Ivy Tech celebrating national Manufacturing Day in Fort Wayne and Warsaw

OVERVIEW:
Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne Campus and Warsaw Site will celebrate national Manufacturing Day, a day meant to address misconceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers a chance to showcase what they do. The day also gives these employers a chance to address the skilled labor shortage they face.

Learn more about the national day at mfgday.com and about how Ivy Tech is celebrating at IvyTech.edu/mfgday.

WARSAW DETAILS:
Approximately 1,100 Kosciusko County 8th grade students will participate in “Discover ME: A Future of Possibilities” to learn about the vast opportunities available in manufacturing throughout Kosciusko County.  All students will participate in classroom curriculum lessons to learn about manufacturing and careers beforehand to prepare for the event. Then, Oct. 2–4, 2018, students will tour The Warsaw Area Career Center, Ivy Tech’s Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, and a Kosciusko County manufacturing facility. The week will wrap up with a discussion and manufacturing survey on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Contact Tom Till at 574-267-5428 ext.7450, ttill1@ivytech.edu or Kathy Kurosky at 574-267-5428 ext.7213 or kkurosky@ivytech.edu.

WHEN:
8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 2–5

WHERE:
Ivy Tech Warsaw’s Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center
955 Executive Drive
Warsaw, IN

 

FORT WAYNE DETAILS:
Middle school and high school students, the College, community members, and businesses are invited to Ivy Tech’s event on the Fort Wayne Campus, which will feature tours of The Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center, as well as information from local manufacturers and about academic opportunities in manufacturing at Ivy Tech. Contact Tanya Young at 260-480-4196 or tyoung42@ivytech.edu.

WHEN:
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 5

WHERE:
Ivy Tech Fort Wayne’s North Campus
The Steel Dynamics, Inc. Keith E. Busse Technology Center
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, IN

 

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