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Tuesday, April 26, 2016 (All day)

$39,700 Grant Supports Student Emergency Fund at NTC

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) now has additional resources to help low-income students weather financial emergencies. Students can apply for small grants to help cover expenses just beyond their means, which allows them to quickly return focus to their academic pursuits.
“NTC is proud to be named a recipient of the Dash emergency grant,” said Vicki Jeppesen, Vice President of College Advancement & Executive Director of NTC Foundation. “Increasing the number of emergency funds that are available at NTC means that more students will have the opportunity to receive the financial assistance they need to earn a college degree.”
Monday, April 4, 2016 (All day)

NTC Recognizes High School Students Earning College Credit at No Cost with Dual Credit Day

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Juniors and seniors across northcentral Wisconsin are earning college credits at no cost by completing Dual Credit, college-level courses taught in area high schools through a partnership with Northcentral Technical College (NTC). Dual Credit allows students to earn college credit before they graduate high school, saving time and money during their college careers. On Friday, April 29, NTC will recognize the academic achievements of these students by celebrating Dual Credit Day.
“More students than ever are getting a jump start on their college education with Dual Credit,” said Tracy Ravn, NTC Pathways Director. “As a way to recognize this growing number, we...
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (All day)

NTC Becomes GEM Certified College

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is proud to announce a new partnership with the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) to offer General Education Mobile (GEM) courses that will help Airmen complete the CCAF Associate in Applied Science degree in a fully flexible format.
Airmen can choose from 11 courses at NTC to satisfy the general education requirement for the CCAF in the discipline areas of Written Communication, Humanities, Mathematics, Oral Communication and Social Science.
By offering GEM courses through its innovative Virtual College, NTC can provide opportunities for Airmen to pursue postsecondary education, regardless of their...
Friday, March 18, 2016 (All day)

Nursing Students Can Earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) at NTC

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) and Upper Iowa University (UIU) are proud to announce a Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) for students completing the Nursing Associate Degree at NTC. Through this unique agreement, students will enroll simultaneously at both NTC and UIU while completing the Nursing Associate Degree. Upon graduation, students will then complete an additional three to four terms of UIU coursework online, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in as little as eight months.
“Upper Iowa University is excited to enter into this partnership with Northcentral Technical College,” said Virginia Wangerin, Director/Department Chair of Nursing at...
Thursday, March 17, 2016 (All day)

NTC Announces Online Transfer Option for Human Services Students

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to announce a new transfer option for students completing the Human Services – Academic Track program at NTC. Beginning during the spring 2016 term, students will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree in Psychology online through an agreement with Brescia University, based in Owensboro, Kentucky.
Ranked the #1 best four-year online college in Kentucky, Brescia University gives students the opportunity to transfer 62 credits from NTC’s Human Services – Academic Track Associate Degree. To see the remaining 66 credits needed to complete the Psychology baccalaureate degree, view the transfer guide at...