Technical Education

The 15th annual SWeETy (Summer Welding & Electrical Technology) Camp at Calhoun Community College, Alabama, is training high school girls for careers as electricians, welders, engineers and other male-dominated jobs.
Having lost a fifth of its enrollment from fall 2019 to 2020, MJC is preparing for a fall semester with fewer course offerings, sparsely populated classes and nearly half its students now favoring remote instruction.
A three-year competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, General Motors and Mathworks challenged students from 11 universities to convert a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer into a hybrid vehicle.
A new collaboration between the Technical College System of Georgia, the Technology Association of Georgia, the state department of education and Amazon Web Services wants to train a future workforce in cloud computing.
The Ohio General Assembly is preparing to vote on the structure and timeline for mandating computer science for K-12 students. A committee will reconcile the House bill with a Senate bill later this month.
Recent legislation in New Jersey will direct colleges and universities to address barriers of entry to STEM programs for women and people of color, with the goal of connecting underrepresented groups with in-demand jobs.
Having recently opened an office in Morgantown, West Virginia, the San Francisco-based artificial intelligence company will recruit new employees from the university and focus on education, health care and prosperity.
A $200 million partnership between the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and IBM will create the Discovery Accelerator Institute, a collaborative space for studying uses for emerging technologies.
Long interested in bridging educational gaps for women and people of color, a teacher at Bret Harte Middle School in California has inspired students and recruited them to computer studies with all-girls classes.
A career readiness center in Illinois is moving forward without a $7.5 million state grant. The center represents a collaboration between 14 school districts, business groups and Lake Land College.