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Salina Tech students find success at SkillsUSA competition

By |2022-05-04T13:02:51-06:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: Zuncategorized|

Students from Salina Area Technical College’s Diesel Technology, Computer Aided Drafting and Machine Tool Technology programs brought home 12 medals from the statewide SkillsUSA competition this past week in Hutchinson. This is the most medals Salina Tech students have earned at the state-level competition since at least 2015. See more at salinapost.com

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Salina Tech places first at welding competition

By |2022-04-22T09:42:45-06:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Zuncategorized|

A team of four high school welding students from Salina Area Technical College placed first at North Central Kansas Technical College’s annual Gas Metal Arc Welding Invitational recently. The competition in Beloit attracted 132 welding students from 36 schools across Kansas. Read more at salinapost.com

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Salina Tech Adds Dental Hygiene Program

By |2022-04-01T08:07:18-06:00April 1st, 2022|Categories: Zuncategorized|

Salina Area Technical College’s new Dental Hygiene program has earned accreditation. According to the school, the Commission on Dental Accreditation has approved Salina Tech’s plans to start a two-year Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene program, with the first class starting this fall. Salina Tech has been working towards starting a Dental Hygiene program since [...]

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Salina Tech earns ‘Military Friendly’ designation again

By |2022-03-28T08:58:18-06:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: news|

For the sixth consecutive year, Salina Area Technical College has been recognized as a Military Friendly® School by Viqtory, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in [...]

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Lead donations have led to a project start, Let the work commence!

By |2022-01-24T15:34:58-06:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: news|

The groundwork has begun on the new student center thanks to lead donations from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation and the Sunderland Foundation. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation, headquartered in Lucas, provided $200,000 in discretionary funds to SATC which the college used toward the student center. The college wrote the grant request with the student center [...]

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Salina Tech announces fall honor roll

By |2022-01-19T15:39:26-06:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: news|

Salina Tech announces fall honor roll Salina Area Technical College has announced its honor roll for the fall semester of 2021. The honor roll includes two levels. The President’s Honor Roll is for students who were enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of classes, and had a GPA of 4.0. The Dean’s Honor Roll [...]

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Expansion brings excitement to Salina Tech

By |2022-01-18T12:32:24-06:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|

For lots of reasons, Salina Area Technical College is flourishing. The learning institution made good on its own autonomy in July, by taking ownership of its 24-acre campus in the Salina Airport Industrial Center. The college became independent from the Salina School District, USD 305, in 2009, but taking ownership was delayed by legalities relating to [...]

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City donates fire truck to Salina Tech

By |2021-11-17T15:13:48-06:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|Tags: , |

A  truck that has been part of the Salina Fire Department fleet will see new life after the City Commission approved its donation to Salina Area Technical College Monday. The 1994 Spartan Gladiator fire apparatus was scheduled for replacement in 2019 with a 2000 ALF apparatus purchased and placed in front-line service. The Gladiator, designated as Quint [...]

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Salina Tech trustees approve $1 million student center

By |2021-10-06T13:34:29-06:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|Tags: , |

At a special meeting Tuesday morning, Salina Area Technical College’s Board of Trustees approved Ponton Construction’s bid of $1,075,000 to build a new student center onto the west side of Building A. Construction is expected to start soon and be completed by July 31, 2022, in time for the start of the 2022-23 school year. [...]

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Salina Area Technical College Record Enrollment

By |2021-10-06T13:26:02-06:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|Tags: , |

Following a Covid-related enrollment decline in the 2020-21 academic year, Salina Area Technical College has set another enrollment record. According to data collected for the Kansas Board of Regents on the 20th day of fall classes, Salina Tech has 852 students, up from 697 at the same time in 2020 – a 22.2 percent increase. In terms [...]

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