Northwest Technical College graduate Tessa Solo didn’t always envision herself as a teacher. Now, with an associate of applied science degree in child care and education, she is learning how to be a teacher in a global pandemic.
Northwest Technical College senior Lorrie Prickett always wanted to work in the medical field. With a degree in computer science, the mother of four recently found new direction in NTC’s nursing program.
News of an emergency vaccine authorization by the Food and Drug Administration means the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel is finally visible. Nearly 3,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine have been delivered to Sanford Health of Bemidji, and Northwest Technical College graduate Dan Hanson was among the first recipients.
Northwest Technical College awarded $112,500 in Workforce Development Scholarships to 45 students enrolled in programs that support in-demand careers.
At Northwest Technical College, residential plumbing and HVAC student Malorie Grauman is excelling in her classes as a Post Secondary Enrollment Option student and has big dreams for her career in the field
Erica Manker has faced many challenges while pursuing her education. As a non-traditional student committed to raising her family and living with a nervous system disorder, she is now on her way to earning multiple college degrees from Northwest Technical College.
Northwest Technical College senior Na Zhao has overcome a number of challenges while pursuing her nursing degree. With the the help of NTC faculty and staff, she is achieving her career dreams while raising two young children and working two part-time jobs.
In the 2019-2020 academic school year, Northwest Technical College awarded nearly $34,000 in Workforce Development Scholarships to 15 high-achieving first-year NTC students enrolled in academic programs supporting in-demand career fields.
Driven by a desire to grow the program that played a crucial role in his professional career, 2012 Northwest Technical College graduate Julian Dreher has joined his alma mater as an instructor for plumbing and HVAC courses. Dreher joins the faculty following the retirement of Jeff Brower, a long-time instructor at NTC that Dreher considered a mentor.
Northwest Technical College held its second annual Student Achievement Celebration May 7, recognizing outstanding students in a virtual event on Zoom.