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2014-07-03 23:07:09

Sierra College offers an internship program that can be considered both comprehensive and innovative. The College promotes a student career action plan for students that includes career planning classes or workshops, an "exploration" level internship opportunity and then an advanced-level internship within a specific discipline. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Sierra College Internship Program was recently awarded the 2014 College of the Year from the California Internship...

2014-06-25 23:12:40

At “Disassemble It! Explore It! Rebuild It!” day camp, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center will enable 12-17 year-old makers to repurpose electronics, learn to solder circuit boards, assemble speakers and visit Sims Recycling Solutions to introduce advanced manufacturing careers with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 On Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 11 from 9 am to noon, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center will offer...

2014-06-04 23:14:08

John Volek served as NATYCAA’s President from 2010-11 and retired as AD at Sierra College in 2011 after eight years at the helm. He was also named the Under Armour Athletic Director of the year in 2011. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 John Volek, who led Sierra College to national athletic prominence in the 2000’s, will be inducted into the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators(NATYCAA) Hall of Fame Monday, June 9, at the NATYCAA Convention in Orlando, FL....

2014-05-23 23:08:36

The Gene Haas Foundation provided five $2,000 Machining Technology Scholarships for Rocklin High School graduating seniors who plan to become engineers as a result of their experiences in the Engineering Support Technology lab that was built with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Five Rocklin High School graduates will each benefit from $2,000 Machining Technology Scholarships from the Gene Haas Foundation to further their Advanced...

2014-05-22 23:15:04

Sierra College sent two separate teams to compete in separate events at the 2014 SMUD Solar Regatta. Both teams returned to campus big winners. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Sierra College Physics and Engineering Club along with the Energy Technology Program spent last Saturday May 17 competing in the Northern California SMUD Solar Regatta at the Rancho Seco Recreational Area in Herald, CA, and came back to the Rocklin Campus the big winners of the event. Competing in separate...

2014-04-27 23:02:01

Join this group of authors, publishers and experts in a one-of-a-kind look at a plausible dream to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 On Friday, May 16, at 7:30 pm in the Dietrich Theater on the Rocklin Campus, Sierra College Natural History Museum and Sierra College Press are cosponsoring a lively lecture and discussion on the future of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Dammed by the City of San Francisco for water and...

2014-03-29 23:04:37

The intent of the Love Your Body Week is to call attention to negative and harmful advertising and its impact on peoples' self esteem. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Beginning Monday April 7 through Friday April 11, Sierra College Rocklin campus will present the eighth annual Love Your Body Week. Love Your Body Week is an interdisciplinary event fully conceptualized, organized, and executed by Sierra College faculty, staff, and students. The week of events celebrates the human...

2014-03-20 23:29:06

Colfax High School students created a prototype of a sensor that helps skiers have more control and it was selected by Quirky, a New York-based company that makes invention accessible, for further exploration at the South by South West (SXSW) conference in Austin TX, giving students the thrill of recognition, teaching them the design process and inspiring innovation using a 3D printer provided by the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 While many people...

2014-02-28 23:30:21

To prepare teachers to meet the new Common Core mathematics requirements, the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Collaborative is offering a series of three workshops on how to use hands-on activities to engage students and facilitate critical thinking while implementing the Common Core standards of mathematical practice. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Middle and high school mathematics teachers in the Sacramento region can participate in a series of...

2014-02-12 23:27:44

Sierra College student Markus Fredrickson learns skills in Mechatronics classes at Sierra College and immediately applies them on the job at Harris & Bruno International with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative that connects high schools, colleges and employers to fill the Advanced Manufacturing skills gap. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Markus Fredrickson just started his second semester at Sierra College in Rocklin, CA and is working part-time as an Assembly...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.