Category Archives: Machine Shop

Education Program for the Modern Machinist

Year 5 Underway – Class of 2018

  Well here we are , Year # 5 and on Track to hit the 100+ mark of machinist training set by Dr Todd Bowden the SCTI director back in 2013.  Dr. Bowden is now the Sarasota county School superintendent … Continue reading

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What do want to do in your career path?

You just graduated High school – maybe you went to college and it isn’t for you or you want a career change? Do you want to learn a Skilled Trade?  in less that a year ? Where you can get … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Year 4 – Precision and CNC Machining Education

  Wrapping it up ……………………………………….     Well we are headin’ down the home stretch, yet again.  The mad dash for job placement, internships, final tests and of course NIMS Certifications. Looks like we will end up with 95 certifications … Continue reading

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Teaching Machining in Today’s world

I am just completing my 4th year of full-time instruction in Precision and CNC Machining here at Suncoast Technical College – formerly know as Sarasota County Technical Institute.  It has been more work that I thought but I do enjoy … Continue reading

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Youtube – CNC Machinist Education

We have a YOUTUBE channel with some of our own videos plus a collection of many videos related to CNC and traditional machining education.  Enjoy !!

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STC Precision CNC Machining – VIP guests of Haas CNC Nascar at Daytona 500- #41 Kurt Busch

What a weekend for Suncoast Technical CNC !!! VIP Guests at the Daytona 500 We had quite a weekend !! Haas CNC Racing team offered our class 4 tickets to the Daytona 500. The education wing of Haas Automation HTEC … Continue reading

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STC Sweeps Skills USA region 6 CNC Mill

    Skills Florida Region 6 Competition at Manatee Tech  Bradenton, Florida Cody Winegard  – Matt Olsen – Arek Mylnarski Suncoast Technical College – Precision and CNC Machining program swept the region 6 Skills Florida CNC Milling competition for the … Continue reading

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Gene Haas Foundation Donation

Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship Donation For Precision and CNC Machining Program  Suncoast Technical College – Florida   We were very happy to receive help from the Gene Haas Foundation so that we can continue our work training machinists for the … Continue reading

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STC Visits Lockheed Martin – Orlando

  The Suncoast Technical College Class of 2017 – Precision and CNC Machining took a tour of the very large Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Manufacturing Center on Sand Lake Rd in Orlando. The plant was originally built in … Continue reading

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MasterCam – Meghan West visit

The MasterCam educational team visits Suncoast Technical College , Sarasota, Fla. Meghan Summers West , president of MasterCam and Dan Newby , head of MasterCam education toured the STC Precision & CNC Machining program today. They are in town to … Continue reading

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