Knob and Tube Wiring - Coyne College

Knob and Tube Wiring: What to Know

Unless you live in a house or building that was constructed prior to 1950, you probably do not have to worry about knob and tube wiring. In other words, knob and tube wiring is mostly a relic of a bygone age. Our energy needs have shifted and technology has been

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electrical tradesmen

Alumni Spotlight: Ray Proskey

Ray Proskey was studying psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago when he came across an ad in a newspaper for Coyne College’s Electrical Construction and Maintenance program. “I was attending UIC at the time and didn’t know what I was going to do with a degree in psychology,”

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tips to succeed in HVAC

5 Tips to Succeed in HVAC with Sandra Garza

Demand for technicians with heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) training is on the rise. Tremendous opportunities for people with the right HVAC-R training continue to emerge. Learn more about our HVAC program here. HVAC graduate and business owner Sandra Garza gives five great tips to succeed in the

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Medical Billing and Coding

Five Things to Know about Medical Billing and Coding

Medical billers and coders perform tasks that are essential to keeping physician’s offices, immediate care facilities and other medical care settings open. Sometimes billing and coding are done by the same person, depending on the facility. Receive your medical billing and coding training at Coyne College! Here are five things

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HVACR Program

Alumni Spotlight: Yolanda Rodriguez – HVACR

“Coyne was my first stepping stone to a better life. This is where I did my 180.” Hear from our graduate Yolanda Rodriguez on her experiences in Coyne College’s HVAC-R program. Has Yolanda inspired you? Join the skilled trades and start your training at Coyne College.   Yolanda Rodriguez: My

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Go Green HVAC

Green HVAC Technologies to Consider

These days, appliances are being engineered to be as energy-efficient as possible. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration appliances are no exception. New energy-saving appliances have benefits for everyone. Certain areas offer tax incentives to consumers who go green with new appliances, and many have legislation in place to reduce

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Medical Assisting (MA) School

The Future of Medical Assisting

The healthcare industry employs more people than any other industry in America. This is not expected to change any time soon, which is good for people seeking careers in healthcare-related fields. It’s not just nurses or specialist doctors who attended years of medical school; it’s a number of talented support

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HVAC technician

Alumni Spotlight: Eric Rosales – HVAC

What do a Chicago L train and YouTube have in common? They both inspired Eric Rosales to do an about-face and change careers, going from finance to HVAC. It also meant taking a big risk by quitting his full-time job to attend Coyne College as a full-time student. “One day

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Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety Tips on the Job Site

It goes without say that electricity can be incredibly dangerous, especially for electricians. Each day, they have to work around and with high voltage components. That’s why practicing proper electrical safety is important. For newbies and experienced electrical workers, here are a few tips for maintaining peak safety at electrical

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Job Search Tips for Skilled Trades

While skilled trades jobs each have their own sets of unique skills and circumstances, the process of finding a job remains the same by and large. You still have to find job postings, apply, interview, and only if you get selected do you then start working the job. Here are

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