Meridian News

Recent graduates of Meridian’s programs took part in a survey regarding their time at Tech. More than 98 percent of graduates report they would recommend their program to other students and nearly 99 percent said their experience was positive.
Friday, Sep 16, 2016

Business and industry representatives and program graduates both give high marks for the quality of training available at Meridian Technology Center according to recent survey results.
 
Both groups were recently invited to provide feedback regarding their interaction with the school. The responses are used to shape program and course offerings, according to DeAnna Little, Director of Instruction for the trade and industry programs at Meridian.
 

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – The best supervisors and managers are clear-minded, performance-driven and people-oriented.

Today’s supervisors must be able to effectively assess their work situations, understand and communicate with all employees, and determine the most appropriate responses to get the job done on time, within budget and up to standards.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – The popularity of smartphones can have an impact on the eight-to-five workday.

The work environment continues to creep beyond the office to the car, the home and anywhere with a steady wireless signal. As this change ensues, employers must utilize advanced planning and clear policies to minimize the risk of overtime claims from an increasingly connected workforce.

Jeff Dillon started Designers Ink Graphic & Building Designs, LLC in 1993. Dillon uses Chief Architect Premier X8 to create 3D renderings of building designs for clients across the globe. Dillon is shown with a project he is currently working on.
Friday, Aug 26, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – Designer’s Ink Graphic & Building Designs LLC, is making its mark on the computer aided drafting industry across the globe.

With projects ranging from modest home remodels in Stillwater to large-scale commercial projects in the Bahamas and Angola, Africa, company owner/designer Jeff Dillon is giving design ideas new dimension using Chief Architect Premier X8, a professional 3D building design software.

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.