On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Monroe County Community College’s Applied Science and Engineering Technology Division will host its annual X-TECH open house from 4-8 p.m. in the Career Technology Center.
The CTC is located on the college’s Main Campus at 1555 S.Raisinville Road in Monroe.
X-TECH is an opportunity for middle school, high school and college students, as well as adults, to learn about high-wage, in-demand jobs in a wide range of technical fields.
“At MCCC we have more than a dozen areas of study in which students can earn a certificate or an associate degree and be working in a rewarding career in a relatively short period of time,” said Parmeshwar Coomar, dean of the ASET division.
“MCCC is fortunate to have some of the most state-of-the-art facilities in which students train and learn important hands-on skills that translate directly into industry and work environments. Our faculty are all experts in their fields, many of whom are still employed and very knowledgeable about industry trends and tools of the trade.”
MCCC offers programs in the following technical areas:
- Automotive Engineering Technology
- Automotive Service Technology
- Construction Management Technology
- Electrical Engineering Technology
- General Technology
- Mechanical Design Technology
- Mechanical Engineering Technology
- Metrology and Quality Technology
- Non-Destructive Testing
- Nuclear Engineering Technology
- Product and Process Technology
- Renewable Energy Technology
- Welding Technology
Attendees of X-TECH will have the opportunity to tour the various labs in the Career Technology Center. The new MCCC Makerspace will also be open for those who are interested in learning more about how the college is growing opportunities for the community to explore and experiment with different technology. In addition several universities will be in attendance to share information with those interested in transfer opportunities and pursuing bachelor degrees in similar technical areas.
X-TECH is free and open to the public.
About Monroe County Community College
Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition. The college’s mission is to enrich lives in our community by providing opportunity through student-focused, affordable, quality higher education and other learning experiences. The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit. The Whitman Center is located in Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border. Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.