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Draftopolis - Imagining a Lovely Town

What in the world is Draftopolils?  Draftopolis is the name of a Drafting + 3D Design project which will utilize several components of CAD/Drafting.  It also includes model-making skills and use of our incredible 3D . . . read more

Thanks John Evans and BIMBA!

Careers in Education

Once again, the professional support offered by BIMBA  Manufacturing was a welcome addition to the Drafting +3D Design Curriculum.  Jon Evans, BIMBA's Head Applications Engineer, visited KACC and the students earlier this . . . read more

Professional Day in Drafting + 3D Design

Long-time partner from the business community, BIMBA Manufacturing once again provided KACC Drafting + 3D Design students with a good look into the real world of work. KACC Instructor, Steve Kelley, creates an opportunity, he refers to . . . read more

BIMBA Engineer Helps Drafting Come to Life

Thankfully for KACC and our drafting students, BIMBA Manufacturing has continued their long-standing history of involvement in the Drafting +3D Design program. For those unfamiliar with BIMBA, they are a company specializing in pneumatic part . . . read more

Entrepreneurial Spirit in Action

KACC Drafting + 3D Design student, Myah Gifford has acted upon her entrepreneurial spirit by helping a family design a new patio for their home. Myah is very interested in becoming an architect.  For now, she is doing a patio design . . . read more

Professional Day with Peddinghaus

Once again, Peddinghaus Corporation shared a wealth of knowledge with our Drafting + 3D Design students.  Peddinghaus, specializes in machining processes and assemblies for steel construction, plate fabrication and metalworking . . . read more

Fantastic Day at ONU

Thanks to Olivet Nazarene University and Jim Patterson for allowing the Kankakee Area Career Center Drafting +3D Design students to tour the the ONU Student Life and Recreation Center. KACC students were so thrilled, they wrote . . . read more

Drafting + 3D Design Professional Day at KACC

Gaines Hall, local Architect and Senior Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, came to the Kankakee Area Career Center to speak with the Drafting + 3D Design class for Professional Day. KACC's Instructor, Stephen Kelley, . . . read more

Steve Kelley, Drafting + 3D Design Instructor

Putting Personal Experiences To Work for Students

According to Mr. Steve Kelley, teaching at the Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) was a good choice.  He stated it is “Because of my background in Architecture, my interest in teaching young people, and my experience of design . . . read more

Racers: Start Your Engines!

Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) Drafting +3D Instructor, Steve Kelley, and his students brought creativity to their program curriculum when they decided to develop a remote control race car project.  This particular project, made . . . read more

Life of an Architect

KACC Drafting students welcomed two practicing Architects to share their knowledge and experience during our November Professional Day. Architects Chris Bednarowicz, Principal of SWWB Architects in Chicago, and Chip Rorem,  from . . . read more

Alumni Day a Big Success

Drafting +3D Class Benefit

How lucky Steve Kelley and his KACC Drafting students are to have so many alumni volunteer for this inaugural Alumni Day event. Four former KACC alumni returned on January 8th to share how thethe skill sets developed while they were here . . . read more

Peddinghaus Corporation Steel Day

A Memorable Field Trip for Drafting +3 D Design

Thanks to Peddinghaus Corporation, KACC’s Drafting +3D Design class was invited to visit and see 3-dimensional drafting in action.   Peddinghaus Corporation, a local manufacturer and fabricator of structural steel, graciously . . . read more

Drafting Comes Alive!

Great Opportunity For Real-World Work Experience

While several curriculum areas are in a position to work with clients from the general public on a daily basis (Cosmetology Salon, etc.), the Drafting +3D Design students mainly gain their experiences through KACC's internship program, which, . . . read more

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