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Skilled to Work: Robotics

Students at Northeast Mississippi Community College are staying tech-savvy through a robotics program.

Posted: Jul 15, 2019 5:48 PM
Updated: Jul 16, 2019 9:34 AM

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WTVA) - Students at Northeast Mississippi Community College are staying tech-savvy through a robotics program.

The robotics program is part of workforce training available at the college. Robotics is a two-part, 25-hour program that students can complete at their own pace.

Current student Anita Red said she is trying to create more opportunities for herself and teach her nieces and nephews about different options in the work field.

Instructor Kyle Carpenter teaches the basics of robotics and knows how robotics is changing industry every day.
“I saw how robotics take the position of people in industry, but you also have to have someone to maintenance that robotics.”

This course is Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The cost is $299, but assistance is available.

Anyone interested can apply at the NEMCC campus in New Albany.

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