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Water Monitoring Project Makes Savannah a World Leader

A few years ago there existed only one gauge in Georgia that monitored tide levels and that was at Fort Pulaski on the Savannah River. Now Georgia is home to more than 40 sensors that keep track of the rise and fall of sea levels in Savannah and Chatham County. According to one expert, thanks to the Smart Sea Level Sensors partnership program, Georgia now has the highest density of water monitoring sensors anywhere in the world.

The Value of Hiring a Military Veteran

If you’re looking for reasons to hire a vet, it isn’t hard to find them. Service in the military demonstrates a level of commitment, comfort with responsibility, and work ethic that is difficult to match.

Military Officer to Organization Services Coordinator

Having served in the U.S. Army and Army National Guard for 20 years, Shawanda "Wanda" Perry knows the value of good leadership and management skills. During her military career, Perry gained considerable experience in operations planning, analysis, personnel management, and public service while assigned in various leadership positions in the Army as well as in volunteer and community organizations. A combat veteran of both Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq) and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), she retired from a successful and rewarding career as an Army Intelligence Officer.

Freight Expectations: Growing Port Seeks Logistic Expertise

Even in the era of high-tech commerce and increased air freight, shipping goods via oceans is still a key cog in the global supply chain.

As such, The Port of Savannah is one of the nation's fastest growing and includes two deep-water terminals: Garden City and the Ocean Terminal. To handle the surge of additional freight, governments of the United States and state of Georgia are funding a 10-year, $2.5 billion plan to expand the port to serve larger vessels and a greater volume of cargo. It is scheduled for completion in 2022.

Always Improving: Philosophy as a Procurement Specialist

Georgia Tech’s Procurement and Supply Management Leadership Certificate is designed to prepare sourcing, planning, and procurement professionals to lead their companies in successfully navigating the complexities, risks, and rewards of the modern global sourcing environment. Project leaders, business unit leaders, operations managers, and sales leaders are all typical learners.

Georgia Tech-Savannah Introduces New Project Management Certificate

Registration is now open for the new Project Management Certificate at Georgia Tech-Savannah. The certificate is designed for professionals who oversee projects or want to sharpen their project management skills.

“We are thrilled to offer these new courses to the Coastal Georgia region,” said Diane Lee, Executive Director of Georgia Tech-Savannah. “The courses will equip professionals, in a variety of fields, who oversee projects or want to sharpen their project management skills.”

Georgia Tech-Savannah Hosts Largest Career Fair for Military Personnel

The Veterans Education Training and Transition Program (VET²) hosted their largest career fair to date at Georgia Tech-Savannah on June 10, 2019. This special hiring event was designed to engage all current, future, and potential corporate VET² business partners with transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses. Twenty local companies from the area were there to connect with potential new employees. The event was free and open to the public. More 1,500 veterans and service members have participated in the program since its inception in 2013.

Inaugural Saturday STEMlabs at Georgia Tech-Savannah

The first Saturday STEMlab launched February 23, 2019 at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus. This new program is designed for kids interested in discovering and learning more about science, technology, engineering, and math. Students rotated through classes on virtual reality, augmented reality and robotics.

For more information, event scheduling, and registration visit CEISMC Savannah.

Savannah Students Put Their Heads Together for K-12 InVenture Prize Competition

Dozens of students competed in the area's first regional qualifier for the K-12 InVenture Prize at Georgia Tech-Savannah. Inventions included an app that measures water quality and a steering wheel wrap. Six teams from elementary, middle, and high school will advance to the state competition, which will be held March 13 at Georgia Tech.

Students Get Creative During FIRST Lego Robotics Competition

Children ages 9 to 16 participated in a "Into Orbit" competition during a FIRST Lego League 2018 regional meet. The program is a collaborative initiative between Savannah State University and Georgia Tech-Savannah.

The participants were broken out into teams of 10 children and tasked with programming an autonomous robot to score points on a themed playing field and developing a solution to a problem identified during the project.