After Courtney Sovde graduated from Bemidji High School, she wanted to earn a college degree and enter the workforce as soon as possible. For her, that meant enrolling in the two-year Young Child Education program at Northwest Technical College.
Fall enrollment at Northwest Technical College is up 2.4 percent. A total of 1,114 students are pursuing their higher education goals at NTC, an increase of 26 students from fall of 2014.
On Sept. 29, a three-person team representing the Higher Learning Commission concluded a two-day site visit at Northwest Technical College, where they met with students, staff, faculty and community members as part of their review of the college’s case for continued accreditation.
After deciding community college wasn’t the place for him, Paul Nelson was at a crossroads. The Mora, Minn., native looked to a technical school for the next step in his educational journey, and he graduated from Northwest Technical College in 1979.