Join the Student Life NFL Pick‘Em Challenge for a Chance to Win

(WAUSAU, Wis.)  Northcentral Technical College (NTC) students and employees are invited to participate in the Student Life NFL Pick‘Em Challenge for a chance to win a $25, $50 or $75 NTC Campus Store gift card.

Participation is free and registration is open now through Yahoo Fantasy Sports at https://football.fantasysports.yahoo.com/pickem/register/joingroup?gid=19403&password=timberwolf

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Password: timberwolf

“The start of the football season is always an exciting time in Wisconsin, and the Student Life NFL Pick‘Em Challenge gives NTC students and employees a way to add to the fun through a little friendly competition,” says Matt Chitwood, Student Life Development Coordinator.football

Each week participants pick winners of the NFL games with the two lowest weeks being tossed out. The top three places at the end of the challenge win a prize.Registrations will be accepted until the challenge begins on Thursday, September 8, and the challenge will run until the Super Bowl.

Students Encouraged to Apply for NTC Foundation Scholarships

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) students who are accepted into an NTC associate degree or technical diploma program and are planning to take six or more credits in spring 2017 are encouraged to apply for NTC Foundation scholarships. Scholarship applications for the spring 2017 semester can be found at www.ntc.edu/scholarships, at regional campuses, in Student Services or in program areas between Monday, August 22 and Friday, September 16, 2016.  One application works for all scholarships. 

“Many scholarships are established by donors to help students in specific programs or who have a particular interest or background.  Because of the diverse criteria, a large percentage of applicants qualify for at least one of the over 350 NTC Foundation scholarships, ranging from $100 - $2,000, which are awarded each semester,” according to Sheila Rossmiller, Resource Development Coordinator. 

For questions regarding NTC Foundation scholarships, please contact Sheila Rossmiller at 715.803.1302 or rossmiller@ntc.edu.

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Work Study Raffle Winners Announced

(Wausau, Wis.)  During the Fall Welcome Picnic on Tuesday, August 23, the Financial Aid Department at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) held a raffle giving students a chance to win one of four $25 Campus Store gift cards.  The purpose of the raffle was to bring awareness of the many benefits of Work Study positions at NTC.

The winners are as follows:

  • Ramona Ambush
  • Matthew Nordlund
  • Mai Nhia Vang
  • Lisa Windorski

SS-13-02Students eligible for Work Study have the opportunity to apply for Work Study jobs that that offer flexible schedules, pay $9.50 an hour and offer opportunities to enhance a student’s resume.  NTC currently has a number of Work Study positions open, and interested students are encouraged to learn more and apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ntc/transferjobs.

For more information on Work Study opportunities, please contact NTC’s Financial Aid office at FinancialAid@ntc.edu or 715.675.3331 extension 5862.

Students Can Enter to Win $100 Campus Store Gift Card by Completing Free Money Smart Courses

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Students who are currently enrolled at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) have the opportunity to learn about managing their finances and enter to win a $100 NTC Campus Store gift card in the process. Courses are available online, at no cost, through a partnership with SALT, a free and unbiased nonprofit-backed financial education program dedicated to giving students the money knowledge needed for college and beyond.

Students can complete some or all of the twelve courses that are available between August 22, 2016 and December 13, 2016 including: budgeting, student loan repayment and many more. For each course completed and passed online, students will be entered to win a $100 Campus Store gift card.SALT Logo - High Resolution JPEG - Tag Right

Anyone interested in completing these free, online courses can visit saltmoney.org/ntc to set up an account and get started. For questions about the SALT course challenge, call or email NTC Financial Aid at 715.675.3331 Ext.5862 or financialaid@ntc.edu.

Update: NTC Wausau Campus Remodeling in Full Swing

(Wausau, Wis.) The Northcentral Technical College (NTC) Wausau Campus is currently undergoing an extensive remodeling project to provide enhanced services and better access for NTC students.

As part of the remodeling, Student Life will be expanded to include additional space for student engagement, collaborative study space, mock interview rooms, a larger game room and a Veterans Club room. Also, Transfer and Placement will be joining Student Life in this newly remodeled space allowing students to be even more efficiently served throughout each stage of their NTC experience.

Update: Student Life will be moving from their current location in D146 to their temporary location in A111 (the former College Prep Center) on Friday, August 19.NTC Front

According to Shawn Sullivan, Director of Student Development: “These renovations are going to allow us to more effectively engage and serve our students, help them build their soft skills, and make them more attractive to local business and industry. Bringing Placement and Transfer into the space allows us to connect students to their dream job or help them transfer to one of our four-year partners.”

Also involved in the remodeling project is the Campus Store (formerly the NTC Bookstore) which will be expanded to include more retail space and an improved textbook purchasing system. Significant enhancements are also being made to NTC’s main entrance, Student Service and Student Success areas.

Update: The Campus Store will be closed from Thursday, September 1 through Tuesday, September 6 while they move to their new location.