Cool Stuff at Dunwoody: Machine Tooled Mold for Yo-Yo

New YouTube video: a Machine Tool Technology student shows a mold he machined for a plastic injection molder that creates one half of a yo-yo

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Cool Stuff at Dunwoody returns to the Machine Tool Technology program for a demonstration of student project — a machine tooled mold for use in creating yo-yo parts with a plastic injection molder.

ASRO (packaging and robotics) students compete at PACK EXPO

Dunwoody ASRO (packaging and robotics) students are competing at PACK EXPO this week in Las Vegas. And they’re in excellent company — they’re competing against students from: Cal Poly, Rutgers, Clemson, Purdue, and the University of Florida.

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The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) is a trade association whose more than 500 general members manufacture packaging and packaging-related converting machinery in the United States and Canada. …

Lights on for Safety

Dunwoody is the Minneapolis location for Lights on For Safety tomorrow — bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation and receive free replacements on exterior lights on your car or truck. Click on the link for details.

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On Saturday, October 3, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN), in cooperation with the Minnesota State Patrol, will hold its fifteenth annual Lights …

Hoop it Up – Minneapolis, MN- August 8-9, 2009

Looking for something to do this weekend? Hoop It Up’s Minneapolis tournament is in the Dunwoody parking lot. Drop by and watch some local ballers, well, hoop it up.

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The Hoop it Up Tour is an exciting, energetic, and family oriented basketball tournament designed to allow ANYONE who wants to play or watch basketball to participate!

Trade schools boom with enrollees twice the age of typical student

President Rich Wagner is quoted in this USA Today story on higher numbers of students enrolling in technical/trade schools, including more non-traditional students.

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As economic struggles and unemployment plague much of the nation, vocational schools across the USA are seeing significant spikes in enrollment.

Skills USA Nationals 2009

Here’s a link to photos from Skills USA Nationals. The results are:

Allan Zimney won a Gold in Collision Repair (College).

The Quiz Bowl team took Bronze (College). The members of the team are: Jim Stenstrom, Phill DeLeeuw, Matt Barlau, Eric Uzpen, and Jason MacKinnon

Joe Provo competed in Residential Wiring (High School Division) and scored well but did not place.

Congratulations to all who participated!