Waste Management and BRCC working together to help students

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Waste Management is providing help to the Baton Rouge Community College on Monday morning.

According to the American company, “Waste Management is donating a decommissioned truck chassis and parts, as well as its professional training and technical assistance to the McKay Automotive Training Center.”

Waste Management and the Baton Rouge Community College are announcing their partnership at a Monday morning event.

Waste Management said, “this donation will enhance the training capabilities afforded student technicians at the center as they work to acquire the skills needed for successful automotive technical careers.”

These individuals are scheduled to attend today’s event:

  • Councilwoman Donna Collins-Lewis
  • Mayor Broome’s office representative
  • Dr. Larissa Littleton-Steib, chancellor, Baton Rouge Community College
  • Philip L. Smith, Jr., vice chancellor for institutional advancement, Baton Rouge Community College
  • Laura Younger, vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, Baton Rouge Community College

“Waste Management’s partnership with Baton Rouge Community College will assist in its mission to provide first class technical training at the Ardendale Site,” said David Meyer, fleet director for Waste Management Gulf Coast area. “BRCC is a leader in the field of technical training and Waste Management is our industry’s leader in fleet maintenance. This is a welcomed opportunity for Waste Management to contribute to the exceptional training that takes place at BRCC’s McKay Automotive Training Center.”

The event is taking place at the Baton Rouge Community College – McKay Automotive Training Center from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The Baton Rouge Community College – McKay Automotive Training Center is located at 2115 N. Lobdell Ave.        

Individuals interested in enrolling in the Automotive Technology Program can visit My BRCC or call 225-216-8339.

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