AMTEC’s Robots On Campus

Students Connor Crowley (left) and Bennet Svob (right), work on a project using Legos in a mechanical electronics class at EvCC's Advanced Manufacturing Training and Education Center (AMTEC).
How Legos and automation are training the next generation of manufacturing.
May 22, 2019

Automation is in many aspects of our lives, such as automated gates, vacuums, and even automated litter boxes. Automation has spread from factories to homes, businesses, and everyday appliances. Robert...

iPhone and Android in 2019: Which is Superior?

Students and staff members sound off on their favorite phone systems.
Students and staff members sound off on their systems of choice.
April 29, 2019

Since 2007, the first ever iPhone has changed the game for the smartphone market. People were obsessed with the concept of the iPhone when it first came out and almost everybody wanted one. At the time,...

Alexa on Demand: Amazon Pilot Program On Campus

Shown: An Amazon Echo device, part of a pilot program on campus. “The goal is to provide these devices in 
areas to to make it highly accessible and engaging for students,” said William Frankhouser, IT lead web developer for EvCC.
February 27, 2019

Amazon’s Alexa is expected to make its debut as a pilot project at EvCC early this March, running as a test through spring quarter. Amazon has provided 25 second-generation Echo devices and $1,000 dollars...

Five Ways EvCC Students Can Give Love to The Planet

EvCC students demonstrate a sustainable practice by making use of the public transit system.
Fighting climate change together
January 28, 2019

Climate change has become more and more of a visible problem as time goes on, which begs the question of, is there a connection between climate change and human beings. If there is a connection between...

Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security Club: How Not to Get Hacked

Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security Club: How Not to Get Hacked
December 17, 2018

Recently, EvCC instructor Dennis Skarr was interviewed by The Clipper, detailing 10 Tips to Protect Your Digital Security. Students in the Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security Club, of which Skarr is the...

10 Tips to Protect Your Digital Security

Is your information safe?  Learn tips on how to protect your digital information from cybersecurity expert and EvCC instructor, Dennis Skarr.
Dennis Skarr, EvCC instructor and cybersecurity specialist offers solid advice on how to keep your digital identity safe.
December 11, 2018

  The need for good digital security practices is increasingly tied to all facets of our lives.  Digital hygiene, defined by Collins dictionary as, “good cybersecurity practices,” is more...

A STEM Student’s Journey to NASA

Calicdan at the Infinity Science Center Museum. She interned as a camp counselor for STEM-centered learning at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Hancock, Mississippi.
19-year-old EvCC student recounts her summer internship with NASA.
October 31, 2018

19-year-old Clarie Calicdan, a STEM student from EvCC, beams with pride as she gives a recount of her internship at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Hancock, Mississippi. The center is the largest rocket...

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