William R. Britt Advanced Technology Center
The William R. Britt Advanced Technology Center is the home of the Computer-Integrated Machining, Welding Technology, Industrial Systems Technology and the Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration Technology programs.
The William R. Britt Advanced Technology Center provides expertise and the latest technologies to increase regional economic growth. The center focuses on job creation, fostering economic development, and encouraging more students to enter STEM careers.
The center is a member of the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers.
The center is named for the late William R. (Billy) Britt, a Smithfield attorney and longtime member of the College’s Board of Trustees and member of the North Carolina Legislature. The 28,000-square-foot Britt Building opened in the fall of 2004.