University of Cincinnati

UC uses $12 million grant to create apprenticeship program

Using a $12 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor in July, the University of Cincinnati’s Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education has created the NEXT Apprenticeship Program. 

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The University of Toledo

UToledo Engineering Career Fair drives job placements at major companies

Maggie Buchele still had a few months before graduating from the University of Toledo College of Engineering when she secured a full-time job as a project engineer with Marathon Petroleum Corp.

The mechanical engineering major traced her success back to the college’s career expo two years ago, when she first met representatives from the company that is ranked No. 31 on the Fortune 500 list.

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The Ohio State University

New Ohio State lab taps artificial intelligence to improve manufacturing

A new lab at The Ohio State University will tap into the power of artificial intelligence to transform the future of manufacturing.

Ohio State’s Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME) opened the new Artificially Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Lab (AIMS) with the help of Lt. Gov. Jon Husted on September 24.

At the heart of the 1,500-square-foot lab space on the university’s west campus are three Yaskawa robot arms that stretch from floor to ceiling. Husted used the programmed robots to cut a ceremonial red ribbon to open the new lab.

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The University of Akron

Northeast Ohio business community supports student development

This September, The University of Akron opened its newest building on campus – the 11,850-square-foot Anthony J. Alexander Professional Development Center that will serve as a one-stop training spot for students in the College of Business Administration (CBA). The building has a singular focus that is highly supported by the Northeast Ohio business community – developing business students into confident young professionals and future star employees.

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