Marion Technical College Receives $477,868 in First National Science Foundation Grant

The National Science Foundation awarded Marion Technical College a $477,868 grant to create a new Smart Manufacturing program. In response to local employers, educational partners, and community leaders, this new program will help graduates find in-demand jobs with the skills to manage new technology.

“We are excited to have our first grant from the National Science Foundation. This will help our students and our community stay competitive,” said Dr. Ryan McCall, president of Marion Tech.

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Clark State

Clark State Community College Selected for FAA Training Program, Introduces New UAS Operations and GIS Image Analysis Certificate

Clark State Community College has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative Program, or the UAS-CTI.

“Clark State is excited to be officially recognized as a partner with the FAA under the UAS-CTI program,” said Dr. Aimee Belanger-Haas, dean of business and applied technologies for Clark State. “Having this designation recognizes the quality of our program in preparing students for opportunities and careers in the UAS/drone field.”

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New Partnership Connects UA Students with Employers for ‘Micro-internships’

An exciting partnership provides new options for University of Akron (UA) students whose internships or co-operative placements didn’t occur or were cut short this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UC, Great Oaks partner to expand access to Early IT program

Pursuit of a traditional high school diploma just isn’t for everyone, but pursuit of a four-year college degree can also seem daunting for some students at high school alternatives. That’s no longer true at Great Oaks Career Campuses, one of the largest career-technical school districts in the United States. 

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