At Penn Valley the college’s engineering technology program will be relocated to a new $7.2 million addition on the south side of campus. The two-story facility will house classrooms and labs, MCC’s FabLab maker space, an outdoor covered work yard for large FabLab projects, a 3-D printing lab and an innovation lab.
The Troost campus will receive extensive renovations to the classrooms, instructional laboratories and faculty offices. Labs will feature state-of-the-art technology to house the school’s robotics and computer integrated machining and manufacturing. The facility’s MEP infrastructure is also being completely overhauled with a focus on sustainability installing a high-efficiency VRF mechanical system as well as additional insulation to existing exterior walls.
The new Blue River East campus addition will be home to four degree programs including lineman technician, certified driver’s license (CDL), forklift and OSHA training. The new facility will include classrooms, vehicle high bay located in a pre-engineered metal building with an adjacent pole field, where students learn how to set up and repair electrical wire communication and power lines.