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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Vehicle Extravaganza moves inside

By |2018-08-06T16:22:22+00:00April 8th, 2018|Categories: Community, Zuncategorized|

It was cold weather for hot rods. Or rat rods. Or carefully restored antique sedans. Lead judge Gabe Winger, diesel technology instructor, points to the motor of a 1955 Chevy Bel Air as he explains what the judges are looking for at the ninth annual Vehicle Extravaganza at Salina Area Technical College on Saturday. This [...]

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Nine Inducted Into National Technical Honor Society

By |2018-08-01T14:12:42+00:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: Automotive, CAD, Construction, Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant, Zuncategorized|

Salina Area Technical College on Friday inducted nine students into its chapter of the National Technical Honor Society. Inductees to Salina Tech's chapter of the National Technical Honor Society for 2017-18 are: Back row, Noah Pfannenstiel, Hunter Mendenhall, Joshua Gengler, Zaide Korb, Cheryl Gray. Front row, Laura Von Bergen, Erika Ruiz, Aubrey Bieker, Steven Weigand. [...]

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Prepare yourself for top jobs of future

By |2018-08-01T14:13:25+00:00March 10th, 2018|Categories: Dental Assistant, Welding, Zuncategorized|

“The top 10 jobs haven’t even been invented yet,” said Greg Nichols, president of Salina Area Technical College. “We’re preparing students for jobs that haven’t even been invented yet, especially in the technical field,” said Julie Rowe, director of the career services office at Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus. “If you already know about the technology, [...]

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Salina Tech wins welding competition for third consecutive year

By |2018-08-01T14:14:07+00:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: SkillsUSA, Welding, Zuncategorized|

A team of four high school seniors in Salina Area Technical College’s welding program brought home the first-place plaque from North Central Kansas Technical College’s annual Gas Metal Arc Welding competition in Beloit. Welding Instructor Fernando Fajardo; Kyle Anderson, Bradyn Weber and Riley Odell, all seniors at Smoky Valley High School; and Wayne Ruble, senior [...]

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Hansen Foundation donates $100,000 to nursing scholarships

By |2018-03-05T20:44:07+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Allied Health, Practical Nursing, Registered Nursing, Zuncategorized|

The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Salina Area Technical College to fund the Dane G. Hansen Foundation Medical Scholarship Program for students in the college’s new nursing program. Recipients of the scholarships must agree to work in the 26-county region of northwest Kansas that the Foundation serves. That region includes Saline County and [...]

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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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Fort Hays State, Salina Tech partner on new bachelor’s degree pathways

By |2018-08-01T15:45:07+00:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: GenEd, Zuncategorized|

The presidents of Fort Hays State University and Salina Area Technical College came together Tuesday morning in Salina to sign an agreement making it easier and more affordable for people across North Central Kansas to earn a bachelor’s degree. Fort Hays State University President Tisa Mason, left, shakes hands with Salina Tech President Greg Nichols [...]

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Great Plains Trucking Donates Semi and Trailer to Salina Tech

By |2018-03-05T20:37:15+00:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: CDL, Zuncategorized|

When Salina Area Technical College started its Commercial Truck Driving program in 2015, it was with the support many local trucking companies, including Great Plains Trucking, which donated the use of a semi and trailer for a year. The company renewed that annual donation in 2016 and 2017. For 2018, the company has instead made the [...]

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