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Women in Construction: The OSHA Impact

As the founder and CEO of a construction management firm in Atlanta and the director of marketing for a safety clothing line that caters to women in the trades, Meloni Boatswain understands the importance of utilizing professional development and training to advance her career. Meloni shares her perspective on being a female safety and health professional and how Georgia Tech's Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) training has helped her become a better employer, contractor, and worker.

Future-Proof Your Professional Goals in 2020

Reflect on the professional goals that you've set for yourself – are they still relevant and realistic? If you haven't recently reassessed your career ambitions, now is a great time to do so.

If you aren't sure where to start, here are some tips on self-reflection and gathering external insight. But, you shouldn't stop there. With your goals and professional "why" worked out, it's time to analyze the steps you'll need to take in order to grow now and into the future.

Georgia Tech Creates First Online Graduate Certificate in Data Science for the Chemical Industry

ATLANTA - February 17, 2020 - The Georgia Institute of Technology has announced a new online graduate certificate program: Data Science for the Chemical Industry. As a collaboration between Georgia Tech's College of Engineering and Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE), this credit-bearing program is the only credential of its kind, preparing chemical engineers with the skills and expertise they need for the future of work.

Professional Master's Degree in Safety and Health Achieves Important Designation

Beginning in January 2020, the Georgia Tech’s Professional Master’s in Occupational Safety and Health (PMOSH) degree program is approved by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) as a Graduate Safety Practitioner® (GSP®) Qualified Academic Program (QAP).

Thriving in Times of Change

From personal enrichment to career advancement, lifelong learning is the vehicle of individual progress in today’s world. Advances in technology keep things evolving at a speed no generation has seen before. In fact, 87% of workers believe they will soon need additional training to keep up with their changing workplace, according to a Pew Research Study.

The Value of Hiring a Military Veteran

If you’re looking for reasons to hire a vet, it isn’t hard to find them. Service in the military demonstrates a level of commitment, comfort with responsibility, and work ethic that is difficult to match.

Cybersecurity and the Hybrid Workforce

As an internationally prominent scholar specializing in the political economy of information and communication, Milton Mueller is a professor in Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy and heads up the Policy Track of the Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) program. It’s a field that has captivated Mueller for decades.

The Key to a Successful Late Career Transition

Change. The word alone can trigger anxiety. When life as we know it takes a turn, it’s easy to feel intimidated; the familiar, after all, is comfortable.

But change prevents stagnation. It injects energy into routine and propels us forward into unexplored terrain, presenting opportunities that would remain beyond reach if we didn’t take action and move ahead.

First Professional Master's in Occupational Safety and Health Cohort Graduates

The inaugural class of Professional Master’s in Occupational Safety and Health (PMOSH) were presented their diplomas in a commencement ceremony on August 2, 2019. As a recent addition to the Georgia Tech Professional Education degree portfolio, this program made history as the first degree of its kind in Georgia.

Freight Expectations: Growing Port Seeks Logistic Expertise

Even in the era of high-tech commerce and increased air freight, shipping goods via oceans is still a key cog in the global supply chain.

As such, The Port of Savannah is one of the nation's fastest growing and includes two deep-water terminals: Garden City and the Ocean Terminal. To handle the surge of additional freight, governments of the United States and state of Georgia are funding a 10-year, $2.5 billion plan to expand the port to serve larger vessels and a greater volume of cargo. It is scheduled for completion in 2022.

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