Meridian News

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

STILLWATER, Okla. – Being decisive is an essential skill for leaders. Knowing what to decide and when to decide it, as well as including the right people in the decision-making and problem-solving processes are keys to being a successful leader.

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015

Culinary Arts students Lyndee Wells, Nick Branum and Shania Valentine recently lived out every aspiring chef’s dream when they participated in the recent Odyssey de Culinaire in Oklahoma City.

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

August 20 Free Business for Breakfast Entrepreneur Event

Whether it’s a website, a blog or a podcast, everyone has his or her favorite places to draw inspiration. Find out where a few of Stillwater’s creative minds get their inspiration during the August 20 Business for Breakfast.

Take the time to be inspired and join panelists Cristy Morrison, President and CEO of Visit Stillwater, and Derrick Wallace, Owner and Founder of The Juvo Group, and discover where they log on to learn and gain inspiration.

Justin Nisbett, left, Precision Metal Fabrication Instructor at Meridian Technology Center, works with a student in the evening welding program. Nisbett was recently named the New Teacher of the Year for the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education system. Nisbett will compete against other winners at CareerTech VISION, the national conference for the Association of Career and Technology Education.
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2015

Director and Three Instructors Receive Divisional Honors

The Oklahoma Association of Career and Technology Education (OkACTE) named Justin Nisbett, Precision Metal Fabrication Instructor at Meridian Technology Center, the New Teacher of the Year for the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education system.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015

STILLWATER, Okla. – Parents and new students attending Meridian Technology Center have the chance to get a jump-start on becoming Meridian Made on August 12 with Parent and New Student Orientation.

“We want parents and new students who are attending Meridian to feel like they are a part of the school from day one,” said Jeanie Zagar, Director of the Career Planning Center at Meridian. “Our Parent and New Student Orientation experience gives everyone a chance to become more familiar with the full range of opportunities available at Tech.”

Monday, Jul 13, 2015

Meridian Technology Center recently named Justin Hazzard Director of the Center for Business Development.

Monday, Jul 13, 2015

As humans we are notoriously poor at making decisions. We seem to struggle with this in both our personal and professional lives and the real question is: How can we do better?

Monday, Jul 6, 2015

President Obama has named 108 mathematics and science teachers recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Mark Thomas, Meridian Technology Center Pre-Engineering Academy Instructor, will be one of those honored educators receiving recognition in Washington, D.C., later this summer.

Monday, Jun 8, 2015

Does simply reading the word “stress” cause your heart to beat a little faster, your breath to become a little shallower and your hands start to sweat? Relax. Stress doesn’t have to, well, stress you out.
On June 18 join Dr. Carol Bender, owner of Bender Yoga, for an interactive and informative session on learning how to harness the energy that your body produces during stressful situations. During the event Bender will teach you how to: