1784 University Circle, University, MS 38677


Telephone: (662) 915-2630

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Vision Statement

The Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) believes that people are our greatest resource. Therefore, the CME will offer interdisciplinary educational opportunities within an innovative academic learning model that will provide our students with practical experiences, fundamental knowledge, and creative practices needed to lead the world of modern manufacturing. The CME will work with companies who express a strong desire to grow to become industry leaders and who wish to work with CME staff and students. Together, the CME and these business partners will strive to serve their employees, improve business conditions, and promote economic growth.

Mission Statement

The Center for Manufacturing Excellence educates students on the fundamental and innovative practices needed in modern manufacturing. We cultivate future leaders by immersing students in unique experiences that are instrumental in a variety of different career paths. The CME serves as a professional resource to aid in the economic growth of Mississippi.

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Haley Barbour Center for
Manufacturing Excellence
1784 University Circle
University, MS 38677
Phone: (662) 915-2630