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 hires Gutierrez as new foundation director

By |2022-06-28T12:08:09-06:00April 29th, 2022|Categories: Foundation News, Zuncategorized|

Salina Area Technical College announced this morning that Brenda Gutierrez has been named executive director of the college’s foundation, succeeding Larry Pankratz, who retired at the end of 2021. “We are very happy Brenda has joined the Salina Tech family in this important role,” said Salina Tech President Greg Nichols. “Tuition, plus state and federal funding [...]

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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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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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