Posts Tagged with ‘Robotics’
October 23, 2015
The seventh annual Discover Manufacturing Career Expo recently took place at the Woodruff Career and Technical Center in Peoria. The event taught students about careers in manufacturing and opportunities that are available. Hundreds of high school students and eighth graders viewed demonstrations, met professionals, had hands-on experiences with welding, robotics, and a Caterpillar simulator and […]
October 13, 2015
On Manufacturing Day, Triton College hosted a successful event for a large group of local students interested in pneumatics, electronics, robotics, and mechatronics. Click here to see the photos.
October 2, 2015
This Manufacturing Day, Oct 2, Triton College will host a robotics workshop. The event is open to youth interested in robots and mechatronics. Hand-on activities will involve interaction with the department’s robot “Tweety” and a chance to build projects in the laboratory. Oct 2 9am – 2pm Triton Industrial Careers Building (T Building) 2000 5th […]
September 16, 2015
The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) recently awarded Richard J. Daley College with $25,000 to be used towards scholarships for students interested in pursuing an education in manufacturing. The college’s program offers training in computer-integrated manufacturing, robotics, and factory automation. Dr. Jose Aybar, Daley College President, said “this gift will help us continue to provide our […]
August 17, 2015
McHenry County College has added new programs based on the needs of local employers. Among the new programs is a new Industrial Maintenance Certification program that was created in order to fill a skills gap in the area. The college also started a non-credited welding boot camp to provide skills to those not pursuing a […]
August 6, 2015
Google, City Colleges of Chicago, Chicago Public Library, and Northern Illinois University were among 20 partner organizations that recently hosted the Chicago Geek Street Festival. The event was developed to introduce kids to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) fields. 5,000 kids participated in activities focused on exciting new technologies, such as virtual reality, […]
July 27, 2015
Elgin Community College will be hosting Kid’s College for students ages 6-15. Participants will learn about drones, robotics, engineering, art and more. July 27-30 9am – 4:30pm Elgin Community College 1700 Spartan Drive Elgin, IL 60123 847-214-7123 Click here for more information. Click here to read the brochure.
July 24, 2015
July 24 – 25, Rock Valley College will be hosting their third annual off-season US FIRST Robotics Competition. The event welcomes anyone interested in robotics, STEM fields, and education. July 24 – 25 Rock Valley College 3301 North Mulford Road Rockford, IL 61114 Click here for more information on the event
July 21, 2015
Richland Community College recently hosted GO!, a girls-only summer camp that gave local girls the opportunity to learn about science, technology and robotics. Click here to read the full article and watch the video.
June 29, 2015
The first National Maker Faire recently took place in Washington DC. The event hosted makers, students, and corporate sponsors from all over the world to see and hear the latest about what is going on in the maker culture. The event included presentations and displays on a wide range of new technologies, including control systems, […]