Area Business Leaders Attend DCTC Manufacturing Showcase

DCTC Manufacturing Showcase

Event featured speakers: John Connelly, Enterprise MN, Pat McQuillan, CPWD, Sue Mueller, Global Corporate College

DCTC Manufacturing Showcase

On Thursday morning, Oct. 9, 2014, leaders from area businesses were at Dakota County Technical College to attend a Manufacturing Showcase that provided a firsthand look at manufacturing-related programs at the college, including Welding Technology, Electrical Construction & Maintenance Technology and Industrial & Energy Plant Maintenance. A campus tour also visited a large lab and classroom space on the southwest end of the campus slated for an advanced manufacturing training center. DCTC Interim President Tim Wynes, J.D., welcomed more than 100 attendees in the Dakota Room.

Featured speakers

John Connelly
Enterprise Minnesota Director of Consulting
“State of Manufacturing in Minnesota”

Bob Kill

John Connelly

Pat McQuillan
Center for Professional and Workforce Development Dean
“South of the River Training Solutions”

Pat McQuillan

Pat McQuillan

Sue Mueller
Global Corporate College Account Executive
“Delivering Consistent Training Across Your Entire Footprint”

Sue Mueller

Sue Mueller

“The Manufacturing Showcase was an opportunity to connect with our employers and work together toward solutions,” said Pat McQuillan, dean of the Center for Professional and Workforce Development at DCTC and Inver Hills Community College. “We appreciate everyone who took the time to attend the event and look forward to more collaboration.”

Manufacturing Showcase gallery

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