Instituto Tecnológico de La Piedad

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Instituto Tecnológico de La Piedad
Motto Con la ciencia y la tecnologia, hacia nuestro ideal (With the science and technology, towards our ideal)
Type Public university
Established 1990
President Juan Manuel Salazar Chávez
Students 1000 (approx.)[citation needed]
Location La Piedad, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico
Campus Avenida Tecnológico 2000
Meseta de Los Laureles
Col. Plateau de los Laureles 59370
Colors Blue and yellow
Nickname Eaglets
Website www.itlapiedad.edu.mx

The La Piedad Institute of Technology is a public university located in La Piedad, Michoacán, Mexico. It was founded in 1990. It is part of the Mexican public education system (SEP) and offers training for several careers. English is taught as a second language at the school.

History[edit]

In 1990 the institute started operations in the buildings of another college, Centro de Bachillerato Tecnolópgico Industrial y de servicios No. 84, with programmes in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Systems Engineering and Informatics.

Several years later it added a course of study for Electronics Engineering. Throughout its 17 year history, students at Tec La Piedad have several times won firsts, seconds and third place prizes at creativity contests, amongst institutes of technology from around the country.

The university has been the venue of regional sports tournaments, where the students took part in basketball, tennis, and soccer.

Academics[edit]

The institute offers a variety of degree programs:

  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Systems Engineering
  • Informatics

Student life[edit]

The university students host an annual "Mexican Night" that is held once a year on the campus. The festival welcomes students and non-students to enjoy cooking competitions, displays, music, and dancing.

Research publications[edit]

Below is a list of published research papers produced by PhD students at the school.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 20°21′55″N 102°02′36″W / 20.3654°N 102.0433°W / 20.3654; -102.0433