Tagged with automotive

Automotive Programs Need to Respond to Industry Changes

Community colleges need to retool their automotive programs to adapt to a changing industry that needs fewer workers with more advanced skills, according to an auto industry researcher. The U.S. auto industry is not only back, but productivity is continuing to increase and both General Motors and Ford are again profitable, said Kristin Dziczek, director of … Continue reading

Cramming for Degrees in Hybrids

Like many college students, Katherine Bovee, a master’s degree candidate at Ohio State University in Columbus, struggled to find a focus for her undergraduate studies. Wanting to sample a broad range of possibilities, she enrolled in a mechanical engineering program. As of her junior year she still hadn’t found the direction she was looking for, but things … Continue reading