SCC hosts Advanced Manufacturing Day on April 5

DOBSON — Surry Community College is highlighting careers in Computer-Integrated Machining, Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics, Engineering Design and Welding during Advanced Manufacturing Day on April 5, as a part of the North Carolina Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Careers Awareness Week, April 3-9.

SCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Day will begin with tours of the Advanced Manufacturing Labs for high school students from 9 a.m. to noon on the campus at 630 S. Main St., Dobson. From 3 to 5 p.m., SCC students will be involved in Job Connection sessions for each Advanced Manufacturing program and will meet with companies that employ workers with Advanced Manufacturing skills.

Business representatives and members of the community who participate are invited to a reception from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at the Knights’ Grill. The reception will be followed by a presentation from local business leaders from 6 to 6:30 p.m. in the Knights’ Grill. Tours of the Advanced Manufacturing Labs for the public will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Dobson campus.

Surry offers an associate degree, diploma and certificate in Computer-Integrated Machining and Mechatronics Engineering Technology; an associate degree and certificate in Electronics Engineering Technology; a diploma and certificate in Welding Technology; and a certificate in Engineering Design Technology.

The Advanced Manufacturing Day event is free and open to the public. Reservations are needed for the reception, presentation, and evening tour. To RSVP, or to receive additional information, contact Kasey Martin at 336-386-3468 or [email protected] More information about Advanced Manufacturing programs at SCC is available at or through Student Services at 336-386-3264.

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