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Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Education Center launches new, 8-hour online HAZWOPER course

The Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC) announced the launch of a new, 8-hour HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations) course that can be completed entirely online. The online course applies to a wide range of workers, including those in cleanup operations at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites and EPA-licensed waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities, and emergency personnel responding to scenarios involving hazardous materials.

IES to Lead Innovation Engineering Workshop at 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference and Expo

NC State Industrial Extension Service (IES), the solutions-based, industry and business focused unit of NC State University, today announced that its Director of Business Growth and Innovation, Kevin Grayson, will lead an innovation engineering workshop at the IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference and Expo occurring May 4-6 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

IES Executive Director to Discuss Importance of STEM Education

On April 20, Dr. Terri Helmlinger Ratcliff, NC State University Vice Provost for Outreach & Engagement and Executive Director of the Industrial Extension Service (IES), will be a featured panelist at the 2015 Business & Education Round Table, hosted by Business North Carolina magazine.

NCMEP Helps Walmart Meet Sustainability Goals

The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) has partnered with Walmart to save customers money, help suppliers conform to the company’s sustainability expectations and help ensure a better world for generations to come.

Outreach & Engagement Lauds Community Work

The NC State Office of Outreach & Engagement held its annual award ceremony at the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education in the NC State campus. The event, attended by 225 people representing the breadth of university outreach activities, featured the presentation of sixteen service-related awards.