January 2012 Issue
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NFPA Education and Technology Foundation Awards Three Gifts for Spring 2012 Projects

Cleveland Community College, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Purdue University are the recipients of the spring 2012 semester gifts from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. Each gift will help strengthen interest in fluid power on their campuses and help the Foundation in its efforts to attract some of the best and brightest students to our field. The Foundation has awarded 21 gifts and one grant to 16 schools to date. These awards align with our strategy to bring fluid power to as many students as possible through our growing list of educator members.Following are brief overviews of each project:Cleveland Community College--Fluid Power in AutomationBy Professor Mark GenglerThe goal of this project is to develop industry-specific, high skill level training components for a credit course at the two-year college level for automation application in the fluid power industry. Measurable objectives for the project include the following:Objective 1: By March 2012, comp...






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