Advanced Technology Centers

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Advanced Technology Centers

The West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education is developing two new Advanced Technology Centers.  Site preparation is under way for the 50,000 square foot,  $15 Million facility in the Advantage Valley area, to be followed by a 60,000 square foot, $17.6 Million facility in Fairmont. The Advanced Technology Centers will provide a setting for collaboration in the delivery of technical programs among community and technical colleges.  These new facilities provide ample laboratory space for programs such as electro/mechanical technology, power plant operation, chemical operators, advanced welding, and computer networking technology.  

Target Programs

  • Chemical Process Technology
  • Engineering & Rapid Prototyping Technologies
  • IT/Security/Convergence Technologies
  • Automated Systems/Mechatronics
  • Energy/Green/Sustainability Technology

Laboratory Features

  • Wireless and Dedicated Network Access
  • Audio/Visual Systems
  • Compressed Air
  • Utility Water
  • 120 VAC 1 & 208 VAC 3
  • Room Access Control
  • IP Telephone Capable
  • Motor Contols
  • Hydraulics/Pneumatics Process Control