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Nunez Represents at LCTCS Workforce Experience at the Capitol - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014, Nunez Community College participated in the Louisiana Community and Technical College Systemís (LCTCS) inaugural Louisiana Workforce Experience event.

The LCTCS Workforce Experience was held in the Rotunda of the State Capitol. All thirteen community and technical colleges from across the state highlighted cutting-edge programs that are preparing Louisianaís future workforce.

Visitors to the Capitol Rotunda enjoyed the opportunity to engage with students and industry partners, and participate in hands-on demonstrations of more than fifteen programs aligned to the stateís immediate workforce needs.

Nunez showcased its Industrial Technology program, Process Technology (PTEC) track. Two PTEC students, Lance Rodney and Andrew LaFontaine, along with Don Hoffman, Nunezís Program Director of Business and Technology, and Dr. Chris Rholdon, representative for Nunezís industry partner, Phillips 66, spoke to process technology and its importance for and impact on local workforce, industries, and economies.

Among the LCTCS programs featured were Petrochemical, Health Occupations, Culinary Arts, Non-Destructive Testing, Alternative Energy, STEM, Process Technology, Welding, Advanced Manufacturing, Instrumentation, Robotics, Television Production, Millright, and Integrated Production Technologies.

 

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