Tag Archives: SolidWorks

10 Great Things from SolidWorks World 2013

I recently attended the SolidWorks World 2013 world conference in Orlando, Florida.  It was held at Walt Disney World January 21-23. The theme this year was “Design Without Limits” and that in itself is a great lesson for young and old designers alike. The idea is to not think outside the box but think outside
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Bringing SolidWorks Course into the Community

NTI School of Technology at Globe University reaches out to the local community by hosting a five-week SolidWorks 3D class taught by Pam Schumacher, mechanical engineering technology program chair. The class will be held Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., January 22 to February 19 at Mahtomedi High School. “This class offers a
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: a Drafting Degree is Worth Much More!

When I tell people that we teach drafting and design at NTI School of Technology (Globe University), sometimes I get a blank look, then a question like “They still do that?”  or a comment like “My grandfather did drafting”.  The other day somebody asked me to define drafting and explain how it is still used
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Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology starts this fall

Globe University will start classes in October 2012 for a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology.  If you have an interest in how things are made, why things work, and are always thinking of ways to make things better, this program is for you.  Mechanical Engineering Technology is a great opportunity for students who want
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Free SolidWorks Software for Engineering Drafting and Design Students

Engineering Drafting and Design degree (EDD) students at Globe University are now eligible for FREE SolidWorks software. Students in the EDD program use SolidWorks for the first three quarters of the EDD program and are now eligible to download the SolidWorks Student Design Kit (SDK) free of charge. The SDK for 2012/2013 is a 12 month license for personal education use
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Drafting Students Pass CSWA Certification with Flying Colors

Globe University and Northwest Technical Institute (NTI) is proud to announce that 10 out of 12 students in the new Engineer Drafting and Design program passed their Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam with an average score of 94 percent. “CSWA certifications are recognized in the industry and make our students stand out from the rest
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Fall 2008 CSWA Results

To the participants of the NTI fall 2008 CSWA testing completed on Monday October 20, 2008. I have blogged several times about the CSWA exam but this time we had a group of people who completely annihilated the national passing average.  NTI had 12 of 13 students pass the exam and 3 perfect exams.  Those
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