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College of Applied Science and Technology
(formerly Summit College)

Engineering and Science Technology

Summit College's Department of Engineering and Science Technology is located Schrank Hall - North and South. Faculty members pride themselves in applying leading-edge technology to classroom instruction and while using the latest technology to complement hands-on instruction.

Mission: The Department of Engineering & Science Technology will create a better common future for our students and for society through career focused educational activities that: address the needs of this region’s industrial, technical, and business communities by leveraging the region’s strengths; fostering economic, social, and cultural vitality; and pursuing innovative solutions to major challenges.

Vision:  Our vision is to become a regional leader in technology education recognized for our focus on student success and inclusive excellence. Through educational experiences that expose our students to the latest technology, we will empower them to become innovators and entrepreneurs. 

Areas of technical instruction include:

  • Geographic and Land Information Systems,
  • Mechanical,
  • Electronic,
  • Surveying & Mapping,
  • Construction,
  • Drafting,
  • Manufacturing, and
  • Automated Manufacturing.

The department also provides instruction in the General Technologies of Chemistry and Physics.

In each area, students learn theoretical instruction and scientific theories that are applied in industry, plus plenty of hands-on training using equipment and technology.

Tau Alpha Pi - Gamma Eta Chapter

Tau Alpha Pi is the national honor society for engineering technology students, just as Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Beta Kappa are for associate degree and liberal arts students, and Tau Beta Pi is for engineering students. Tau Alpha Pi membership is open to top-performing associate-degree and baccalaureate students in engineering technology programs.


Contact us

Schrank Hall South, Room 121 or 123 
Phone: 330-972-7051 
Fax: 330-972-4904

Larry Shubat
Department Chair, Engineering and Science Technology;
Professor of GIS/LIS & Surveying and Mapping

Shari Thorman
Advisor
Phone: 330.972.6327

Joy A. LiCause
Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth A. Reinart
Secretary

Josh Boley
Engineering Technician

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Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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