EV Manufacturing Drives New Skills for a New Workforce

The automotive industry is at the heart of the American Midwest. The rich history of Detroit, the Big Three and the hundreds of tier 1 and 2 suppliers have...Read More

IGNITE: Mastering Manufacturing Program Prepares Students for Careers in Advanced Manufacturing

With more automation and smart technology than ever before, manufacturing is a great industry with high wages, solid benefits and more job security than many other sectors. For those...Read More

Two Colleges Become First in the U.S. to Articulate Credits to UW-Stout’s Automation Leadership Degree

Northcentral Technical College and Mid-State Technical College are the first in what promises to be a long list of schools to create pathway agreements to the University of Wisconsin-Stout's...Read More

The Skilled Trades Are a Great Career Option for Students

Every May we celebrate National Skilled Trades Day. In September, we acknowledge that the American worker is the backbone of our nation through Labor Day celebrations. In October, we...Read More

US Academic Esports League Turns Esports Into College and Career Readiness

Forget the negative stigma around video games; they're now being recognized as a viable launchpad for careers in STEM. From this point of view, video games are not mind-numbing...Read More

10 Predictions for Technical Education in 2023

There's a lot of talk about what the world will look like over the next 12 months, and education is no exception. Four years of disruption, uncertainty and a...Read More

Macomb Community College Hosts SACA Gold Certification Event for Michigan Educators

24 Gold-level Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA) certifications were awarded to instructors from across Michigan at Macomb Community College. This was a groundbreaking two-day experience, bringing together individuals from...Read More

Autonomous Mobile Robots are the Future. Is Education Ready?

First there were conveyors. Then there were automated guided vehicles. Now, autonomous mobile robots are ushering in a new era of material handling. And OTTO Motors is making it...Read More

Manufacturing Program at Northview Next Provides New Outlook, Skills and Career for Non-Traditional High School Students

Sebastian Black was a junior at Northview Public High School when some unexpected curveballs from life left him questioning his future, struggling in school, and unsure of his ability...Read More