The air conditioning and heating systems found in many homes and commercial buildings are way more sophisticated than the systems used just a few decades ago. The sophistication of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems means that it’s now much easier for people … Read More
Take a look around you. It’s highly likely that you’ll spot at least one item that was put together by welding. Cars, bikes, bridges, buildings, planes, and boats are examples of things that are welded. Welding is the most common way … Read More
I was a lost teenager with no real plan for the future. When I first heard of Orange Technical College, I was attending University High School in Orlando, FL. A recruitment coordinator came to our school and talked to … Read More
It’s Never Too Late: Why Enroll in GED Preparation Classes
Across the US, more than 1.2 million students leave high school before earning their diploma each year. There are many reasons why people leave high school early: They might need to support their families financially, they might not … Read More
4 Good Reasons to Start Your Career in Modeling & Simulation
In many industries, the answer to the question “what if?” guides certain decisions or leads to massive, industry-wide changes. While there is some risk involved in exploring the “what if?” of an industry, modeling and simulation (M&S) helps to … Read More
Congratulations to Career & Technical Education Hospitality and Culinary programs for receiving Hospitality Education Grants from the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association. Grant recipients were recently recognized during an awards ceremony.
Olympia High School’s new NAF Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (represented by instructor David Weigle and CTE career … Read More
On March 15, 2019, Student participants from across Orange County gathered at Orange Technical College (OTC) – Mid Florida Campus to compete against former allies, friends and classmates in a real-world cyber security challenge with only one team capable enough to “Capture the Flag”.
My electrical career started in August of 2012. I had been looking online to find a career path that would be both beneficial and interesting to me. I have always been around the construction industry and was searching online to find a school to further my education when I found … Read More
Signs a Hospitality & Tourism Career Is Right for You
One of the fastest growing industries in the US and around the world is the tourism and hospitality industry. In the US, there are more than 7.6 million travel, tourism and hospitality jobs, employing one out of every 18 people… Read More