Meridian News

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – When school starts at Meridian Technology Center on August 17, there will be more than new student faces walking up and down the halls. Meridian has three new instructors who will bring their industry experience to the classroom.

New teachers include Brian James, Kim Sorrels and Michelle Moore.

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – While asking questions may seem like a simple task, it is perhaps the most powerful tool that leaders can possess.

Monday, Aug 8, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – Parents and new students attending Meridian Technology Center have the chance to get a jump-start on becoming Meridian Made on August 15 with Parent and New Student Orientation.

Monday, Aug 8, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – Meridian Technology Center has recently announced new class listings for personal and professional interest Short Courses.

“We have a wide variety of new classes for people to explore in the next few months,” said Titus Lester, Meridian’s Coordinator of Short-Term Adult Education. “Whether they want to take an industry certification test, acquire a new skill or attend a monthly leadership series we offer an affordable way for everyone to enjoy learning something new.”

Monday, Aug 8, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – The Unmanned Arial System Cluster of Oklahoma and South Kansas will offer a free Mindset and Methods of Open Innovation workshop at Meridian Technology Center on August 11.

Funded through a contract with the US Small Business Administration, the workshop will equip small- and medium-sized manufacturers with techniques to assist them in identifying new technology and developing partnerships with research institutions.

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – Family businesses are the backbone of the economy of the United States. They create jobs, pay taxes and help build communities.  Conflicts are part of a normal experience for many small start-ups and family-owned businesses.  However, for those who are sharing space at home and work, a family business can also create challenges.

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Association of Career and Technology Education (OkACTE) named Dustin Hicks, Practical Nursing Instructor and Simulation Specialist at Meridian Technology Center, the Postsecondary Teacher of the Year for the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education (CareerTech) system. The award comes with a $5,000 prize.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – Determining where to draw the line on friendship with those you manage – or those who manage you – seems more complicated than ever. Conventional wisdom says that we should avoid building friendships across reporting lines, but today’s current leadership practices embrace connection and openness. In real life, the actual line between our personal and professional lives is very thin.

Thursday, Jul 7, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – If you’ve got the talent to make handmade goods, maybe you’ve thought about selling your items online.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – The makers of ModernBlox have spent the last few years building their business block by block, and now they’re ready to show it off.

On July 2 from 10:30 am to 6 pm the public is invited to get inside the box and tour a prototype of a model home that the ModernBlox team has converted.