Several months ago, I was invited to speak to a group of students in the culinary program at Florida Technical College in Kissimmee. I was impressed with the students and their commitment to becoming good cooks. They asked really engaging questions that showed an interest in learning. And I was impressed with the facilities — the classrooms,…Details
El Fondo de Becas Herencia Hispana de Metro Orlando (HHSFMO) favoreció a 22 estudiantes de la Florida Central Un destacado apoyo monetario para cumplir sus sueños profesionales recibieron 22 estudiantes hispanos por medio de las becas del Fondo de Becas Herencia Hispana de Metro Orlando (HHSFMO, por sus siglas en inglés). Para la puertorriqueña Karrye…Details
Florida Technical College Expands its Electrical Diploma Program to Deland and Pembroke Pines Campuses
Registration is currently in progress for fall classes. ORLANDO, FLA, August 21, 2017 — Florida Technical College is expanding its Electrical Diploma Program to its Deland and Pembroke Pines campuses. It is part of a carefully selected group of programs that FTC offers in the construction trade and technology sector. Classes for the new program…Details
Es mucho lo que los veteranos pueden aportar a un centro laboral. Para crear conciencia sobre ello, este martes 25 de julio, se conmemora el Día Nacional Para Contratar un Veterano, que promueve la organización sin fines de lucro “Contrata un Héroe” POR JEANNETTE RIVERA Especial http://www.diariolasamericas.com/ En la Florida residen casi 1.5 millones de veteranos que han…Details
ORLANDO — After serving in the United States Army for 12 years, Hector Rivera traded in his weapons for clippers. “It’s a little bit hard and challenging,” he said. He suffers from traumatic brain injury and PTSD, among other things, after a car bomb exploded and injured him while in Iraq. “It was a little…Details
A group of 26 U.S. Armed Forces veterans was recognized earlier last month at Florida Technical College Pembroke Pines for their academic excellence and their efforts to make a successful transition into the civilian labor market. The students received plaques and medals during a campus reception attended by community and business leaders.Details
I recently went to an event hosted by my business coach called, Be The Change. It was all about starting a business or growing the one you already run. I was surprised and very happy to see nearly half of the attendants were older than my parents.
I hate it when people say they’re too old to do something – go back to school, change a career, etc. It’s an excuse with no merit.
KISSIMMEE — This week’s Chef’s Kitchen is taking us to the drive-thru. El Meson Sandwiches — known in Puerto Rico — is now in Central Florida. “This is very famous in Puerto Rico,” said Kissimmee General Manager, Francisco Ortiz, referring to the restaurant chain’s potato. Called the “Surfer Potato,” it’s packed with with meat-like goodness, yet…Details
Ante una audiencia de estudiantes ansiosos por conocer la ruta al éxito, el presidente y cofundador de El Mesón Sandwiches, Felipe Pérez Grajales, compartió en el Florida Technical College (FTC) en Kissimmee, Florida consejos para triunfar profesional y personalmente. La charla formó parte de “Influencer Series”, un programa mensual que trae al campus de FTC…Details