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October 13, 2006

Cowley to host open house on proposed new technical program


Cowley College’s Career and Technical Education department will hold an open house on a proposed new technical program called Mechatronics, Tuesday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m.-5 the Walker Technology Building on the Arkansas City campus. Equipment manufacturers will be on hand to give demonstrations using this technology.

Mechatronics is a program that focuses on a field of study that applies electrical, mechanical and computer skills to automated systems. The program would provide additional emphasis areas in maintenance and plastics technology.

The program may be offered at both the Arkansas City campus and the Mulvane Industrial Technology Center.