BPA Offers Workplace Skills Practice Sessions

(Wausau, Wis.)  The Business Professionals of America (BPA) Club at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is offering Workplace Skills Practice Sessions on Monday, December 5, Tuesday, December 6 and Monday, December 12.  These sessions are open to all students.

Business_Professionals_of_America_logo_and_taglineAttendees will be able to test their skills in a variety of written events in areas such as finance, business administration, marketing and information systems.  These sessions provide an opportunity to practice for the State Leadership Conference on February 16-18, 2017 at NTC.

For more information on these practice sessions, a listing of events and a registration form, please clickhere: NTC Workplace Skills Practice Sessions - STUDENT INFO.

If you have questions, please contact Dianne Carroll at carroll@ntc.edu or Carrie Heckendorf at heckendorf@ntc.edu.  

Students Can Earn $50 with Refer-A-Friend Campaign

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Students who are currently studying at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) have an opportunity to earn fifty dollars after the College launched a Refer-A-Friend campaign, which encourages students to tell others about their great learning experiences at NTC.

How it works:
1. Have your friend or family member indicate that you referred them to the College on their application.
2. Your friend or family member enrolls in a program at NTC.
3. Enrollment is verified two weeks after the semester begins and you receive a fifty dollar gift card to the Campus Store.

Referred students must be new or have not attended NTC in the past two years. There is a limit of one referral per person.


Welding Club Snowflake and Tree Ornament Sale


(WAUSAU, Wis.) – The Northcentral Technical College (NTC) Welding Club is holding a snowflake and tree ornament sale just in time for the holidays.  Ornament prices range from $5.00 to $15.00, come in seven different styles, and may include custom lettering opportunities. 

Orders are due on Tuesday, December 6, and you will be notified when ornaments are ready for pick up at the Wausau Campus.

For a complete list of available items, including pictures, as well as an order form, please click here: Welding Club Ornament Fundraiser.

Contact club co-advisor Dan Grabko, grabko@ntc.edu, with questions or for more information.

Spring Semester Registration is Open

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Advisors are encouraging students enroll now for the best selection of spring classes. 

RegLogin to MyNTC and select the classes you want next semester.  Then, “proceed to checkout” in MyNTC to complete the final registration step.

In addition, students can utilize an online tool to help build their schedules in MyNTC. Schedule Builder allows students to see a calendar-view of classes at times that fit into their customized schedules. Login to MyNTC to see the Schedule Builder video tutorial.

For more information about registration, visit www.ntc.edu/registration.

United Way Volunteer Opportunities

United WayVolunteer Opportunities for the Week of December 5, 2016

Be Santa’s Helper!  Accept toys at Salvation Army’s Angel Tree in the center area of the Wausau Center mall & assist people in choosing a child to buy for. Give an hour or more to bring a smile to a thankful child. Contact Colleen at 715-845-4272 or colleen_mashlan@usc.salvationarmy.org.

Little Red Schoolhouse Teacher. Partnered with Altrusa International and the Marathon County Park Department, the Marathon County Historical Society's Little Red Schoolhouse provides 4th graders the experience of a day in a 1900's one-room schoolhouse. Work with our current teachers, dress in period costume, help with spelling bees, recitation and penmanship. Contact Janet at 715-842-5750 or info@marathoncountyhistory.org.

“Bundles of Joy” Gift-Wrapping. Shop at the Mall, then get your gifts wrapped at our booth and consider volunteering, too! Join the holiday fun at the Wausau Center Mall as you wrap gifts for donations that go to purchase diapers for babies in need. Spots still open at various times and close to Christmas. Contact 715-298-5719 or to sign up go to: http://unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com/aem/general/

Kindergarten Reading Assistant. The Wausau School District invites you to read to/listen to students at Franklin Elementary for about 30 min. on Wed., Thurs. and/or Fri. afternoons. Patience and willingness to take direction from teacher required. Contact Roxane at 715-261-0584 or rhagedor@wausauschools.org.

More Opportunities!  Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at www.unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com to find big events / on-going opportunities and one-time volunteer roles that YOU can fill!

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Cheerios, Wheaties & More!  Big boxes of cereal help students eat better over holiday breaks from school. To donate contact Carolyn Nash of Blessings in a Backpack at 715-359-1040 ext. 5556 or contact@bibdcewausau.org.

Paper Donations.  Copy paper in white or any other colors will be greatly appreciated by the Marathon County Historical Society. Contact Janet at 715-842-5750 or info@marathoncountyhistory.org.

Hygiene Supplies and Warm Outerwear.  The Open Door is happy to pass on new hygiene care items (disposable razors, deodorant, etc.) to those who come for support, as well as warm socks, gloves and hats (new or gently used) at this time of year! Contact Anne at 715-848-4044 or opendoor319@gmail.com.


Volunteer Connection and RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) are services that United Way uses to match volunteers or in-kind donated items with agencies in need. Visit www.UnitedWayMC.org or dial United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline for more information.