Automotive Restoration

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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.

Auto Restoration News @ MC

19Apr, 2017

McPherson College Presents Bill Warner: Racing Around the Rules

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 [...]

24Mar, 2017

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

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. [...]

27Oct, 2016

Green at McPherson College Named ‘Faculty of Distinction’

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 [...]

12May, 2016

Automotive Expert Paul Russell Receives Honorary Doctorate from McPherson College

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 [...]

7May, 2016

Hagerty CEO Presents ‘Why Passion Still Matters in Business’ to 500 for Annual Lecture

To a packed auditorium of more than 500 people, the CEO of Hagerty spoke about the importance of passion in the business world. McKeel Hagerty presented the annual [...]

4May, 2016

About 275 Vehicles Arrive for 17th Annual C.A.R.S. Club Car Show at McPherson College

With high turnout at the McPherson College 17th annual C.A.R.S. Club Car Show – at about 275 entries and 1,000 visitors – there were unique and classic vehicles [...]

20Mar, 2019

Student Receives First Ever Denise McCluggage Scholarship

March 20th, 2019|0 Comments

A scholarship honoring the legendary female racecar driver, journalist, author, and photographer Denise McCluggage was presented for the first time ever at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance to McPherson College senior Emma Critz during the [...]

1Nov, 2018

McPherson College partners with Ferrari on scholarships, student experience

November 1st, 2018|1 Comment

McPherson College will partner with the Ferrari Club of America to provide scholarship support, internship opportunities, tooling, and student experiences for automotive restoration students. The Ferrari Club of America is the largest membership organization of [...]

26Jun, 2018

National Magazine Features McPherson College

June 26th, 2018|2 Comments

McPherson College is featured in an article appearing in Automobile Magazine touting the college’s four-year bachelor degree in automotive restoration, the only degree of its kind in the nation. The article, “Cradle of the Restoration [...]

20Jun, 2018

Families Spend Time Together During MC’s Summer Automotive Institute

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

For many of the participants in the Summer Institute program the road that leads them to McPherson College begins with a great car story. The Automotive Restoration program at McPherson College has hosted the Summer [...]

11Jun, 2018

McPherson College Featured on National TV Networks

June 11th, 2018|1 Comment

McPherson College hosted a Cars & Coffee Viewing Party on June 9th to celebrate the premiere of the newest episode of “My Classic Car,” hosted by Dennis Gage that features the 2018 C.A.R.S. Club Car [...]

9Jun, 2018

National Magazine Publishes Student Article

June 9th, 2018|0 Comments

An article and photographs by a McPherson College student were recently featured by a national publication in its online magazine. Automobile Magazine, part of the MotorTrend publication group, published the work of Charles Hoehaver, a [...]

4Apr, 2018

McPherson College Car Show Weekend Scheduled May 5

April 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Dennis Gage, host of My Classic Car, will be on campus during the car show shooting an episode for his show. The 19th Annual C.A.R.S. Club Car & Motorcycle Show at McPherson College [...]

4Apr, 2018

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

April 4th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

10Oct, 2017

McPherson College Professor, Alumnus Recognized In Magazine

October 10th, 2017|1 Comment

Luke Chennell, assistant professor of technology 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 [...]

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