Press Releases

Date:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Applications Sought for NTC Board Appointments

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Applications are currently being accepted for three openings on the Northcentral Technical College (NTC) Board of Trustees. The positions begin July 1, 2015 and fill a three-year term expiring on June 30, 2018.
 
State statutes require that NTC Trustees represent a cross section of the district population, as well as the various geographic regions served by NTC. Of the appointees, one must be an employer, one must be an employee and one must be a school district administrator. Both the employer and employee appointees must be from the Eastern and Western Regions of the NTC District. The school district administrator must be from the Western, Eastern or Central Region in the NTC District....
Date:
Saturday, January 24, 2015

NTC Apprentices Awarded Tools of the Trade $1,000 Scholarships

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment in the construction sector will grow 2.6 percent annually between 2012 and 2022, which equates to 1.6 million new jobs. Yet a lack of qualified employees is slowing the industry’s rebound after the recession, and Associated Builders and Contractors estimates a shortage of almost 2 million skilled workers nationwide by the end of the decade.
 
At a time when good-paying jobs are going unfilled, apprenticeship programs throughout the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) are preparing a new generation of workers for the construction and industrial trades. Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is just one of...
Date:
Monday, January 19, 2015

NTC Named One of Top Colleges for Medical Coding Specialist Program Online

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – BestColleges.com has named Northcentral Technical College (NTC) as one of the top colleges at which to earn a Medical Coding Specialist Technical Diploma online. NTC’s Medical Coding Specialist Technical Diploma is offered mostly via the web, with more than 50 percent of the coursework online. Prospective students interested in beginning the program can begin in either the fall or spring semesters and can also choose to attend in-person at all six of NTC’s campuses across central and northern Wisconsin.
 
BestColleges.com is an online organization that collects and compares data reported by surveys and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), a...
Date:
Friday, January 16, 2015

NTC Invites Students to Take Pit Crew Challenge, Explore Automotive Careers

 
(WAUSAU, Wis.) – High school and middle school students interested in a career in the automotive industry are invited to attend Automotive Career Night at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
 
Students will have an opportunity to take part in a Pit Crew Challenge, learn about automotive careers from professionals in the field and see products from 15 area businesses. Students will also be given a passport to fill out for a chance to win prizes like a vehicle diagnostic testing system and a football and jersey, both donated by the Green Bay Packers. Several vehicles will be on display including an Off Road...
Date:
Friday, December 12, 2014

Central Wisconsin Construction Conference at NTC

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) will host an all-day conference at the Wausau campus for professionals in the building industry on Jan. 14, 2015.
 
The Central Wisconsin Construction Conference will provide tracks for continuing education credits for several different fields within the building industry, including engineers, architects, electricians, plumbers and dwelling contractors.
 
All presentations will qualify for continuing education credits. Cost for the conference is $99, and...

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