Construction starting soon on new Salina Tech building

By |2024-01-31T10:57:30-06:00December 14th, 2023|Categories: Foundation News, Zuncategorized|

Construction on the first new building on the Salina Area Technical College campus in 20 years is expected to begin soon, with fundraising efforts continuing after bids on the building were higher than expected. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the college’s new Industrial Maintenance and Automation program, which will be housed in the new [...]

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Salina Tech recognized as one of top 150 colleges in U.S.

By |2023-11-06T14:43:18-06:00November 4th, 2023|Categories: Zuncategorized|

Salina Area Technical College has been recognized as one of the top 150 two-year colleges in the United States by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, and is now eligible to compete for the $1 million 2025 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The colleges selected for this recognition stand out among more than 1,000 two-year [...]

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Salina Tech sets enrollment records, more than 1,000 students enrolled

By |2023-11-06T14:45:49-06:00September 27th, 2023|Categories: Zuncategorized|

Salina Area Technical College hit a major milestone this fall, with more than 1,000 students enrolled for the first time. According to data collected for the Kansas Board of Regents on the 20th day of fall classes, Salina Tech has 1,007 students, up 150 from the 857 in the fall of 2022. On a full-time equivalent [...]

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Salina Tech announces major challenge donation

By |2023-07-06T07:25:43-05:00July 5th, 2023|Categories: Zuncategorized|

A retired oil industry executive who grew up in Salina is offering $400,000 to help build Salina Area Technical College’s new Industrial Maintenance and Automation building – provided the college can raise an equal amount in new donations. Damon Button, who lives in Midland, Texas, said that even though he no longer has any “real ties [...]

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Salina Tech announces major donation for new program

By |2023-05-12T13:53:01-05:00May 12th, 2023|Categories: Zuncategorized|

Thanks to a generous donation to Salina Area Technical College’s new Industrial Maintenance and Automation program, private contributions to the project have surpassed $1 million. Salina Tech President Greg Nichols announced Thursday a $400,000 donation from the Sunderland Foundation, of Overland Park, towards the project. See more at salinapost.com

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Salina Tech earns Military Friendly Silver designation

By |2023-03-13T12:32:58-05:00March 13th, 2023|Categories: Zuncategorized|

For the seventh year in a row, 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. This year, Salina Tech was awarded the Silver designation, putting it in the top 20 percent of Military Friendly schools nationwide. Only one other [...]

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Salina Tech students find success at SkillsUSA competition

By |2022-05-04T13:02:51-05:00May 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 |2022-06-28T12:08:09-05:00April 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 |2022-04-22T09:42:45-05:00April 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 |2022-04-01T08:07:18-05:00April 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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