Diversity, Inclusion and Opportunity Lead Ester Olson to NTC

Moving from the country of Brazil, after marrying a local citizen, to study, live and thrive in Northern Minnesota may seem like a tough feat for some. But for Ester Olson, a student at Northwest Technical College, it has been a welcoming and encouraging experience.

Family Trade and Concern for the Environment leads Jon Barcenas to NTC

After spending three years working construction with his grandfather in France and Switzerland, Bemidji native Jon Barcenas decided to match his passion for the environment with his skill in construction by pursuing a career in sustainable environment technology at Northwest Technical College.

NTC Has Darian Dahl Eager to Start Her Dental Assisting Career

Northwest Technical College has made it possible for Darian Dahl to take courses at her own pace and maintain the school-life balance she wanted for herself and her family. Now in her last semester, Dahl is excited to walk in commencement this May and start her career as a dental assistant.

After a 30-Year Career, Ole Risland Pursues a New Dream at NTC

After 30 years working in auto body and as a custodian, Ole Risland was ready for a change. With the support of his wife and his youngest daughter, Risland made the decision to return to school and pursue a diploma in automotive service and performance at Northwest Technical College.

NTC Helping Makenzi Pelach Find Her Calling As a Dental Assistant

Northwest Technical College has Makenzi Pelach on a path toward a career that suits for her work ethic. As a first-year student in NTC’s Dental Assisting program, she finds the visual and hands-on learning environment crucial to her future success in the workforce.