Season 151 Videos

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Show 152 – Wellborn Cabinets | Carpentry and Cabinetry Program

/ Wellborn Cabinets / NorthWest Shoals Community College / Alabama is known for it’s forestry industry where thousands of people are employed. From Paper mills to the furniture business, Alabama companies make good use of it’s natural resources. This is also true with the cabinet industry. Lumber from Alabama is cut down to make some […]
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Show 151 – EOCC | Vector Aerospace

/ EOCC / Vector Aerospace / Enterprise Ozark Community College – Aviation Campus The aerospace industry is Alabama’s second largest employer both in terms of direct and indirect jobs with over 136,000 people employed and a payroll exceeding 6 billion dollars a year. Much of the aerospace work in Alabama would not be here if […]
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Show 150 – School of Technology | Radio & Television Production

/ Randolph County School of Technology / Calhoun Community College – Radio & Television Production / Alabama’s Career Technical Education Program is available in all Alabama school systems and is a gateway to future learning and prosperity. Currently more than 200,000 high school students in Alabama are enrolled in a career technical education program. Students […]
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Show 149 – U.S. Helicopter | Toyota T-Ten Program

/ U.S. Helicopter / Lawson State Community College – Toyota T-Ten Program / US Helicopter, a division of Bell Aerospace is one of the few helicopter-refurbishing units in the country. With 8 buildings on 6 acres of land, US Helicopter performs work for a variety of clients including the US Military, NASA and foreign military […]
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Show 148 – Health and Wellness | Industrial Maintenance

/ Health and Wellness – Shelton State Community College / Industrial Maintenance – Wallace State Community College / Some of the most essential elements of a healthy life are a well-balanced diet and exercise. At Shelton State Community College, students not only learn these elements but they also learn to implement these practices in a […]
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Show 147 – Forensics

/ Forensics – Hoover High School and UAB / Normally, education for forensics science could only be obtained in colleges and universities, but in Hoover Alabama, Hoover High School has implemented a Forensics Science Class that is very impressive. These students are interested, intrigued, and anxious to learn. From what we saw, this program helps […]
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Show 146 – Mesonet | Radiologic Technology

/ Alabama A & M – Mesonet / Wallace Community College – Radiologic Technology / We visited the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at Alabama A&M in Huntsville to learn about the different programs of study offered and the Alabama Mesonet project. Alabama Mesonet is made up of eleven combination meteorological and soil […]
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Show 145 – NASA

/ NASA / When you think about job careers at NASA, normally you think about an Astronaut or a Rocket Scientist. In this show, we show several other careers at NASA, some of which can be obtained with an education from a 2-year institution. Learn about the careers of a Lunar Scientist, an Ares I […]
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Show 144 – Dauphin Island Sea Lab

/ Dauphin Island Sea Lab / Founded in 1971 by the State Legislature, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab is Alabama’s marine science education and research laboratory. Their educational mission also includes Discovery Hall Programs (DHP) which encompasses K-12 field programs, teacher-training, and public outreach.  Discovery Hall Programs also includes the Estuarium, the public aquarium of […]
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Show 143 – Skills USA

/ Skills USA / Alabama’s annual Skills USA Conference held in Birmingham this past April was a great success. There were over 3000 attendees, including students from 54 high schools and Career and Technical Centers and 16 Community College campuses that competed in 30 Technical and 15 Leadership development contests. SkillsUSA, (formerly known as VICA) […]
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Show 142 – Game Warden | MFG

/ Game Warden – Autaugaville / MFG (Molded Fiber Glass) – Opp / With hunting season in Alabama in full force, it pays to observe the law, not for just your safety, but for the safety of others who might be hunting in your area. In Alabama, Conservation Law Officers are out in full force, […]
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Show 141 – Pharmacy

/ Pharmacy – Auburn University / The study of Pharmacy at Auburn University began in 1885 when the Board of Trustees of the (then) Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical College proposed that a course of study be offered in pharmacy. For the first ten years students were able to take preparatory courses in alkaloids, assaying, and […]
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Show 140 – Plumbing | Robotics

/ Plumbing – Lawson State Community College / Robotics Center – Calhoun Community College / According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, the employment of plumbers and those in related fields is expected to grow 10 percent over the next 8 years, which means that the job opportunities are expected to be very good over […]
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Show 139 – Dental Hygienist | Kyleigh Farms

/ Dental Hygienist – Wallace State / Kyleigh Farms / We all have been to the dentist for our annual cleaning and we know who a dentist is, but what about the person who helps out a dentist? They’re know as Dental Hygienists. Hygienists are in demand in general dental practices, as well as in […]
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Show 138 – Drugs in the Workforce

/ OTJ Special Report: Drugs in the Workforce/ The Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center’s Crime in Alabama publication states in 2007 – 17,267 people were arrested for possessing illegal drugs, 1,663 were arrested for distributing illegal drugs, which leads to a total of 18,930 people in Alabama being arrested for being involved in illegal drugs […]