Tri-Rivers’ RAMTEC coordinator presents in Washington DC

Tri-Rivers Career Center’s RAMTEC Coordinator/Engineering Technologies Instructor Ritch Ramey was part of a panel that presented Next Generation Robotics and the Future of Work to the Congressional Robotics Caucus Advisory Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington DC on April 18. Ramey said, “The international race to lead the robotics revolution won’t be […]

Tri-Rivers RAMTEC first high school students in nation to earn FANUC 2D iRVision Certification

Twelve Tri-Rivers/RAMTEC Level 2 Engineering Technologies students recently became the first high school students in the nation to earn a FANUC 2D iRVision Certificate, according to Mark Edington, their Robotics instructor. This course covers Handling Tool Applications and Advance TP programming. The students had to demonstrate hands-on skills including: Advanced Control Structure, Advanced Coding of […]

Tri-Rivers RAMTEC hosting Manufacturing Day

National Manufacturing Day is Friday, October 6, 2017. Locally, Tri-Rivers Career Center and its workforce training center RAMTEC (Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative) are designated hosts for this event and will open their center at 2222 Marion-Mt. Gilead Rd, Marion, Ohio, 11am to 5pm with activities, demonstrations, contests and displays focusing on the […]

Tri-Rivers RAMTEC instructor receives ACTE Ohio & Regional recognition, now competing for National Award

Tri-Rivers RAMTEC Instructor Mark Edington, who was named Ohio’s Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)  Postsecondary Teacher of the Year earlier this year, has been selected as the 2016 Region 1 Postsecondary Teacher of the Year. He will be one of five instructors nationwide vying for the 2017 National Award at the ACTE Excellence […]

Marion retired teachers group to launch partnership with Habitat

The Marion City-County Retired Teachers Association (MCCRTA/ORTA) will have a “double feature” luncheon meeting Monday, April 4, 2016 at 12:00 noon in the Tri-Rivers Giauque Auditorium (west side), 2222 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road. For those members who have made the required advanced reservations, the Tri-Rivers Culinary Arts students, under the guidance of instructor Sheila Hamm, will […]

RAMTEC’s Edington named Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year

Mark Edington has been named Post-secondary Teacher of the Year by the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education (Ohio ACTE). Edington was selected out of numerous nominations from across the state of Ohio. This award makes him eligible for the National Association for Career and Technical Education’s Region 1 Awards. In 2013, Mark Edington […]

Tri-Rivers/RAMTEC Consortium Receives $14.99 Million Grant

The RAMTEC (Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative) Statewide Advanced Manufacturing STEM/Career Technical Education Consortium, led by Tri-Rivers Career Center, has received $14.99 million dollars through Ohio’s Straight A Fund. This grant will allow Tri-Rivers to partner with eight additional career centers to expand and continue the vision of RAMTEC in order to address […]

Local Kids Learning New Skills at RAMTEC Summer Robotics Camp

The third annual RAMTEC Summer Robotics Camp is underway this week at RAMTEC on Tri-Rivers Career Center’s Campus. 38 students from area high schools and middle schools are learning to build and program robots during the three-day camp sponsored by the Honda Foundation and RAMTEC. Ritch Ramey, RAMTEC Coordinator and one of the instructors, said participants […]

Owen’s Opera House, RAMTECH Honored at CVB Breakfast

The Marion Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau on Thursday, May 29, presented Dennis and Donna Mattix of the Owen’s Opera House with the 2013 Customer Service Star Award and RAMTEC (Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative) with the 2013 Community Ambassador Award for their promotion of the community. In addition to the awards, the […]

RAMTEC Honors First High School Students to Achieve FANUC Robotics Certification

Marion’s Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative (RAMTEC)—the first and only training facility of its kind in Ohio—celebrated the FANUC certification of nine high school students, Friday, May 16, 2014.  These Tri-Rivers/RAMTEC Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering students are the first students in the United States to achieve this certification as high school students, according […]