Automotive Restoration

Featured Vehicle: 1964 289 USRRC Cobra CSX2409

One of the featured vehicles in the 2018 Car Show: 1964 289 USRRC Cobra CSX2409

Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 8:00am – 3:00pm

C.A.R.S. Club Car & Motorcycle Show

An Evening with AR: Craig Jackson

May 5, 2018

McPherson College students are recognized on stage at Pebble Beach by Jay Leno and Derek Hill.

Pebble Beach

MC Students Participate In Prestigious Event

Power the Future

Admissions:  “How do I become a student?”

Auto Restoration Alumni

2015 IHMA Award Winner

About the Program

We stand alone as the only school to provide a bachelor’s degree in Restoration Technology.

Prospective Students

Our program provides students with many advantages including internships with national museums and restoration shops, in-depth learning and dedicated instructors who will personalize your experience.

Support the Students

Auto Restoration students rely on the support of donors and the industry.

C.A.R.S. Club

C.A.R.S is a student led club that participates in numerous events throughout the year, including car shows and insider trips to museums and private collections.


Open your own auto restoration business, work for an auction company or even manage a major car collection. See what some of our recent alumni are doing in the industry.

Summer Institute

Our expert instructors and top-notch facility are also available to hobbyists and professionals in summer workshops at the Automotive Restoration Institute.

Auto Restoration News @ MC

4Apr, 2018

McPherson College Car Show Weekend Scheduled May 5

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The 19th Annual C.A.R.S. Club Car & Motorcycle Show at McPherson College will take place Saturday, May 5 starting at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. The student-run car show annually attracts rare automobiles from across […]

4Apr, 2018

McPherson College Welcomes Craig Jackson to “An Evening With Auto Restoration”

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Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, will be the special guest at an “Evening with Auto Restoration” on Friday, May 4 at 6 p.m. in Mingenback Theatre at McPherson College. Each year […]

1Mar, 2018

McPherson College Auto Restoration Program Receives Grant

March 1st, 2018|3 Comments

The McPherson College Automotive Restoration program was recently awarded a grant from The RPM Foundation to fund eight RPM Scholars and provide Internship Gap Funding for students.

“The work that is being done by RPM Foundation […]

10Oct, 2017

McPherson College Professor, Alumnus Recognized In Magazine

October 10th, 2017|1 Comment

McPherson College Professor Luke Chennell was included in Sports Car Market’s “40 under 40” list appearing in the October issue of the magazine. Also included on the list is McPherson College alumnus Jonathan Klinger.

The list […]

1Sep, 2017

McPherson College Students Participate In Prestigious Event

September 1st, 2017|1 Comment

Stepping onto the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach before dawn to judge some of the most exquisite automobiles at one of the most prestigious events in the world is a rare opportunity. For McPherson College […]

19May, 2017

Over 300 Vehicles Displayed at 2017 Car Show

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The 2017 C.A.R.S. Club Car Show was one of the most attended ever in it’s 18 year history. The 316 vehicles on display was a record-breaking number of entries.

Senior auto restoration student and car show […]

19Apr, 2017

McPherson College Presents Bill Warner: Racing Around the Rules

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

McPherson College is pleased to welcome Bill Warner, founder and chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Florida, as the speaker for the Evening with Auto Restoration Dinner on Friday, May 5 at 6:00 […]

24Mar, 2017

Fifth Avenue Antique Auto Parts Makes Donation To McPherson College Automotive Restoration Department

March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Fifth Avenue Antique Auto Parts of Clay Center, Kan., recently made a sizeable donation of original antique automotive training materials to the automotive restoration department of McPherson College.

Curt Goodwin, associate professor of technology, said that […]

27Oct, 2016

Green at McPherson College Named ‘Faculty of Distinction’

October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

A professor recently recognized among “Faculty of Distinction” sees the award as a recognition not so much of himself, but of the entire automotive restoration program at McPherson College.

Garrick Green, associate professor of technology at […]

12May, 2016

Automotive Expert Paul Russell Receives Honorary Doctorate from McPherson College

May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Paul Russell can point to the specific day he fell in love with cars. He was 16, and his friend took him for a ride in an Austin Healey “bug-eyed” Sprite. Its unique look, the […]

VP for Auto Restoration

Amanda Gutierrez
Phone: (620) 242-0424

Director of Auto Restoration Projects

Brian Martin
Phone: (620) 242-0428

Admissions Counselor

Josh Hubin
Phone: (800) 365-7402