Salina Tech to launch part-time practical nursing program in 2024

By |2023-11-16T15:40:36-06:00November 16th, 2023|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

In response to demand from across the region, Salina Area Technical College is planning to start a part-time program for Practical Nursing, starting in the fall of 2024. The college started its full-time Practical Nursing program in the fall of 2018, and has been tremendously popular; all open seats for the current class were filled by [...]

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Salina Tech graduation Saturday; candidates announced

By |2023-05-01T09:37:27-05:00April 30th, 2023|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

Graduation ceremonies for Salina Area Technical College are scheduled for Saturday. The event is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday in Tony's Pizza Events Center, 800 The Midway. Following are the names of graduation candidates. See more at Salinapost.com

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Salina Tech celebrates National Tech Signing Day

By |2023-04-25T11:54:18-05:00April 25th, 2023|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

Salina Area Technical College celebrated National Tech Signing Day on Thursday. The nationally celebrated event recognizes students who are entering technical fields and emphasizes the commitment of tech colleges to help students gain skills necessary to compete in high demand jobs. The event took place at the Salina Tech Student Success Center, 2562 Centennial Road, where [...]

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Salina Tech sets spring enrollment record

By |2023-02-15T11:33:50-06:00February 14th, 2023|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

While Salina Area Technical College has routinely set new fall enrollment records over the past several years, spring enrollment numbers have been quietly growing as well. For the spring 2023 semester, the college reached a record headcount of 1,055 students enrolled in a record 7,921 credit hours. Those numbers represent a 22 percent increase in headcount [...]

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From psychologist to diesel technician: an unlikely career change proves possible

By |2023-02-14T13:01:36-06:00February 12th, 2023|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

If you were to ask Samantha Ribaudo eight years ago where she saw herself in the future, it likely wouldn’t be here. She didn’t anticipate the greasy hands, safety glasses and welding gear. She didn’t anticipate enrolling at a technical college in Salina, Kansas, or living with her older brother an hour and a half from [...]

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Salina Tech awarded $1.8 M grant, seeking matching funds for new building

By |2023-01-25T11:54:46-06:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: Foundation News, Salina Tech in the news|

Like most industries, manufacturing seems to change and adapt toward efficiency as technology evolves. A new program at Salina Area Technical College will prepare students for setting up and maintaining automated machinery — a skill in high demand in the greater manufacturing workforce. The Industrial Maintenance and Automation program will train students on various components [...]

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Salina Tech Sets Enrollment Record

By |2022-09-30T09:38:49-05:00September 30th, 2022|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

A decade-long streak of enrollment growth continues for Salina Area Technical College this fall, with the college again posting new records. According to data collected for the Kansas Board of Regents on the 20th day of fall classes, Salina Tech has 857 students, up five from the 852 in the fall of 2021. On a full-time [...]

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Salina Tech Ranked as Top College

By |2022-09-13T13:45:19-05:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked Salina Area Technical College in the top 2 percent of two-year colleges across the United States, based on its graduation rate. The Chronicle’s annual Almanac is published each August, and compares thousands of colleges across the country each year on a wide variety of metrics. This is the fourth [...]

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Salina Tech Welcomes New Leadership

By |2022-09-01T11:01:18-05:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

With the start of a new school year, Salina Area Technical College welcomes several people to new leadership positions at the college. Jennifer Callis, who had previously served as Vice President of Student Services, has been named Vice President of Instruction, succeeding Stanton Gartin in that role. Callis earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business [...]

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Salina Tech foundation director attends development conference

By |2022-07-14T06:22:19-05:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Salina Tech in the news|

Brenda Gutierrez, executive director of the Salina Area Technical College Foundation, attended her first meeting of the Kansas Community and Technical College Development Officers’ Conference held at Colby Community College. During the two-day conference, participants from across the state took part in a variety of events, including a ... read more at Salina Post

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