Debut for National Network for Pulp and Paper Technology Training.The "National Network for Pulp and Paper Technology Training", will be led through Alabama Southern Community College (ASCC) in Thomasville, Alabama. This industry-education-government collaboration is unprecedented in the U.S., and comes in response to a critical need for a globally competitive workforce in the United States pulp and paper industry The global pulp and paper industry is dominated by North American (United States, Canada), northern European (Finland, Sweden) and East Asian countries (such as Japan). Australasia and Latin America also have significant pulp and paper industries. .
Under the auspices of the Agenda 2020 Technologically Advanced Workforce (TAW) initiative, the National Network for Pulp and Paper Technology Training will build on the success of the 2-year Associate Degree program in Paper and Chemical Technology at ASCC. Working in close collaboration with local industry, Auburn University, the Alabama Technology Network (ATN ATN Acute tubular necrosis, see there ), with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), ASCC has created one of the nation's leading training centers for paper and chemical workers. Industry scholarships and internships, and a state-of-the-art manufacturing laboratory have produced graduates of the 2-year associate degree program ready to make a difference in the pulp, paper and chemical industries.
The initial partners of the National Network are Auburn University, Mid-State Technical College Mid-State Technical College (also MSTC) is a technical (community) college in central Wisconsin. It has major campuses in the Marshfield, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Rapids communities. There is a learning center in Adams. and the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, Kennebec Valley Community College Kennebec Valley Community College, one of the seven colleges in the Maine Community College System, is a commuter college located on a sixty-four acre campus in Fairfield, Maine. and the University of Maine "UMO" redirects here, but this abbreviation is also used informally to mean the Mozilla Add-ons website, formerly Mozilla Update
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Address: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. , and TAPPI TAPPI Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry . As the network grows, additional partners will be added.
Additional information about the National Network is available from Bob Caron, TAPPI Director of Industry Learning, 770-209-7236 or email@example.com.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AWARD--DEADLINE EXTENDED
The TAPPI Research Management Committee has extended the nomination deadline for the Research and Development Award and the William H. Aiken Prize. The US$ 500 prize is funded by an endowment from the estate of William H. Aiken, who was TAPPI president in 1967-1968. Nominations for the Research and Development Award and the William H. Aiken Prize should be submitted by August 1, 2004, to Charles Bohanan (firstname.lastname@example.org) at TAPPI (15 Technology Parkway South, Norcross, GA 30092, USA, or fax +1 770-446-6947). The nomination should contain a summary of the nominee's technical achievements, personal data (such as education and work history), and information of other pertinent activity (such as TAPPI activities or memberships in other associations).