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Welcome Brian Nelson

Many of you who have been involved with the Convergence Technology Center may already know Lansing Community College’s Brian Nelson from Working Connections events over the years. Recently he has stepped into the role of the Co-PI representing our partner LCC. Brian comes to us with many years of experience in both industry and education. […]

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2014 Highlights

It was another great year for the National Convergence Technology Center. We have asked the partners and grant staff for their highlights in 2014. Here is what they had to say. Ann Beheler, Principal Investigator A highlight of 2014 has been to see the collaboration of the National Convergence Technology Center and the National Information […]

Game Changing Technologies

The National Convergence Technology Center has been very fortunate to work closely with the nonprofit organization North Central Texas InterLink. InterLink brings together business, education and government to help develop the regional workforce. They provide information on job forecasting and future occupation demands and help determine the skills that employees will need to meet those […]

Views on Successful Hiring

At the recent ATE PI conference in Washington, DC the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) participated in a panel discussion on the hiring process of students who were successfully hired in their industry. The discussion focused on student mentoring, resume and interview preparation, and the hiring process. Dr. Ann Beheler facilitated a discussion with Collin […]

Cross-border Collaboration

Just last week, our very own PI, Dr. Ann Beheler presented at a technology conference unlike any other she has presented at in the past. What was so special about this conference, you may ask?  Well, this particular event happened to be in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The Cybera Cyber Summit 2014 was a two day […]

Free webinars for tech educators

We have pulled together a list of upcoming free webinars for tech educators and administrators. Topics range from recruitment and retention to management and technical issues.   CTC – NAPE Micromessaging Webinar Micromessaging to Reach and Teach Every Student September 25, 2014 / 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Central NOTE: This free webinar is open to […]

OCC receives major tech donation

Orange Coast College’s tireless instructor Bill Saichek is well known among our Convergence College Network (CCN) for his assembling massive amounts of equipment for his classroom labs, usually without seeming to spend a dime out of his own budget. He has even presented on this topic “How to Build a Lab On $5 a Day”  at […]