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  • Grants recipient in Tampa
    22 2017 February

    NFPA Grants Brings Fluid Power to Students in Tampa Bay

    The Fluid Power Action Challenge not only reaches students in traditional classrooms, but has also engaged students who are homeschooled. The Tampa Bay HEAT Homeschool group recently received a grant from NFPA, which enabled teacher Samantha Porter...

  • Curriculum Grants
    16 2017 February

    NFPA Curriculum Grants Add Fluid Power to Engineering Programs

        By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation launched a new curriculum grant program this year that is providing awards to university engineering faculty to develop, replicate and disseminate high-quality,...

  • 16 2017 February

    Reviewers Needed for NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship Applications

    We are still looking for reviewers to help evaluate the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship applications. The streamlined review process will be done online, and we are expecting volunteers will spend about 10 hours total on reviewing....

The Fluid Power Action Challenge not only reaches students in traditional classrooms, but has also engaged students who are homeschooled. The Tampa Bay HEAT Homeschool group recently received a grant from NFPA, which enabled teacher Samantha Porter...

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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation launched a new curriculum grant program this year that is providing awards to university engineering faculty to develop, replicate and disseminate high-quality,...

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We are still looking for reviewers to help evaluate the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship applications. The streamlined review process will be done online, and we are expecting volunteers will spend about 10 hours total on reviewing....

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The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series continues next week on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm Central. Topics will include two or the recently funded research projects: the Efficient, Integrated, Freeform Flexible Hydraulic Actuator project as well...

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In 2015, South Central College in North Mankato, Minnesota received a $23,000 Fluid Power Lab Grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The school used the funds to purchase two cavitation simulators with accumulator...

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    By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO NFPA has just launched the new NFPA Careers website, which is designed to connect students with fluid power companies looking for job candidates. Companies can use the site to...

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Schmalz, Inc. in North Carolina is currently visiting local 11th graders to promote a four-year apprentice program that leads to an Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Wake Technical College. They plan to do several open...

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The NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge is a workforce development program designed to support teams of undergraduate students (through a senior capstone design project or extracurricularly) as they develop a fluid powered vehicle without the...

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Poclain Hydraulics kicked off this year’s Fluid Power Action Challenge at its Sturtevant facility earlier this month. Students and staff from South Milwaukee High School were in attendance, as were Arlen Garcia of the NFPA...

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The 2017 CCEFP Webinar Series begins next week on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 1:00pm Eastern/ 12:00pm Central. The series is a monthly webcast about research, workforce and special topic presentations hosted by the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid...

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