Hartnell’s Agriculture Business and Technology Institute Open House

Event Date: 
Saturday - Apr 18, 2015 10:00 a.m.

SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District invites the community to this year's first Agricultural Business and Technology Institute Open House on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Hartnell College Alisal Campus located at 1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA.


The Open House will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and hosted in all of the instructional shops, laboratories, and classrooms offering presentations, equipment shows, and hands-on demonstrations.  The campus resides on over 100 acres of land and features the latest technologies for high quality instruction, providing students with cutting-edge knowledge. 


“This is an opportunity for community and industry members to discover what appears to be one of Salinas’ best kept secrets: the Alisal campus and career technical education,” said Agriculture Business and Technology Institute Director, Dr. Susan Pheasant. 


The Open House will provide an overview of Hartnell's outstanding programs: Advanced Diesel and Automotive Technologies, Welding, Agricultural Industrial Technology, Food Safety, Agribusiness, Agricultural Production, Construction and Green Design, Drafting, Sustainable Agriculture, and Horticultural Technician, and Computer Information Systems. 


This is the perfect opportunity for faculty, students, and graduates to interact and enjoy a free BBQ!  In addition, over 18 different industry vendors will be present – many of whom serve on Ag Institute Advisory Committees and hire Hartnell interns and graduates.


For media inquiries the day of the event, contact Dr. Susan Pheasant at (509) 421-0358, or email spheasant@hartnell.edu or Cristina Westfall, Hartnell College Foundation at (831) 755-6702 or cwestfall@hartnell.edu.