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Benjamin Institute of Technology: College that works - Metro US

Automotive Education - November 13, 2017 - 4:37pm

Metro US

Benjamin Institute of Technology: College that works
Metro US
By all accounts, job openings in the automotive industry are plentiful. The only problem? Finding enough good people to fill them, according to David Protano, Chair of Automotive Technology and associate professor at BFIT. “It's not just technicians ...

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National Apprenticeship Week Kicks Off Today | USGlass Magazine ... - USGlass Metal & Glazing

Building Trades - November 13, 2017 - 4:05pm

National Apprenticeship Week Kicks Off Today | USGlass Magazine ...
USGlass Metal & Glazing
In the face of skilled labor shortages, the aim of National Apprenticeship Week is to expose the U.S. workforce to quality job options, including positions.

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Ricoh Commercial & Industrial Printing Business Group Invests Across Platform - Printing Impressions

Industrial Education - November 13, 2017 - 3:04pm

Printing Impressions

Ricoh Commercial & Industrial Printing Business Group Invests Across Platform
Printing Impressions
... with its dealer network for toner-based sheetfed production and wide-format inkjet printer sales; is expanding its service and consulting business; and is fully committed to assuming a leadership role in industry advocacy, education and market ...

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More solar panels coming to southwestern Nova Scotia - Electrical Business

Electrical - November 13, 2017 - 3:01pm

More solar panels coming to southwestern Nova Scotia
Electrical Business
November 13, 2017 — On behalf of Nova Scotia Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan, Nova Scotia Education and Early Childhood Minister Zach Churchill has announced that more solar panels will be installed across southwestern Nova Scotia through the Solar ...

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Businesses assist in $200000 revamp of Troy High auto lab - Crain's Detroit Business

Automotive Education - November 13, 2017 - 3:00pm

Crain's Detroit Business

Businesses assist in $200000 revamp of Troy High auto lab
Crain's Detroit Business
Troy High School has revamped its Auto Technology Lab with a $200,000 investment aimed at enhancing hands-on education. The school, at 4777 Northfield Parkway, is hosting a ribbon-cutting event Monday for the renovated lab, which will support programs ...

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Pratt & Whitney's inaugural STEM Education Grant boosts technology at MCSD school - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Robotics - November 13, 2017 - 2:34pm

Pratt & Whitney's inaugural STEM Education Grant boosts technology at MCSD school
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
The company also is a Partner in Education with three MCSD schools, supports robotics competitions and conducts a high school internship program, which has turned into jobs at Pratt & Whitney for more than 40 of the 70-plus participants, Bode said.

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Overheated wire caused fire at Strehle Elementary, investigators say ... - NOLA.com

Electrical - November 13, 2017 - 2:18pm

NOLA.com

Overheated wire caused fire at Strehle Elementary, investigators say ...
NOLA.com
An overheated wire caused an electrical fire at Catherine Strehle Elementary School in Avondale early Saturday, according to Jefferson Parish fire investigators.

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AAPEX Keynote Panelists Discuss Future of the Shop - Tire Review

Automotive Education - November 13, 2017 - 2:03pm

Tire Review

AAPEX Keynote Panelists Discuss Future of the Shop
Tire Review
They are somewhere else with a spark for automotive,” said Blanchette. “We are a high-tech industry and a STEM, (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education feeds right into that, even if it means looking at 13, 14 and 15 year-olds ...

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Georgia College Kicking Off Robotics Program for Middle Schoolers - T.H.E. Journal

Robotics - November 13, 2017 - 1:37pm

Georgia College Kicking Off Robotics Program for Middle Schoolers
T.H.E. Journal
"Robotics is a great opportunity to teach STEM in a fun and engaging way," said Dean of Natural Science and Physical Education Greg Ford in a press release. "Students learn programming basics, about the technology behind the physical robot, engineering ...

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Power outage closes Collins Elementary School in Marrero - NOLA.com

Electrical - November 13, 2017 - 1:24pm

NOLA.com

Power outage closes Collins Elementary School in Marrero
NOLA.com
A power outage in Westwego on Friday caused five schools to close. An electrical fire Saturday morning at Catherine Strehle Elementary in Avondale forced its closure on Monday while officials investigated the cause. Suspected drunk driver hits Westwego ...

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Visteon Partners With American Center For Mobility As Founding Member - AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

Automotive Education - November 13, 2017 - 1:20pm

Visteon Partners With American Center For Mobility As Founding Member
AftermarketNews.com (AMN)
Visteon Corp., a leading automotive cockpit electronics supplier, is joining forces with the American Center for Mobility (ACM) in Southeast Michigan to support the development and testing of connected and automated transportation technologies. With a ...

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Researchers harness methane-consuming microbes for use in industrial applications - Phys.Org

Industrial Education - November 13, 2017 - 12:27pm

Phys.Org

Researchers harness methane-consuming microbes for use in industrial applications
Phys.Org
A University of Oklahoma research team, led by OU Professor Lee Krumholz, is studying methane-consuming microbes from extreme environments that can be re-engineered for industrial applications, such as biodegradable plastics and electricity. OU's role ...

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Comparing Universal Technical Institute (UTI) and China Online Education Group (COE) - The Ledger Gazette

Automotive Education - November 13, 2017 - 11:56am

Comparing Universal Technical Institute (UTI) and China Online Education Group (COE)
The Ledger Gazette
Universal Technical Institute, Inc. is a provider of postsecondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians as measured by total average undergraduate full-time ...

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OU researchers harness methane-consuming microbes for use in industrial applications - EurekAlert (press release)

Industrial Education - November 13, 2017 - 11:13am

EurekAlert (press release)

OU researchers harness methane-consuming microbes for use in industrial applications
EurekAlert (press release)
A University of Oklahoma research team, led by OU Professor Lee Krumholz, is studying methane-consuming microbes from extreme environments that can be re-engineered for industrial applications, such as biodegradable plastics and electricity. OU's role ...

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Ozobot Releases Updated Evo, Designed For The Next Generation Of Creators - Markets Insider

Robotics - November 13, 2017 - 11:09am

Ozobot Releases Updated Evo, Designed For The Next Generation Of Creators
Markets Insider
"The Ozobot is the best, easiest and most effective way to unlock the power, fun and educational aspects of robots," said Frances Amato, S.T.E.M Teacher & Technology Liaison, New York. "It is a versatile product that connects your kids to the world of ...

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School boards to meet Tuesday - Decatur Daily Democrat

Machining - November 13, 2017 - 10:08am

School boards to meet Tuesday
Decatur Daily Democrat
On the agenda is examples of excellence, approval of minutes and claims, reports and updates from graduation pathways, facility, high school 2018 renovation project, Adams County Community Foundation/Precision Machining Fund, technology, Virtual ...

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Equipment Rental Industry Forecast Calls for Consistent Growth - Business Wire (press release)

Industrial Education - November 13, 2017 - 10:00am

Equipment Rental Industry Forecast Calls for Consistent Growth
Business Wire (press release)
MOLINE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In its latest five-year forecast, the American Rental Association (ARA) expects equipment rental industry revenue to grow consistently with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2017 and 2021 of 4.7 percent in the ...

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Cape Coral high school principals look to future in leading 8000-plus students - The News-Press

Automotive Education - November 13, 2017 - 9:11am

The News-Press

Cape Coral high school principals look to future in leading 8000-plus students
The News-Press
The five public Lee County high school principals who serve Cape Coral students have seen and overcome various challenges in education that have been thrown their way over the years. Four of the five principals convened Wednesday for the 12th annual ...

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Columbia Christian robotics "Best Rookie Team" at competition - Magnoliareporter

Robotics - November 13, 2017 - 8:09am

Magnoliareporter

Columbia Christian robotics "Best Rookie Team" at competition
Magnoliareporter
Columbia Christian School robotics team members, front row, Jessie Gunnels, Miranda Madden, Kaitlyn Lancaster, Maggie Gunnels, Brody Foster, and Barbara Pearson, teacher. Row 2, Brayden Voss, Madison Williamson, Autumn Rowe, Chloe Rowe, Piper ...

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GAST wants vacation classes replaced with industrial attachment - Ghana News Agency

Industrial Education - November 13, 2017 - 8:08am

Ghana News Agency

GAST wants vacation classes replaced with industrial attachment
Ghana News Agency
He said this was necessary because Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in the country had received lots of local and international bashing due to perceived low learning outcomes. He said it was based on this that GAST ...

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