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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

$500 Scholarship Provided to New Machine Tool Technics Students

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is proud to announce a new scholarship for incoming students who begin the Machine Tool Technics program. The Gene Haas Scholarship provides $500 to new, full-time students who remain in good standing and maintain a 3.0 grade point average during the first two semesters of the two-year program. Qualifying students will receive $250 after successfully completing eight weeks of their first semester and an additional $250 during their second semester.
“We thank Haas Automation for their incredible generosity,” said Greg Cisewski, Associate Dean of the School of Applied Technology and Engineering at NTC. “Local business...
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.
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...
Friday, November 11, 2016

NTC Named to Victory Media's 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs SM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career.
Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources...
Thursday, September 29, 2016

NTC Ranks #1 in Wisconsin for Online Learning in 2016

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – A new ranking from marks Northcentral Technical College (NTC) as the best college in the state of Wisconsin for online learning in 2016. More than 2,500 accredited colleges and universities across the nation were ranked on factors such as affordability, student services and the availability of online programs. As a result, a listing of the best colleges was created and NTC topped the list in the Badger State.

“We are proud of the high quality instruction we provide to all students, whether they are seeing us on campus or through our flexible online offerings,” said Dr. Lori Weyers, President of NTC. “The success of all learners is the heart of what we...