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Construction Site Safety Manager's Journey from the NFL to OSHA

Ryan Mack has always had a knack for protecting people – whether it was his family, co-workers, or quarterback – but construction was a new direction for him.

Mack was a athlete in college and then went on to play professional football for a of couple years. His college studies led him to a Bachelors in Criminal Justice from the University of Louisville and a Masters in Liberal Studies from University of Memphis, which he is a few credits away from completing. This might not be the normal path for a safety career in the construction industry, but for Mack it is.

Defense Tech Celebrates 50 Years

For over five decades, Georgia Tech has been a prominent leader in defense technology training and research, led by highly respected scientists, engineers, and subject-matter experts from Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). These defense technology leaders are regularly tasked to consult and work with the military, government, and a wide variety of businesses. Their experience and expertise positions them to provide valuable insight in a complex and sensitive industry.

How International Students Can Transfer to a U.S. University

Education is a global endeavor. For many students, their educational goals may take them outside their home country. The process of transferring to a U.S. university from outside the country can be complex and often confusing. There are many different ways to make the transition, so it is important to be aware of all the options before beginning the process.

Language Institute Receives 10-Year Reaccreditation

This April, Georgia Tech Language Institute (GTLI) received 10-year reaccreditation for its Intensive English Program from the Commission on English Language (CEA). This outstanding achievement marks the incredible quality of the Language Institute as well as the remarkable effort of its leaders to demonstrate and uphold that quality, including participation in reaccreditation training, submission of a self-study report, hosting a site visit, and responding to the site reviewers’ report, all adhering to CEA’s extensive and thorough standards.

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.

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