Month: July 2020

AgCentric Poster

Central Lakes College and AgCentric Awarded $584,000 NSF Grant to Address Technician Workforce Gap

The National Center for Autonomous Technologies (NCAT) is thrilled for Central Lakes Colleges and AgCentric being awarded a $584,618 National Science Foundation grant titled “Technical Applications and Agriculture” (TAA) through the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program. This project will bring together community college and secondary school faculty, and industry partners to develop and implement new …

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Drone image surveying ditches

Northland Community and Technical College BWSR Project

Northland Community and Technical College has partnered with the Pennington County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) to evaluate 50 county ditches as they empty into the three rivers in Pennington County. BWSR is an agency that oversees the County SWCD’s in Minnesota. Both BWSR and SWCD are …

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VEX ROBOTICS - GIVING STUDENTS A STEM EXPERIENCE

VEX ROBOTICS – GIVING STUDENTS A STEM EXPERIENCE

VEX Robotics is a student-centered competition that creates career pathways to the STEM field. Students who participate are immersed in the robotics experience which includes programming, troubleshooting and teamwork. How do you know what you want to do with your life, if you’ve never experienced it? VEX gives students a STEM experience by providing them …

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SPONSOR THE FUTURE WORKFORCE

VEX ROBOTICS: SPONSOR THE FUTURE WORKFORCE

VEX Robotics serves as a vehicle that gives kids the potential to learn and understand STEM skills. VEX Robotics is a tech-heavy program, allowing students to be engaged in the most up-to-date technology. In order to make the program affordable and accessible for all students, VEX needs corporate sponsorships. By becoming a VEX Robotics sponsor, …

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PREPARING THE FUTURE WORKFORCE

ROBOTIC AERIAL DRONE (RAD) COMPETITION – PREPARING THE FUTURE WORKFORCE

NCAT sponsored the first Robotic Aerial Drone (RAD) Competition in the Nation! NCAT promotes and provides support to encourage engagement in STEM and autonomous technologies in both secondary and post-secondary education, particularly in underserved areas. The RAD Competition is a great way to get students involved, have fun, and prepare them for the future advanced …

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The Future Workforce Begins With A Spark

The Future Workforce Begins with a Spark

Autonomous technologies will transform the way we live, learn and travel. The National Center for Autonomous Technologies (NCAT) is the driving force in technician education, addressing the changing workforce skill sets and creating a better public understanding of autonomous technologies. NCAT promotes and provides support to encourage engagement in STEM and autonomous technologies in secondary …

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