Campus Events

Rock Falls Middle School Attends Engineering Tech Day 2018

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Morrison Tech /Campus Events Rock Falls Middle School 7th graders spent the day at Morrison Tech building paper towers, operating robots and prototyping whistles and screwdrivers.  Those were just a few of the activities taking place at Morrison Tech’s 7th Grade Applied Science and Engineering Day. In 2014 the college introduced this event to inspire…

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What Accrediation Means to your College Selection.

accreditation means to your college selection

Morrison Tech /Campus Events When your college search begins the first step a prospective student should take is to verify if the colleges of their choice are  accredited by an accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education . The goal of accreditation is to ensure that the institution is providing a…

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Why visit Morrison Tech? A Personal Story.

why visit morrison tech

Morrison Tech /Campus Events By Jasmine Baumbarger As I began my senior year of high school I was still confused as to where I would like to go to college. I had grown up in a small town and went to a small school my entire life. I was not very interested in attending a…

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Engineering Tech Day 2018 – Prophetstown and Chadwick Middle School

engineering tech day 2018

Morrison Tech /Campus Events Prophetstown and Chadwick Middle School 7th graders spent the day at Morrison Tech building paper towers, operating robots and prototyping whistles and screwdrivers.  Those were just a few of the activities taking place at Morrison Tech’s 7th Grade Applied Science and Engineering Day.   In 2014 the college introduced this event to…

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A Career in Mechanical Engineering Technology

career in mechanical engineering technology

Morrison Tech /Campus Events A two year degree in Engineering Technology with a specialization in Computer Aided Drafting & Design can lead to almost endless career opportunities. Students who graduate with this degree typically start out as Engineering Technicians within an Engineering Department. Technicians work to bring concepts and ideas to reality, working alongside the…

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A Career in Construction Technology

career in construction technology

Morrison Tech /Campus Events Construction Engineering Technology is a broad field that has many rewarding careers in several different areas of concentration. Construction Engineering Technologists work with engineers to turn ideas into workable plans used to create: roads, tunnels, bridges, airports, railroads, buildings, dams and other facilities.  The technologist will learn aspects of civil engineering,…

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A Career in Network Administration

career in network administration

Morrison Tech /Campus Events Network Administration is a field of employment that combines both computers and technology.   This field of computer systems is a fun, fast changing world – behind each computer network is a Network Administrator who keeps things running smoothly. A Network Administrator is responsible for keeping an organization’s computer network up to…

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Trade Schools: 10 of the Best in America

Morrison Tech /Campus Events In the last few years, Intellectual Takeout has witnessed an ever-growing realization among the general public that the push for a 4-year college degree is not always the smartest course. Soaring college costs, the retirement of highly-skilled workers, and a younger generation which has difficulty finding employment despite a degree have…

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Fall Student Activities Highlights

fall student activities

Morrison Tech /Campus Events The end of the Fall Semester at Morrison Tech is about much more than final exams. Students and Staff members have been busy lately with a variety of activities. Even with the semester coming to a close soon, there is still plenty more to do. On October 31st we hosted the…

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Women in Engineering – STEM

Women in Engineering

Morrison Tech /Campus Events Although males predominately fill the fields of mechanical  and civil  engineer technologists and networking IT females are making inroads into these careers. During the early 1980s, only 5% of engineers in the U.S. were women, it’s still currently low, at only 14%. Studies show that only 18-20% of Engineering students enrolled…

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