NTC Grad Among First to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccination

Registered Nurse Dan Hanson (Jillian Gandsey / Bemidji Pioneer)

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 Propels Zhao Towards Her Nursing Dream


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.

NTC Alumnus Julian Dreher Returns to Guide Plumbing & HVAC Programs

Julian Dreher

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.