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1 The Virginia Beach Advanced Technology Center Presented to the Tidewater Association of Service Contractors [TASC] 15 September 2004 by J. Lyle Bagley, Dean Engineering and Industrial Technologies, Tidewater Community College

2 What: ATC at Virginia Beach An award-winning, high-tech educational facility > 137,000 SF of space 2800 network connections SOTA laboratories & classrooms MPS in every classroom and laboratory Most advanced computers and software programs in use today

3 The ATC Continued Huge atrium flanked by CADD labs A Forum for about 40 with teleconferencing capability Economic Development shell space Environmental monitoring system by internet Building-wide security system [soon] Weather station => Electronics Lab via VI

4 ATC Technology Theatre Capacity of 200 UN style seating for about 70, indiv internet Voice actuated cameras for teleconferencing Full Audio-Video Divisable into three break-out rooms Warming kitchen Rent by the hour Call or Ray Tranchant at or for tour and prices OR J. Lyle Bagley at ,

5 Who? VBCPS Technology Center VAB Office of Economic Development and TV Station Tidewater Community College Engineering and Industrial Technology & Information Technology and Business Divisions

6 Where? At Princess Anne Commons On TCC’s Virginia Beach Campus Near to ODU/NSU HEC, Landstown HS & the new LifeNet Facility

7 Tidewater Community College Engineering and Industrial Technology Division & IT and Business Division

8 EGR Program Engineering Disciplines: –Aerospace –Chemical –Civil –Computer –Electrical –Environmental –Mechanical –Mining –Metallurgical –Nuclear

9 EGR Program Engineering Transfers—all disciplines –ODU Engineering –Virginia Tech –Other Scholarships for Computer Engineers Five at $1,000 each for Comp EGR

10 CIV Program Surveying GPS GIS Inspections Concrete Asphalt Soils

11 CIV Program ASHE Scholarship –$1500 awarded annually to an EIT student Public Works Academy Software Integration & GIS –Primavera P3e/c for Construction –AutoDesk Land, Civil Design, Survey –EPANet advanced analysis of flow networks –ESRI ArcGIS: 2 day GIS course w/ Va Tech –Hampton Roads GIS User Group GPS Hardware Integration at the ATC –Partnership with VA Tech; 1 day course

12 ETR Program - Electronics Engineering Technology - Computer Engineering Technology - Electronic Metrology

13 ETR Pioneering of LabVIEW, Elvis 1 of only 2 colleges teaching the LabVIEW developer courses [NI]. 1 of the 1st to get ELVIS NSF grant, LabVIEW integration

14 ETR Mimio We have lead at the college in the use of Mimeos.

15 ETR Panasonic Training on site 1 year curriculum > 40 graduates Dramatic reduction in attrition rate

16 NCSLI Electronic Metrology & NI Test & Measurement Scholarships

17 IND Program Manufacturing Engineering Technology Mechanical Metrology Industrial Management and Supervision Quality Assurance Occupational Safety

18 IND Program QA & Safety curricula at SIMA, Naval Base IND Little Creek, Norfolk, Oceana STIHL Apprenticeship programs course needs FORD college programs for assembly line workers. 11 online IND program courses in support of deployed military personnel Offered co-enrollment course with the VBCPS NCSLI Mechanical Metrology Scholarship NI Mechanical Metrology Scholarship

19 CADD Program Architecture ARC Drafting DRF Mechanical MEC

20 CADD Program Articulation to HU in Architecture NSF Grant Collaboration on Curriculum - Articulation Presentations [e.g., at Norfolk VoTech Center ] Regional Inventor Workshop at the ATC –High school educators throughout greater HR Special recognition for Ralph Denton –Hunter Brooks completed his AAS Degree in December Professional & Student Intern Program in CADD

21 Other Initiatives by the Division Technical Studies AAS in Manufacturing [MET] –Stihl –Visteon –Mitsubishi Chemical –Bauer Compressors –INIT –Sumitomo MET Program Interview Day –Linked students with employers –program expansion in the following year Internships for Technology Students

22 Division Initiatives Cont’d... Tours provided to potential partners in BIG –Governor Warner –Stihl –MiniGears –Volvo Penta –Ford Motor Company –NASA –Sumitomo –Center for Innovative Technology in VA –Visteon –Bauer Compressors...

23 Division Initiatives Cont’d... Tours cont’d –Science Museum of Virginia –Other Community Colleges, VCCS Chancellor –Virginia Bio Tech –VCU –ODU’s E&T Advisory Board, CWI Committee –DCS Corporation –HRSD, Norfolk Pub Wks, and the PWA –NORSHIPCO –The Division’s Technology Advisory Boards

24 NSF Grant $699,000 Total Curriculum Development/Equip EIT Division Portion –33 projects –15 of which are collaborative with VBCPS

25 NASA/TCC Project : Remedy for the Graying of America Four Curricula Emerge as Technical Studies: –MET [existing] –Mechanical Engineering Technologist –Materials Science Technologist –General Engineering Technologist Next phase: establish pipeline

26 NCATC Summer Workshop 2005 National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers 1-3 June 2005 Technical Papers Theme: Progress through Partnerships

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