Notre Dame College, Curriculum and Instruction, M.ED
Keene State College, Industrial Education B.S.
Manchester Community College, GTAW and Welder Qualification
AWS D1.1 Qualification
ASME Section IX Qualification
Professor Hanna has been an integral part of Manchester Community College’s Welding program since 2000 when he started as an adjunct, then became a full-time MCC professor in 2007.
He began working in the metalworking field as a machinist/welder at Newtron Corporation in Newton, MA when he was a Junior in High School and throughout his college years. After graduating from Keene State College, he taught at Londonderry High School for 18 years, teaching classes in: Power and Energy; Metalworking/Welding; Woodworking; Graphic Arts; and, Drafting.
While teaching at Londonderry High School, Hanna developed the School to Career program there, cultivating work experiences for students at Poly-Vac Inc., Manchester.
Since 1998, Hanna has run his own welding/metalworking business, Hanna Metalworks, which was incorporated in 2002. He continues to run this business year-round, specializing in custom metalwork fabrications, repairs and steel construction.
He has also served as a private instructor for Wire Belt Technologies, developing training guides for employees and teaching GTAW and Machine Tool Setup.