Press Releases

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

NTC District Board of Trustees Adopts Property Tax Levy and Mill Rate for 2014

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – At its October 21 meeting, the Northcentral Technical College (NTC) District Board of Trustees approved its property tax levy for fiscal year 2014-2015. The mill rate is finalized each October based on actual equalized property valuation assessments. The Board approved a mill rate of 1.21. The mill rate has decreased 41.6 percent since fiscal year 2013.
“The College continues to grow and serve the community through sound fiscal management and the reallocation of resources,” said Dr. Lori Weyers, NTC President. “We continue to meet the needs of our learners, while at the same time maintaining our commitment to the district taxpayer.”
The District Board...
Monday, October 20, 2014

NTC Awarded Grant for Healthcare Students

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) will be expanding its healthcare programming due to a $668,328 federal grant. The grant is part of a $20 million investment by the U.S. Department of Labor awarded to Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges to address emerging needs in the healthcare sector.
The three-year grant, dubbed Advancing Careers and Training (ACT) for Healthcare, provides $15 million to a consortium of the state’s technical colleges to deliver training and support services for eligible workers, veterans and other...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

New Bachelor’s Degree Option for NTC Dental Hygienist Students

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) and Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, Minnesota are proud to announce a new seamless articulation agreement. Students graduating from NTC’s Dental Hygienist program may transfer into the Bachelor of Science Dental Hygiene (BSDH) program at Metropolitan State University.
Dental Hygienist graduates can transfer 70 NTC credits to Metropolitan State University. A total of 50 credits are needed to complete the BSDH.
For more information regarding transfer opportunities and to view the transfer guides, visit
Friday, September 19, 2014

NTC Outdoor Movie Night

NTC Outdoor Movie Night
(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) invites the public to attend a free Outdoor Movie Night on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Wausau campus.
NTC will show Maleficent on a 40-foot screen in the NTC Wausau parking lot at dusk. Sound from the PG-rated film will be pumped through outdoor speakers or directly through vehicle radios. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, snacks and friends to this free family-friendly event.
Vehicles can begin parking in the lot at dusk and the movie will start after dark, at approximately 7:...
Friday, September 19, 2014

NTC Offers Programs for Top 10 Area Jobs in Highest Demand

Wisconsin TechConnect Releases Quarterly In-District Job Opening Numbers
(WAUSAU, Wis.) – The latest employment report from Wisconsin TechConnect identified area jobs in highest local demand and Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is proud to announce it offers programs of study for all of the top 10 fields in need of skilled workers.
The quarterly report measures full- and part-time job openings in the 10-county district that encompasses all of, or portions of, Marathon, Lincoln, Taylor, Price, Langlade, Menominee, Clark, Portage, Shawano and Waupaca counties.
According to the report, the top 10 industry-driven jobs in...