High schoolers participate in Manufacturing Day

By |2018-11-08T19:08:31+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Automotive, CAD, Construction, Diesel, Electrical, High School, HVAC, Machine Tool, Welding, Zuncategorized|

Chrisxavier Cease, a junior at Abilene High School, gets hands-on experience using a welding simulator Wednesday at Great Plains Manufacturing's inaugural Manufacturing Day. [ALLEIGH WEEMS / SALINA JOURNAL] Ellsworth High School junior Ashley Woods has a history of working with machinery. From growing up helping her father with the family ATV to taking small gas [...]

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Salina Tech enrollment jumps 27%

By |2018-11-08T18:52:18+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Allied Health, Auto Collision, Automotive, CAD, CDL, Construction, Dental Assistant, Diesel, Electrical, GenEd, High School, HVAC, Machine Tool, Medical Assistant, Police Science, Practical Nursing, Registered Nursing, Welding, Zuncategorized|

Enrollment at Salina Area Technical College rose 27% in the fall of 2018 compared to the previous fall, according to information collected on September 20th for reporting to the Kansas Board of Regents. According to the enrollment data, Salina Tech had a total of 435 Full Time Equivalent students, compared with 342 at this time in 2017. [...]

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Kobach lauds Salina Tech

By |2018-10-05T15:32:26+00:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: Auto Collision, Diesel, Machine Tool, Medical Assistant, Practical Nursing, Welding, Zuncategorized|

Richard Fairchild (left), auto collision repair instructor at Salina Area Technical College, talks with Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach during a tour of the school Tuesday morning. [TOM DORSEY / SALINA JOURNAL] “Salina Tech is a great school and has just the right programs that the job market demands,” Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate [...]

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Salina Tech Competes at SkillsUSA

By |2018-09-10T13:59:20+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Diesel, HVAC, Machine Tool, SkillsUSA, Zuncategorized|

A May graduate of Salina Area Technical College and Salina South High School placed fourth in the nation in his competition at the SkillsUSA national event in Louisville, Kentucky. Savio Nguyen placed fourth in the high school division of the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning competition at the national event. He qualified for nationals by placing [...]

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Salina Tech summer camp preparing students for the future

By |2018-09-10T13:57:02+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Community, Construction, Diesel, Electrical, Welding, Zuncategorized|

Rising Salina South High School freshman Colton Jensen has aspirations of becoming a welder. “It’s what I love to do and if I could pick any career it would be in welding, for sure,” he said. Kirk Heimer, 12, of Assaria, works on a project in the diesel and hydraulics class during the Salina Area [...]

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10 Salina Tech students medal at SkillsUSA

By |2018-08-06T16:21:19+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Diesel, HVAC, Machine Tool, SkillsUSA, Zuncategorized|

Students from Salina Area Technical College brought home 10 medals from the Kansas SkillsUSA contest, held in Hutchinson this past week, and four students qualified to compete at the national conference in Louisville, Kentucky in June by winning gold in their competitions. Read more at KSAL.com

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Education key to success in workforce

By |2018-08-01T15:21:43+00:00February 24th, 2018|Categories: Diesel, Practical Nursing, Registered Nursing, Welding, Zuncategorized|

Robinson said opportunities for training at Salina Area Technical College, and through high school programs, are good selling points for Saline County. Greg Nichols, president of Salina Tech, said the college would work with any employer to train new recruits or retrain existing workers who might be under-utilized. A welder at PKM Steel works on [...]

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Salina Tech hosts spring open house

By |2018-08-01T15:41:11+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Auto Collision, CDL, Construction, Diesel, Zuncategorized|

Driving a big rig down a stretch of highway was fun for Tripp Goossen until he ran into a wall and shattered his windshield. Tripp Goossen, 16, of Beverly, uses a truck driving simulator Tuesday afternoon during an open house at Salina Area Technical College. [TOM DORSEY / SALINA JOURNAL] Luckily, the 16-year-old Beverly teenager [...]

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Students help paint soldier’s home

By |2017-12-22T13:58:30+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Community, Diesel, SkillsUSA, Zuncategorized|

SALINA, Kan. (KAKE) - Salina resident William Cookson recently started painting his house.  But before he could finish the job orders came in for Cookson to deploy to Kuwait with his Kansas Army National Guard unit. The Military Affairs Council at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce got word of the unfinished paint job.  So folks with the [...]

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Diesel students paint home for deployed soldier

By |2017-12-22T13:58:55+00:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Community, Diesel, SkillsUSA, Zuncategorized|

Diesel technology students are learning a new set of skills and a Salina man serving in Kuwait is getting his house painted this week. “We are chipping off the old paint and putting on primer. We will possibly help paint it,” Chris Wiegand said Tuesday afternoon. He’s in his second year in the diesel technology program [...]

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