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Monday, February 20, 2017

Jermaine Davis to Speak at NTC During Black History Month

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) will play host to speaker Jermaine Davis as he presents “What the Civil Rights Movement Can Teach Us About Teamwork, Leadership and Communication” on Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m. in NTC’s Center for Health Sciences auditorium at the Wausau campus. 

Having grown up on the West side of Chicago in the Henry Horner’s housing projects and losing six family members to violent deaths, Jermaine began studying motivational principles and success strategies to change the direction of his life. This author, documentary film maker, college professor and international speaker has been described as entertaining, enthusiastic, engaging,...
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Friday, February 17, 2017

NTC to Hold Senior CNA Academy

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – As part of an Active Aging initiative in central Wisconsin, Northcentral Technical College (NTC) will deliver a training program to individuals 50 years of age and older that will teach them the knowledge and skills necessary to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in a long-term care facility in central Wisconsin. 
 
Training will be provided at no cost to qualifying students in this program, which begins on March 29, 2017. The class consists of both an online component and in-person meeting dates at NTC’s Geriatric Center for Education in Wausau.
 
The Senior CNA Academy prepares individuals to provide compassionate quality care...
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

NTC Named a 2017 Best Online College in America

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) has been named a 2017 Best Online College in America by BestColleges.com for the third year in a row. NTC ranked fourth in the nation for accredited schools offering online associate degrees in the 2017 analysis.
 
“The Best Online Colleges ranking is intended to inform and guide prospective students toward institutions that provide a quality education and a meaningful learning experience at an affordable cost. As online higher education demand grows and more schools bring programs online, it’s important and necessary to hold institutions to a standard of excellence that students can depend upon when making their college choice,...
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Friday, January 6, 2017

Drop By & Apply at NTC's Wausau Campus

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Getting started on a program this January is easier than ever at Northcentral Technical College (NTC). Drop By & Apply allows you to complete the entire admissions process in one day at NTC’s Wausau campus every Saturday in January from 8:00 a.m. – noon and during the week on January 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
 
Thanks to the generosity of the NTC Foundation, your $30 application fee will be waived when you apply to NTC at a Drop By & Apply event during the month of January. Plan to bring your photo ID and unofficial transcript, so you have everything that you need to complete your application.
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Thursday, December 15, 2016

NTC Receives $181,449 College Completion Grant from Great Lakes

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – By the time college students have completed three-quarters of their academic program, it might seem like their path to graduation is set. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Despite the significant time and money already invested in their education, these students can be at-risk of dropping courses, withdrawing from academic programs and stopping out. Near-completers who drop out at the highest rate are low-income students and students of color.
 
The personal and community impact of non-completion can be profound. Without the earning power a degree or credential provides, students often struggle with meeting their financial obligations. This issue is magnified in...

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