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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Salina Tech dedicates Goode Learning Resources Center

By |2021-09-30T18:38:40-06:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Salina Area Technical College formally dedicated its Goode Learning Resources Center Monday evening, naming it for Greg and Barb Goode. Greg Goode was Salina Tech’s first president, serving from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2016. During that time, he led the college’s transformation from a technical school that was part of the USD 305 [...]

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Regents approve early childhood program for Salina Tech

By |2021-10-01T18:27:40-06:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|Tags: , , , |

When Salina Tech graduates a nurse, welder or machinist, that typically means one person is on the path to a better career. But with the college’s newest program, each new graduate may mean new careers for several people, with the impact still being felt decades from now. Working in cooperation with local employers, school districts [...]

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Twins graduate from Salina Tech in the same field of study

By |2021-10-01T18:23:50-06:00May 10th, 2021|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Rarely does a pair of twins find that they share similar interests, let alone want to pursue the same field of study in higher education.  Saturday afternoon, Beronica and Marcelle Cruz walked the stage to each receive an associate of applied science degree in electrical technology from Salina Tech.  Marcelle said the two were deciding between electrical and [...]

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Salina Tech Students Eager to Learn

By |2021-01-07T14:33:11-06:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Construction, Electrical, news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|

Andy Houltberg, Executive Director of the Ashby House, points to one of the Ashby House facilities while teaching the Salina Area Technical College construction students what services the shelter provides for the community. The students will be helping with the electrical work and construction inside the historical house that was moved to the Ashby House over [...]

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Cruising to the Car Show

By |2020-10-08T17:50:06-06:00September 12th, 2020|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|

For the 11th year, the Salina Area Technical College campus was littered with a variety of vehicles. Hundreds of cars, trucks and in between were on display Saturday morning for folks to enjoy at the school’s Vehicle Extravaganza. “Most are local, but some travel from out-of-state for this event,” said SATC marketing and advertising specialist Mike [...]

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Salina Tech ranked in the top 10% for Graduation rate

By |2020-10-08T15:36:00-06:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: news, Salina Tech in the news, Zuncategorized|

  Salina Area Technical College announced it is ranked in the top 10 of two-year colleges nationally based on its graduation rate. The 2020 Almanac of the Chronicle of Higher Education, which was published in August, ranked Salina Tech sixth in the country. Salina Tech’s graduation rate was 67.9%, while the nationwide average for two-year colleges [...]

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