Automotive Education

School surprises Sanborn grad with her first set of wheels - The Union Leader

June 17, 2018 - 10:21pm

School surprises Sanborn grad with her first set of wheels
The Union Leader
The cars are usually older and in need of repairs that can be done by the automotive students. It's a way for the students to learn important skills for the class while also helping out a fellow student like Bunker, who had no idea that she was ...

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'Turn away from fear and hate' - theday.com

June 17, 2018 - 12:11am

theday.com

'Turn away from fear and hate'
theday.com
... relations after reading a recent op-ed in the Israeli newspaper Ha'Aretz by Khalaf Al Habtoor, chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, an international business conglomerate with interests in real estate, hotels, the automotive industry, education and ...

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New CU-ICAR Head Nikolaos Rigas on Making Manufacturing Sexy Again - Greenville

June 16, 2018 - 8:59am

Greenville

New CU-ICAR Head Nikolaos Rigas on Making Manufacturing Sexy Again
Greenville
For many here in the one-time textile capital of the world, manufacturing conjures up images of greasy, sweaty factory workers surrounded by smoke and dust and machines that are ready to blow at any moment, sending high-velocity parts into the air and ...

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Remodeled Jeep shows students' talent - Santa Fe New Mexican

June 16, 2018 - 12:05am

Santa Fe New Mexican

Remodeled Jeep shows students' talent
Santa Fe New Mexican
“The final build is amazing,” Zane Clark, SEMA's senior director of education, said in a statement. “Our hope was to provide students with a unique experience that would educate and inspire future industry professionals, and the end result is a top ...

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From passion to profession; US Marine learns automotive skills at MSTEP - DVIDS (press release)

June 15, 2018 - 7:01pm

DVIDS (press release)

From passion to profession; US Marine learns automotive skills at MSTEP
DVIDS (press release)
“It's always a new experience.” For transitioning Marines like Ritchie, with a passion for cars or racing, BMW offers a 16-week Military Service Technician Education Program (MSTEP) course. “The program teaches students about workshop safety, engines, ...

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Counselors learn local industries in externship - Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

June 15, 2018 - 4:13pm

Counselors learn local industries in externship
Cherokee Tribune Ledger News
With funding from the Georgia Department of Education, the “externship” June 6-9 saw counselors visit businesses in the county with demand for skilled labor from high school graduates, learn about career opportunities and participate in hands-on ...

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Auction Academy's fifth class gears up for second set of sessions - Auto Remarketing

June 15, 2018 - 2:57pm

Auto Remarketing

Auction Academy's fifth class gears up for second set of sessions
Auto Remarketing
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -. Students in the Auction Academy's fifth class are done with half of this year's training and development agenda for the two-year program, having already attended multiple sessions in Dallas and Birmingham, Ala., this year. In ...

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MAPA Announces 2018-'19 Leadership 2.0 Program Scholarship Recipient: Michael Hellenberg - AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

June 15, 2018 - 12:32pm

AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

MAPA Announces 2018-'19 Leadership 2.0 Program Scholarship Recipient: Michael Hellenberg
AftermarketNews.com (AMN)
“When I quit college at the age of 19, continuing education was not for me. What I didn't realize was there was a continuing education program in the work field that I was employed in. I realized that the automotive aftermarket was my home, after I ...

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Caterina Lafergola steps down as principal of Baldwin High School - Newsday

June 15, 2018 - 11:59am

Newsday

Caterina Lafergola steps down as principal of Baldwin High School
Newsday
Some parents had petitioned against her hiring, saying Lafergola, who was a prior principal at the mostly male vocational Automotive High School — one of the lowest-performing schools in New York City — was not a good fit for the district. The ...

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UTI returns to Friendly Ford for fourth straight year - Las Vegas Review-Journal

June 15, 2018 - 11:22am

Las Vegas Review-Journal

UTI returns to Friendly Ford for fourth straight year
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Automotive technicians serve many key positions in the industry, and UTI's in-depth educational opportunities can pave the way to a lucrative position in the always-changing automotive business. Over the years, Friendly Ford has hired several graduates ...

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Training for Automotive Aftermarket Professionals at AAPEX2018 - Tire Review

June 15, 2018 - 11:04am

Tire Review

Training for Automotive Aftermarket Professionals at AAPEX2018
Tire Review
AAPEX 2018 is partnering with 10 leading organizations to deliver the most robust education program to date to ensure professionals “stay ahead of the curve” and grow their businesses in today's high-tech automotive aftermarket industry. The 2018 ...

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Driver's ed class takes to the streets - Watertown Public Opinion

June 15, 2018 - 10:33am

Watertown Public Opinion

Driver's ed class takes to the streets
Watertown Public Opinion
The driver's education class is a prime example of a good community program, Iverson said. The class receives support from a number of community organizations, including Lake Area Technical Institute, the Arrow Education Foundation, local insurance ...

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Gwinnett Tech makes changes to Hudgens Education Center programs - Gwinnettdailypost.com

June 14, 2018 - 11:21pm

Gwinnettdailypost.com

Gwinnett Tech makes changes to Hudgens Education Center programs
Gwinnettdailypost.com
Welden said training for careers such as automotive manufacturing, precision manufacturing and industrial technology are things that the college is looking to develop. “Any of the savings that are derived from phasing out the photography program as ...

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Students hit the road at this weekend's Street Machine Nationals - SIU News

June 14, 2018 - 4:22pm

SIU News

Students hit the road at this weekend's Street Machine Nationals
SIU News
CARBONDALE, Ill. — High performance street machines, hot rods and trucks will be on display at the General Tire Street Machine Nationals, and students with Southern Illinois University Carbondale's nationally recognized automotive technology program ...

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Arlington Education Foundation draws record business support - YourArlington.com

June 14, 2018 - 12:11pm

YourArlington.com

Arlington Education Foundation draws record business support
YourArlington.com
Silver ($500) -- Brookline Bank, Carney General Contracting, East Cambridge Savings Bank, Leader Bank, NA, McLean Hospital, Mirak Automotive Group, Quad Cycles, Running Brook Camps, Watertown Savings Bank. Bronze ($250) -- AFC Urgent Care ...

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EarthX2018 Celebrates Growth, Collaboration and Education after World's Largest Environmental Expo, Conference ... - Business Wire (press release)

June 14, 2018 - 11:56am

Business Wire (press release)

EarthX2018 Celebrates Growth, Collaboration and Education after World's Largest Environmental Expo, Conference ...
Business Wire (press release)
Other new additions to the 2018 event included the Eco-Auto Show for attendees to see and learn about the latest technology in hybrid and electric cars from 18 different automotive manufacturers. Also, the world's largest stringed instrument, the Earth ...

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Bill would mean millions for wildlife conservation, recreation in South Carolina - Moultrie News

June 14, 2018 - 11:00am

Moultrie News

Bill would mean millions for wildlife conservation, recreation in South Carolina
Moultrie News
The RAWA initiative is the result of a partnership — consisting of members representing the outdoor recreation, retail and manufacturing sector, the energy and automotive industries, private landowners, educational institutions, conservation ...

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Manufacturing Booming in Texas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

June 14, 2018 - 8:08am

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Manufacturing Booming in Texas
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a professional degree — which includes a wide range of certifications and education levels ranging from law school to a technical education — resulted in the lowest unemployment rate nationwide in 2017 ...

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AAPEX 2018 to Provide Top-Quality Training for Aftermarket Professionals - BodyShop Business

June 14, 2018 - 4:42am

BodyShop Business

AAPEX 2018 to Provide Top-Quality Training for Aftermarket Professionals
BodyShop Business
AAPEX 2018 is partnering with 10 leading organizations to deliver the most robust education program to date to ensure professionals “stay ahead of the curve” and grow their businesses in today's high-tech automotive aftermarket industry. The 2018 ...

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Roundabout 6/14/18 - Log Cabin Democrat

June 14, 2018 - 2:22am

Roundabout 6/14/18
Log Cabin Democrat
... first Thursday from June 7 - Dec 6; Green Toad Tire & Auto in Conway; Discuss 5 senses and how they can help save you money, save time, keep you safe and mitigate down time and what to expect from an automotive shop (who the people are, their roles ...

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