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The Columbus High School Mechatronics Program

The Mechatronics Education Center (MEC) and its staff have assisted Columbus High School in the development of the state’s first high school Mechatronics program. (more...)

Scotus Central Catholic and Science in the Community

The Mechatronics Education Center (MEC) and its staff has worked diligently to help Nebraska high school teachers, business leaders and local manufacturing companies understand new learning opportunities related to the emerging field of Mechatronics. (more...)

Cargill invests in Schuyler's Mechatronics program

A designed intent of the Mechatronics Education Center is to foster statewide mentor relationships between MEC businesses and partner high schools. This is occurring in a number of locations through MEC business-high school partner communications in Nebraska. (more...)

Tri-V Tool grows MEC with Papillion La Vista Schools

Jim and John Vyhidal, Quality Director and Vice President, respectively, for Tri-V Tool & Manufacturing kept running into the Mechatronics Education Center (MEC). (more...)

The Nebraska SkillUSA Mechatronics Competition

For the third consecutive year, Central Community College hosted the state of Nebraska SkillsUSA competition. (more...)

“Return to Work” Program Promotes Manufacturing Career Awareness

In spring 2007, college and high school teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators were invited to participate in another MEC program offering called Return-to-Work (RTW). (more...)

SkillsUSA Nationals and the Growth of Interest in Manufacturing Careers

During a recent MEC Steering Committee meeting Tony Glenn, Educational Specialist for the Nebraska Department of Education, remarked that the MEC was having a favorable impact on the enrollment and interest in industrial technology programs in the Nebraska. (more...)

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