Curtain drawn on sky-high mine reclamation technology

BIG STONE GAP — An Israeli data gathering and analysis company drew the curtain for a peek at the potential of sky high technology to assess mine reclamation efforts across the coalfields of Southwest Virginia during a presentation at Mountain Empire Community College on Thursday.

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MVCC launches small unmanned-aerial systems degree program

UTICA, N.Y. — Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) has added a new degree program focused on small unmanned-aerial systems (sUAS), or drones. The school is offering the associate of applied science degree at its Utica campus beginning this fall.

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Clark State partners with national wine education program

Clark State Community College courses offered online might soon help vineyard owners and wine makers from across the U.S. produce a better product. Beginning this fall, Clark State will partner with the Viticulture and Enology Science and Technology Alliance National Center of Excellence to offer online courses in precision agriculture. VESTA is a national program funded by the National Science …

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Ohio college dedicates new one-stop drone center

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A new one-stop center for the design, construction and testing of drones is ready for use at a college in southwest Ohio. Sinclair Community College held the dedication Monday for its $5 million National Unmanned Aerial Systems Training and Certification Center.

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Northeast State details plans for aviation program

BLOUNTVILLE — You may be able to get a college degree in operating drones here soon.An aviation initiative at Northeast State Community College envisioned in June 2014 has grown into a certificate program this fall.However, plans are for the program — housed on a campus adjoining Tri-Cities Regional Airport — to become an associate’s degree program in the fall of 2016, pending Tennessee Board of …

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DMACC to Offer Drone Course

DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Area Community College will help you build and fly your own drone later this month. The DMACC Ankeny Campus will host a “Drones: Your Aerial Adventure Begins” course on Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During this class, attendees will learn how …

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