FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2017
Greensboro, NC. The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) today announced it will host a program on Manufacturing Innovation and Diversity at the College of Engineering.
The event will be held on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, beginning with a continental breakfast at 8:00 AM EST. Congresswoman Alma Adams will present on the status of Manufacturing in North Carolina, followed by breakout sessions on workforce diversity and hiring and the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (NCMEP). It is anticipated that Senator Erica Smith-Ingram will attend the event as well.
The event will be held on the 2nd floor of the McNair Building on the campus of NCA&T.
The N.C. A&T Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) department completes projects with local industry around topics including: process improvement, ergonomics, in-plant logistics and layout. The ISE department has a long-standing capstone senior design project requirement for all BSISE students, plus graduate student project requirements. Students benefit from the professional development helping to ensure the valuable experience needed for a career in engineering.
The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) provides manufacturing extension services that enhance the productivity, innovative capacity and technological performance of US-based manufacturing firms. It also works to strengthen the global competitiveness of small- and medium-sized manufacturers.
NCMEP is administered by the NC State Industry Expansion Solutions and is joined by partners from the North Carolina Community College System, NCWorks Customized Training; the Economic Development Partnership of NC; the Polymers Center of Excellence; the Manufacturing Solutions Center; and North Carolina A&T State University.
For more information
Malinda G. Pagett
Project Development Specialist
College of Engineering
North Carolina A&T State University