Career and Tech News

Below is a list of the most recent news and events for the Career and Technology programs located at TST BOCES.


New Visions Engineering Class Coming This Fall

Beginning this fall, area high school seniors in Tompkins, Seneca and Tioga counties will have the opportunity to apply to be a part of the new TST BOCES New Visions Engineering program. Housed in the engineering school on Cornell University’s campus, New Visions Engineering will enable TST BOCES students to participate in Cornell research labs […]

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Schedule Your Pet Grooming Appointment with Career and Tech’s Animal Science Class

The TST BOCES Career and Technical Education Animal Science class has opened their doors for pet grooming by appointment. The business allows for students to practice some reallife skills and gain experience with a variety of animals with different temperaments. Business hours are during the week from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. […]

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TST Students Broaden Horizons at FFA convention

Six students from TST BOCES were among some 60,000 students donning blue jackets in Indianapolis recently for the 2016 FFA Convention. Students Tessa Hilker, Lauren Mailler, Selena Stuttle, Hanna Haulik, Lily Parker and Katlyn Payne traveled to Indiana’s capitol with their Animal Science Teacher Mattea LeFever for the convention, which gave the student the opportunity […]

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TST Student Participates in Prestigious World Food Prize Global Youth Institute

TST BOCES New Vision Life Sciences student Isabella Culotta was among the select students nominated to attend the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute Oct. 13-15 in Des Moines, Iowa, during the Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium. The event drew 1,500 people from more than 60 countries to discuss the world’s hunger and food security issues. […]

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Hard Work the Theme of CTE Completer Certificate Ceremony

The Career and Technical Education Center at TST BOCES recently hosted its third annual Completer Certificate Ceremony to celebrate the perseverance of each graduating senior. The Smith School gymnasium was packed full of proud family members, friends, TST administrators and teachers as seniors were recognized with certificates signifying their completion from their respective programs. “We […]

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TST New Visions Student Proctor Selected For Overseas Internship

Cassandra Proctor is the seventh TST New Visions in Life Sciences student since 2010 to be selected for the prestigious Borlaug-Ruan International Internship. The World Food Prize Foundation provides exceptional high school students the opportunity to work with world renowned scientists and policymakers at leading research centers in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle […]

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TST Career & Tech Hosts Recognition Ceremony

The Career and Technical Education Center at TST BOCES recently held its annual Recognition Ceremony to identify first-and second-year students who excelled in the classroom and met high standards in academics, skills and ethics. The event, which was attended by dozens of proud family members and friends, honored the top first-year and second-year students from […]

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Family Matters | Med Vision: Integrated curriculum in BOCES program at Cayuga Medical Center

*The following was provided by Josh Brokaw from Ithaca.com Another class of graduates from the New Visions health and medical science program will be going off to college and careers this fall. The program, a collaboration between TST-BOCES and Cayuga Medical Center, is in its 23rd year. “We build on a medical-school model, in that students […]

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Career and Tech Center Outstanding Students of the Month Award

The Career and Technical Education Center staff and administration recognize nominated first-year and second-year students every month. The outstanding students of the month are chosen based on qualities such as character, leadership, citizenship, work ethic and attendance. The student should be compassionate, honest, trustworthy, responsible and a positive role model. Each teacher may nominate one […]

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Helping Students Transition to College

The Career and Tech Center has been partnering with the College Now Department at TC3 to help students transition from high school to college. The Career and Tech Center offers 15 Concurrent Enrollment courses throughout six academic programs on campus. Students are able to establish a college transcript by attaining free college credits while still […]

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TST BOCES welding students team with local Rotary Club

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote student engagement in the community, TST BOCES Welding program students are using their skills to benefit a local service organization. The welding class recently teamed with the local Rotary Club to build a portable cooker for the organization’s chicken barbecue fundraisers. The new cooker will allow the […]

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Career and Tech CNA/HHA Students Interview with Local Healthcare Agencies

The 2016 graduating Career and Technical Education class of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Home Health Aid (HHA) students at TST BOCES participated in a whirlwind interviewing event on March 31. Weeks of resume writing and polishing, internship placements and interviewing practice paid off when these students had the opportunity to interview with eight local […]

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New Visions FFA Chapter Accepts Hunger Heroes Challenge

The Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES New Visions FFA Chapter has accepted the Hunger Heroes Challenge. In collaboration with Cornell Collegiate FFA, the TST BOCES New Visions in Life Sciences class will host an Oxfam Hunger Banquet and Hunger Relief Information Fair on April 14 at the Clark Hall Atrium on the Cornell University campus. This community service […]

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TST BOCES Hosts Career and Technical Open House

TST BOCES recently held an open house for their Career and Technical Education programs. Career and Technical students had the opportunity to showcase the skills they have learned this year. Cosmetology students gave haircuts, Culinary students prepared food, Criminal Justice students directed tours, Automotive students gave demonstrations and so on. The event included free popcorn, […]

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23rd TST BOCES Annual Car Show Slated for May 15

The 23rd annual Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES Car Show is slated to take place May 15 at the Career and Technical Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 555 Warren Road Ithaca, NY 14850. Spectators are asked for a $2 per person donation for entry. Tickets may be purchased at the door or pre-sale tickets are available […]

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