Northcentral Technical College

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is a public community college in Wausau, Wisconsin. It is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System. The district of the college includes all of, or portions of, Marathon, Lincoln, Taylor, Price, Langlade, Menominee, Clark, Portage, Shawano and Waupaca counties. The main campus is located in Wausau. There are regional centers in Antigo, Medford, Merrill, Phillips, Spencer and Wittenberg.

Northcentral Technical College
MottoReal life. Real learning.
TypeState Technical College
Established1912
Budget$43.9M (2009-2010)
PresidentDr. Lori A. Weyers
Academic staff
Approximately 150 FT
Students2022(FT), 3098(PT) as of 4-18-11
Location, ,
United States
CampusUrban
ColorsBlue,Silver
NicknameTimberwolves
Websitewww.ntc.edu

Accreditation

Northcentral Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA).[1] Several programs are accredited by other accreditation bodies.

History

The college began as Wausau Industrial School in 1912.[1] It was renamed Wausau Vocational School in 1936, Wausau Technical Institute in 1961, North Central Technical Institute (NCTI) in 1967.[1] It began occupying its new facility in 1969.[1] It was renamed Northcentral Technical College in 1988.[1]

Academics

NTC offers associate degrees,technical diplomas, and over 100 certificate programs in agriculture, business, community services, general studies, health, public safety and technical and trades.

Notable alumni

References

  1. About NTC at official website, Retrieved June 27, 2007
  2. 'Wisconsin Blue Book 2009-2010,' Biographical Sketch of Russ Decker, pg. 76

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