Richie Rossbach takes pride in knowing he will be one of the first students to complete NTC’s Commercial Refrigeration program. NTC’s newest academic program, Commercial Refrigeration was added in direct response to industry feedback on a shortage of skilled employees in a field ranked as a five-star, in-demand career by the State of Minnesota.
Northwest Technical College has received a $185,000 grant from Bemidji’s George W. Neilson Foundation to fund equipment, faculty support and professional development for the college’s new Commercial Refrigeration/HVAC program, which begins in Fall 2018.
Darrin Strosahl, vice president for academic affairs at Northwest Technical College, announced April 2 that NTC is adding a Commercial Refrigeration/HVAC academic program beginning in Fall 2018.
A group of north-central Minnesota industrial leaders gathered at Northwest Technical College Dec. 12 for a listening session to explore a potential new commercial refrigeration program at the college.