OXFORD. Miss (WTVA) - The University of Mississippi’s Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence is preparing business and engineering students for their future careers.
Ryan Miller, Associate Director of External Operations, said the CME's goal is to teach students the technical and business side of manufacturing.
Students work on countless projects inside a 12,000 square foot factory and take business classes. Miller said this is what makes the CME so unique, business and engineering students learn together.
Ole Miss student, Millie Eubanks said feels blessed to be apart of a program that teaches her the ends and outs of the automotive industry
The CME also helps students gain internships at company's like Toyota.