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Open House Unveils Opportunities in Diesel Tech

April 2nd, 2014

SALINAS, Calif. - Hartnell College invites the community to this year's Advanced Diesel Technology Program Open House this Saturday, April 5, 2014 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 3:00 p.m. and hosted in the newly opened Technical Training Build. The building is a 16,500 sq. ft. facility that offers the latest in technology for high quality instruction - providing students with cutting-edge knowledge of alternative fuels and sustainability.

The Open House will provide an overview of Hartnell's outstanding Diesel program; instructors, current students, and graduates will be at hand to answer any questions. In addition, classroom presentations, equipment shows, and hands-on demonstrations will be provided.

Students in the Advanced Diesel Technology program can obtain a certificate in just three semesters. This is one of Hartnell's star programs with lots of promise for the local youth.

Graduates of Hartnell College's Advanced Diesel Technology program are employed by farm equipment dealers, independent equipment repair shops, construction firms, diesel injection equipment repair shops, truck dealers, truck fleets, and bus lines. A Diesel Technology career often leads to positions in equipment and part sales, as well as management positions at all levels.

For media inquiries the day of the event, you may contact, Valentin Rodriguez, Diesel Technology Lead Faculty at 831.595.2707 or Al Parolini, Advance Diesel Technology Chair at 831.595-3796.

Hartnell Community College District

The Hartnell CCD serves over 15,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit www.hartnell.edu.