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February 18, 2008

Cowley showcases Mechatronics program at Technology Showcase


Mechatronics ProgramBeing selected through the application process, Cowley College had an opportunity to showcase its Mechatronics program during the annual Technology Showcase held at the State Capitol in Topeka on February 11.

The event, which is sponsored by K-ACTE (Kansas Associate Career & Technical Education), began several years ago and started with four participants. This year’s event had 24 participants.

The event provides an opportunity for the Kansas legislature to see new and innovative programs and developments in technology across the state.

Representing the Mechatronics program from Cowley was Bruce Crouse, Department Chair; Chris Cosby, Instructor; James Fitzer, a current student, and Sandy Randel, Coordinator. Equipment manufacturers from Festo Inc. and DEPCO, Pittsburg, Kansas, were also on hand for the event.