Category Archives: Workforce Development

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Programs like the Power Partner University Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. Fluid Power Careers Information Session March 24, 2021 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM CST  Virtual Event On...

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Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power (formerly FAMTEN) are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. Fluid power classes are a terrific source of “lightbulb” moments that happen when a student solves a difficult problem....

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is committed to supporting university fluid power education and programs across the country. While NFPA has awarded various grants over the years, the University Fluid Power Grant Program is specifically designed to provide funding to faculty to implement new and/or add more fluid power courses and content to their...

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The Fluid Power Action Challenge was developed for middle school students to increase awareness of fluid power technology and to promote critical thinking, teamwork and problem-solving skills. This fun and engaging event allows students to learn the engineering design process and see their fluid power machines come to life when they meet to compete against...

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fluid power scholarships
Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarship Program are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation provides $2,000 Fluid Power Scholarships to help students enrolled in high schools,...

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fluid power challenge grants
Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants are awarded each year to help facilitate hydraulic and pneumatics instruction at middle and high schools across the country and have continued to do so regardless of whether instruction is happening in-classroom or virtually. To date, during the 2020 – 2021 fiscal year, NFPA has awarded over $10,000.00 to schools throughout the...

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As many of you know, the Pascal Society is the annual giving society of the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation—a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, charitable organization dedicated to meeting the workforce development needs of the U.S. fluid power industry. Without donations from Pascal members, NFPA would not be able to fund all of our workforce programs that help...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded fourteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Luke...

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NFPA News
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO One of NFPA’s core strategic objectives is to help increase the number of technical college and university students educated in fluid power and connect them to careers in the fluid power industry. There are a lot of ways for members to get engaged in our programs dedicated to advancing...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Scholarships are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded fourteen $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study. Here’s one of the winners, Jordyn...

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