MCC programs collaborate to offer real-world, hands-on learning experience

20 Feb 2024


MOHAVE COUNTY – ­ The in-class instruction received by students at Mohave Community College is invaluable, preparing them to bolster the area’s workforce or continue their education. However, the importance of real-world experiences cannot be overstated, which is why College disciplines are renewing efforts to collaborate and provide students with those opportunities.

MCC Electrical Technology Instructor Michael McKenzie said he has wanted to collaborate on projects with other disciplines at the College for some time. When Carpentry Instructor Dan Underwood reached out with that exact opportunity, McKenzie jumped on board.

“This is something I have been thinking about for years, getting portable buildings from a local vendor and having the students install the wiring as a kit,” McKenzie said. “This was our first attempt at it and I think it went pretty well.”

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