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FabLab: serving students and the community

FabLab

100 Years, 100 Stories  The MCC FabLab, located at MCC-Business & Technology, is an environment where students, inventors and representatives from small and large businesses can conceptualize, design, develop, fabricate and test a variety of products and ideas. The FabLab has state-of-the-art fabrication software and equipment such as prototype printers and precision machining equipment to …

She puts the ‘art’ in ‘industrial arts’: How Jennifer Dec added twinkle to the Five Star Gala in 10 not-so-easy steps

FabLab

The lab is buzzing loudly with the sounds of high-tech machines doing high-tech things. A few students are standing at work tables, heads down and focusing diligently on class projects. We’re in the MCC-Business & Technology FabLab. The ceilings are high and the lights are low, and the smell of chemicals suggests something fancy is …

Goodall receives award from KC Industrial Council

The Kansas City Industrial Council presented Debbie Goodall, president of MCC-Business & Technology, with a 2013 Brick-by-Brick award on Wednesday, April 3.  The awards ceremony, held at Boulevard Brewery, marked the KCIC’s 25th anniversary. The KCIC Brick-by-Brick awards recognize individuals and companies that have made outstanding contributions to the economic strength of Kansas City’s industrial areas. Goodall is …

MCC in the news: FabLab featured on KCUR

The MCC-Business & Technology FabLab was the subject of a feature story today on KCUR 89.3 FM, Kansas City’s National Public Radio station. The story, by KCUR reporter Maria Carter, highlighted the FabLab’s innovative approach to providing high-tech design tools for MCC students and the community. The FabLab provides members access to tools to help design and prototype …