College of DuPage Draws 200 to Inaugural TEC Spotlight Event

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By Mike McKissack

Approximately 200 people visited College of DuPage’s state-of-the-art Technical Education Center and networked with College representatives, employers and vendors during the College’s inaugural TEC Spotlight event. Click here for more photos.

Attendees had the opportunity to meet with COD faculty, tour the College’s cutting edge labs, and explore careers and salaries in variety of fields, including Architecture, Automotive, Electromechanical Technology, Electronics, Horticulture, HVACR, Interior Design, Manufacturing and Welding. Representatives from American Mold Builders Association, Pipe Fitters' Local 597, Sheet Metal Workers Local 265 and Southern Illinois University were in attendance, as were as a broad range of industrial companies, including Able Engineering, Contemporary Controls, Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc., Hudson Precision Products, Johnstone Supply, Midwest Environmental Products and Trane Heating and Cooling,

The College’s 178,000-square-foot, LEED-certified Technical Education Center includes 31 classrooms, 16 state-of-the-art laboratories and features two windmills and four solar panels on its roof to provide students with hands-on study of emerging wind/solar energy technologies. The Center houses the College's Architecture, Interior Design, Horticulture, Automotive Technology, Computer-Aided Design, Construction Management, Electro-Mechanical Technology, Electronics-Integrated Engineering Technology, HVACR, Manufacturing Technology and Welding Technology programs. (Press Photography Network/Special to College of DuPage).

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