Northwest Technical College held its third annual Student Achievement Celebration May 6, to applaud students’ hard work and determination in their academic careers.
Northwest Technical College will honor more than 220 college graduates during an in-person Commencement ceremony, May 7.
Northwest Technical College student nurse Shantel Northbird has over ten years of experience in higher education. From the hallways of Indiana’s University of Notre Dame to the biology labs of Bemidji State University, Northbird is now excelling as a nursing student at Northwest Tech and was recently appointed to the college’s new American Indian student mentor position.
Northwest Technical College’s Wendy Potratz, community health worker faculty, and Alicia Carley, biology faculty, presented at the 45th annual Minnesota Gerontological Society virtual conference on April 29.
Northwest Technical College recognized employees reaching length-of-service milestones and the college’s annual employee award winners at an April 30 celebration.
For some, suffering a serious injury while doing something you love can be a life-changing event with far-reaching negative consequences. For Northwest Technical College sophomore Jasmine Rascon, it set her on a path toward a career in dentist assisting.
Northwest Technical College senior Steven Kemp has always wanted to be a plumber. Hailing from the small Iron Range town of Eveleth, Minn., Kemp jumped at the opportunity to attend a college in the north woods.
At the onset of COVID-19 in Spring 2020, Northwest Technical College Early Childhood Education Instructor Heather Sutherland searched far and wide for field experience opportunities when state guidelines restricted in-person activities. Now, Northwest Tech is one of three institutions within the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities to pilot an internet-based classroom simulation program for future educators.
After spending a decade working in the business sector of Ukraine, Northwest Technical College student Olha Finnelly was drawn to the high-paced and versatile working environment of nursing. She packed her bags, moved to Bemidji, Minnesota, and began her journey to become a nurse.
Northwest Technical College’s human resources certificate program has been recognized among the best programs offered in the nation. The site The Best Schools ranked NTC’s program 13th on its list of “Best Online Human Resources Certificate Programs” in 2020.