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September 8, 2016

Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161
(734) 384-4207 (O), (419) 343-3063 (M) 



MONROE, Mich. - The Applied Science and Engineering Technology Division of Monroe County Community College is offering a daylong bus trip for interested students and members of the community to the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show at McCormick Place in Chicago on September 16.

Departure will be at 6 a.m. with return to MCCC by around 11 p.m.  The pick-up point will be MCCC Parking Lot 2 in front of the Career Technology Center on MCCC's Main Campus, 1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe.

There will be a $20 deposit for MCCC students, which will be returned the day of the trip.  For non-MCCC students, the cost is $30.
The trip, made possible with funding from The Foundation at MCCC’s Enhancement Grant Program, is an opportunity to attend a world-class event.  Machine tool, welding, robotic, automation and instrumentation suppliers from around the world will be in attendance at IMTS.  More information regarding the show can be found by visiting

For trip registration information, contact the ASET Division office by calling (734) 384 4112 or by emailing or  Seating on the motor coach will be on a first come, first served basis. 

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  

The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located in Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at