Conference Presentations

Bringing Industry, Education, and Non-Profits Together

Delivered October 28, 2019
Presented by Jacqueline Almquist, Nathan Barry, James Dennell
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Metropolitan Community College Area

In today’s economy, 7 out of 10 open jobs require technical training. Industries are turning to community colleges to solve their workforce training needs. In this session, we will discuss the Construction Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility at Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha campus, that facilitates project-based learning to bring industry partners, non-profits, and students together under a common vision. We will share our success story as well as strategic steps you can take to obtain necessary support from local and regional industry partners for your building project.