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Trades and Technology on display at M State - Wadena

Build a computer. Wire a light. Install a moon roof. Solder pipes. Students will have a chance to tackle these and an array of other hands-on activities during the Trades and Technology Program Showcase on the Wadena campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

Students can visit with instructors at the Showcase and check out five M State - Wadena career programs: Carpentry, Construction Electricity, Plumbing, Computer Network Technology, and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning).

The Showcase begins at 10 a.m. and is open to area high school students and community members interested in the programs.

The Trades and Technology Program Showcase is the first of three showcases planned at the campus during the 2011-12 academic year. The other events are:

• Nov. 17: Health Occupations Showcase featuring Nursing, CNA/HHA, Medical Office Careers and Biology

• Feb. 23: Human Services Showcase featuring Cosmetology, Massage Therapy and Pharmacy Technology.

To register for any of the Showcases or to request more information, contact M State at (877) 450-3322.