New Construction Program Hopes To Fill Niche

Mesa State College is offering a one year certificate and associate degree program in construction technology at the Tilman M. Bishop Campus. The classes and labs will be held in the new Ken W. Nesbitt Construction Education Center. The new program will have a high school component designed to compliment existing high school carpentry classes and provide the foundation for entry into the college program. Those interested in the construction technology program still have two weeks to register for classes. According to the u–s bureau of labor statistics. Job opportunities in the construction industry look promising with a 15 percent increase in employment opportunities projected nationally throughout the year 2012.