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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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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NCK TECH Pharmacy Program Recognized as Education/Training Program

The Pharmacy Technician program at NCK Tech, Hays Campus has been added to the list of PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program for pharmacy technician students pursuing their PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) credential.  Any individual wanting national certification must graduate from an ASHP accredited program such as NCK Tech’s Pharmacy Technician program. NCK Tech’s Pharmacy program is

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NCK TECH Welding Competition Showcases Local Welders

NCK Tech held its 13th 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, NE and Hutchinson Community College. The competition allows students to demonstrate their skills in blueprint reading, fabricate various

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NCK TECH Holds Job Fair for Students

The Dreiling Business Occupations Center at NCK Tech, Hays Campus was near over-flowing with approximately 200 students and thirty-five vendors for the annual NCK Tech Job Fair.  Students had the opportunity to visit with businesses locally and the western third of the state. Boot Hill Casino and Resort were looking for employees in their summer

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NCK TECH Automotive Instructor Honored at Vision Conference

Richard Cox, Automotive Instructor and Department Chair of NCK Tech, Hays Campus Automotive Program recently was awarded the prestigious Educator of the Year Award from VISION. The conference, held in Kansas City, draws over 3500 attendees from forty-four states, Canada and countries as far away as Zimbabwe. VISION High Tech Training conference meets annually and

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NCK TECH Seeks Nominations for Honorary Veterans Degree

Dear Veteran, Family Member or Friend: Let me begin by saying thank you to all veterans for their service to our great nation. NCK Tech is proud to have several U.S. military veterans currently enrolled as students, as well as many veteran alumni who are now serving our country through the workforce. NCK Tech remains

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NCK TECH Business Professionals of America Bring Home Awards

NCK TECH Business Professionals of America (BPA) competed at the State Leadership Conference in Wichita, Feb. 21-22. The organization, comprised of students from the Information Technology program (IT), consistently placed in the top ten. Back row: Seth Topel, Ryne McCreight, Andrew Schwarts, Jonah Hardacre, Darrick Doeschot Front row: Conner Mong, Taylor Wilson, Ethan Rinaldo, Beau

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