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5/3/12 Jay Leno’s 1975 Plymouth Duster has a story as powerful as its 1,000-hp engine

2/13/12 How long does it take to assemble a Model T? (CBS Wichita, KS)
A lot of people may time how long it takes to get somewhere in your car.  But for a group of students at McPherson College, they time how long it takes to build a car.

8/25/11 LeMay - America's Car Museum Teams with McPherson College to Further Automotive Restoration, Education

4/28/11 Jay Leno recognizes college's auto restoration program
Jay Leno is sending a shout out to one Kansas college. But it isn't a part of his comedy; it's for the school's auto restoration program, which is one of a kind in the United States. (NBC Wichita, KS)

4/15/11 Collectors Foundation
McKeel Hagerty stops by with Bob Knechel, president and executive director of the Collectors Foundation, a philanthropic movement to preserve and hand down automotive heritage to young people. Jay Leno's Garage

Aug 2010 Bikes on the Lawn motorcycle show will celebrate an exciting new academic major option at the nation’s premier automotive restoration college.

July 2009 "Going to Restoration U., pt2" article featured in Auto Restorer magazine

June 2009 "Going to Restoration U., pt1" article featured in Auto Restorer magazine

Jan/Feb 2009 "Higher Education" article featured in The Restorer magazine
With the permission of Jim Spawn, The Restorer and the Model A Ford Club of America

1/12/09 ’57 Thunderbird to sell at Barrett-Jackson auction

12/12/08 Auto Restoration Program featured on NBC's Wichita, Kansas affiliate KSNW Evening News.

9/15/08 MC Auto Restoration program to be featured "World’s Greatest..." television show

auto restoration at pebble beach8/08 Auto Restoration grads & students at Pebble Beach 2008

4/30/08 McPherson College Automotive Restoration Students Host 9th Annual Car Show

12/7/07 McPherson College sends car to prime time at Barrett-Jackson

10/4/07 C.A.R.S. Club: California Dreamin'

9/7/07 MC Auto Restoration at Pebble Beach

7/6/07 McPherson College Announces Scholarship Recipient

4/20/07 Duesenberg bequests gift to McPherson College

3/20/07 MC participates in Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction

11/28/06 Auto Restoration Program Receives Gift

9/7/06 Alumni and students produce "Best of Show" winner

8/21/06 Mercedes Classic Car Center USA featured in USA Today

6/11/06 "A Curriculum in Classics With a 4-Wheel Degree" from The New York Times

4/19/06 7th Annual C.A.R.S. Club Car Show

2/15/06 Barrett-Jackson Auction Proceeds Benefit Auto Restoration Program
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11/22/05 Poplular Mechanics and The Leno Legacy

5/23/05 Collector's Foundation Provides Scholarships

5/23/05 Collector's Foundation Gives $100K For Templeton Hall Restoration

4/27/05 6th Annual CARS Club Car Show

4/25/05 Auto Restoration Students Display in Friendship Hall

10/26/04 MC Receives "Car Search" Proceeds


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