Spring 2018 Dean’s Honor Roll

NCK Tech is pleased to announce the Dean’s Honor Roll list for the Spring 2018 semester.  To qualify for the honor roll, students must achieve a 3.5 – 4.0 GPA and to qualify for Honorable Mention students must achieve a GPA between 3.0-3.49. The students, hometowns and their program of study are as follows: DEAN’S

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NCK Tech Students Take Gold at Skills USA Competition

Hutchinson, KS – NCK Tech students from both the Hays and Beloit campuses came together to compete in the Skills USA National competition that concluded on Friday, April 27, 2018. The college walked away with two golds, one silver, and five bronze awards. “We are proud of the successful history our school has had at

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NCK Tech, FHSU join forces to offer seamless transition for students

Fort Hays State University and North Central Kansas Technical College entered into a memorandum of understanding on March 27, 2018 creating a seamless transfer for students who want to continue their education beyond NCK Tech and obtain a bachelor’s degree from FHSU.  Six main career paths were articulated Tuesday: organizational leadership, technology leadership, nursing, health

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NCK Tech Students Win Big at Business Professionals of America

The North Central Kansas Technical College – Information Technology (IT) Program and the Digital Marketing Program returned home from competing at the State Leadership Conference for Business Professionals of America held in Wichita on February 22-24, 2018. Business Professionals of America helps prepare students for careers in business, computer, and office occupations.  Technical Colleges and

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HLC Accreditation Seeking Comments

North Central Kansas Technical College (NCK Tech) is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). As part of the process HLC requires institutions undergoing a comprehensive evaluation to publish basic information about the visit and invite the public

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College and High School Graduation All in One Weekend

Graduating college before graduating high school is most unusual, but that is exactly what took place this past weekend for seventeen-year-old Dezerae Kinderknecht. On Saturday, Dezerae received a certificate from NCK Tech in the Pharmacy Technician program.  Sunday she walked across the stage with fellow Hays High graduates to receive her high school diploma. “It

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NCK Tech Automotive Student Selected for Mercedes-Benz Training

Growing up in small town Kansas, Veronqua Schaben never really thought her future would take her halfway around the world, back again and then enter elite automotive training.  Schaben graduated from Ness City High School in 2010 and like many high school seniors started a traditional college career. From a social work major at the

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NCK Tech – Hays Campus Commencement and Nursing Pinning

Commencement for NCK Tech – Hays Campus will be held Saturday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m.  The ceremony will take place at the Beach-Schmidt Performing Arts Center on the campus of Fort Hays State University.  Preceding the commencement, Nursing Pinning will take place at 9:30 a.m. The doors will open for Pinning at 8:30 a.m.

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Beloit Campus Commencement and Nursing Pinning

Commencement for NCK Tech – Beloit Campus will be held Friday May 10 at 7:00 p.m.  The ceremony will take place in the gymnasium of Beloit Junior-Senior High School. Preceding the commencement, Nursing Pinning will take place at 4:45 p.m. There are no tickets required for either event; however, seats are available on a first

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NCK Tech Allied Health Graduation

The Allied Health program at NCK Tech – Hays Campus will hold its graduation ceremony Tuesday, May 7 at 1:30 p.m. The ceremony will take place at Ascension-Via Christi Village, 2225 Canterbury Drive, Hays, located in the Heritage Room. The Allied Health program consists of area high school students who attend NCK Tech part-time and

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PHAC Student Receives Head of the Class Award

Since 2005, Malco Products recognizes students in the technical and industry career education. During this time, the “Head of the Class” recognition program has reached out to over 45,000 students. Each school term, Malco Products recognizes an outstanding student graduating from career education in heating, ventilation/air conditioning, building construction and auto body repair. This semester,

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NCK TECH Offers Career Success Scholarship

Working to fill industry needs, NCK Tech is offering a scholarship program to help meet these demands. Currently there is space available in a limited number of programs on both the Beloit and Hays Campus. The Career Success Scholarship is established to encourage students to apply early and ensure a spot in these programs, meanwhile

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NCK TECH Nursing Community Health Fair

Nursing students from NCK Tech will be hosting their annual Community Health Fair, Saturday, April 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The fair will take place in the National Guard Armory located at 200 Main St. in Hays. Included in the event are free blood pressure checks, finger stick blood sugar checks, educational booths

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NCK TECH Beloit Nursing Program Receives Recommendation

The Education Committee of the Kansas State Board of Nursing has re-approved the Beloit PN Program (practical nursing) for a period of five years.  The Kansas State Board of Nursing concurred with the decision of the Education Committee. The program went through an intense site visit earlier this fall. Typically, a site visit is a

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