 16, 2018 - 6:50pm

Glasgow Daily Times

Sweet and savory: BCHS culinary arts program features industrial kitchen
Glasgow Daily Times
GLASGOW — The Barren County High School culinary arts program will now have access to an industrial kitchen that is located in the Barren County Career and Technical Education Center. “The excitement has been amazing,” BCHS culinary arts instructor ...

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School support specialists next group to strike after 'insulting' Ministry pay offer - Stuff.co.nz

Industrial Education - August 16, 2018 - 6:41pm

Stuff.co.nz

School support specialists next group to strike after 'insulting' Ministry pay offer
Stuff.co.nz
Psychologists and speech language therapists are among the latest group of school staff to take themselves to the picket lines, "insulted" by the Ministry of Education's pay offer. But Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern insists the Government remained ...

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ExxonMobil's CEO asked to withdraw tax break requests groups say would cost $6.2 million - The Advocate

Industrial Education - August 16, 2018 - 6:26pm

The Advocate

ExxonMobil's CEO asked to withdraw tax break requests groups say would cost $6.2 million
The Advocate
Together Louisiana, a coalition of faith-based groups and community activists, is the only group in the coalition not exclusively devoted to education issues. It has led a campaign to scale back the state's 81-year-old Industrial Tax Exemption Program ...

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Virginia Tech's future plans prioritize money and research over students - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

Industrial Education - August 16, 2018 - 6:26pm

Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

Virginia Tech's future plans prioritize money and research over students
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times
This was made possible by the Morrill Acts, which were sets of policies enacted to expand agricultural and industrial education in the United States. Degrees that were earned had a profound effect on technological advances and impacted the daily lives ...

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Consortium For Automotive Education Presents AUTO LAB Call-in Radio Saturday August 18, 2018 7-9 AM - The Auto Channel (press release)

Automotive Education - August 16, 2018 - 6:20pm

Consortium For Automotive Education Presents AUTO LAB Call-in Radio Saturday August 18, 2018 7-9 AM
The Auto Channel (press release)
Auto Lab is a 28 year old interactive automotive-focused New York City radio call-in show hosted by Professor Harold Wolchok. Featuring an in-studio panel of experienced hands-on automotive experts sharing accurate, honest, practical and street-smart ...

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Former NASA astronaut: 'The sky is not the limit anymore, it's the stars' - Yakima Herald-Republic

Electrical - August 16, 2018 - 6:02pm

Yakima Herald-Republic

Former NASA astronaut: 'The sky is not the limit anymore, it's the stars'
Yakima Herald-Republic
He said one of his teachers encouraged his parents to stay in Stockton, Calif., to support to support his education. After graduating from high school, he earned an electrical engineering graduate degree and helped develop digital mammography equipment ...

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7 Most Essential NFPA® Standards for Building Owners - Buildings

Electrical - August 16, 2018 - 5:36pm

Buildings

7 Most Essential NFPA® Standards for Building Owners
Buildings
As a building/facility owner or manager, it's vital that you understand your responsibilities in keeping your buildings, and the occupants within them, safe from fire and electrical hazards and in the event of an emergency or active shooter/hostile event.

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Scholarship recipient chooses local university - The Straits Times

Electricity/Electronics - August 16, 2018 - 5:27pm

The Straits Times

Scholarship recipient chooses local university
The Straits Times
After his parents separated when he was 13, Mr Liew and his elder brother were brought up by their father, a production manager at an electronics company. It was not a glamorous job, but his father earned enough to give them a stable life, said Mr Liew.

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WI High School Skilled Trades Teacher Semifinalist up for $1M in ... - Manufacturing.net

Building Trades - August 16, 2018 - 5:21pm

WI High School Skilled Trades Teacher Semifinalist up for $1M in ...
Manufacturing.net
CALABASAS, CA.— A Wisconsin high school skilled trades teacher is among the 52 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who were named today ...

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ETHOS Center Boosts STEM Learning For Students, Teachers - Inside INdiana Business

Robotics - August 16, 2018 - 4:58pm

Inside INdiana Business

ETHOS Center Boosts STEM Learning For Students, Teachers
Inside INdiana Business
Focus areas at the center include robotics and underwater robotics programming, nature studies, chemistry and drone technology. "Our core business is to manage science materials for area schools and then ... "(ETHOS) is a huge benefit here and from a ...

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Tesla part of Northern Nevada's 'home team': Kazmierski - Reno Gazette Journal

Robotics - August 16, 2018 - 3:59pm

Reno Gazette Journal

Tesla part of Northern Nevada's 'home team': Kazmierski
Reno Gazette Journal
What are these education initiatives? The list is long and growing, but consist of things like: robotics education and competition, with the goal of establishing a quality robotics program at every school in the state; the development of a statewide ...

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Waxahachie grad begins career, college after earning pharmacy tech certification - Waxahachie Daily Light

Technology Education - August 16, 2018 - 3:12pm

Waxahachie Daily Light

Waxahachie grad begins career, college after earning pharmacy tech certification
Waxahachie Daily Light
The Billy R. Bates Career and Technology Education Center offers numerous opportunities for students to prepare for future studies and the workforce, according to a Waxahachie ISD press release. “The health science career cluster provides senior ...

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4K 4Charity Fun Run Announces Open Registration for IBC2018 - Odessa American

Technology Education - August 16, 2018 - 2:58pm

4K 4Charity Fun Run Announces Open Registration for IBC2018
Odessa American
Also supported is Iridescent, a global education non-profit that empowers underrepresented young people to become innovators and leaders through engineering and technology. Through their two programs, Curiosity Machine AI Family Challenge and ...

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Interview: Ben Brigham, Father of Automotive Retail AI - Dealer Marketing Magazine

Automotive Education - August 16, 2018 - 2:02pm

Dealer Marketing Magazine

Interview: Ben Brigham, Father of Automotive Retail AI
Dealer Marketing Magazine
After its initial success in automotive retail, Conversica, headquartered in Foster City, California, has expanded to industries such as technology, finance, education, and others. In this interview, Ben Brigham discusses how he came upon the idea of ...

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WKU & SKYCTC announce engineering pathway agreement - WKU News

Electrical - August 16, 2018 - 1:30pm

WKU News

WKU & SKYCTC announce engineering pathway agreement
WKU News
“SKYCTC is proud to partner with WKU in creating a transfer pathway for students to complete an associate degree and the first two years of their civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering education at a community college, and finish the remaining ...

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