General news stories and posts.

Northwest Tech to offer Evening Welding Classes

It won’t be long before fall harvest wraps up and folks around the region get a short, but much needed rest from behind the wheel of a combine. As winter weather appears to be easing its way into the area, Northwest Tech has decided to offer evening welding courses for people around the region to [...]


Northwest Tech graduates will no longer have to hunt through old boxes and closets looking for their diploma. The college has recently established a new program to offer digital diplomas for graduates completing their studies in 2018. Parchment Services creates digital diplomas for graduates, so they are easily accessible online once a student completes their [...]

176 Keys Pianos Event

Northwest Tech will be hosting the 2nd annual Dueling Pianos endowment fundraising event. Dueling Pianos Kansas is a part of Fun Pianos by 176 Keys, traveling pianos show. Their veteran dueling pianos players have performed to great reviews for private and corporate parties, weddings, bars and clubs throughout Kansas. Dueling pianos is a request-driven mega-interaction show. More than just dueling pianos [...]

Northwest Tech Nationally Ranked Again

Northwest Tech continues to be recognized as a leader in higher education student success. The college was recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as being among the top 2% in graduation rates in the nation. The college ranked 18th out of 889 two-year publicly funded technical and community colleges from around the United States. [...]


Goodland, KS. (06/26/2017)  – Northwest Tech like to recognize those student-athletes that went above and beyond both in the classroom and on the field or court.  After submitting academic results to the NJCAA these athletes qualified for National Academic Student-Athlete Award. The criteria to receive individual honors are: Third Team NJCAA All-Academic Award: 3.60-3.79 Second [...]


Goodland, Kansas - June 14, 2017, Unified School District 352 and Northwest Kansas Technical College today announced their new K-14 coding initiative which begins this fall. With the help of Apple’s new Everyone Can Code curriculum and Swift Playgrounds App, every grade level at Goodland USD 352 will be immersed in the creative world of [...]

Goodland Elks Supply Northwest Tech Food Pantry with Grant

Northwest Tech is pleased to have been the recipient for a $1500 grant from the Elks Lodge located in Goodland Kansas. This grant will go toward supplying a new food pantry the college is adding over the 2017 summer. With food insecurity becoming a growing concern on many college campuses, including Northwest Tech, the college [...]


Northwest Tech is pleased to announce it has received a $5,499 Innovative Technology Grant from the Kansas Board of Regents. These funds will support the Crime Scene Investigation program and will be used to purchase a thermal imaging camera that will expand the capabilities of the drone that is currently being utilized by the Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) [...]

Northwest Tech 2017 Graduation

The grass is getting greener, the weather is warming up, and students across Northwest Kansas are in the final weeks of classes. For the graduating Mavericks of Northwest Kansas Technical College, this means commencement ceremonies are on the horizon. With nearly 150 students in the Class of 2017 who have met certificate and degree requirements, [...]

Kayla Luera Named Employee of the Month

Kayla Luera, was recently honored as the Northwest Tech Employee of the Month for February. Kayla is the Director of Admissions at Northwest Tech. 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. Kayla [...]