Monthly Newsletter

McCullough’s Message
 

The future of manufacturing is here. We at Autry Technology Center are proud to celebrate 50 years of being the workforce capital and providing Enid and the surrounding area with a prepared and productive workforce. We are looking forward to hosting another year of Manufacturing/STEM Day on Friday, October 6, 2017 and hope you will join us from 11 am to 1 pm for a come and go lunch.

Manufacturing/STEM Day is a national event focusing on jobs in manufacturing with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math. Last year’s event reached over 400,000 attendees, was held in 1,679 locations including all 50 states, three Canadian Provinces and Puerto Rico, and included television and radio commercials that reached over 80 million people. The largest of these events in Oklahoma was held here at Autry.

Autry Technology Center is proud to be part of this event and focus on companies right here in Enid. Autry is working to train the next generation of professionals and close the skills gap affecting Northwest Oklahoma. 

50 Years of Innovation

 

Manufacturing/STEM Day is back and with a big event to celebrate: Autry’s 50th anniversary. Be sure to mark your calendars for October 6, 2017, and join us for a come and go lunch. This nation-wide event connects high school juniors and seniors from Autry’s 10 area partner schools, as well as students in full-time programs at Autry Tech, with local manufacturing companies to show how manufacturing has changed. Over 2,000 students will visit with over 35 area companies at this year’s event. To learn more, visit our website here.

Start, Build, Grow

 

Autry’s Entrepreneurs Inspire Bootcamp is back! If you are interested in starting, expanding or operating a small business, this is the bootcamp for you. For more information or to enroll, click here or contact Brenda Sheik at bsheik@autrytech.edu or 580-242-2750. 

Autry Names August Students of the Month

 

Congratulations to Autry’s August Students of the Month Jackson Minton, Mikel Rose and Caleb Black. To read more about these students visit our website here.

Free Tax Tips

 

The Oklahoma Business Tax Workshop will be held Wednesday, October 18th, at Autry. This FREE workshop will be presented by Oklahoma Tax Commissioner, Dewey Brandon. For more information, contact Meredith Westfahl at mwestfahl@autrytech.edu or 580-242-2750.

Women in Building Week

 

During the week of September 18-22, Autry celebrated the National Association of Home Builders Professional Women in Building Week. This week is a national celebration of the contributions of women in the residential construction industry. Autry has a great Construction Technology program open to men and women. To learn more about this program visit our website at autrytech.edu or call a Career Counselor today at 580-242-2750.

Ag Business Management Program to Begin

 

If you are an agricultural family in need of assistance in sustaining your future, we have the opportunity for you. The Agricultural Business Management program is set to begin November 7, 2017. The class will meet monthly on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9 pm at Autry and end March 13, 2018. For more information contact Don Roberts at drober@autrytech.edu or 580-242-2750. 

Keeping Your Business On Top

 

QuickBooks is a program used to manage payroll, inventory, sales and other needs of a small business. Do you need help with it? The QuickBooks for Small Business course will help you utilize this program to help your business. It will be held Wednesday, October 25th, at Autry. Contact Meredith Westfahl at mwestfahl@autrytech.edu or 580-242-2750 for more information. Enroll online here.

Shop and Help

 

You can help change lives just by shopping! When you shop on smile.amazon.com and select OT Autry Vocational and Technical Education Foundation as your charitable organization, Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of your purchase to support the Autry Foundation. This Foundation provides grants to students to help pay for tuition, books, uniforms, transportation and school supplies. Last year alone, the Foundation awarded over $28,000 in student grants!