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New Storyboard for CNC Troubleshooting Simulation

A new storyboard on the maintenance of machines has been developed by the Mechanical Engineering team. This storyboard introduces the five general steps to troubleshoot a manufacturing machine problem. A Haas CNC milling machine was used to illustrate this process. The storyboard provides step by step instructions for the VR team to follow when creating […]

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Helping Build the Nation’s Innovation Economy

CLEMSON — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has selected Clemson University President James P. Clements to serve as a co-chair of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE). NACIE is a federal advisory committee created as part of the America COMPETES Act, which represents a major milestone on the nation’s path to […]

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SC and Florida ATE Centers Unite @ the 2014 ATE PI Conference

The American Association of Community Colleges, with the support of the National Science Foundation, held the 21st National Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators (ATE PI) Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC, October 22-24. The conference brought together ATE centers and industry partners from across the country to focus on the critical issues […]

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Geared for Growth: Accelerating the Global Automotive Industry

Accelerating the Global Automotive Industry The Southeastern United States has the fastest growing automotive industry in North America. Known for its world-class automotive 
production and sound business environment, the region’s supply-base has flourished and original equipment manufacturers continue to invest. With global sales expected to increase, manufacturers must rise to the occasion and continue to: […]

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Presenting Career Ideas to Students

2014 AOP Business and Industry Showcase Since South Carolina’s Education and Economic Development Act was passed in 2007, eighth grade students have been responsible for creating a “Personal Pathway to Success.” This personal pathway encourages students and their parents to work with school counselors to develop an individual graduation plan, review many career opportunities and […]

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Research Brief

Understanding Simulation-Based Lab Needs of 2-year College Instructors, Students and Industry This study examined the role of online educational platforms, particularly the role of simulation-based labs in these platforms, in supporting the education of technical college students and manufacturing employees. The purpose of this study was to assess the needs of students, instructors and industry […]

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