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Vincennes University HTEC Advisory Committee

Semi-Annual Meeting
Sunday, February 24, 2013

Twelve members of the Vincennes University HTEC Advisory Committee met four hours February 24, 2012 in their semi annual committee meeting-click icon to see the agenda. Members present from left to right in the picture above:

Tom Snyder, Application Engineer HFO Midwest (Co-chair with Doug Bowman)

Mike Clodfelter, CEO Clodfelter Engineering

David Tucker, VP Workforce Development & Community Services, VU

Tim Marion, VP of Operations, Marion Manufacturing

Carl Boss, Sales Manager, Garrity Tool Company

Curtis Boggs, Sales Engineer, Haas Factory Out . . .

Vincennes University HTEC CNC Teacher Training Classes

Friday, February 1, 2013

The VU HTEC Teacher Training Center offers training and certification classes year round, but sometimes it is more convenient for educators to attend during the summer months due to vacation time. Courses range from NIMS level 1 CNC milling and turning training and certification, to Mastercam Multi-axis programming, setup and operation. Please see the attached documents for complete course descriptions, and for a 2013 class schedule.

Mastercam Probe Programming Development

Thursday, January 24, 2013 1 comment

The Vincennes University HTEC CNC Training Center hosted a research and development day for representatives from Mastercam, Haas and Renishaw. The project focused on the development of the post processors for running Mastercam probe programs on Haas CNC machines. 'VU welcomes these types of projects. Our industry partners are vital to our training center and we are always happy to help in any way we can.' - Doug Bowman, VU HTEC Director

Three million open jobs in the U.S., but who's qualified?

60 Minutes Broadcast - November 11, 2012 - CBS News
Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Millions of jobs are waiting to be filled, but employers say they can't find qualified workers because of "the skills gap"

Gene Haas Foundation Machining Technology Scholarship

Machining Technology Scholarship
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Attention HTEC Instructors - 2012 SME Education Foundation Gene Haas Foundation Machining Technology Scholarship Applications - Now Being Accepted Criteria: · Applicants must hold a GED Certificate, be a graduating high school senior, high school graduate or undergraduate student · Planning to attend or be enrolled in a diploma/certificate/2-year degree machining/machining technology program or closely related field.

Mastercam X6 Rollout at Vincennes University

CAD/CAM Technologies Presents Mastercam's Newest Software
Thursday, March 15, 2012

Representatives from CAD/CAM Technologies were on hand Thursday, March 15 from 9am to noon to rollout the newest release of the Mastercam design and CNC programming software - version X6. Approximately 20 people from industry and another 20 students and faculty members participated in the event. The rollout consisted of a presentation of the new design features, and the new CNC mill and lathe toolpath stategies, including the powerful 'dynamic mill' toolpaths. There was also a prersentation on the MasterGage portable CMM.

At the conclusion of the presentations there was a demonstrat . . .

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