Contact: Katryn Conlin, Communications Director
For Immediate Release
Transportation Career Night set for Tuesday, March 26; learn about opportunities to accelerate your career at Minnesota State College Southeast in Winona
Transportation Career Night
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:00-7:30 PM
Transportation Center at MSC Southeast Winona Campus
1250 Homer Road, Winona, MN
Register in advance for chance to win a door prize at www.southeastmn.edu/event
Winona, MN (March 6, 2019) -- Transportation Career Night is coming up on Tuesday, March 26 from 6 to 7:30 pm at Minnesota State College Southeast's Winona campus, 1250 Homer Road, Winona, MN. Prospective students and their families, job hunters, or anyone interested in learning more about the college's transportation programs are all welcome to attend. Admission is free and open to the public.
Five college programs will be represented:
- Auto Body Collision Technology
- Automotive and Light Duty Diesel Technology
- Heavy Diesel Maintenance
- Transportation Management
- Truck Driving
"All of these programs offer certificates, diplomas, and degrees that can lead directly to high-paying, high growth occupations," according to Travis Thul, the college's Dean of Trade, Technology, Business, and Transportation. "At Transportation Career Night you can tour our state-of-the-art facilities and experience hands-on activities. Plus, industry representatives will be available to discuss opportunities in these high-demand job markets. We want to give current and future students a realistic idea of what transportation careers can offer."
The college recently updated its Automotive and Light Duty Diesel Technology and Heavy Diesel Maintenance diploma programs so that students can complete a diploma in one year or less.
"Knowing that it's a hot job market, we have accelerated our curriculum so that students in these programs can graduate faster, spend less money on college, and get started in their careers sooner," Travis Thul said.
Transportation Career Night Highlights:
- Learn more about career opportunities from industry representatives
- "Toolbox Scholarships" offered at event
- Tour our shops and see a variety of automotive vehicles and technologies
- Save $20 -- no fee if you apply for admission at Career Night!
- College admissions and financial aid information available
- Plus - amazing door prizes -- must be present to win
Register in advance at www.southeastmn.edu/event for a chance to win a Matco 1/2" Impact Wrench, valued at $450. Check in at the registration table to verify your name and online entry. Plus, apply for admission or register for classes at Transportation Career Night for a chance to win a Snap-on Bit Driver Kit, valued at $415. Must be present to win prizes; winners will be chosen at the conclusion of the event.
About Minnesota State College Southeast
Minnesota State College Southeast is a two-year technical and community college that prepares students for a lifetime of learning by providing education for employment, skill enhancement, retraining, and transfer, to meet the needs of students and the community. The Winona campus opened in 1949, merging with the Red Wing campus in 1992 and updating its name to Minnesota State College Southeast in 2016 with the change of mission to offer both technical training and the associate of arts degree. Minnesota State College Southeast is a member of Minnesota State. For more information, visit www.southeastmn.edu.