Thursday, January 27, 2011

Advisory Council Meeting, Global Logistics Banner Center

University of North Florida hosted Florida Global Logistics Banner Center spring session of the Statewide Advisory Council. The Statewide Advisory Council is made up of Floridas top business leaders and experts in the fields of logistics and distribution and is meeting on a regular basis as determined by the Council to cultivate curricula, communications, and talent.

The Advisory Council met at the Ball Room at the UNF - University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive in Jacksonville, on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

10 Columbia High School Global Logistics students along with Mrs. Golden, Mr. Huddleston and Ms. Dekle attened the meeting.  The students had a wonderful time learing about all the people and things that are happening in Florida with Global Logistics.

We would like to give a special Thank You to  Ms. Elaine Puri  and Joanne Kazmierski for allowing our students the opportunity to attend this wonderful meeting! 

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

SUMS (Students Using Math and Science) KITS

 Columbia High School Global Logistics students completed their first delivery of SUMS Kits to our districts elementary schools. We divered kits the week of 1/10/11 and the students did a FANTASTIC job.

The students are taking pride in this project and below are a couple pictures of the students in action.

Welcome to CHS Global Logistics

Global Logistics is a four-year program designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the fields of global logistics, materials handling and distribution. Businesses engaged in manufacturing, transportation, wholesaling, and retailing goods are searching for good, entry-level employees from this area.

Students who enjoy a fast-paced, hands-on, physical workplace would be successful here. This course provides instruction in purchasing procedures, stock-control systems, storage methods, use of material handling equipment,  inventory control, receiving and stock handling, stock-keeping, shipping, human relations, job interview skills, merchandising math, entrepreneurship, computerized inventory systems and computer-assisted instruction.

This program provides the opportunity for a cooperative education experience during the senior year at many local businesses for qualified students.