Submitted by UC Clermont College.
UC Clermont will hold an in-person information session to highlight the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program located at Grant Career Center in Bethel, Ohio, on Thursday, June 17 from 5:30- 7 p.m.
Attendees will get an opportunity to meet with the Manufacturing Engineering program faculty and admissions representatives from the college that evening. UC Clermont will waive the $50 application fee for anyone who applies during the event.
The Manufacturing Engineering Technology program prepares students for a variety of positions within the manufacturing sector. Students gain specialized education in manufacturing processes — lean manufacturing, project management, production management, computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) and robotics, computer-aided design (CAD) and problem solving.
“We have a combination of a great facility, strong curriculum and good relationships with industry leaders in the area,” said UC Clermont’s MET Program Coordinator Chris Goodman. Top employers for UC Clermont graduates include Milacron and L3Harris. “Manufacturing is a broad field and offers tremendous opportunity. Students are graduating and getting hired quickly. Even with the pandemic, there is still large demand for skilled workers.”
For Victoria Lalena, a MET graduate who is currently enrolled in an online master’s degree in engineering management, the small size of the UC Clermont program helped her develop long-lasting relationships with her professors.
“Because of those relationships, I feel comfortable contacting them even now with questions or to ask for guidance. Professors Chris Goodman and Dexter Hulse were so flexible with my needs as a student, and each professor made every effort to help me succeed, “ Lalena said.
The associate degree program prepares graduates to be hired immediately as machinists, CNC programmers, and designers, detailers and inspectors for engineering firms. The program also leads to UC Clermont’s bachelor’s degree in Applied Administration — building on core manufacturing engineering experience to prepare students for leadership positions as foremen, supervisors, and for roles in project management and quality assurance within the field.
The information session will be held at Grant Career Center, 718 W Plane St., Bethel, Ohio 45106. Please reserve your spot at this link: https://admissions.catalyst.uc.edu/register/MET6-17 or by calling UC Clermont’s Admission’s office at 513-732-5319 for more information.
About the UC Clermont Manufacturing Engineering Technology Lab at Grant Career Center:
UC Clermont College entered into a partnership with Grant Career Center to lease space and offer courses for the college’s Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MET) program at the Bethel location in the fall of 2020.
The partnership allows UC Clermont to not only serve college students in the MET program but also offer College Credit Plus to high school students at that location. College Credit Plus is Ohio’s dual enrollment program that provides students in grades 7-12 the opportunity to earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking courses from Ohio colleges or universities.
Grant Career Center (GCC) provides career and technical education to secondary students. Engineering Design is one of 14 career technical programs offered at this location.