News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Michael McAllister
(803) 327-8032



June 13, 2012

Workshop Brings Technology Educators from Across the Country to York Tech

ROCK HILLToday through Friday, York Technical College will host approximately 100 advanced technology educators from as far away as Hawaii during the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers’ Summer Workshop. The workshop, Preparing Today’s Workforce for Tomorrow’s Technology: It’s Not Your Father’s Manufacturing, brings together educators, representatives of industry, and other advanced technology experts to learn from one another.

The NCATC is a network of higher education resources that advocates and promotes the use of technology applications to enhance economic and workforce development.

The Summer Workshop at York Tech will include sessions such as Engineering Technology for the Future and Should an EV or HEV be in Your Driveway? Keynote speakers for the workshop will be Rita Revels, human resources manager for the Fort Mill and Spartanburg operations of Schaeffler Group USA; Jim Kosmala, vice president of Okuma America Corporation; and Stephen Howell, process solutions leader of Rockwell Automation.

Most sessions and other activities will be held at the Baxter Hood Center or the Center for Advanced Manufacturing on the York Technical College campus. The event will conclude on Friday with tours of area plants, including Schaeffler, Okuma Partners in THINC, and Siemens.

York Technical College / 452 South Anderson Road / Rock Hill, SC 29730