KCC announces major workforce training initiative

The Regional Manufacturing Technology Center

Kellogg Community College today announced a major initiative designed to improve the local economy by guiding hundreds of area adults and teenagers through programs that will connect to job opportunities, strengthen technical skills, improve financial security and accelerate college completion.… 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

Michigan Job Challenge students train for work in KCC’s KAMA program

KAMA manufacturing students work during training at the RMTC.

See photos of some of the 24 Michigan Job Challenge students who started the Kellogg Community College Advanced Manufacturing Assembly (KAMA) Training program at KCC’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center (RMTC) this summer in the photo gallery embedded below or view the gallery on KCC’s… Continue Reading

KCC receives $50,000 DENSO grant for new manufacturing equipment

RMTC Director Tom Longman, second from the left, accepts grant funds from DENSO representatives at the RMTC in August.

Kellogg Community College has been awarded $50,000 by the DENSO North America Foundation to purchase new manufacturing equipment to support student learning and worker training in Battle Creek. The one-year grant was awarded to the College via a DENSO Foundation… Continue Reading

Gov. Snyder announces capital outlay funding, $2.2 million for KCC

Gov. Rick Snyder speaks at the RMTC.

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced that Kellogg Community College will receive $2.2 million for renovations and upgrades at the Regional Manufacturing Technology Center, a KCC-operated facility where hundreds of students each year are trained and certified for jobs in advanced… 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

KCC assessment trainers help improve hiring process for local manufacturers

Shane Bresson, HVAC-R and Pipefitting instructor at Kellogg Community College, demonstrates one of the College’s new assessment trainers, which measures mechanical aptitude.

A batch of new assessment machines installed at Kellogg Community College’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center shows promise at taking some of the guesswork out of the hiring process for local manufacturers. For companies looking to hire skilled workers in the… Continue Reading

KCC adds $2.1 million in new equipment to enhance student training

The Regional Manufacturing Technology Center

A year after receiving $2.1 million to purchase equipment to facilitate and enhance its workforce training programs, Kellogg Community College has incorporated dozens of major, state-of-the-art equipment additions into student health, law enforcement and manufacturing programs at the College. Funding… Continue Reading