General news stories and posts.

Northwest Tech Crime Scene Investigation Program Receives Drone

The Northwest Kansas Technical College Crime Scene Investigation program and the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office announced a partnership to bring technology to the classroom in Goodland, Kansas. The Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office, with money seized from drug enforcement, has purchased and donated a DJI Inspire 2 Drone for the Crime Scene Investigation program. The drone [...]

Northwest Tech Partners with Athletes of Valor

Northwest Kansas Technical College has formed a partnership with Athletes of Valor, an organization dedicated to helping service members transition into college after service and compete in college athletics. Northwest Tech is the first technical or community college in the nation to form a partnership and currently the only college in Kansas. Athletes of Valor was founded [...]

Northwest Tech and Goodland School District Form Partnership

Northwest Kansas Technical College and the Goodland School District recently formed a sporting event partnership. The partnership allows all Goodland School District students to attend Northwest Tech home athletic events for free, as well as the Northwest Tech students the opportunity to attend Goodland School District home games for free. The agreement is good for [...]

Northwest Tech Given Silver-Level Military Friendly Honor

Northwest Kansas Technical College announced today that it has been named a Silver-level Military Friendly® School Award recipient for 2017. Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, published its special awards for 2017 Military Friendly® Schools and Employers at For more than [...]

Dennis Misurell Named Employee of the Month

Dennis Misurell, was recently honored as the Northwest Tech Employee of the Month for December. Dennis is a Mathematics Instructor and teaches an online Marketing Course at Northwest Tech. Employee of the Month is a new award presented each month to an employee that goes the extra mile to ensure all students acquire the best [...]

Kling to Join NT Athletic Program

Northwest Tech is pleased to welcome Mr. Rory Kling as the newest member of the college staff where he’ll serve as the Assistant Director of Athletics. Having grown up in Goodland, Kling brings with him a wealth of familiarity with the area and a solid background in program management. In the role as Assistant Director [...]

Northwest Tech Board Member Assumes Chair of Midwestern Higher Education Compact

The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) announced the appointment of Richard Short as commission chair for the organization. The commission’s meeting was held November 14-15, in St. Louis, MO. Mr. Short has served as a MECH commissioner after being appointed by Governor Sam Brownback in 2011. “I am excited to lead this organization as chair [...]

Northwest Tech Hires Soccer Coaches

A new era is set to begin for the Northwest Kansas Technical College soccer program. With the newest addition of the dynamic duo of head coach Robbie Carroll and assistant coach and wife Maren Carroll, the Maverick soccer program is preparing to take the program to new levels of success. For Head Coach Robbie, soccer has [...]

Ana Johnson Named Employee of the Month

Ana Johnson, Maintenance/Custodial at Northwest Kansas Technical College was named Employee of the Month for November. Employee of the Month is an award presented each month to an employee that goes the extra mile to ensure all students acquire the best possible experience at Northwest Tech. Ana has been employed at Northwest Tech since the [...]

Northwest Tech Haunted House Results

The last few weeks of October were mighty scary at the Sherman County Fairgrounds as Northwest Kansas Technical College hosted their annual Haunted House. The event was held in the livestock building and was packed full of killer clowns, scary dolls and a whole host of creatures to keep event goers thrilled. The college’s Engineering [...]