NC Manufacturing and STEM Careers Awareness Week 2015 Events

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Bladen Community College Engineering Curriculum Advisory Committee

The Bladen Community College Engineering Curriculum Advisory Committee will convene on March 31, 2015. This meeting is an effort to gain guidance form business and industry. Additionally, it is an opportunity to enlighten business and industry as to what Bladen Community College offers students and their preparation for business and industry.

Bladen Community College
7418 NC Highway 41 West
Dublin, NC 28332

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Bladen County

Contact:
David Humphrey, Bladen Community College
dhumphrey@bladencc.edu, 910-897-5655

Forsyth Technical Community College Open House

Financial Aid Workshops-Oak Grove Auditorium 10:15 -10:45
College Transfer Workshop - Oak Grove Auditorium 11:00 -11:30
Career Assessment Workshops - Oak Grove Center Room 3362
Campus Tours of Engineering Technologies, Health Technologies, & Business Technologies -10:30 -1:00
Featured Programs: Advanced Manufacturing and other Engineering Technologies.

Oak Grove Center Entrance
Forsyth Technical Community College, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
webpage for more information

Forsyth County

Contact:
Eddie Waddell, Forsyth Technical Community College
ewaddell@forsythTech.edu, 336 734 7326

Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Career Awareness Week at Southeastern Community College

Southeastern Community College will be celebrating Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Awareness Week by providing tours for local high school seniors and selected 8th graders, as well as providing an opportunity for parents and community members to learn more about technical programs at our Technical Career Programs Night at Southeastern Community College.

Southeastern Community College
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville , NC 28472

0:00 a.m. to 0:00 a.m.

Columbus County

Contact:
Sylvia Cox , Southeastern Community College
sylvia.cox@sccnc.edu, (910)642-7141 X 381

Edgecombe Community College Kicks Off NC Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Careers Awareness Week with ECC students aboard the BIONetwork STEM Bus

Scheduled tours for Edgecombe Community College and High School students. The STEM Bus is a 40ft mobile lab staffed with trained scientists and educators. The students will be engaged in interactive Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities.

BIONetwork STEM Bus-Tarboro Campus
2009 W. Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886

8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
webpage for more information
second webpage for more information

Edgecombe County

Contact:
Nancy Hobbs, Edgecombe Community College
hobbsn@edgecombe.edu, 252-823-5166 x231

Lego Engine Build - Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools/ Cummins

The scale model of a Cummins Lego Engine serves as a showpiece and conversation starter for STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Manufacturing). A smaller scale LEGO build project gives students the opportunity to learn how to work in teams and shows STEM concepts in action. Additionally, students can see an amazing example of a modern manufacturing facility at a young age. This exposure helps to dispel any myths of manufacturing from years past.
NOTE: This is a invitation-only event for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools Middle School students.

Cummins - Rocky Mount Engine Plant
9377 U.S. Hwy. 301
North Whitakers, NC 27891

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Nash County

Contact:
Wil van der Meulen, Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools- Cummins RMEP - Nash Community College
wilvan@nashcc.edu, 252-451-8392

Advanced Manufacturing Pathways

Tour our brand new advanced manufacturing facility and learn proposed pathways between continuing education and curriculum education services for mechanical engineering technology, electronics engineering technology, and potentially mechatronics. This combination of practicum and theory will enhance the pedagogical experience of the student and clarify how the divisions work together to support student success.

Wake Technical CC, Beltline Education Center
3200 Bush Street
Raleigh, NC 27609

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wake County

Contact:
Patricia Godin, Wake Technical CC
pagodin@waketech.edu, 919.866.5170

Advanced Manufacturing Open House

Come tour engineering and manufacturing laboratories, see local businesses on display, and get a preview of the future of Mechatronics in Burke County.

Western Piedmont Community College, Main Campus
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655

8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
webpage for more information

Burke County

Contact:
Brandon Hensley, Western Piedmont Community College
bhensley@wpcc.edu, 8284483563

NexGen Manufacturing: Making It REAL!

This is a hands-on workshop to introduce manufacturing concepts and the role manufacturing plays in our local economy to high school students. After the students have lunch and do presentations based on their morning activities, they will tour a local boat manufacturing facility. Sponsors include Carteret Economic Development Council, Jones Brothers Marine, Veneer Techonologies, NCREAL, and Frank Door Company.

Carteret Community College, Wayne West Building
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Carteret County

Contact:
Betsy DeCampo, Carteret Community College
decampob@carteret.edu, 252-222-6116

EXTREME STEM Tour

Business and industry tours relating to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for 8th grade students. Additionally, students take a campus tour of CVCC to learn about the education and training available for STEM careers. EXTREME STEM Tours are conducted for each middle school throughout the semester culminating during the NC Manufacturing Awareness Week. Close to 7,000 students will have had this experience by April 16th.
NOTE: This event is NOT open to the general public.

Community wide with businesses and Catawba Valley Community College

Catawba County, NC

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
webpage for more information

Catawba County

Contact:
Tracy Hall, Education Matters at Catawba Valley Community College
thall@cvcc.edu, 828.327.7000 x4851

Robeson Community College - Industry Showcase

Industry partners within Robeson County will showcase their company and their products.

Robeson Community College - Charles V Chrestman Workforce Development Center - BB&T Conference Room
5160 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC 28359

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Robeson County

Contact:
Julie B. Baxley, Robeson Community College
jbbaxley@robeson.edu, 910.272.3671

Middle School Tours

Tours for Middle School students from the following Middle Schools: Madison, Owen, Enka, Cane Creek, North Buncombe, Asheville, Valley Springs, Reynolds, and Erwin.

A-B Tech, Dogwood & Elm Buildings
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801

8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Buncombe County

Contact:
Vernon Daugherty, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
vernonddaugherty@abtech.edu, 828-398-7220

Lego Engine Build - Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools/ Cummins

The scale model of a Cummins Lego Engine serves as a showpiece and conversation starter for STEM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Manufacturing). A smaller scale LEGO build project gives students the opportunity to learn how to work in teams and shows STEM concepts in action. Additionally, students can see an amazing example of a modern manufacturing facility at a young age. This exposure helps to dispel any myths of manufacturing from years past.
NOTE: This is a invitation-only event for Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools Middle School students.

Cummins - Rocky Mount Engine Plant
9377 U.S. Hwy. 301
Whitakers, NC 27891

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Nash County

Contact:
Wil van der Meulen, Nash Community College
wilvan@nashcc.edu, 252 451 8392

Advanced Manufacturing Open House & Tours

Program Tours beginning every half hour starting at 8:30 am. Last tour begins at 2:30. Open house from 4:00-6:00. Featured programs are Electrical Systems, Mechatronics, Computer-Integrated Machining, and Welding.

Continuing Education and Industrial Center
629 Industrial Park Avenue
Asheboro, NC 27205

8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Randolph County

Contact:
Melinda Eudy, Randolph Community College
maeudy@randolph.edu, (336)633-0297

** POSTPONED due to bad weather ** This event will NOT be held on April 14 **
Campus tours for regional high school juniors and seniors who have an interest in STEM careers.

BCCC is establishing six "stations" for these tours: Automotive Systems, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Career and College Promise, Construction Equipment, Mechanical Engineering, and Welding. Students will have about 15 minutes at each station. There will be two groups of up to 120 students divided into sub-groups of up to 20. The first group of 120 will visit all six stations from roughly 9-11AM, the second group from 11AM-1PM.
NOTE: This event is by invitation only. It is NOT open to the public.

Beaufort County Community College
5337 Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889

9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Beaufort County

Contact:
Darwin Richards, Beaufort County Community College, NCAMA
darwinr@beaufortccc.edu, 252-940-6239

8th Grade Campus Visit

Local 8th graders will tour our campus and learn about Career and College Promise Pathways that will be available to them as high school students. This group will have an opportunity to tour our technical programs and see demonstrations that highlight the new face of advanced manufacturing. Students will learn about the job opportunities that STEM and manufacturing careers offer employees. The students will also experience the new “tools of the trades” and understand that careers in advanced manufacturing offer students an opportunity to work in exciting and high demand careers. The 8th graders will also be invited to attend Technical Career Programs Night with their parents.

Southeastern Community College - A Building
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Columbus County

Contact:
Sylvia Cox , Southeastern Community College
sylvia.cox@sccnc.edu, (910)642-7141 X 381

Advanced Manufacturing Expo

Come visit our Open House that showcases businesses/employers in the manufacturing, science, technology, and math fields. They will be highlighting their products and employment opportunities in these fields. Though we are targeting public school students and are expecting approximately 240 students, this Open House is open to the public.

The Centre at Halifax Community College
200 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Halifax County

Contact:
Hunter Taylor, Halifax Community College
htaylor397@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-228

Iredell County Advanced Manufacturing Day: Powered by Technology

The goal of this event is to raise awareness of advanced manufacturing job opportunities in Iredell County and to inform students and parents of education and training available to prepare for these great jobs. Both high school students and the general public are invited to this event that begins with a presentation from our award-winning Rocket Team. Immediately afterwards, participants will tour the advanced manufacturing departments within the college. Each department will provide a 10-minute presentation in partnership with representatives from local business and industry. We are working with local government to proclaim April 14, 2015, as Advanced Manufacturing Day in Iredell County.

Mitchell Community College, Continuing Education Center Auditorium and Technical Labs
701 West Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677

9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Iredell County

Contact:
Beverly Hedrick, Mitchell Community College
bhedrick@mitchellcc.edu, 704.978.5471

Surry Community College Advanced Manufacturing Day

9 a.m. - 12 noon: Tours of Advanced Manufacturing labs for High School students. Labs include: Computer Integrated Machining, Electronics Engineering, Industrial Systems/Mechatronics, Mechanical Drafting, and Welding.
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Job Connection in each program area (SCC students meet with Company representatives) - I, K, and S buildings.
5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Reception for companies and community - Knight's Grill.
6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.: Advanced Manufacturing Presentation - for companies and community - A-121.
6:30 p.m.: Tour of Advanced Manufacturing labs for community - I, K, and S buildings.

Surry Community College Main Campus
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017

9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
webpage for more information

Surry County

Contact:
Sabra Long, Surry Community College
longs@surry.edu, 336-386-3276

Local Manufacturers Showcase Revised

Lenoir Community College is partnering with local manufacturers to showcase products made in the three county region. Manufacturers will be present in the program areas that best matches their manufacturing processes. Manufacturers will discuss their products and possible career opportunities within their organizations. Program chairs will discuss the education skills needed in the many manufacturing processes being taught. Students in the programs will demonstrate the college's technology . Representatives from STEM East and the NC Bionetwork will be on hand to answer questions. Area schools are invited to bring their students to this event. The general public is invited to this event as well.

Bullock Building, Lenoir Community College
231 Hwy 58 South, P O Box 188
Kinston, NC 28502-0188

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Lenoir County

Contact:
Gary Clements/Bobby Merritt, Lenoir Community College
glclements03@lenoircc.edu ramerrit24@lenoircc.edu, 252-233-6831

Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant Invests in NCC Student Scholarships

On April 14 at 11:00am, a check presentation is planned for representatives from Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant to give Nash Community College funds donated by Cummins employees for eight $1,000 student scholarships. The funds will be awarded to graduating seniors interested in Industrial and Advanced Manufacturing.
NOTE: This is an invitation-only event.

Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant
9377 U.S. Hwy. 301 North
Whitakers, NC 27891

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Nash County

Contact:
Wil van der Meulen, Nash Community College
wilvan@nashcc.edu, 252 451 8392

Advanced Manufacturing and Advanced Technologies Open House

Pitt CC and local industry partners will raise awareness of educational and job opportunities with local industries. College faculty and industry representatives will discuss career opportunities and tour college facilities in the following areas: Computer Integrated Machining, Mechanical Engineering, Welding, Industrial Systems and Management, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Systems, Architectural Technology, Building Construction, Automotive Technology, HVAC, and Horticulture. Both high school students and the general public are invited.

Various locations at Pitt Community College including: CIT Bldg, AB Whitley, Whichard, M&W Bldg, V.E. White and HOR greenhouse
Pitt Tech RD
Winterville, NC

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pitt County

Contact:
Mark Faithful, Pitt Community College
mfaithful@email.pittcc.edu, 252 493 7750

High School Career Discovery Day

High school students throughout Davidson and Davie Counties will have an opportunity to explore various programs within Advanced Manufacturing, Business & Computer Science, and Transportation Technology at Davidson County Community College. Guided tours will include visual demonstrations, as well as hands-on activities.

Davidson County Community College, Main Campus
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Davidson County

Contact:
Susan Medlin, Davidson County Community College
spmedlin@davidsonccc.edu, 336

Senior Day at Southeastern Community College

All local high school seniors have been invited to Senior Day at SCC. High school seniors interested in Advanced Manufacturing and STEM careers will visit a class related to their area of interest. The seniors will have an opportunity to see demonstrations and discuss career options related to their areas of interest. Seniors will also be invited to attend Technical Career Programs Night with their parents.

Southeastern Community College
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Columbus County

Contact:
Sylvia Cox , Southeastern Community College
sylvia.cox@sccnc.edu, (910)642-7141 X 381

Advanced Manufacturing Speed Networking

A fast-paced networking event allowing advanced manufacturing students and employers to interact in a series of brief one-on-one information exchanges. This event allows students to ask questions and gain exposure to industry representatives; and for employers to share information about their company, goals, and employee expectations. Lunch will be provided.

NOTE: This is a closed event - only open to FTCC advanced manufacturing students.

Fayetteville Technical Community College, Faculty and Staff Dining Area
2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cumberland County

Contact:
Tiffany Alford, Fayetteville Technical Community College
alfordt@faytechcc.edu, 910-678-0098

NCC and Eaton Corporation Take IAM to Southern Nash High School

Special thanks to Eaton Corporation for providing a grant to assist with providing IAM t-shirts to Southern Nash High School students. On April 15 during fourth period (1-2pm), Nash Community College and Eaton Corporation will distribute the t-shirts to IAM students in NCC's Welding and Electronics classes at Southern Nash High School.
NOTE: This is an invitation-only event.

Southern Nash High School
6446 Southern Nash High Rd
Bailey, NC 27807

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Nash County

Contact:
Wil van der Meulen, Nash Community College
wilvan@nashcc.edu, 252 451 8392

Come See How to Be a Part of "Made in USA"!

Campus Tours * Hands On Demonstrations * Interactive Videos. Tour the Computer Aided Design (CAD) program in room 120. Tour the Machining Programs in room 123.

COA's Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center
107 College Way
Barco, NC 27917

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Currituck County

Contact:
T. David Chambers, College of The Albemarle
thomas_chambers@albemarle.edu, 252-453-3035, x 8112

Come See How to Be a Part of "Made in USA"!

Campus Tours * Hands On Demonstrations * Interactive Videos. Tour the Welding Program in the C Building, room 128.

COA's Elizabeth City Campus
1208 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Pasquotank County

Contact:
T. David Chambers, College of The Albemarle
thomas_chambers@albemarle.edu, 252-453-3035, x 8112

Technical Career Programs Night at Southeastern Community College - Drop In Event

The public is invited to attend Technical Career Programs Night at Southeastern Community College. Come and chat with our technical instructors about advanced manufacturing programs that are available at Southeastern Community College. Drop in anytime from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Instructors will be available to answer questions about program requirements and job opportunities available after graduation. This will be a wonderful opportunity to discuss the exciting technical career program opportunities at SCC and to discuss the innovative skills students are taught to prepare for a career in advanced manufacturing.

Southeastern Community College - T 101
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville , NC 28472

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Columbus County

Contact:
Sylvia Cox , Southeastern Community College
sylvia.cox@sccnc.edu , (910)642-7141 X 381

Edgecombe Community College Manufacturing Lab Open House

NC Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Careers Awareness Week at Edgecombe Community College - Manufacturing Lab Open House with demonstrations in robotic technology, 3D printing, computer controlled machining, computer aided design, and alternative energy technology.

Edgecombe Community College Tarboro Campus (Havens Bldg)
2009 W. Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
webpage for more information

Edgecombe County

Contact:
Nancy Hobbs, Edgecombe Community College
hobbsn@edgecombe.edu, 252-823-5166 x231

EXTREME STEM Tour

Business and industry tours relating to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for 8th grade students. Additionally, students take a campus tour of CVCC to learn about the education and training available for STEM careers. EXTREME STEM Tours are conducted for each middle school throughout the semester culminating during the NC Manufacturing Awareness Week. Close to 7,000 students will have had this experience by April 16th.
NOTE: This event is NOT open to the general public.

Community wide across Catawba County with businesses and Catawba Valley College

Catawba County, NC

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
webpage for more information

Catawba County

Contact:
Tracy Hall, Education Matters at Catawba Valley Community College
thall@cvcc.edu, 828.327.7000 x4851

Workhands for Nash Rocky Mount Public Schools Industrial and Advanced Manufacturing Academy Students

This is an invitation-only event for Nash Rocky Mount Public Schools Career and College Promise students studying Computer Integrated Machining at Nash Community College.

WorkHands is a resource for those in skilled trades (like welding, machining, or manufacturing) -- both employees looking for jobs and employers trying to fill jobs. Skilled workers can manage their professional online identities by creating profiles and posting pictures of work they've done, tools they own or know how to use, licenses and certifications they hold, as well as professional and educational experience. The resource also allows you to create a resume based on the information the user provides in their profile. This event is to expose high school students to Workhands and how it can help them in their career.

Nash Community College Advanced Manufacturing Classroom
522 N Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
webpage for more information

Nash County

Contact:
Wil van der Meulen, Nash Community College
wilvan@nashcc.edu, 252 451 8392

Career and Trades Day

Over 50 different businesses and agencies representing our Engineering, Public Service, and Advanced Technology industries in Cumberland County and surrounding areas will participate. The event will give businesses an opportunity to showcase their company and allow over 800 high school students to explore different trade and career pathways.
NOTE:**This is a closed event.

FTCC Collision Repair and Refinishing
Technology Center
Fayetteville, NC 28303

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Cumberland County

Contact:
Daryle Nobles, Fayetteville Technical Community College
noblesd@faytechcc.edu, 910-678-8225

Edgecombe Community College STEM Bowl and All Day Events for Edgecombe County Public Middle School Students

This will be a fun learning day for Edgecombe County Public Middle School students. Students will participate in our first STEM Bowl. Which school will win the STEMley Cup? The students will also see a robotic helicopter demonstration and learn about motor controls and commercial wiring in our electronics lab. They will also take a walk down our Wetlands Nature Trail!
NOTE: The STEM Bowl is closed to ECPS middle school students. Demos and tours are opened to all students and the community.

Edgecombe Community College Tarboro Campus (McIntyre Auditorium and Havens Bldg)
2009 W. Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
webpage for more information
second webpage for more information

Edgecombe County

Contact:
Nancy Hobbs, Edgecombe Community College
hobbsn@edgecombe.edu, 252-823-5166 x231

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Open House

Students will meet with college, business and industry representatives, learn about educational opportunities/planning a career pathway, and tour the campus.

Student Services Center, Gymnasium
109 Community College Rd.
Ahoskie, NC 27910

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Hertford County

Contact:
Myra Poole, Roanoke-Chowan Community College
mpoole3943@roanokechowan.edu, 252-862-1267

Mayland Community College Advanced Manufacturing Career Day

Mayland Community College will be celebrating Advanced Manufacturing Awareness Week by hosting an Advanced Manufacturing Career Day at the new Anspach Advanced Manufacturing Center, located on the Yancey campus. Local middle and high school students and their parents will have the opportunity to tour the facility and talk with instructors and college officials about career pathways and degree and certificate programs. Demonstrations and hands-on activities will highlight programs in CNC, Design, Welding, Electronics, and 3D Printing. Representatives from local manufacturers will also be on hand to talk with students about potential career opportunities in manufacturing.

Anspach Advanced Manufacturing Center
107 Wheeler Hills Rd.
Burnsville, NC 28714

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Yancey County

Contact:
Ted Ollis, Mayland Community College
tollis@mayland.edu, 828-766-1297

Area Manufacturers and Business Leaders Provide Insight to School System for New Curriculum - Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools will hold a Business Alliance Meeting to help formulate the most critical curriculum to target for the new Pitsco labs funded by a GoldenLEAF grant. The labs are STEM and manufacturing related curriculum that is student-centered, age-appropriate, with relevant hands-on activities. The working luncheon for invited attendees will provide an opportunity for area business and manufacturers to guide the selection of hands-on, project-based STEM curriculum that will be available in Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools middle schools.
NOTE: This is an invitation-only event.

To be announced.

, NC

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Nash County

Contact:
Wil van der Meulen, Nash Community College
wilvan@nashcc.edu, 252 451 8392

BRITE Program

Discussion with Ms. Natacha Janvier-Derilus about the BRITE program (Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise) at NC Central University.

Vernon Malone College & Career Academy
2200 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Wake County

Contact:
Patricia Godin, Wake Technical CC
pagodin@waketech.edu, 919.866.5170

Open House and Job Fair

The event is both an open house where members of the community can come and discover the different programs at A-B Tech, and a job fair where they can meet local employers about opportunities with their companies.

A-B Tech, J. Herbert Coman Student Activity Center
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Buncombe County

Contact:
Lisa Bush, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
lisafbush@abtech.edu, 828-398-7202

Advanced Manufacturing Day and STEM Open House

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will be holding Advanced Manufacturing Day in conjunction with our STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC). We welcome the community to learn about Advanced Manufacturing and our Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs.

North Carolina Research Campus
399 Biotechnology Lane
Kannapolis, NC 28145

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
webpage for more information

Cabarrus County

Contact:
Van Madray, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
van.madray@rccc.edu, 704.216.3900

8th Grade Tours

Eighth graders from Harnett Central Middle School will come to campus and tour programs such as Machining and Lasers.

Central Carolina Community College, Lillington Campus
1075 E Cornelius Harnett Blvd
Lillington, NC 27546

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Harnett County

Contact:
Patrick Kelly , Central Carolina Community College
pkelly@cccc.edu , 919-718-7347

High School Tours

CTE students from Madison, Owen, Enka, North Buncombe, Asheville, Roberson, Reynolds, and Erwin High Schools will tour Welding, Machining, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Systems, Computer-Aided Drafting, Electronics, Electrical, & Computer Engineering labs in the Dogwood and Elm buildings. Industry representatives will be in each area to talk with students about the skills required to be successful in today's manufacturing occupations.

A-B Tech Dogwood & Elm Buildings
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801

9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Buncombe County

Contact:
Vernon Daugherty, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
vernonddaugherty@abtech.edu, 828-398-7220

High School Visitation

High School Seniors from Madison, Owen, Enka, North Buncombe, Asheville, Roberson, Reynolds, and Erwin High Schools will be able to discover the different programs at A-B Tech and find out how to enroll at the college.

A-B Tech, J. Herbert Coman Student Activities Center
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801

9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Buncombe County

Contact:
Lisa Bush, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
lisafbush@abtech.edu, 828-398-7202

Advanced Manufacturing Day and STEM Open House

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will be holding Advanced Manufacturing Day in conjunction with our STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) The high school students in our service area will come to see the interactive event showcasing Advanced Manufacturing and STEM.

North Carolina Research Campus
399 Biotechnology Lane
Kannapolis, NC 28145

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
webpage for more information

Cabarrus County

Contact:
Van Madray, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
van.madray@rccc.edu, 704.216.3900

CPCC Advanced Manufacturing Awareness Day

Come tour the Advanced Technology Center Building at Central Piedmont Community College. Explore the exciting Engineering Technology programs in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Sustainability, Computer, Machining, and Mechatronics! As well as Engineering Science programs in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Computer. Get to know the faculty and students as they explain various equipment in the machining lab, integrated systems technology lab, the mechatronics lab, fabrication lab, electrical, view 3D printers in action, and much more!

Advanced Technology Center, Central Piedmont Community College
1241 Charlottetowne Ave
Charlotte, NC 28211

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
webpage for more information

Mecklenburg County

Contact:
Eric Easton, CPCC
eric.easton@cpcc.edu, 704-330-2722 ex 3181

Skills USA State Conference and Competitions. April 21-23, 2015

The 50th annual SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership and Skills Conference will be held in Greensboro, NC, April 21-23, 2015 at the Greensboro Coliseum and Koury Convention Center.
Over 2,500 students, instructors, industry members, and volunteers will be on hand for the largest showcase of Career and Technical Education in the state.
Nearly 1,800 high school and postsecondary students will be competing in over 106 different skills and leadership contests.

The public is invited to view our day of championships on April 22nd free of charge, starting with the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 9:00 am at the Greensboro Coliseum.

Greensboro Coliseum and Koury Convention Center
3121 High Point Road
Greensboro, NC 27407

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
webpage for more information
second webpage for more information

Guilford County

Contact:
, NC Skills USA
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Rockingham Community College Career Expo

Many local and regional business and industry leaders will be onsite with displays. Both high school students and public visitors will have the opportunity to discuss career options with the companies represented. All of the Career and Technical Education programs at the college will also have displays to discuss training options.

Keys Gymnasium
558 County Home Road
Wentworth, NC 27375

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Rockingham County

Contact:
Perry Hughes,
hughesp@rockinghamcc.edu, 1-336-342-4261 x2157

NCC’s Annual Job Fair

NCC’s Annual Job Fair provides STEM career emphasis during the annual Nash Community College Job Fair held in NCC's Brown Auditorium on April 28th from 9am-12pm. A "STEM Cell" will provide special emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing) careers. Attendees will explore career options and learn from Nash Community College representatives and industry partners about opportunities to prepare for careers in STEM.

Nash Community College - Brown Auditorium
522 N Old Carriage Raod
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
webpage for more information

Nash County

Contact:
Michael Coleman, Nash Community College
mcoleman@nashcc.edu, 252 451 8307

Bladen Community College STEM Fair

Bladen Community College will have a STEM Fair on April 28, 2015. This event allows our students to showcase their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math acquired skills. The event is tentatively scheduled to coincide with the BCC Career Fair.

Bladen Community College
7418 NC Highway 41, PO box 266
West Dublin, NC 28332

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bladen County

Contact:
Edward Dent, Bladen Community College
edent@bladencc.edu, 910-879-5652

Bladen Community College Career Fair

Bladen Community College Will hold a Career Fair tentatively scheduled for April 28, 2015. This event will bring higher education, business, and industry in an effort to show their STEM and manufacturing related requirements to our students. Bladen County High School students will attend as well.

Bladen Community College Auditorium
7418 NC Highway 41 West, PO Box 266
Dublin, NC 28332

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bladen County

Contact:
Anthony Thomas, Bladen Community College
athomas@bladencc.edu, 910-879-5591

 


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