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Friday, February 17, 2017 (All day)

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...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 (All day)

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 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,...
Friday, January 6, 2017 (All day)

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 (All day)

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...
Monday, November 21, 2016 (All day)

$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...