An Economic Engine: BSU, NTC Contribute $322 Million per Year to Minnesota’s Economy

An economic impact study on the Minnesota State system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, released in November 2018, has found that Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College combine to contribute an estimated total of more than $320 million and more than 2,700 jobs to Minnesota’s economy each year.

NTC and BSU Honor Veterans With Week of Activities

Northwest Technical College and Bemidji State University will recognize those who have served the United States of America in uniform as members of the armed forces with a series of events following Veteran’s Day.

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.

NTC Campus & BSU Residence Halls Welcome Area Ghouls for Halloween Activities

Northwest Technical College and Bemidji State University are hosting free, family-friendly Halloween activities for Bemidji-area children on the evening of Oct. 31. Bemidji State’s annual student-hosted trick-or-treating event will take place from 5-7 p.m. in Oak, Pine, Tamarack, Linden and Birch halls. Many floors will be decorated in Halloween themes for the event, with students […]

Thinking About College? Apply to Northwest Technical College for Free in October

As part of Minnesota’s celebration of College Knowledge Month, Northwest Technical College and Bemidji State University will join other Minnesota State colleges and universities and waive their application fees during the month of October. College Knowledge Month is a statewide effort to provide every graduating high school senior — especially underrepresented students — with the […]

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.