EPCE News

New EPCE Governance Member

EPCE is pleased to welcome Jim Auld, Director of External Training Initiatives for Florida Power and Light, to EPCE’s Governance Committee as the most recent addition effective January 2015. Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), as a founding member, was involved in the creation of EPCE in 2000.

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EPCE Coalition Honored

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning recently honored the EPCE coalition for 'efforts to expand lifelong learning opportunities to adults and to improve access for adults to quality academic programs'.

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Cybersecurity Degrees Featured in ECT.coop

Electric Co-op Today, a publication of the National Rural Electrical Cooperative Association, published an article featuring the EPCE-sponsored Cybersecurity degree programs provided by Excelsior College. The article also referenced a study by the RAND Corporation that suggests that a shortage of cybersecurity professionals is a significant threat to national security.

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EPCE’s Founding Education Provider Launches Nuclear Power Simulator

EPCE's founding education partner, Bismarck State College National Energy Center of Excellence launched a newly developed online Nuclear Power simulator. This leading-edge simulator is the latest in a series of innovative and interactive tools offered by BSC to enhance their online education programs. The simulator was developed with the aid of EPCE's nuclear curriculum team and simulates a pressurized-water reactor (PWR), and is used in BSC's AAS in Nuclear Power Technology degree program - the first online degree to be NUCP approved.

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New simulator highlighted in the Bismarck Tribute

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EPCE Education Partner, WPI, selected by USAToday as one of the Top 10 Engineering Schools in the Nation!

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, WPI, was named #6 in a list of the Top 10 Engineering Schools in the nation. The list comes from College Factual and is a ranking of colleges based on their overall quality.

EPCE has partnered with WPI to offer Master's level degrees and certificates in Power Systems Engineering - online.

Learn more about WPI's Power Systems Programs at EPCE