PVCC Annual Manufacturing Day to Highlight Industry and Pathways

Charlottesville, Va. – February 6, 2020 – Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) will hold its annual Manufacturing Day on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., presenting a platform for attendees to discover the world of modern day manufacturing. The event will take place in the PVCC Main Building at 501 College Drive and is free and open to the public. The inclement weather date is Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Participants will experience local industry experts’ passion in manufacturing, interact with industry tools and technology in hands-on lab workshops, share projects and accomplishments, and explore training pathways and available resources at PVCC. 

“We are thrilled to welcome students, industry and community members for our third annual Manufacturing Day,” said Eric Bredder, PVCC Assistant Professor of Industrial Electronics Technology and Advanced Manufacturing. He continued, “The surrounding Charlottesville area is rich with a diverse group of incredible manufacturing companies. Their stories, products and expanding workforce speak to the exciting future of manufacturing in our area and meaningful career pathway possibilities for our students. We encourage area high school students to participate and interface with our program and industry outreach. This event highlights local partners and explores the creative applications being taught at PVCC to help foster a successful workforce in manufacturing, electronics, CAD/CAM, technology and more.”

For additional detail about Manufacturing Day at PVCC, visit www.pvcc.edu/manufacturingday or contact Katie Thach at kthach@pvcc.edu. Companies interested in participating should also contact Katie Thach.

About Piedmont Virginia Community College

Established in 1972, Piedmont Virginia Community College is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia – principally, residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. PVCC is committed to providing access to a college education for all who can benefit, an opportunity for each student to reach her/his potential, and excellence in all programs and services. The main campus is in Albemarle County, Virginia. Classes are also offered at the PVCC Eugene Giuseppe Center in Stanardsville, Va. (Greene County) and the PVCC Jefferson School Center in downtown Charlottesville. Visit www.pvcc.edu.

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