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Nissan Quest Donation
September 14, 2011
MiraCosta College Receives Donation to Its Automotive Program
Nissan of North America has donated a Nissan Quest to the MiraCosta College Automotive Technology program for use in the education and training of the college’s automotive technology students. Nissan of America West Coast Training Manager, Paul Mathias, delivered the vehicle on September 12.
“This is great news and an indication of the continued support the MiraCosta College Automotive Technology Program receives from Nissan North America,” says Al Taccone, dean of Career & Technical Education at the college.
The Nissan Quest is a minivan manufactured since 1993 and is now in its fourth generation. Mathias indicated there would be more vehicles donated to the college in the near future.
The Automotive Technology Program at MiraCosta College prepares students for entry-level automotive mechanic positions and also provides training for persons already employed in the industry. Courses also prepare students for various state licenses and national certifications, including tests administered by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Career options for students include auto mechanic/repair technician, service manager, parts specialist. Potential employers include automotive dealerships and independent repair facilities.
For more information on the donation or the MiraCosta College’s Automotive Technology Program, contact Steve Vail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 760.757.2121, x6354.