KCC brings Industrial Trades training to Albion, will showcase new welding and mechatronics labs at open house Oct. 14

Illustration of a welder on an informational slide including time and location details from the post.

Kellogg Community College is now offering Industrial Trades training at the College’s Eastern Academic Center campus in Albion and is hosting an open house this week to showcase new welding and mechatronics labs at the center. KCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Career… Continue Reading

What is the RMTC and how is it different from other Kellogg Community College campuses?

The pipefitting and KAMA areas of the RMTC campus in Battle Creek.

Kellogg Community College opens in-person instruction for all Industrial Trades students at the College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center campus Feb. 1. But unless you’ve already studied or trained there, you may be wondering: What is the RMTC, and what can… Continue Reading

RMTC campus to reopen for in-person Industrial Trades training Feb. 1

The training lab area of the RMTC.

In-person instruction for all Industrial Trades students will resume starting Feb. 1 at Kellogg Community College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center. The RMTC, located in the Fort Custer Industrial Park at 405 Hill Brady Road in Battle Creek, is home to… Continue Reading

Rosler Metal Finishing donates $30,000 worth of machines for industrial trades training at KCC’s RMTC

Rosler CEO Bernhard Kerschbaum, left, and RMTC Director Tom Longman shake hands in front of a new vibratory tub finishing machine donated by Rosler.

Kellogg Community College students training for industrial trades careers at the College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center can add experience with state-of-the-art finishing equipment to their resumes thanks to the donation of nearly $30,000 worth of machinery from Rosler Metal Finishing.… Continue Reading

KCC, BACC train for the future with new robotics, mechatronics equipment in Coldwater

High school senior Kyle Myers holds a tablet-sized controller at the BACC as fellow senior Nick Pierucki points at the screen, giving instructions.

It’s a rainy Thursday morning in Coldwater, and a trio of high school seniors inside the Branch Area Careers Center huddles around a large plexiglass box. Kyle Myers, of Reading High School, holds a tablet-sized controller as Nick Pierucki, of… Continue Reading

KCC’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center: It’s about your future (VIDEO)

The Regional Manufacturing Technology Center

If you’re a hands-on learner looking for a new career, start your path at Kellogg Community College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center. The RMTC is home to trades and training programs that teach advanced industrial skills in high demand by employers… Continue Reading

New training equipment adds value for Industrial Electricity/Electronics students at KCC

PLC trainers installed for student use at KCC's RMTC.

Among the more than $2 million Kellogg Community College received for updates to select occupational programs via the state’s Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program (CCSTEP) last year was nearly $290,000 for new equipment for KCC’s Industrial Electricity/Electronics Program. The… Continue Reading

4 electrical safety tips for the home from Electricity/Electronics professor Kevin Barnes

Industrial Electricity/Electronics Professor Kevin Barnes talks to students at the RMTC.

May is National Electrical Safety Month, and Kevin Barnes (pictured above), a professor in Kellogg Community College’s Industrial Electricity/Electronics Program, has provided the following practical electrical safety tips for the home. 4 Electrical Safety Tips for the Home By Kevin… Continue Reading

KCC apprenticeship programs featured in Huffington Post article

A KCC employee welds at the RMTC campus in Battle Creek.

Jan. 6 was a big day for Kellogg Community College in digital media: In addition to posting one of the most popular posts in KCC Facebook history, KCC was featured in a Huffington Post article about apprenticeship programs. The article, “Apprenticeship Programs… Continue Reading