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MCC, Employers Highlight High-Tech Careers (03/03/2014)

Representatives from area companies to meet students, community

ROCHESTER, N.Y. –March 3, 2014– Students, parents and other community members can learn about careers in Rochester-area high-tech companies and meet industry representatives at High-Tech Exploration Night from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, on Monroe Community College’s Brighton Campus, 1000 E. Henrietta Road, in the Warshof Conference Center, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center.

Attendees will have an opportunity to explore engineering and technology programs at MCC as well as jobs in precision machining, optics manufacturing, electronics, mechanical engineering, and computer information technology. Some of the participating companies have produced Mars Exploration Rovers lenses, night-vision goggle components, 3-D movie projection systems, carbon-brake rotors for a Ferrari auto racing team, and Gorilla® Glass for touch screens.

Last year, the event drew about150 attendees and more than 25 companies.

Sponsored by MCC and the Corning Incorporated Foundation, the event is free and open to the public. To register, go to www.monroecc.edu/go/hightechexpo or call (585) 292-3725. Parking is available in lots M and M1.


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Media Contact:
Hency Yuen-Eng
Marketing and Community Relations
585-292-3063
hyuen-eng@monroecc.edu


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