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Molding Careers to Learn, Earn $, & Live (MCLEL) Innovation of the Year. Kelly Christensen, Project Administrator – Associate Dean Rebecca Utter, Project Coordinator.

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Molding careers to learn earn live mclel innovation of the year

Molding Careers to Learn, Earn $, & Live

(MCLEL)

Innovation of the Year

Kelly Christensen, Project Administrator – Associate Dean

Rebecca Utter, Project Coordinator


Molding careers to learn earn live mclel innovation of the year

In 2007, Central Community College received a 2.1 million dollar grant to educate and train students and incumbent workers to fill high-skill, high-demand jobs in the advanced manufacturing industry.


Molding careers to learn earn live mclel innovation of the year

Central Community College has 3 campuses (Hastings, Grand Island, & Columbus) that serves a 25-county area in central Nebraska—approximately 14,000 square miles with a population of more than 300,000.


Manufacturing careers

Manufacturing Careers

  • Industrial Technology

  • Quality Control

  • Welding Technology

  • Advanced Manufacturing Design Technology (Machine Tool)

  • Drafting Design Technology

    • Engineering Drafting


Improvements

Improvements

  • $600,000 worth of new equipment including, HAAS VF1, VF2 CNCMills & Lathes, 5-axis CNC Wire EDM, 4-axis CNC Sinker EDM, & CNC Classroom Simulators were purchased to create Nebraska’s State of the Art Advanced Manufacturing Design Technology Lab.


Improvements cont d

Improvements (Cont’d)

  • Created the “Midwest Center for Plastics & Design” on the Hastings Campus

    • 2 Injection Molding Presses were donated to the Advanced Manufacturing Design Technology (AMDT) by a manufacturing business partner


Student projects

Student Projects

Meat mixer

Golf Tees

Noodle bowl

Scraper


Student projects1

Student Projects

Spatula

Freebie


Certifications

Certifications

  • 194 high-skilled incumbent workers have received competency based certificates

    • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC), Certified Production Technician

      • Quality Practices & Measurement

      • Safety

      • Manufacturing Processes & Production

      • Maintenance Awareness

    • Welding Qualification/Certification


Grant deliverables

Grant Deliverables

  • 2,305 individuals have taken Advanced Manufacturing Courses

  • 116 Early College entrants

  • Short-term workshops for incumbent/dislocated workers

    • 208 workshops, 1,879 participants

  • Distributed 114 Plastic 101 tool box kits to area middle/high schools


Grant deliverables1

Grant Deliverables

  • Hosted 2 STEM academies for teachers

    • Distributed $800 VEX Robotic kit to each teacher

  • Hosted yearly VEX Robotic tournaments

  • Partnered with Edgerton Exploit Center to host (4) week-long summer campus utilizing Lego Mindstorm kits


Grant deliverables2

Grant Deliverables

  • New Program Courses

    • Certificate in “Plastic Mold Processing”

    • Diploma & AAS Degree in “Structural Detailing & Design”


Information

Information

  • Central Community College

    • http://www.facebook.com/CentralCommunityCollege

  • Advanced Manufacturing Design Technology Facebook Group Page:

    • http://www.facebook.comm/groups/CentralCommunityCollegeAMDT


Questions

Questions???

Thank you for your time!

Rebecca Utter

Project Coordinator

[email protected]

402-460-2175


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