Community and Technical College Experience Successful community and technical college designs are more than “brick and mortar” solutions. These facilities welcome the campus community and provide accessible, affordable education geared toward student success. They house the specialized laboratories and equipment that help to build up local and regional workforces, preparing students for highly skilled jobs in high demand. They are
Rising Demand, Growing Opportunities Allied Health Career Training Programs According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the healthcare profession are anticipated to grow 14% by 2028, creating approximately 1.9 million new jobs and making it the fastest growing industry in the nation. Meeting this demand will require a pipeline of talent, technical and community colleges across the country
Future Forward: Advanced Manufacturing Training Facilities Create Real Results for a New Economy In a rapidly changing economy, one truth unites people across the country: more jobs - and better jobs - are a good thing for everyone. When companies bring new jobs to an area, this job growth not only benefits employees, but also creates ripple effects that extend
Building Towards the Future Aeronautical Training Center at Trident Technical College According to the South Carolina Department of Commerce, in 2019 the aerospace industry employed over 22,000 South Carolinians at 400 firms, with a statewide impact of $19 billion a year. Much of that activity has been driven by Boeing, which located its 1.2 million SF 787 Dreamliner final assembly
Physical Distancing in Formal Campus Learning Spaces As higher education institutions work through the endless logistics of returning to campus, all are facing common problems including incorporating physical distancing guidelines set forth by the CDC and public health experts. Formal learning spaces, including classrooms, lecture halls, and seminar rooms, can meet these guidelines at lower occupancies than their design capacities.
Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen - No Such Thing Modern Food Culture and the Rapid Rise of Culinary Arts Education Facilities Weary of convenience foods, tired of rushing through unsatisfying meal times, and craving something more nourishing to both body and spirit, people at dining tables across the country are rebelling one plate at a time. They’re willing to
Causing a Stir International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach Any chef will tell you that a successful dish requires layers of flavors. Seasoning at every stage of the process helps to balance ingredients and textures to create an integrated composition. In the finished dish, we can read the hierarchy of the elements; some central, some subtle, but all contribute to
Centering the Students Tri-County Technical College Student Success Center and Ruby Hicks Hall Renovation A building can tell us much about what a community values. At Tri-County Technical College, this community values its students. This commitment has been evident since the college opened its doors in 1962 in Pendleton, SC, and is the driving force for its four campuses, 70
Putting a New Spin on Things Central Carolina Technical College Advanced Manufacturing Technology Training Center In a dim chapter in architecture and planning history, the 80’s brought a wave of big-box stores to landscapes across the country. With brick and block construction, massive fluorescent-lit interiors, and asphalt as far as the eye could see, these behemoths filled a niche for
A Bridge to the Future Greenville Technical College Center for Manufacturing Innovation In a perfect world, to get from Point A to Point B, you’d be able to walk on a short, easy path in a straight line, and you’d call it a day. Sometimes, though, the process is less straightforward; Point A is on a rocky cliff, and Point