Heavy Equipment & Vehicle Institute (HEVi)

Conference gives Natural Gas Compression students opportunity to learn, network

Natural Gas Compression students Ronnie Cheshier, Jonah Hulbutta and T.J. Potter recently had the opportunity to learn more about the energy industry at a gas compressor conference thanks to scholarships from the Engineering and Geosciences program at the University of Oklahoma.

Equipment donations from industry partners benefit technical programs

Over the last six months, a number OSU Institute of Technology programs have received several donations of equipment, machinery and materials from industry partners and companies.

CAT students recognized with national scholarships

Two OSUIT CAT Dealer Prep students were awarded mikeroweWORKS Foundation scholarships last week at a small presentation in their classroom with Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Institute Division Chair Roy Achemire.

OSUIT dedicates newly renovated SouthWestern Association training center

Representatives from the SouthWestern Association were on the OSU Institute of Technology campus Friday for a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony of the newly renovated space that houses the university’s Industrial and Farm Equipment Technology program.

Aggreko executive talks special events

Second-year Aggreko students heard from a special guest  Tuesday afternoon.  Paul Hines, Aggreko Event Services Operations Manager, recently returned from Russia where he was working on major winter projects for Aggreko and shared with the students experiences from the event services side of the company.

Construction shuts down portion of Miller Drive

From now until the end of the month, crews will be working to remove an underground fuel tank near the Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Institute, forcing the closure of a portion of Wayne Miller Drive.

Former teacher switches places, becomes OSUIT student

After 19 years being in front of the classroom, Tod Ingle was ready to trade places and be a student again in OSUIT's Natural Gas Compression program.

Southwestern Association receives tractor donation from Mahindra

Last week, Mahindra USA, one of the world’s top selling tractor brands, provided OSUIT’s Southwestern Association program in the Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Institute with a Mahindra 7060 Tier IV compliant tractor valued at $44,000.

Chesapeake Center Dedication Draws Hundreds

The nearly $5 million, state-of-the-art facility is the first of its kind for the natural gas industry; doubles OSUIT’s capacity to train students in its Natural Gas Compression program.

HEVI Division Chair Roy Achemire Stresses Industry Collaboration for Results Based Higher Education

Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Institute Division Chair Roy Achemire believes partnering with industry leaders is essential to designing and evolving highly effective educational programs. He was recently featured in two articles describing OSU Institute of Technology’s unique pragmatic approach and how it contributes to his division’s Natural Gas Compression program success.

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