Monroe CC To Open Career Tech Center, Fermi 1 Historic Exhibit

MONROE (WWJ) — Monroe County Community College will dedicate its new Career Technology Center in a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m.

The $17 million, 60,000-sqare-foot building will feature classrooms and lab space delivering the instruction and skills training necessary for high-growth, high-demand and high-paying jobs.

Later that day, at 1 p.m., the college and DTE Energy will dedicate an extensive exhibit built into the student concourse of the college’s new Career Technology Center that details the history and importance of the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant (Fermi 1). At the time it began operation in the mid 1960s, Fermi 1 was the world’s largest liquid-metal cooled, fast breeder reactor.

The college is located at 1555 S. Raisinville Road.

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