Workshop Provides 3-D Printers to Businesses, Teaches How to Use Them

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Registration is open for a two-day workshop in June: Everything Your Business Needs for 3-D Printing — Including the Printer.  

The Global Campus is teaming up with NWA3D, an educational 3-D printing company in Fayetteville, to teach business professionals how to use and maintain a 3-D printer; the printer itself is included as part of the course cost.

Register online for the 8-hour training workshop set for 1 to 5 p.m. on June 22 and 29 at the Global Campus in Rogers, 3300 Market St. Suite 402. The cost is $999, which includes an NWA3D A5 3-D printer, valued at $550, and a $30 filament. Participants keep the printer.

University of Arkansas faculty, staff and current students receive a 10 percent discount.

Participants will learn to operate, maintain and troubleshoot the A5 printer, and be taught the history of 3-D printing and its business applications.

The workshop is one of many workforce and professional development programs and customized training options offered by the Global Campus in Rogers and showcased on its website.

About the Global Campus: The Global Campus supports U of A colleges and schools in the development and delivery of online, distance and workforce education programs and courses. It provides instructional design services, technology services and assistance with marketing, recruiting and strategic academic development.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

Mark Berkowick, assistant director of workforce readiness
Global Campus
479-464-5024, mcberkow@uark.edu

Kay Murphy, director of communications
Global Campus
479-575-6489, ksmurphy@uark.edu

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