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2017 Lego Robotic Competition

2017 Lego Robotic Competition

Joliet Junior College hosted their 17th Annual Robotic Competition on Friday, February 10, 2017.  This year, Citgo Refinery was a corporate sponsor for this event through a recent foundation grant awarded to JJC for “STEM Academy”.  Over 100 high school students competed using Lego Mind storms NXT and new this year EV3 kits.  Teams from 8 regional high schools learned about teamwork, creativity and careers in the robotic industry. The ISA (International Society of Automation) Will-DuPage Section sponsored the participants breakfast and 7 engineers not only assisted the students prepare […]

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JJC Hosts ISA Competition for Process Control & Instrumentation

JJC Hosts ISA Competition for Process Control & Instrumentation

ISA Donates $10,000 to PCIT Program

On Friday, April 8, 2016, the International Society of Automation Will-DuPage Section visited Joliet Junior College in support of the technical department’s Process Control & Instrumentation (PCIT) program.

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Major Donation to Edward Meyers Scholarship

Major Donation to Edward Meyers Scholarship

The ISA Will-DuPage Section recently met with Joliet Junior College to rename of the ISA Chicago/Will-DuPage Section Scholarship in honor of our friend and colleague, Edward Meyers.   The scholarship’s new name is “The International Society of Automation Chicago/Will-DuPage Sections Edward Meyers Scholarship”. During this meeting, the ISA Will-DuPage Section also made a donation of $5000.00 to the scholarship fund.  The donation was comprised of money collected from friends of Edward Meyers and funds contributed by the ISA Will-DuPage Section.  This donation and a plaque honoring Eddie was presented to the […]

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Eddie T Meyers Scholarship

Eddie T Meyers Scholarship

Dear ISA Will-DuPage Section members and friends, The sudden loss of our fellow board of director member and friend, Eddie Meyers has had a profound impact to our instrumentation community. Eddie was great contributor to our section having worked at Citgo in instrumentation for 45 years, as a member of the ISA Will-DuPage Section Board of Directors having served as past President and Education Chair, and more recently with Joliet Junior College where he contributed in the development of the Process Control Instrumentation Technology program. In order to honor the […]

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