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Yen takes part in CSI internship

Northwest Kansas Technical College in Goodland, Kansas began the first two-year Crime Scene Investigation program in Kansas back in 2013. Since then the first graduating class went through Commencement this past May. But it’s not only graduates experiencing success. One student-athlete who is finding achievement in his field is sophomore from the Cayman Islands, Tevin Yen. Yen [...]

CSI students gain internships

Northwest Kansas Technical College Crime Scene Investigation students, Kali Zimmerman and Jessie Stonebraker, were both accepted as interns at Sherman County Emergency Communications Center in Goodland, Kan. The internships earned by Zimmerman from Midland, Tex. and Stonebraker from Topeka, Kan. will involve training to become a 911 dispatcher. The partnership between Northwest Tech and Central [...]

High School Career Academy Student Publishes App to Apple Store

Goodland, KS – March 4, 2014 – Ashley Coleman, a Colby High School senior attending Northwest Tech’s Career Academy, published an app in the Apple Store after one semester of instruction in the Mobile Application and Entertainment Development program. The app is called Memory Squared and is currently optimized for the iPhone.  It is a [...]

Northwest Tech takes Gold at National SkillsUSA

Goodland, KS – July 1, 2013 – For the second year in a row, a Northwest Tech student in the Communications Technology department has received the gold medal at SkillsUSA National Championships in Telecommunications Cabling. Working against the clock and other contestants, second-year Northwest Tech student Allen Collins proved his expertise in job skills and [...]

Automotive Technology Program Ranked in National Top Ten

The Automotive Technology program at Northwest Tech has been recognized among the nation’s top ten auto tech programs in Tomorrow’s Technician October 2012 issue. Additionally, Tomorrow’s Technician, a nationally known automotive magazine, has recognized Northwest Tech’s Automotive Technology program three years in a row as one of the nation’s top twenty-five auto tech programs. Annually, [...]

Northwest Tech Starts Unique Crime Scene Investigation Tech Program in August

Goodland, KS – March 11, 2013 – Northwest Tech achieves another first. Recently the Kansas Board of Regents approved the Crime Scene Investigation Technology (CSI) program slated to begin in August 2013. The CSI program is the first of its kind in Kansas with the only other forensic science-based program a bachelors at Wichita State [...]

Northwest Tech Awarded $40,000 Excellence in Technical Education Grant

Goodland, KS – February 22, 2013 – The Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) awarded the Kansas Institute of Diesel Technology at Northwest Kansas Technical College a $40,000 grant to expand biodiesel education. KBOR grants the competitive Excellence in Technical Education awards to programs within Kansas that demonstrate exceptional strategies in technical education. Applications were judged [...]

Northwest Tech Is Proud To Announce The 2012 Student Of The Year

During Northwest Kansas Technical College’s 2012 Commencement Ceremony held on Friday, May 25, 2012 the Student of the Year was announced. A huge congratulation goes out to Patrick Lorens, 2012 Communication Technology graduate, who was selected as the 2012 Student of the Year out of the 15 Student of the Year Nominees. Patrick graduated from [...]

Northwest Tech Student Receives Michael Busch Memorial Fund Scholarship

A Northwest Tech student, Jason Troyer, has been selected to receive a GAAS (Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium) Scholarship in the amount of $1000, funded by the Michael Busch Memorial Fund. In order to receive this scholarship, students had to fill out an application, send in their current college transcripts, letter or recommendation, and a summary [...]

Northwest Kansas Technical College is pleased to honor the fourteen candidates for the Northwest Tech Student of the Year

To be nominated for Student of the Year a student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0, complete a program of study at Northwest Tech after January 1, 2012 and prior to December 31, 2012. Student peers vote on who they feel would best represent the Student of the Year from each program. These students [...]