MCC Construction Technology program accepting proposals for residential project
The Marshalltown Community College Construction Technology program is accepting applications for the construction of a residential home by students during the 2013-2014 academic year. This will be the 16th year for student-built projects in the community. MCC students are currently working on the 13th residential home that will be completed in May. Through the annual construction program projects, area residents have a unique opportunity to support the Construction Technology students at MCC while fulfilling a family goal at the same time.
MCC’s Construction Technology program is now accepting applications for the construction of a residential home through Friday, March 8. MCC students will build the house during the August 2013 to May 2014 school year, supervised by instructor Russell Yarrow.
The homeowner will act as his/her own general contractor for the project and will provide blueprints and make arrangements for foundation, electrical, heating and sub-contractural work not instructed by the program. The college provides the expertise and labor for the required carpentry related construction. Costs of the materials are paid by the homeowner, as well as a stipend for the college. Those arrangements are included in the agreement with the college.
Anyone who has a project for the 2013-2014 MCC Construction Technology program should contact the MCC Provost, Dr. Robin Shaffer Lilienthal, at 641-844-5719 or e-mail Robin.Lilienthal@iavalley.edu. You can click here for the application. Fore more information, go to the Construction Project webpage.
PHOTO CAPTION: (top) Last year’s residential project built by the Marshalltown Community College Construction Technology program. (bottom) MCC students work on finishing up the house last spring.