#2 Ranked NCK Tech

By Ashley Steiner North Central Kansas Technical College was ranked second among 2-year colleges with the highest 3-year graduation rates, by The Chronicle of Higher Education.  With a 73.9% completion rate and a score of 136 out of completers within 150 percent of expected time, NCK Tech joins 3 other schools located in Kansas.  NCK

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New Faces at NCKTC

By Ashley Steiner With the start of a new year comes new faces!  NCKTC is pleased to announce the new hires for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Many additions to the NCKTC Family have been welcomed into the fold. Liz Fixen, Assistant to President Burks and Board Clerk, is originally from Nebraska, with a Bachelor of

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Burning the Extra Degree

Each semester NCK TECH awards an employee who has gone above and beyond expectations in their job responsibilities with the 212 Award. The premise of the 212 Award is that water is hot at 211 degrees, but that one extra degree causes water to boil. Thus, the 212 Award recognizes those who put forth that

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NCK Tech Celebrates Virtual Graduation

                As with most educational institutions, COVID-19 changed the way classes were taught, interaction with students and the thought of how graduation would take place.  In March, NCK Tech started to take steps to replace the traditional commencement exercise. NCK Tech administration and staff began to put a plan into action. The first step was

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NCK Tech Announces Vice-President of the Hays Campus

COVID-19 introduced a new way of life for many, but for Steve Hudman, the new vice-president of NCK Tech Hays Campus, it was the start of a truly new experience. Hudman literally started his new position on the Hays Campus just days after the college closed for COVID-19. Steve Hudman has over thirteen years’ experience

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NCK Tech Releases Spring Honor Roll

Last Name First Name City State Campus Major   Honorable Mention – gpa of 3.0 – 3.49   Allington Preston Wymore NE Beloit Heavy Equipment Operation   Ast Ryan Sedgwick KS Hays Practical Nursing   Bachar Brooke Hoisington KS Beloit Practical Nursing   Baxa Jerrick Cuba KS Beloit Carpentry-Cabinetmaking   Befort Marissa Hays KS Hays

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NCK Tech and RPM Speedway Giving Away Bikes

For the 10th straight year NCK Tech Automotive program and RPM Speedway have joined forces to give away bicycles at the RPM racetrack. This year’s event will be held June 13th and 14th at RPM Speedway. Normally, the Automotive students put together the bicycles, but due to COVID-19 and the students off campus, Richard Cox,

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NCK TECH Welding Hosts Annual Competition

NCK Tech held its 16th annual GMAW welding competition on the Beloit campus. Participants for the college division included students from both NCK Tech Beloit and Hays campus, Salina Area Technical College, Central Community College of Hastings and Columbus, NE and Hutchinson Community College. The competition allows students to demonstrate their skills in blueprint reading,

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NCK TECH 212 Award Presented to Welding Instructor

Each semester NCK TECH awards an employee who has gone beyond expectations in their job responsibilities. The premise of the 212 Award is that water is hot at 211 degrees, but that one degree more causes water to boil. Thus, the 212 Award recognizes those who go that extra degree to make a difference in

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National Signing Day Not Just for Athletes

National Signing Day takes place all over the country for star athletes, however, NCK Tech in Beloit and Hays recently held a National Signing Day for students who have committed to attend NCK Tech in the fall. This event took place on social media.  NC3 National Signing Day is a national event, which brings attention

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