Press Releases

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

NTC Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.
Institutions competed for the elite Military Friendly® School title by completing a survey of over 100 questions covering ten categories, including military support on campus,...
Monday, November 2, 2015

Students Encouraged to "Fill Shopping Carts" with Spring Semester Classes

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Advisors are encouraging students to “fill their shopping carts” now for the best selection of spring classes. According to Shannon Livingston, Dean of Student Success, students can take action prior to Monday, November 9 when spring registration officially opens.
“Login to myNTC and select the classes you want next semester,” said Shannon. “When registration opens on Monday, November 9, you can “proceed to checkout” in myNTC to complete the final registration step.”
New this semester, students can utilize an online tool to help build their schedules in myNTC. Schedule Builder allows students to see a...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Dairy Herd at NTC’s Agriculture Center of Excellence Named Most Improved for Milk Production in Marathon County

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – The Marathon County Dairy Herd Improvement Association recently awarded Northcentral Technical College’s (NTC) Agriculture Center of Excellence with the Most Improved Herd Award in the category of dairy milk production.
Since its opening in 2011, NTC’s Agriculture Center of Excellence has grown from 30 cows that produced 55 pounds of milk per cow each day to 99 cows that produce 91 pounds of milk per cow each day. There are 606 milk producing dairy herds in Marathon County and the herd at NTC’s Agriculture Center of Excellence is now ranked in the top 10.
NTC’s dairy herd is managed and cared for by staff at NTC’s Agriculture Center of...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

NTC to Recognize Youth Workforce Readiness by Hosting YA Day

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Nearly 100 area juniors and seniors participating in a Youth Apprenticeship (YA) program, along with Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson, will recognize youth workforce readiness by attending YA Day at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) on Thursday, October 15.
The YA program at NTC is a rigorous one- or two- year elective statewide program that combines academic and technical instruction with mentored, paid, on-the-job learning that makes a real world connection for students. Youth Apprentices work a minimum of 450 hours at their YA worksite each year of their program and take related high school or college classes to enhance their...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Middle Schoolers to Attend 4th Annual “Heavy Metal Tour”

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Over 3,500 8th grade students throughout North Central Wisconsin will take part in the 4th Annual “Heavy Metal Tour” on Wednesday October 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event is made possible due to the partnership of the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board and the Central Wisconsin Metal Manufacturer’s Alliance (CWIMMA), in collaboration with Northcentral Technical College, Nicolet College and Mid-State Technical College.
The premise of the tour is to showcase and promote educational and career opportunities in welding, fabricating, machining, engineering, and manufacturing trades. Eighth grade students in 10 counties will receive...