NCK Tech Named in Top 150

NCK Tech, Hays and Beloit has been named one of the nation’s top 150 community/technical colleges by the Aspen Institute and is now eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.  “NCK Tech is pleased to receive this recognition from the Aspen Institute for the fifth consecutive year,” states President

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Ashley Steiner Joins NCK Tech

Ashley Steiner has joined NCK Tech as the Student Experience Coordinator on the Hays Campus.  Her primary function will be to help students at NCK Tech, Hays, with their college experience.  This includes both current and prospective students. “Ashley is highly energetic and a true team player,” said Sandy Gottschalk, VP of the Hays Campus.

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NCK TECH Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Beloit Campus students receiving scholarships from the NCK TECH Foundation and other benefactors were honored with a reception October 8.    Recipients, in many cases, had the opportunity to meet their scholarship contributors. Several new scholarships have been established with the endowment. With new scholarships, the tradition of long-standing scholarship benefactors continues. One such contributor is

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NCK TECH Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Hays Campus students receiving scholarships from the NCK TECH Foundation and other benefactors were honored with a reception October 2.    Recipients, in many cases, had the opportunity to meet their scholarship contributors. One such recipient met her benefactor but not for the first time.  Vernon and Margaret Becker established a nursing scholarship for a student

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The New Science behind Teaching Science

The beginning of yoga can be traced to over 5,000 years ago, and some scientists believe upwards of 10,000 years ago would be more accurate.  When we think of yoga now, the idea of a body stretching and contorting in awkward shapes probably comes to mind. However, to Keri Maricle’s Anatomy and Physiology class at

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Oktoberfest Drive Thru

NCK Tech Culinary and Business students are offering an Oktoberfest Drive Thru. The drive thru booth, located on South Main St., across from Municipal Park, will be offering bierocks, bratwurst, green bean dumpling soup and spitzbuben. NCK Tech Culinary students prepare all the dishes. Pre-orders are now being accepted by calling 785-625-2437. Deadline for pre-orders

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Stop the Bleed – Save a Life

Kim Nutting, RN, nursing instructor for the ADN nursing program at NCK TECH – Hays Campus knows the importance of bleeding control and the potential lifesaving ability.  Nutting is not only an RN but is in her 43rd year as an EMT.  The program focuses on training individuals to step in and provide immediate frontline

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New Faces at NCK Tech

The new school year has brought many new faces to NCK Tech along with the creation of new positions and reorganization of several existing positions. President Eric Burks outlined the changes prior to school starting in August. New faculty/staff also were introduced. “NCK Tech has always been student centered,” commented Burks, “But with several resignations

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NCK TECH Auto Instructor Receives ETL Certification

Richard Cox, Automotive Instructor for NCK Tech – Hays recently completed the requirements to become a certified ETL (Evaluation Team Leader). The evaluation team leader is in charge of a team that evaluates automotive programs and recommends them for accreditation. Final training was held at the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Education Foundation in Frisco, TX

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