Press Releases

Thursday, September 17, 2015

NTC Announces Community Open House at Wausau Campus

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is excited to announce an upcoming Community Open House at the Wausau Campus on Wednesday, October 7, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public.
At NTC’s Community Open House, anyone interested in college is invited to explore NTC’s 175+ program and certificate opportunities, learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities and complete an application. Prospective students and their families can tour the campus, visit with faculty and staff and learn about new flexible learning options and upcoming program opportunities including Commercial Driver License (CDL),...
Monday, August 24, 2015

NTC Inks New Transfer Agreement for IT-Computer Support Specialist Students

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) and the University of River Falls (UWRF) are proud to announce a new seamless articulation agreement for students in NTC’s IT-Computer Support Specialist (IT-CSS) Associate Degree program. This 2+2 agreement allows students to complete their first two years of college at NTC in the IT-CSS program and seamlessly transfer to UWRF at junior status to earn either the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Information Systems degrees.
“Access and affordability are the most significant challenges facing higher education,” University of Wisconsin-River Falls College of Business and Economics Dean Michael Fronmueller said....
Saturday, August 8, 2015

NTC Announces $500 Crop Production & Management Scholarship

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to announce a $500 scholarship available to students who enroll in the new Crop Production & Management Associate Degree. Ten Crop Production & Management scholarships will be awarded to students who begin the program at NTC during the fall 2015 semester.
“We are excited to provide additional financial assistance to those who will shape the future of the agriculture industry in Wisconsin,” said Dr. Jeannie Worden, NTC Vice President of Human Resources and College Advancement and NTC Foundation Executive Director. “This scholarship is a reflection of our commitment to the financial well-being of NTC students....
Friday, August 7, 2015

Extended Admissions Hours Every Saturday in August Announced at NTC

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is extending Admission Office hours every Saturday in August to help prospective students get started this fall. NTC’s Wausau campus will be open from 8:00 a.m. to noon. NTC’s regional campuses in Antigo, Medford, Phillips and Spencer will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Anyone interested in beginning college at NTC is encouraged to drop in. Admissions staff will be available to answer questions about NTC’s programs and help attendees enroll in fall courses. Attendees can also apply for financial aid and complete admissions testing at all campuses.
Even though the fall...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Forbes Ranks Wisconsin Top-tier in Job-ready Education

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – The growth of US manufacturing is colliding with a lack of skilled workers.  A recent Forbes article by Nicholas Wyman, What Is The One Thing That Can Strengthen America's Economic Armor? explores the "skills gap" and potential remedies, listing Wisconsin among the top states preparing students for America's half-million and rising unfilled manufacturing jobs.  
According to Forbes, technical education--a key to strengthening our economy--has long been neglected nationally. Citing data from the Manufacturing Institute, the article points to an expected skills gap of 2 million by 2025 if action is not taken. Fortunately, argues Wyman, change is...