Lego® RoboStorm camp at Northwest Technical College set for June 19-20

Junior-high aged Lego® maniacs will have a chance to develop their skills this summer at the RoboStorm camp hosted by Northwest Technical College. On June 19-20, kids entering the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades this fall can get an introduction to the world of robotics and engineering through hands-on activities with Lego® Mindstorm robots. Campers […]

Northwest Tech offers vet education under Veterans Retraining Assistance Program

Military veterans aged 35-60 may qualify for a new educational retraining program created as part of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. That legislation includes the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), a joint program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Labor to provide training to military veterans unable […]

John Centko named provost, vice president at Northwest Technical College

John Centko, dean of academic affairs at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, has been named provost at Northwest Technical College. His duties will begin in early June. Centko has worked at what is now Minnesota State Community and Technical College (MSCTC) since 2000, overseeing and developing technical and trades programming. As dean of academic […]