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'Supercar' Company to Open Discovery Park Facility - Inside INdiana Business

Automotive Education - May 23, 2018 - 6:21pm

Inside INdiana Business

'Supercar' Company to Open Discovery Park Facility
Inside INdiana Business
England-based Keating Supercars LLC will Thursday officially dedicate its carmaker space at Purdue University's Discovery Park District in West Lafayette. The company will use the facility to produce the Viperia Berus couple, what it calls the fastest ...

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Salina Tech summer camp preparing students for the future - Salina Journal

Electrical - May 23, 2018 - 6:08pm

Salina Journal

Salina Tech summer camp preparing students for the future
Salina Journal
To further enhance his welding knowledge, for the past two years Jensen has attended the Salina Area Technical College Summer Camp, a four-day venture where students learn skills in welding, construction, electrical wiring and diesel technology. The ...

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Wyoming governor approves loan to keep troubled technical school open - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Automotive Education - May 23, 2018 - 6:03pm

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Wyoming governor approves loan to keep troubled technical school open
Casper Star-Tribune Online
“The community of Laramie, state legislators, education leaders and others worked with my office to evaluate all options to keep WyoTech operating in our state,” Mead says in a news release. “After reviewing the information and recommendation from the ...
Governor approves WyoTech loanNews Letter Journal

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Durfee students practice coding, robotics to end school year - Herald & Review

Robotics - May 23, 2018 - 4:15pm

Herald & Review

Durfee students practice coding, robotics to end school year
Herald & Review
The kids took control of different tasks in the project, with one student responsible for handling the iPad instructions and others assembling the robots. Herron and fellow fifth-grade teacher Karen Walker were largely hands-off, letting the students ...

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Goessel school board accepts $1000 for gardening project - Hillsboro Free Press

Machining - May 23, 2018 - 4:04pm

Hillsboro Free Press

Goessel school board accepts $1000 for gardening project
Hillsboro Free Press
... vocational education for classes that Goessel cannot offer. “It's a good program for us,” Fast said. Students provide their own transportation to Newton. Goessel will have students in the automotive technology program and wood working next year ...

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How history explains America's struggle to revive apprenticeships - Brookings Institution (blog)

Industrial Education - May 23, 2018 - 3:09pm

Brookings Institution (blog)

How history explains America's struggle to revive apprenticeships
Brookings Institution (blog)
“As the movement toward vocational education got underway, it manifested such strength that many expected the industrial arts rapidly to assume a position of dominance in the high-school curriculum. This expectation has not been fulfilled. … The ...

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EDITORIAL: Graduates should get their hands dirty - Franklin News Post

Building Trades - May 23, 2018 - 3:07pm

EDITORIAL: Graduates should get their hands dirty
Franklin News Post
... Ethic Scholarship Program is supporting students training for the trades. Some of the shortage in skilled labor stems from loss of status, as the push towards higher education since the 1960s has come at the expense of the reputation of hands-on ...

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Trades union group funds $100000 in scholarships for Construction Management degree - Rowan Today

Building Trades - May 23, 2018 - 2:33pm

Rowan Today

Trades union group funds $100000 in scholarships for Construction Management degree
Rowan Today
“Today, workers in the building trades are busier than ever and it is imperative that higher education finds more creative ways to reach those busy adults,” said Dr. Horacio Sosa, vice president for the Division of Global Learning & Partnerships ...

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Startup aims to eliminate need to visit dealership to buy new, used cars nationwide - Automotive News

Automotive Education - May 23, 2018 - 2:24pm

Automotive News

Startup aims to eliminate need to visit dealership to buy new, used cars nationwide
Automotive News
Joydrive has a vision for changing the automotive online retail landscape: Become the first nationwide platform that allows buyers to complete their transactions without setting foot in a dealership -- for new and used cars. The Seattle-based startup ...

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Buddy bench, Zen garden, and coding robotics: WFEE announces over $100000 in grants - Wicked Local

Robotics - May 23, 2018 - 1:00pm

Wicked Local

Buddy bench, Zen garden, and coding robotics: WFEE announces over $100000 in grants
Wicked Local
The Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence announced $100,700 in educational and professional development grants for a wide range of projects in the district. Hands-on tools to teach science and math, support for students' social-emotional ...

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MAPA Announces 2018 Educational Development Scholarship Fund Recipients - AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

Automotive Education - May 23, 2018 - 12:59pm

AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

MAPA Announces 2018 Educational Development Scholarship Fund Recipients
AftermarketNews.com (AMN)
The Michigan Automotive Parts Association (MAPA) announced that the recipients of its 2018 Educational Development Scholarship Fund have been chosen by Lansing's Capital Region Community Foundation. Three $1,000 scholarships were awarded, ...

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United Technologies Outlines Robust Workforce Development Program - Shopfloor

Industrial Education - May 23, 2018 - 12:41pm

Shopfloor

United Technologies Outlines Robust Workforce Development Program
Shopfloor
United Technologies will also continue to invest in their employees through professional development, with initiatives such as the Employee Scholar Program—an industry-leading, company-paid higher education program that has already enabled nearly ...

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Best States for Early Education - U.S. News & World Report

Automotive Education - May 23, 2018 - 11:50am

U.S. News & World Report

Best States for Early Education
U.S. News & World Report
But, perhaps unsurprisingly, three of the six states without state-backed early education programs fell in the bottom five of a recent pre-K index compiled by 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion outlet that focused its research specifically on ...

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U.S. Department of Education Announces Opportunity for Federal Student Loan Borrowers to be Reconsidered for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Washington Report - May 23, 2018 - 11:35am
Washington — The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has launched a process for federal student loan borrowers to be reconsidered for loan forgiveness under a temporary expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

Trades union group starts $100000 scholarship - Rowan Today

Building Trades - May 23, 2018 - 11:31am

Rowan Today

Trades union group starts $100000 scholarship
Rowan Today
“Today, workers in the building trades are busier than ever and it is imperative that higher education finds more creative ways to reach those busy adults,” said Dr. Horacio Sosa, vice president for the Division of Global Learning & Partnerships ...

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Co-founder and CTO of Universal Robots wins Engelberger Award – the “Nobel Prize” of Robotics - Business Wire (press release)

Robotics - May 23, 2018 - 11:08am

Business Wire (press release)

Co-founder and CTO of Universal Robots wins Engelberger Award – the “Nobel Prize” of Robotics
Business Wire (press release)
Since 1977, the Engelberger Robotics awards have been presented to individuals for excellence in technology development, application, education and leadership in the robotics industry and recognize outstanding individuals from all over the world.

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GSFSGroup® Hires Steven Clark as its First VP of IT Engineering - PR Newswire (press release)

Automotive Education - May 23, 2018 - 11:05am

GSFSGroup® Hires Steven Clark as its First VP of IT Engineering
PR Newswire (press release)
With growth and an increasing need for data management and innovative technology in the automotive F&I industry, GSFSGroup is investing heavily in technology advances and digital tools for dealers and customers. Steven is new to the ... His mix of ...

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Class of 2018: where will they go after graduation? - The JagWire

Electrical - May 23, 2018 - 11:02am

The JagWire

Class of 2018: where will they go after graduation?
The JagWire
... Easley: Performing Arts // Ashley Ebner: Dance & Education // Cade Franken: Political Science // Kristen Garrett: Pharmacy // Chris Greenfield: Electrical Engineering // Jarod Griggs: Aerospace Engineering // Andrea Gillespie: Architecture ...

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NTSB recommends seatbelts on all new school buses after deadly crashes - WLS-TV

Automotive Education - May 23, 2018 - 10:45am

WLS-TV

NTSB recommends seatbelts on all new school buses after deadly crashes
WLS-TV
The board also laid blame on the contract bus company, Durham School Services, for lack of driver oversight, and Hamilton County Department of Education for not following up on issues raised about Walker. In the Baltimore crash, driver Glenn Chappell ...

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Can educators make trade school an easier choice for students? - MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

Building Trades - May 23, 2018 - 10:40am

MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

Can educators make trade school an easier choice for students?
MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
A nearly-guaranteed job upon graduation is another lure for students who embark on a trade school education in vocations plagued by severe workforce shortages. Industries that fit this category include but aren't limited to construction, healthcare and ...

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