• PoP-No-46
    46. Tech Follies was a day of fun and games between students from the different programs. 
    PoP-No-31
    31. Physical activities has played an integral role in student life on campus. Activities included team sports and supporting President Kennedy’s physical fitness program. 
    PoP-No-37
    37. In the early 1980s, the campus initiated an Alternate Energy program. 
    PoP-No-21
    21.  The Stanley A. Matzke Learning Resource Center was officially opened on April 16, 1979. It was dedicated on May 2 to recognize Matzke’s role in creating the college and his lifelong support of vocational education. 
    PoP-No-60
    60. Paula Gerlach of Hastings, Nebraska, and Lenora Vannatta of Hay Springs, Nebraska, were the first women to enroll in the school since World War II and the war defense training. 
    PoP-No-24
    24. Intercollegiate competition was discontinued in 1984 in favor of a strong intramural program. Sports offered at that time included basketball, baseball, women’s volleyball, golf and track. 
     

Milford 75th Anniversary Schedule of Events

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  • The Eicher Technical Center will be open both days for tours and demonstrations in each technical program area. The Admissions Office will be open both days to provide tours or information to potential students. See below for event highlights and activities.

    May 6, 2016

    All Campus Activities & Events

    Tour Former Campus Director’s Home with picture display
    Location: Career Placement Center
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Energy Generation Operations Climbing Tower
    Location: Climbing Tower, southwest end of the student parking lot
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Experience safe climbing experiences on the climbing tower. Under supervision by SCC staff, guests will be invited to don a safety harness and climb as high as they are comfortable in the utility climbing tower. Participants are connected to a fall-arrest cable system which prevents falls. This tower is used to train students in the safe climbing practices required by workers in industrial settings.

    SCC Historical Photo Display
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Library Resource Center
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Remember the family photo album that you drag out on special occasions to revisit the past or have a few laughs? The Library Resource Center is pulling out the SCC family photos for you. Come and browse the past. Then explore the SCC future with the LRC’s digital collections and visit the newly remodeled library.

    Diesel Technology-Truck; Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Tech; Energy Generation Operations; Electrical/Electromechanical Technology; Electronic Systems Technology NPPD Crawling Multi-Function Crane
    Location: West of Cornhusker Hall Dormitory
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit this display and see the crane in action. Nebraska Public Power District hires many SCC graduates in a variety of employment positions from the above programs. Numerous SCC graduates are continuing their careers with NPPD in management/supervisory positions after advancing their initial skills within the utility industry.

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology Drone Demonstrations
    Location: Ballfield West of Dunlap Center
    Every Half-Hour Demonstration
    Friday, May 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
    See first-hand a drone demonstrating radio frequency, digital remote control, a video system and stabilization technologies. It is equipped with a 2.7k camera with a 3-axis gimbal for stabilization. It has built-in GPS for wind compensation, setting home position and tracking flight data. There is a vision positioning system for close proximity flying, which includes sonar as well as an object detection camera. This unit streams constant HD video to your smart phone, iPad etc., which mounts on the controller. All settings are controlled through this device. The drone can fly over a mile away, so it has a really long range depending on line of sight.

    History Video – Open to All
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Second-Floor Auditorium
    Friday, May 6 – 10 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m.
    See a chronological picture video history of the Milford Campus, from beginning to present day.

    Electrical/Electromechanical Technology Wireman's Competition
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Room 235
    Friday, May 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Sign up at IDEALnationals.com or register on-site the day of the event. Participants will compete in events held between May and October, 2016. The event will have 4 stations where professionals and students/apprentices will cut, strip, terminate and test using high-quality, professional IDEAL® tools.

    SCC Milford Alumni Reunion
    Location: Welsh Center Gym
    By reservation only – Limited to 500 attendees
    Friday, May 6, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Check-in and registration of alumni occurs from 10-10:30, followed by the welcome featuring Campus Director and VP for Technology, Ed Koster and SCC President Dr. Paul Illich. The program includes a history slideshow video followed by a group picture of the 1966 graduating group. A complimentary Lunch Buffet will be provided at noon. Contact Shelly Tolle, Alumni Coordinator, 402-761-8242 or stolle@southeast.edu.

    Program Activities & Events

    All campus programs will have displays and demonstrations during the 75th Anniversary Celebration. Below is a listing of some of those activities and events.

    Energy Generation Operations

    Control Room Simulator
    Eicher Technical Center, Room ETC178
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Guests will be invited to take control of a power plant simulator. This simulator replicates an actual power plant’s control room, from real-time reactions in the plant to inputs by operators in the control room. Various realistic scenarios will be offered.

    Industry Partner Displays NPPD, OPPD, Koch Nitrogen, LES, and Ethanol
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Rooms 166 & 167
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Employers who hire SCC graduates will be set up to explain career opportunities in their respective businesses. Representatives from electric utilities, bio-fuels production and similar industries will provide hands-on examples of the products or services they provide to the public. SCC alumni who work for these industries will be on hand to explain how their education at SCC has changed their lives.

    Building Construction Technology; Electrical Technology; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

    SCC Student-Built Home
    Location: South of Eicher Technical Center
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit the student-built house that is the combined effort of three campus programs. This particular home is the 105th house built by students since 1961. The house is to be auctioned on June 8 here on the Milford Campus.

    Precision Machining Technology

    Automated Production Cell of SCC Kitchen Utility Tool
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Room ETC 102A
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Robotic arms and custom equipment are designed and built to handle each specific operation of this process. Up-front costs of setting up a manufacturing cell like this are expensive, but it brings about higher profit by automating the repetitive tasks. Current students and graduates have designed, built and programmed much of what you see today.

    Automotive Technology

    Student demonstrations on live customer vehicles used for training, (engine, transmission, steering/suspension, diagnostics, etc.)
    Location: Automotive Lab
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    On Friday you will be able to view Automotive Technology students working on live vehicle projects throughout the automotive labs.

    1941 & 2016 Model Vehicles Display
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Automotive Lab
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    A special display of automobiles from 1941 and 2015 will be open to celebration visitors in the automotive labs. Come see the difference that 75 years of advancement makes.

    Industry Partner Displays and Employment Opportunities
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Automotive Lab
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Experience the opportunity to visit with various industry partners who hire SCC graduates and see the types of businesses and jobs available to these graduating students.

    Free Popcorn
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Automotive Lab
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    While in the Automotive Technology labs to view projects and speak with industry partners, enjoy some free popcorn, compliments of the program.

    Building Construction Technology

    Masonry Laying Demonstration
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Building Construction Lab
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit the Building Construction Technology program to see students in action laying block and brick. These are skills desperately needed in the construction industry. Those observing this aspect of the program can get into the action as well with the “Laying Brick Challenge Station.”

    Construction Equipment Simulators
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Building Construction Lab
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Imagine yourself as a construction professional operating an excavator, motor grader, or other construction-related equipment. You can do just that with several equipment simulators provided by NMC Cat and Murphy Tractor. It will be a fun time for children and adults.

    Concrete Stamping Demonstrations
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Building Construction Lab
    Friday, May 6, 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m.
    Watch concrete professionals from Stephens and Smith Construction do short demonstrations of stamping concrete. Stamped concrete is a popular texture design and color for patios and driveways. Get in on the action and get ideas for your new patio!

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology

    Take the Engineering Challenge
    Location: Second Floor Eicher Technical Center, Rooms 205-207
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Test your design skills. This activity will simulate the design aspects of a structural engineer. Test your skills to see if you can design and construct a cost-effective structure that meets the specified criteria, on time and within budget. All building materials are provided, and you will have 30 minutes to create your design.

    Visit Newly Remodeled Manufacturing Lab
    Location: Second floor Eicher Technical Center, Room 226
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit the newly remodeled lab area where you will have the opportunity to view displays of the educational robot, pneumatic trainers, air-powered model car, and the CNC Machining Center.

    Manufacturing Industry Partner Displays
    Location: Second floor Eicher Technical Center, Rooms 205-207
    Friday May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Employers who hire SCC graduates will be set up to explain career opportunities in their respective businesses. They also will be showcasing SCC alumni and what they do on the job. Examples of products or services, from boom trucks to light poles and mowers, will be on display.

    Elliot Equipment
    Location: Faculty Parking Lot north of Cornhusker Hall
    Friday May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    There will be a truck and crane with the American flag flying proudly. Elliot Equipment Company's HiReach material handling aerial work platforms and boom trucks are engineered and built to work hard.

    Exmark Mfg. Inc.
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, South of LRC
    Friday May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Exmark Mfg. Inc. will have a 60-inch mower and spreader-sprayer or stand-on aerator on display. Exmark manufactures mowers and turf lawn equipment.

    Valmont Industries
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Manufacturing Engineering Lobby Rooms 205-207
    Friday May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Manufacturer of Irrigation products, traffic structures, light poles, wind energy equipment and more.

    MetalQuest
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Manufacturing Engineering Lobby Rooms 205-207
    Friday May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    MetalQuest specializes in complex automated machining operations, inventory management and assembly.

    Electrical & Electromechanical Technology

    Robotic work stations producing SCC Kitchen Utility Tool in conjunction with Precision Machining
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Room 102A
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Watch as a robotic work station takes the raw material needed to produce the kitchen utensil, feeds it into the Precision Machining program’s CNC machine, waits for the material to be molded into the size and shape necessary, and then removes the finished product from the machine. All this is done with minimal human interfacing to show the complexity and dexterity of the modern-day work cell. And, you can take the product home with you.

    Laser Shaft Alignment (demonstration ongoing)
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Room 231
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    See how modern-day technology can be used to determine when a machine starts to get out of tolerance, whether the cause is as simple as a bearing going bad or as complex as a winding insulation beginning to break down. This early warning technique is used so that maintenance personnel can repair the equipment before a total breakdown disrupts the manufacturing process.

    Conduit Bending Contest
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Room 235
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Compare your skills on bending conduit with the students and staff of the Electrical program. Students and staff will help you understand how to use hand benders, a cyclone bender and a hydraulic bender. Also, watch as students show their skills in cutting and threading rigid metal conduit.

    Industry Partner Displays and Employment Opportunities
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Room 244
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    A room will be set up for several of our industrial partners to display what our graduates do once they get “on the job.” Also, they will explain what skills the students will use, what type of work environment and the different levels of proficiency that our graduates need to have to work in industry today.

    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

    Soldering Project
    Location: HVAC Building
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit the HVAC program to try your skills at soldering a hands-on copper tubing project. Also learn what SCC’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology program has to offer for a great career.

    Free Ice Cream
    Location: HVAC Building
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit the HVAC program for free ice cream and learn what SCC’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology program has to offer for a great career.

    Black Hills Energy Traveling Display
    Location: North of HVAC Building
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit the Black Hills Energy Vehicles and Display Table. The mission of Black Hills Energy is to be improving life with energy. The company produces, markets and delivers the vital electricity, coal, oil, and natural gas that customers need. Through their efforts, products and services, they share personal energy to strengthen communities and support growth and development.

    Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Tech

    Engine Overhaul Demonstrations
    Location: Main Diesel Shop and ETC159
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Second-quarter AGST students will be doing Engine Overhaul and Inspection. This program is one of the few programs that still conducts “live engine overhauls.” Students will take the engine down to a bare block, measure everything, replace all parts that are needed, and prepare the engine to run on the dyno, all in one quarter.

    Advisors/Dealers Equipment Display
    Location: Main Diesel Shop
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Program advisors and dealers will have several displays and equipment from their dealerships in the lab.

    Competition Pulling Tractor Display
    Location: Main Diesel Technology Shop
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Competition pulling tractors will be on display. Some of these are owned by the faculty and staff here at SCC. Don’t miss this!

    Diesel Technology-Truck

    Student demonstrations on live customer vehicles used for training, (engine, transmission, steering/suspension, diagnostics, etc.)
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Diesel Truck Lab
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Live work gives program students the real “hands-on” experience. For certain types of training, mock-up components work well, but live work gives the students motivation to get the job done right, knowing the vehicle has to go out on the road and will ultimately be evaluated by their customer.

    Industry Partner Displays & Employment Opportunities
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Diesel Truck Lab
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Our program wants to thank our industry partners for helping with training opportunities for our students. They provide work opportunities after school and co-op education during the student’s final quarter in the program. Without the help of industry partners, our students would not be as well-prepared for industry employment.

    Architectural-Engineering Technology

    “Can-struction Building Activity”
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Room 210
    Friday, May 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Unleash your creativity! Come to the Architectural-Engineering Technology program on second floor and challenge yourself to build with full cans of food. Create your own unique sculpture, built entirely out of canned food. Upon completion of the session, the canned food will be donated to the Milford food pantry.

    Land Surveying/Civil Engineering Technology

    Global Positioning System Demonstration
    Location: West of the Placement Center
    Friday, May 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Come and see a demonstration of a Global Positioning System and the use of the Topcon 255 Total Robotic Station. This unit provides surveyors with quick and accurate measurements up to 7,500 feet, with data being transferred to a computer with a simple 9-pin cable.

    Parking

    Friday, May 6, 2016 - Additional parking is available at these locations with continuous shuttle service to and from the SCC Campus:
     
    Bellwood Mennonite Church
    520 South B Street

    Milford Mennonite Church
    920 3rd Street

    ESU #6 – No shuttle Service
    210 5th Street

    Food Service

    Friday, May 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Dunlap Center Cafeteria

    May 7, 2016

    All Campus Activities & Events

    Tour Former Campus Director’s Home with picture display
    Location: Career Placement Center
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Energy Generation Operations Climbing Tower
    Location: Climbing Tower, southwest end of the student parking lot
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Experience safe climbing experiences on the climbing tower. Under supervision by SCC staff, guests will be invited to don a safety harness and climb as high as they are comfortable in the utility climbing tower. Participants are connected to a fall-arrest cable system which prevents falls. This tower is used to train students in the safe climbing practices required by workers in industrial settings.

    SCC Alumni Golf Tournament
    Four-Person Scramble. 18 Holes
    Location: Thornridge Golf Course - Milford, NE
    By reservation only
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m. shotgun start
    Check-in from 7:45-8:45 a.m.
    $40 per person. Cash prizes for top three teams.
    For registration/information call Joel, 402-761-8331.

    SCC Historical Photo Display
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Library Resource Center
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Remember the family photo album that you drag out on special occasions to revisit the past or have a few laughs? The Library Resource Center is pulling out the SCC family photos for you. Come and browse the past. Then explore the SCC future with the LRC’s digital collections and visit the newly remodeled library.

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology Drone Demonstrations
    Location: Ballfield West of Dunlap Center
    Every Half-Hour Demonstration
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. See first-hand a drone demonstrating radio frequency, digital remote control, a video system and stabilization technologies. It is equipped with a 2.7k camera with a 3-axis gimbal for stabilization. It has built-in GPS for wind compensation, setting home position and tracking flight data. There is a vision positioning system for close proximity flying, which includes sonar as well as an object detection camera. This unit streams constant HD video to your smart phone, iPad etc., which mounts on the controller. All settings are controlled through this device. The drone can fly over a mile away, so it has a really long range depending on line of sight.

    Military Vehicles Display Area
    Location: South of Dunlap Center
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit various military vehicles on display and allow your children to play the military kids’ games. A fun time for the entire family.

    Diesel Technology-Truck; Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Tech; Energy Generation Operations; Electrical/Electromechanical Technology; Electronic Systems Technology NPPD Crawling Multi-Function Crane
    Location: West of Cornhusker Hall Dormitory
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit this display and see the crane in action. Nebraska Public Power District hires many SCC graduates in a variety of employment positions from the above programs. Numerous SCC graduates are continuing their careers with NPPD in management/supervisory positions after advancing their initial skills within the utility industry.

    History Video – Open to All
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Second-Floor Auditorium
    Saturday, May 7 – 10 a.m. and Noon
    See a chronological picture video history of the Milford Campus, from beginning to present day.

    Antique Tractor Show
    Location: North of John Deere Building
    Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    A highlight of the 75th Celebration will be a display of antique tractors. There will be many different brands, styles and condition that represent the great history of our farming past.

    Lawn Games – For All Ages
    Location: Grassy area between Welsh Center and Career Placement Center (Note: Inclement weather location is lower level of Welsh Center)
    Saturday, May 7, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Take some time to play! This includes Giant Kerplunk, Giant Jenga, Corn Hole, Ring Toss and Croquet Soccer. Don’t miss it.

    Monkey Motion Thrill Ride
    Location: Grassy area north of Cornhusker Hall
    Saturday, May 7, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    Get the rush of soaring up to 20 feet in the air on the Monkey Motion for a thrill ride you won’t forget. Fun for kids and adults.

    Photo Booth
    Location: Welsh Center Entryway
    Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
    We’re honored to be able to share in creating awesome memories with you. Stop by the photo booth and smile, laugh and take away your FREE picture and special memory of the 75th Celebration.

    Car, Truck & Semi Show
    Location: Faculty parking lot, east end of Student parking lot, Diesel Lab, Auto Collision Lab, south of Welsh Center
    Saturday, May 7, Noon-4 p.m.
    On Saturday, SCC will be hosting a car, truck and semi show in several parking lots and on the street with special displays sponsored by automotive business partners in the Transportation Department labs. Trophies will be awarded at 3:30 p.m. by the front-end pit (north central area) of the Eicher Technical Center. Please note: We are now setup to accept pre-registrations for the car/truck/semi show electronically at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pRcR7YEA_YoyJ1-xJCGYd0Xauo9ULdWr_LD3-S2F8Q8/viewform. (Firefox or Chrome preferred. Internet Explorer works, but with some minor functionality issues.) Although, not required, it will speed things up for you on May 7 and help us with planning. Those who are pre-registered should go directly to the "Complete Registration Here" table after parking for their window card and can avoid the other lines. Anyone with questions about pre-registration or to cancel a pre-registration can contact jkisby@southeast.edu. Also, please note that 238th road (State Street) will be closed South of SCC and traffic directed around on gravel roads. Please plan accordingly.

    Shriners Motorcycle & Cushman Club Show
    Location: State Street
    West side of Eicher Technical Center
    Saturday, May 7, 1-2 p.m.
    Don’t miss the Shriners Motorcycle routine show. Their motorcycles also will be on static display on State Street.

    Model T Car Rides
    Location: North of Cornhusker Hall
    Saturday, May 7, Time: TBA
    The Model “T” Club of Lincoln will be provide free rides starting just north of Cornhusker Hall. This club has approximately 50 members that conduct monthly meetings. The Model “T” Ford had a profound technological, social and economic impact on America and the world. The Model T Clubs strive to preserve, promote and educate future generations on the history and maintenance of the car that put America on wheels.

    Kid’s Tractor Pull
    Location: Inside John Deere Building
    Saturday, May 7, 1-3 p.m.
    Come watch as children challenge each other on this fun and exciting miniature tractor pulling event. Different age groups can compete for recognition and most of all – it is FUN!

    Blackhawk Military Helicopter
    Location: South of Dunlap Center
    Saturday, May 7, 1-3:15 p.m.
    The Black Hawk helicopter is the U.S. Army’s primary medium-lift utility transport and air assault aircraft. It is a twin-engine medium-lift utility helicopter, equipped with a single four-blade rotor and a single-blade tail rotor. The basic crew includes a pilot, co-pilot, and crew chief. Don’t miss the impressive landing and take-off of this awesome military vehicle.

    Memorial Scholarship Presentations
    Howard Bay Memorial Scholarship
    Robert Bowen Memorial Scholarship
    Location: Second Floor Auditorium, Eicher Technical Center
    Saturday, May 7, 2 p.m.
    Scholarship funds honoring the memory of both of these long-term Milford Campus faculty members have been recently established and will be awarded for the first time at this ceremony.

    Wildlife Encounters
    Location: Grassy area between Welsh Center and Career Placement Center
    Saturday, May 7, 2-3 p.m.
    Wildlife Encounters has provided a home for animals in need for almost 30 years, offering rescue, rehabilitation, adoption, and educational programs. Some of the animals to be shown and discussed might include Aries, the African Serval, Cunningham the African Sulcata Tortoise, Irwin the alligator or Cyrano the Green Wing Macaw. It’s a fun and educational program for all ages.

    Burnt Biskits Band
    Location: Welsh Center Gym
    During the Free Barbeque
    Saturday, May 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    Burnt Biskits is a popular local bluegrass/oldies - comedy/folk music group from the Lincoln area. The group performs a variety of genres of music using bluegrass instrumentation. The music can be found at www.burntbiskits.com, or you can follow the group on Facebook.

    Gayle Becwar – Entertainer/Comedian
    Location: Welsh Center Gym
    During the Free Barbeque
    Saturday, May 7, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    Growing up in a family of magicians, Gayle Becwar’s first introduction to entertainment came as a child in 1967, performing with his dad’s traveling magic show. In 1987, Becwar began presenting his clean, interactive, fast-paced magic and comedy act as a full-time solo professional. Audiences from New York to LA, and Hong Kong, China to Cancun, Mexico, will attest that his act is truly unique, entertaining and has a unique brand of clean, interactive, fast-paced magic and comedy. Don’t miss this great show!

    Celebration Bar-b-que
    Location: Welsh Center Gym
    Saturday, May 7, 4-6 p.m.
    A free bar-b-que for those people attending and participating in all of the events throughout the day. Students, faculty, general public, and others are welcome to attend. Only available to the first 500 people or when the food is gone.

    Program Activities & Events

    All campus programs will have displays and demonstrations during the 75th Anniversary Celebration. Below is a listing of some of those activities and events.

    Energy Generation Operations

    Control Room Simulator
    Eicher Technical Center, Room ETC178
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Guests will be invited to take control of a power plant simulator. This simulator replicates an actual power plant’s control room, from real-time reactions in the plant to inputs by operators in the control room. Various realistic scenarios will be offered.

    Industry Partner Displays NPPD, OPPD, Koch Nitrogen, LES, and Ethanol
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Rooms 166 & 167
    Friday, May 6, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Employers who hire SCC graduates will be set up to explain career opportunities in their respective businesses. Representatives from electric utilities, bio-fuels production and similar industries will provide hands-on examples of the products or services they provide to the public. SCC alumni who work for these industries will be on hand to explain how their education at SCC has changed their lives.

    Building Construction Technology; Electrical Technology; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

    SCC Student-Built Home
    Location: South of Eicher Technical Center
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit the student-built house that is the combined effort of three campus programs. This particular home is the 105th house built by students since 1961. The house is to be auctioned on June 8 here on the Milford Campus.

    Precision Machining Technology

    Automated Production Cell of SCC Kitchen Utility Tool
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Room ETC 102A
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Robotic arms and custom equipment are designed and built to handle each specific operation of this process. Up-front costs of setting up a manufacturing cell like this are expensive, but it brings about higher profit by automating the repetitive tasks. Current students and graduates have designed, built and programmed much of what you see today.

    1941 & 2016 Model Vehicles Display
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Automotive Lab
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    A special display of automobiles from 1941 and 2015 will be open to celebration visitors in the automotive labs. Come see the difference that 75 years of advancement makes.

    Industry Partner Displays and Employment Opportunities
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Automotive Lab
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Experience the opportunity to visit with various industry partners who hire SCC graduates and see the types of businesses and jobs available to these graduating students.

    Building Construction Technology

    Masonry Laying Demonstration
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Building Construction Lab
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Visit the Building Construction Technology program to see students in action laying block and brick. These are skills desperately needed in the construction industry. Those observing this aspect of the program can get into the action as well with the “Laying Brick Challenge Station.”

    Construction Equipment Simulators
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Building Construction Lab
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Imagine yourself as a construction professional operating an excavator, motor grader, or other construction-related equipment. You can do just that with several equipment simulators provided by NMC Cat and Murphy Tractor. It will be a fun time for children and adults.

    Manufacturing Engineering Technology

    Take the Engineering Challenge
    Location: Second Floor Eicher Technical Center, Rooms 205-207
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Test your design skills. This activity will simulate the design aspects of a structural engineer. Test your skills to see if you can design and construct a cost-effective structure that meets the specified criteria, on time and within budget. All building materials are provided, and you will have 30 minutes to create your design.

    Visit Newly Remodeled Manufacturing Lab
    Location: Second floor Eicher Technical Center, Room 226
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Visit the newly remodeled lab area where you will have the opportunity to view displays of the educational robot, pneumatic trainers, air-powered model car, and the CNC Machining Center.

    Elliot Equipment
    Location: Faculty Parking Lot north of Cornhusker Hall
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    There will be a truck and crane with the American flag flying proudly. Elliot Equipment Company's HiReach material handling aerial work platforms and boom trucks are engineered and built to work hard.

    Exmark Mfg. Inc.
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, South of LRC
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Exmark Mfg. Inc. will have a 60-inch mower and spreader-sprayer or stand-on aerator on display. Exmark manufactures mowers and turf lawn equipment.

    Electrical & Electromechanical Technology

    Robotic work stations producing SCC Kitchen Utility Tool in conjunction with Precision Machining
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Room 102A
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Watch as a robotic work station takes the raw material needed to produce the kitchen utensil, feeds it into the Precision Machining program’s CNC machine, waits for the material to be molded into the size and shape necessary, and then removes the finished product from the machine. All this is done with minimal human interfacing to show the complexity and dexterity of the modern-day work cell. And, you can take the product home with you.

    Laser Shaft Alignment (demonstration ongoing)
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Room 231
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    See how modern-day technology can be used to determine when a machine starts to get out of tolerance, whether the cause is as simple as a bearing going bad or as complex as a winding insulation beginning to break down. This early warning technique is used so that maintenance personnel can repair the equipment before a total breakdown disrupts the manufacturing process.

    Conduit Bending Contest
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Room 235
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Compare your skills on bending conduit with the students and staff of the Electrical program. Students and staff will help you understand how to use hand benders, a cyclone bender and a hydraulic bender. Also, watch as students show their skills in cutting and threading rigid metal conduit.

    Industry Partner Displays and Employment Opportunities
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Room 244
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    A room will be set up for several of our industrial partners to display what our graduates do once they get “on the job.” Also, they will explain what skills the students will use, what type of work environment and the different levels of proficiency that our graduates need to have to work in industry today.

    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology

    Soldering Project
    Location: HVAC Building
    Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Visit the HVAC program to try your skills at soldering a hands-on copper tubing project. Also learn what SCC’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology program has to offer for a great career.

    Free Ice Cream
    Location: HVAC Building
    Saturday, May 7, Noon-3 p.m.
    Visit the HVAC program for free ice cream and learn what SCC’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology program has to offer for a great career.

    Black Hills Energy Traveling Display
    Location: North of HVAC Building
    Saturday, May 7, Noon-3 p.m.
    Visit the Black Hills Energy Vehicles and Display Table. The mission of Black Hills Energy is to be improving life with energy. The company produces, markets and delivers the vital electricity, coal, oil, and natural gas that customers need. Through their efforts, products and services, they share personal energy to strengthen communities and support growth and development.

    Engine Overhaul Demonstrations
    Location: Main Diesel Shop and ETC159
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Second-quarter AGST students will be doing Engine Overhaul and Inspection. This program is one of the few programs that still conducts “live engine overhauls.” Students will take the engine down to a bare block, measure everything, replace all parts that are needed, and prepare the engine to run on the dyno, all in one quarter.

    Advisors/Dealers Equipment Display
    Location: Main Diesel Shop
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Program advisors and dealers will have several displays and equipment from their dealerships in the lab.

    Competition Pulling Tractor Display
    Location: Main Diesel Technology Shop
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Competition pulling tractors will be on display. Some of these are owned by the faculty and staff here at SCC. Don’t miss this!

    Industry Partner Displays & Employment Opportunities
    Location: Eicher Technical Center, Diesel Truck Lab
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Our program wants to thank our industry partners for helping with training opportunities for our students. They provide work opportunities after school and co-op education during the student’s final quarter in the program. Without the help of industry partners, our students would not be as well-prepared for industry employment.

    Architectural-Engineering Technology

    “Can-struction Building Activity”
    Location: Eicher Technical Center Room 210
    Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Unleash your creativity! Come to the Architectural-Engineering Technology program on second floor and challenge yourself to build with full cans of food. Create your own unique sculpture, built entirely out of canned food. Upon completion of the session, the canned food will be donated to the Milford food pantry.

    Land Surveying/Civil Engineering Technology

    Global Positioning System Demonstration
    Location: West of the Placement Center
    Friday, May 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Come and see a demonstration of a Global Positioning System and the use of the Topcon 255 Total Robotic Station. This unit provides surveyors with quick and accurate measurements up to 7,500 feet, with data being transferred to a computer with a simple 9-pin cable.

    Parking

    Saturday, May 7, 2016 - Additional parking is available at these locations with continuous shuttle service to and from the SCC Campus:
     
    Bellwood Mennonite Church
    520 South B Street

    Milford Mennonite Church
    920 3rd Street

    Milford High School
    301 South G Street

    ESU #6 – No shuttle Service
    210 5th Street

    Food Service

    Saturday, May 7, 2016, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Dunlap Center Cafeteria (Meal Deal)