Welding Students Earn High Honors at SUNY Cobleskill Competition

Congratulations are in order for Dahkeya King and Connor Fancher, two students in our welding program who recently took top honors at the 13th Annual Ag High School Day at SUNY Cobleskill. King and Fancher distinguished themselves from competitors from across New York by performing two welds—a shielded metal arc butt joint and a shielded …

Manufacturing Day 2018: Highlighting Business-Education Partnerships

As many in manufacturing professions are nearing retirement age, the need increases regionally and across the U.S. for skilled workers to move into this segment of the workforce. Business-education partnerships and their value in overcoming the skilled-labor shortage was the focus of this year’s Manufacturing Day event at the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at …

Manufacturing Day to Highlight the Value of Business-Education Partnerships

Business-education partnerships and their value in overcoming the skilled-labor shortage will be the focus of this year’s Manufacturing Day at the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) at Mohonasen.  The event is part of the national Manufacturing Day effort designed to spotlight the importance of the manufacturing sector and the promising career opportunities it offers students. …

Students Prepare for In-Demand Careers During High School Years

More than 1,000 new and returning students at our three Career & Technical School campuses began the school year on a path toward earning the skills and industry connections that will position them for jobs in some of today’s most profitable and in-demand careers. From manufacturing technology and cosmetology to automotive service and health sciences, …

Forklift Operator Certification Training for Adults, Oct. 1 & 2

Adults looking to expand their career options are invited to participate with our fall Forklift Operator Certification Training Course. This two-day training will take place Oct. 1 and 2 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen in Rotterdam. The cost is $200. Upon completion of the program, students will …

Adult Ed Grads Celebrate New Direction, Hard-Earned Skills

More than 60 adult learners were celebrated during a recent ceremony at Hackett Middle School in Albany for completing BOCES’ High School Equivalency (HSE) or English as a New Language (ENL) programs. The graduates, some of whom hail from such countries as Guyana, Kazahkstan, Albania, Myanmar, Sudan and Germany, were successful with rigorous coursework designed …

School to Work Seamless for Auto Technology Grad

When Chris Goodrich received his diploma from Cobleskill-Richmondville High School in June, he had already landed a full-time job in his field of study. Goodrich, who earned a number of awards at graduation, including Automotive Technology Outstanding Student (Schoharie Campus), was hired by Carver Companies, an area business that offers everything from road and waterline …

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