Sen. Klobuchar convenes job-training panel at NTC

Northwest Technical College President Faith Hensrud joined a discussion at the college on Wednesday, March 29, concerning the role of apprenticeships as a path into high-demand, high-wage jobs in manufacturing and other fields. Educators, industry executives and economic development officials were invited to NTC by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., who is pushing for more […]

Nov. 3 Open House

A Nov. 3 open house at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji will feature faculty able to answer questions about every academic program the college offers. Unlike previous open houses held at the college, which focused on registration and financial aid, the upcoming event will let individuals talk to faculty from multiple academic programs that might […]

Northwest Technical College hosting Nov. 3 open house

A Nov. 3 open house at Northwest Technical College in Bemidji will feature faculty able to answer questions about every academic program the college offers. Unlike previous open houses held at the college, which focused on registration and financial aid, the upcoming event will let individuals talk to faculty from multiple academic programs that might […]

Education Provides Real-World Experience and Produces Lifelong Friendships

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. At NTC, the 21-year old Sovde enjoys having the same instructor, Pam Stowe, through each of […]

Enrollment at Northwest Technical College up more than two percent

Fall enrollment at Northwest Technical College is up 2.4 percent. This fall, 1,114 students are pursuing their higher education goals at NTC, an increase of 26 students from fall of 2014. Online enrollment at the college has increased nearly 25 percent, from 370 students in 2014 to 465 this year. Northwest Technical College announces fall […]

Higher Learning Commission team visits Northwest Technical College

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. The Higher Learning Commission accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central […]

MnSCU Chancellor Rosenstone to hold Sept. 30 public forum on BSU/NTC presidential search

Dr. Stephen Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, will be in Bemidji on Sept. 30 for a community forum to gather input on selection of the next president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. The 40-minute public forum will begin at 1:45 p.m. in Memorial Hall room 240 on the […]

NTC Prepares for Visit by Evaluation Team

Northwest Technical College will host three representatives of the Higher Learning Commission for a two-day site visit, Sept. 28–29, as part of the college’s reaccreditation process. The site visit is the culmination of several months of intense activity at the college, as faculty, staff and administrators have been gathering data to present NTC’s case for […]

The best two years of Kaci Petersen’s life led to a career and lifelong friendships

The best two years of her life – that’s how Kaci Lee Petersen describes her time at Northwest Technical College. From securing the education she needed to building a career to creating lifelong friendships, the 31-year-old says her time at NTC was life-changing. “I had no intention of going to a traditional college – or […]