AMT Open House March 14


NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University and Central Louisiana Community Technical College – Natchitoches Campus will host an open house for individuals interested in the Advanced Manufacturing Technician program offered through a partnership between the two schools.


Individuals who complete in the AMT program will earn an associate of science degree in industrial engineering technology with a concentration in advanced manufacturing from Northwestern State and Advanced Manufacturing Technician certification from CLTCC.  Students earn a minimum of $12 per hour working up to 24 hours per week in a partnering manufacturing facility in addition to hours spent in the classroom.


The open house will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 14 at Central Louisiana Technical Community College, 6587 Hwy. 1 Bypass in Natchitoches.  To RSVP for the open house, visit


The program is supported by Natchitoches Community Alliance.  Some of the partnering manufacturers include Alliance Compressors, AFCO Industries, Boise Cascade, Pilgrim’s, Stella-Jones and RoyOMartin.


For more information on the AMT program, contact Dr. Jafar Al-Sharab at, Cade Stepp at or Laurie Morrow at  Those interested can also call Morrow at (318) 357-3162.