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UNCP to launch new 3D printing summer programs

By Staff Report, posted 1 month ago

The Office for Regional Initiatives at UNC Pembroke will launch a new 3D printing program this summer.

The program allows participants to learn techniques and use professional-grade 3D printers and CAD/CAM software to explore the latest design processes for prototyping and building solutions.

From June 6-10, the 3D printing program will host a professional development opportunity for individuals to obtain a certification in 3D printing. There will also be a 3D printing summer camp for high school students from June 13-17. 

The course for the 3D printing certification will start at 8 a.m. and last till noon Monday through Friday on UNCP’s campus. Registration is required and costs $99. At the completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate for 20 contact hours on instruction. 

The summer camp will be open to students in grades 9 through 12 and is a week long, going from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost to attend is $150.

Both events will be held in the Business Administration Building in room 130.

The introduction of the program will make the technology more accessible to the community and those interested in learning more about 3D printing. 

To register or learn more about the program, visit here or call 910-775-4020.

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