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Electronic Engineering Technology
Jeremy Houchins grew up taking his toys apart to see how they worked. He never thought he could parlay that into a career. “When I graduated from high school, I was pretty lost,” said Houchins. “I knew I had to go to college, but I didn’t know what I wanted to do.” The...
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Graduation: August 2011
Currently: N.C. State University
After getting his start at Piedmont Technical College, Jode Robinson is on his way to becoming a nuclear engineer. Robinson spent many years as a cable TV supervisor, and knew that he was ready for a change.  “I had a lot of people telling me I needed to go back to school to be an...
Engineering Graphics Technology
Graduation: 1988
Currently: Lead Engineer at Eaton
Tabby Davis is making her mark in the traditionally male-dominated world of engineering. As a lead engineer for Product Applications at Eaton, Davis often finds herself the only woman in the room, providing technical training around the world. But, her journey began in a non-traditional way. "...

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