Press Releases

Date:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Geriatric Care Seminar at NTC

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to host a Geriatric Care Seminar on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. This seminar offers a chance for health care and caregiver professionals to learn more about the risks inherent with caring for the elderly, especially those suffering from dementia.
 
Presentations will include: “Proven Ways for Staff to Maintain Happiness, Safety and Health in Elders with Dementia” (by Cindy Keith, RN, BS, CDP) and “The Dilemma of Delirium in the Older Adult Population” (by Evalyn Michira, MSN, RN, PHN, CNS).
 
The seminar will be presented in-person...
Date:
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

NTC President Receives National Recognition for Student Support

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) President, Dr. Lori Weyers, was recently named a recipient of the Shirley B Gordon Awards of Distinction after being nominated by students for her support of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
 
The awards were announced at NerdNation, Phi Theta Kappa's 97th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18. College presidents and campus CEOs are selected for this award on the basis of outstanding efforts given toward promoting the goals of Phi Theta Kappa.
 
“I am honored and humbled that Phi Theta Kappa students at NTC nominated me for this award,” said Dr. Lori Weyers. “This...
Date:
Monday, April 27, 2015

DMI Donates $5,000 to NTC Foundation

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Districts Mutual Insurance (DMI), a Municipal Mutual insurance company serving the sixteen (16) Wisconsin Technical Colleges, made a donation of $80,000 to those Colleges at its April quarterly meeting. Each College was presented a check for their Foundation in the amount of $5,000; designated as an unrestricted funds donation. According to Steven Stoeger-Moore, President of DMI, “This donation continues DMI’s efforts to support Technical Education through the efforts of each local Foundation and serves as a tangible benefit of being a Member of DMI – a company whose primary focus is on the needs of its Members. Not only has DMI collectively saved its Members over $11M since inception (via...
Date:
Monday, April 27, 2015

NTC Nursing Students Can Complete Bachelor’s Degree at UWSP Through New Agreement

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Nursing students at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) have a new transfer option to continue their education at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (UWSP). NTC and UWSP are pleased to announce a seamless articulation agreement that allows graduates from NTC’s Nursing Associate Degree to transfer the credits they earned to UWSP’s School of Health Care Professions, Nursing major.
 
This “2 + 2” agreement allow students to complete their first two years of college at NTC and then transfer to UWSP at junior status to complete their remaining two years of a bachelor’s degree program.
 
Qualifying students...
Date:
Friday, April 24, 2015

Greenheck Recognized at 2015 AACC Awards of Excellence

(Wausau, WI) – Greenheck Fan Corporation was recognized at the 2015 American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Awards of Excellence Gala in San Antonio, Texas on April 20, 2015 for their partnership with Northcentral Technical College (NTC). Greenheck and NTC were one of four national finalists for the 2015 Outstanding College/Corporate Partnership Award, which recognizes partnerships between colleges and business and industry that advance the academic mission of the college, the economic prosperity of the community and the success of students.
 
“It is difficult to summarize the full impact of Greenheck’s partnership with NTC,” said Lori Weyers, President, NTC. “...

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