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Collision Engineering Program Expands to MCC

Enterprise Holdings announced that Metropolitan Community College will offer Collision Engineering Program curriculum as part of its existing Auto Collision Technology program.

Meet the Auto Body Instructor: Brian Cobb

Brian Cobb, collision repair instructor and department chair at Coastal Carolina Community College, works extremely hard to make inroads with the local industry and is starting to see that there are people who want to work in collision repair.

WyoTech Enrollment Grows 2,300% in Three Years

The vocational institution reported enrollment as of October 2021 of 685 students, up from 26 in October 2018.

Lincoln Tech Partners with Kindig-It Design

Thanks to a collaboration with Dave Kindig, Lincoln Tech will be bringing custom fabrication and advanced design skills to its Denver campus.

Advance Auto Parts Commits $250,000 to Wake Tech

Advance Auto Parts has committed $250,000 to WTCC to increase student diversity in the school’s automotive systems technology and collision repair programs.

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Metropolitan Community College Breaks Ground on $32 Million Automotive Training Center

The 100,000-square-foot Automotive Training Center will bring together the automotive technology and auto collision technology programs, currently housed at two different college locations.

New York Auto Body Shop Donates Equipment to Local Vo-Tech School

According to Spectrum News Buffalo, Collision Masters has donated its old frame machine to the auto body class at Ormsby Educational Center in East Aurora as a way of giving back to the collision repair industry.

Moppert Brothers Offers Refugee Opportunity

Good techs are hard to find. So when a woman came to the Moppert Brothers auto body shop in Morton, Pa., to inquire about a job for a young refugee from Afghanistan, Harry Moppert Sr. decided to give the kid a chance.

Collision Repair Program at Pennsylvania Vo-Tech School to Purchase New Paint Booth with State Grant Money

The Automotive Collision Repair Technology Program at the Greene County Career and Technology Center in Waynesburg, Pa., will be able to address one of its most pressing needs, thanks to a $200,000 state grant.

Mike Rowe on College: Don’t Rule Out Trade School

“We’re lending money we don’t have to kids who can’t pay it back to educate them for jobs that don’t exist anymore,” Mike Rowe says in a new video. “Bad idea.”

Vocational Students Have Raised $115,000 for Automotive Program by Auctioning Restored Mustang

Students at Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus, Ga., winners of the Quaker State “Best in Class Challenge,” recently saw their restored 1996 Ford Mustang sell for $65,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction in Uncasville, Conn.