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May 2013

May
30
2013

If you’re headed toward a bachelor’s degree, there are some clear benefits to starting your college studies at your technical college. Roughly half of four-year college graduates in the U.S. complete some of their coursework at a two-year college, and it’s something that everyone should consider.

May
21
2013

It's a well-known fact that heart disease is a serious issue. It's the leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause of disability. But with the technological advances that continue to be made in medicine, a heart attack isn't necessarily a death sentence. Cardiac professionals are there with treatments that save lives every day. Cardiologists. Nurses. Cardiovascular technicians.

May
21
2013

The United States has more than 4,000 colleges and universities, including everything from two-year technical colleges to huge state universities, small private liberal arts colleges, and elite private universities. How can you possibly find the one that is right for you?

May
16
2013

Jobs at a Glance is a service for Piedmont Technical College students nearing graduation, alumni and the community that provides information about local and regional job opportunities. This month's postings include positions for Automotive Technicians, information technology interns, after school program teachers and more. Check the Jobs at a Glance page regularly: new jobs are posted every week.

May
10
2013

Whether you realize it or not, metrology has played an important role in the production of many of the products you use on a day to day basis—from your laptop to the car you drive. But what exactly is Metrology, and why is it important?

May
07
2013

What do students like most about online courses? The overwhelming majority agree that it’s convenience that makes online courses attractive. The ability to study at a time and place of their choosing, to fit school into busy and changing personal schedules—these are the reasons people study online.

May
02
2013

What began as a Toyota Production System initiative has now become a widespread principle that workplaces of all kinds across the world have embraced. Simply put, Lean is a systematic method for doing more with less—getting more value out of the time spent on a task and reducing waste. Implemented correctly, with institution-wide buy-in, Lean has the power to transform an organization.

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