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NFPA Shadows a FIRST® Robotics Team

January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I visited the Hartland Arrowhead High School FIRST® Robotics Team to talk about the new NFPA Fluid Power Challenge FIRST Robotics Scholarship last month, I had no idea how much of a commitment being on a...

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NFPA Welcomes New Workforce Program Manager

October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Arlensiu Garcia Novelli (Arlen) joined NFPA on September 6 as Workforce Program Manager for middle and high school programs. She comes to us having recently worked as the Membership Manager to the Scoliosis Research Society....

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Manufacturing Day℠ (MFG Day)  is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October—which this year is October 7, 2016—any day...

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Larry Davis, President of Daman Products Company in South Bend, IN, believes that students should be exposed to real life entrepreneurship from real life entrepreneurs. That is why Daman mentors in the St. Joe CEO...

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The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Booster Club, led by John Stenz and Heather Poush from FORCE America, organized the 2nd Annual Business & Technical Trades Career Exploration Day at Northfield Middle School in Minnesota...

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I was moderately upset when Instagram recently changed its format. This social media site has been a friend to me and it hurts to see an old friend that you love so much change! You...

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A $250 grant can go a long way. This is a thank you that I received from one Pittsburgh-area teacher whose school was awarded an NFPA grant: The Moon Area Middle School is thankful for the...

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Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year is Oct 7, 2016—any day can be a...

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by Lynn Beyer and Denise Rockhill On April 28th, 40+ NFPA members and guests descended upon the Donaldson Company Global Headquarters in Bloomington, MN to attend the NFPA 2016 Minneapolis Regional Meeting.  The event began...

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Parkers Prairie School in Minnesota received an NFPA grant to assist with the costs of bringing two teams of students to the Fluid Power Challenge hosted by Alexandria Technical College and sponsored by member, FORCE America....

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