HOUSTON, Texas, (Dec. 21, 2018) – Titus Hubbard has been promoted to the new position of Director of Training at the Houston campus of MIAT College of Technology, effective immediately.
Hubbard joined MIAT in 2015 as an Aviation Maintenance Instructor, responsible for lecturing and demonstrating proper aviation maintenance practices in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanics. Prior to this promotion, Hubbard held the position of Assistant Director of Training since 2017. In this role, he was instrumental in creating scheduling efficiencies while also addressing MIAT’s rapid growth.
“Titus is a solid leader, an innovative thinker, a problem solver, and a student advocate. As MIAT continues to expand our programs and student enrollment continues to increase, Titus will play a key role in working with other members of our faculty and staff to help our students achieve their educational and career goals. He is well-respected and much appreciated for working with graduates across all of our programs to prepare their resumes and enhance their interview skills, which positions them well for gainful employment,” said John Willis, MIAT College of Technology Houston president.
As a United States Army veteran who worked on Sikorsky Blackhawk helicopters, Hubbard is especially accessible to and supportive of military veterans who come to MIAT to further develop skills that they acquired during their military service and to build relationships with future employers.
Hubbard previously worked in the oilfield services industry before returning to the aeronautical industry. He earned an Associate in Science in Aeronautics degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2015. Hubbard holds a Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Powerplant certificate. He is simultaneously pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree and a Master of Science in Aeronautics degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Hubbard expects to graduate in May 2019. He and his family reside in Houston.
About MIAT College of Technology
MIAT College of Technology was founded in Michigan in 1969 and has built a strong reputation and effective, mutually beneficial working relationships with leading employers throughout the United States. Having almost 50 years of vocational and technical education experience, MIAT serves several hundred students at its 125,000 square-foot headquarters facility in Canton near the Detroit Metropolitan Airport and its 40,400 square-foot campus in Houston near the Bush Intercontinental Airport. The Houston campus, which opened in 2010, is approved to accept international students and is approved and regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Both campuses offer admissions guidance, career services, financial services, housing assistance, and a Learning Resource Center, and are approved for Federal Military and Veterans Education Benefits (VA).
With the support of highly qualified and actively engaged faculty and staff, MIAT College of Technology has graduated thousands of students since its inception. MIAT equips its students with the industry-relevant skills, experience, relationships and connections to employers that it takes to pursue rewarding technical careers.
MIAT develops its programs and curricula in direct response to feedback and input from industry leaders who are seeking qualified employees. The school collaborates with its employer partners to tailor its programs to address the highest needs and priorities of the end users in the industries that they exist to serve. MIAT graduates gain the confidence and extensive preparation that facilitate a smooth transition into the workplace through their industry-influenced, practical training.
MIAT also offers customized industry-specific training for strategic employment partners locally and nationally, which include the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, Siemens, Marathon Oil, DTE, and many others. The Canton campus offers co-op programs with numerous local high schools, and the Houston campus also offers a co-op program via the Houston Independent School District at Sterling High School near Hobby Airport.
In addition to Aviation Maintenance Technology, MIAT offers programs full-time in Heating Ventilating Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR), Energy, and Wind Power. The school’s curriculum for the Aviation Maintenance Technology Associate in Applied Science degree and Airframe and Powerplant Technician certificate is approved by the FAA under CFR Part 147. MIAT is now also offering programs in Welding at its Houston campus and for Electro-Mechanical Technology at its Canton campus.
For more information, please visit www.miat.edu or call the Canton campus at 800-447-1310 or the Houston campus at 888-547-7047. Tours at each campus are welcome and available by appointment.
MIAT is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).