Engineering and Manufacturing Open House

Thu. 24th of Apr. 2014 at 9:00 am


The public is invited to learn about John Wood Community College’s engineering and manufacturing programs at an open house Thursday, April 24 at the College's Workforce Development Center at 4220 Kochs Lane.

Students, parents and teachers may visit during the day from 9 a.m. to noon or during the evening session from 5-7p.

Faculty members from engineering and manufacturing programs will be available to speak one-on-one with students and families. Demonstrations of course projects and simulations on display will include robotics, wind and solar power, 3D modeling and computer-controlled production applications.

Information about admissions, financial aid, engineering and manufacturing career paths and salaries will also be shared.

Graduates from JWCC's growing engineering program have successfully transferred to Purdue University, Washington University, University of Missouri St. Louis and University of Illinois. Details about JWCC’s engineering program are available

JWCC manufacturing students are in demand regionally and often receive job offers prior to completion of training programs.  Programs lead to head-of-household careers with beginning salaries in the $30,000 to $40,000 range.  More information about manufacturing related careers is available at

Student and parent registration is encouraged, but not required.  RSVP can be made to Jake Houston at or by calling 217.641.4902  High school students should check with their respective guidance counselor for an excused college visit absence.

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