Getting technical in Carson City
Lindsay Moore, left, and Mari Cela demonstrate the Siemens mechatronics system for Bill and Lorana Brown during the Career and Technical Education Open House at Western Nevada College on Thursday. Career and Technical Education Director Georgia White, left, gets a lesson from American Sign Language students Lyssa Goldsworthy, Sierra Shaw and Mary Smith during the Career and Technical Education Open House at Western Nevada College in Carson City on Thursday. Among the credentials WNC offers through its CTE programs are Automotive Service Excellence, National Institute of Metalworking Skills, American Welding Society, American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, Cisco Certified Network System Professional, National Center for Construction Education and Research. Additionally, WNC provides robotic welding classes, a 2 + 2 program for a bachelor’s in education without leaving Northern Nevada, an Associate of Business degree so students will enter bachelor’s business programs with a junior standing, boasts one of the largest machining labs in the region and is the only operating Siemens Mechatronics Center in the western United States. For more information, go to http://www.wnc.edu/now/.