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Boe-Bot Wars Video

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Fountainhead College's Electronic Technology class presented its yearly Boe-Bot War during class on August 14, and we captured some video from the "epic battle."

Nine students programmed and built fierce, battle-ready bots of war that competed in this year's competition. They had less than a month to prepare their bots. Instructor Brian Ogle used elimination-style rounds to determine the winner in his robotics class. See for yourself whose bot is the "Last Bot Standing."  

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East Tennessee CyberSecurity Summit

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Tech experts attend East Tennessee CyberSecurity Summit

Fountainhead College students and faculty are rubbing shoulders with technology experts in government, private business and academia for the eighth annual East Tennessee Cyber Security Summit.

The two-day summit began Tuesday at the downtown Hilton Hotel and is hosted by the FBI, University of Tennessee, Fountainhead College of Technology, Tennessee Valley Authority, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

This year, the topics for discussion will be new and emerging technologies, including cloud computing and mobile computing. Attendees will also get a chance to learn more about cyber espionage and network forensics and how to expunge threats that have infiltrated systems.

ETCSS-conference-organizersFountainhead College sponsored an After Hours Party at the Icon Lounge in the Sunsphere after Tuesday's sessions.

Conference organizers, including Fountainhead College President Casey Rackley (2nd from right) pictured.

 

TechFest 2012

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2nd Annual Homecoming

Friday, November 2,  4–7 pm

Free & open to the public

Fountainhead College invites you to attend its 2nd Annual TechFest Homecoming event. Come meet the department heads of each academic program and see exhibits of the latest technologies.

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Learn about career fields related to network security and information technologies, wireless communications, electronics, health care, and radiological protection.

  • Door Prizes will be given away every 30 minutes
  • Meet faculty, students and graduates
  • Free food, T-shirts and prizes
  • 94.3 "The X" will provide music and a live remote broadcast. 

theX  The iPad 3 drawing will be held at 6:55 p.m. You must be present to win.

Planning to attend: Join us on Facebook!

Open House: October 11

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You are invited:

Fountainhead College of Technology will host an Open House for the general public on Thursday, October 11, from 12 - 6:30pm in the college auditorium.

Visitors are invited to bring their questions about Fountainhead's degree programs, including online programs, and the in-demand career fields associated with our programs. 

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Military Friendly School for 2013

military-friendly-school-logoFountainhead Honored as a Military Friendly School for 2013

Fountainhead College of Technology has been honored as a Military Friendly School for 2013 and ranks among the top 15% of all colleges, universities and trade schools which excel at embracing America's veterans as students, as reported by G.I. Jobs which released its 2013 Military Friendly School List.

As a 2013 Military Friendly School, Fountainhead College satisfied G.I. Jobs' exhaustive criteria that included factors such as academic accreditation, the success of outreach to veterans, programs, and efforts to retain military and veteran students and additional benefits that reflect veteran programs, credit for service, military spouses and more.

As a Military Friendly School, Fountainhead College distinguishes itself from other regional institutions by their unprecedented level of commitment to providing veterans and military service men and women with a unique blend of quality education, training, job placement and dedicated veteran support throughout a student's enrollment.

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High-performance Computing & Public Safety at InfraGard Meeting

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What is the relationship between high-performance computing & public safety?

Tim Walsh, CEO at SimCenter Enterprises, will discuss the application of high performance computing and its relationship to public safety at the next InfraGard meeting on Wednesday, September 19th at 9:30 am in auditorium at the Fountainhead College of Technology. Mr. Walsh will also demonstrate a tool used to simulate a Radiation Dispersal Device (RDD) detonation in Los Angeles.

SimCenter Enterprises is a non-profit organization representing collaboration between the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the SimCenter, and private enterprise. Their mission is to identify, develop, and promote practical and commercial applications of the technologies developed within the SimCenter and facilitate the advancement of business by harnessing applicable capabilities and technologies.

SimCenterModeling and simulation using high performance computing is a critical component at the core of manufacturing in the 21st Century. Advancements in computing power and efficient computational methodology now allow both small and large businesses to solve challenges and problems that were previously beyond reach.

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Boe-Bot Wars

Boe-Bot Wars: Students Face Off

Fountainhead College's Electronic Technology class will present its yearly Boe-Bot War during class on Tuesday, August 14 starting at 7:30pm in the Auditorium. The "war" promises to deliver a strategic battle of nine small but fierce, student-programmed, battle-ready bots of war.

Boe-bot-student_competition_2011_copyPlease come out and support students in Mr. Ogle's Electronic Technology robotics class and support your favorite fighting bot. The competition will use elimination-style rounds to determine the winner. Last bot standing takes all!

What: Boe-Bot War Competition
When: August 14, 7:30 pm
Where: Fountainhead Auditorium

This event is free and open to the public!

 

 

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