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We are Back, Better and Stronger Together!

By Jennifer Paugh, MIAT Canton Campus President, and John Willis, MIAT Houston Campus President For college administrators, it is reasonable to assume that the last three months of the Covid-19 pandemic have been some of the most difficult of their careers. Long days and sleepless nights have been physically and emotionally draining. That said, we are and always will be committed to working together as one, united MIAT College of Technology to do what is

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Wrapping Up a Merry 2019 and Focusing on a Bright New 2020

By John Willis, MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus President What an amazing year 2019 has proven to be for our Houston campus! As this calendar year is wrapping up and attention now turns to what will certainly be a bright New Year, I am pausing with an “attitude of gratitude” for all the blessings that our faculty, staff, students, and alumni have been honored to have received.  Together, we have accomplished much in 2019.

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MIAT College of Technology Houston Campus is Expanding – Right Next Door!

By John Willis, MIAT College of Technology Houston President Due to continued growth in student enrollment, the Houston campus is in the process of expanding for the second time in 24 months. We are taking on 16,000 additional square feet right next door to our current school facilities in a section of our building that recently became vacant. Our address will stay the same: 533 Northpark Central Drive in Houston, approximately 11 miles northeast of

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Highlighting the Growing Demand for Qualified Welders during National Welding Month

By John Willis, MIAT College of Technology, Houston Campus President The American Welding Society and many other industry organizations, employers and career colleges such as ours are shining the spotlight on the welding profession throughout the month of April in a major campaign dubbed “National Welding Month.” Given that the Houston campus of MIAT College of Technology is committed to playing a strategic role in addressing the growing demand for qualified welders and other skilled

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Vocational Training and Career Education Providers Address Employer Demands for Skilled Trades

By John Willis, MIAT College of Technology Houston President Welders. Pipefitters. Aviation maintenance technicians. Elevator repair technicians. Electricians. Computer and information technology specialists. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians. Plumbers. These are just some of many skilled trades that are required to support the growing needs of employers in the United States.  These high demand, professional careers can be a viable option for many students graduating from high school and entering the workforce.

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