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Kansas’ largest technical college continues to grow.

WSU Tech continues to see strong enrollment growth for 5th consecutive semester. Wichita, Kansas – Enrollment at WSU Tech, formerly Wichita Area Technical College, has reached new highs for the 2018 fall semester. This is the 5th consecutive semester the college has seen strong growth in enrollment. As reported by the [...]

Kansas’ largest technical college continues to grow.2018-10-02T10:31:47+00:00

WSU Tech Named a Fastest Growing College in the Nation

WSU Tech ranked second fastest growing college among 952 two-year institutions in the nation. Wichita, Kansas - The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked WSU Tech, formerly Wichita Area Technical College, at No. 2 among its “Fastest-Growing Colleges, 2006-2016” in its Almanac of Higher Education 2018. In the 10-year span, the college experienced a 418.3% [...]

WSU Tech Named a Fastest Growing College in the Nation2018-08-30T14:37:18+00:00

Relocation Scholarship Opportunity – Wichita Promise Move

New scholarship program will pay to move people to Wichita and train them to go to work at top aviation companies. At the National Center for Aviation Training, WSU Tech will pay tuition and fees, relocation and cost of living expenses and provide a guaranteed job interview with new “Wichita Promise Move” scholarship program. [...]

Relocation Scholarship Opportunity – Wichita Promise Move2018-08-01T14:51:53+00:00

Aviation Pathway

Wichita Public Schools, WSU Tech and Textron Aviation to partner with aviation industry and Kansas State Department of Education to launch Aviation Pathway Program to create new aviation industry options for high school students.   WICHITA, Kan. –  Aviation Pathway, a new proposed high school aviation curriculum, was announced today by Wichita Public [...]

Aviation Pathway2018-05-07T16:12:22+00:00

WSU Tech Administrator Named to Blackboard MVP Program

WSU Tech Administrator Named to Blackboard MVP Program Casey Eubank Recognized for Expertise in Education Technology WSU Tech announced that Casey Eubank, Learning Management System (LMS) Administrator, was selected to participate in the Blackboard MVP Program. Run by education technology leader Blackboard Inc., the program consists of faculty members, administrators, educators, and instructional designers [...]

WSU Tech Administrator Named to Blackboard MVP Program2018-04-26T14:12:38+00:00

WSU Tech Foundation event recognizes community leaders and raises over $60,000 leading to big scholarship opportunity announcement

WSU Tech Foundation event recognizes community leaders and raises over $60,000 leading to big scholarship opportunity announcement. Wichita, Kan – Thurs., April 12, the WSU Tech Foundation (formerly WATC Foundation) hosted the Believers and Achievers event which recognized individuals who believed in the creation of the National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT), WSU Tech’s [...]

WSU Tech Foundation event recognizes community leaders and raises over $60,000 leading to big scholarship opportunity announcement2018-04-16T14:19:39+00:00

It’s official: WATC will become the WSU Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology

“This is an exciting day for education in Wichita and the state of Kansas. A strong partnership between WSU Tech and WSU has existed for many years through collaborative efforts like the National Center for Aviation Training, the Shocker Pathway associate of arts degree, and WSU Old Town. Now with a formalized [...]

It’s official: WATC will become the WSU Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology2018-03-27T11:21:38+00:00

WATC Community Service Day

WSU Tech employees volunteer throughout Wichita during first Community Service Day In the wake of reporting the highest enrollment growth of the college’s history, WSU Tech employees celebrate by giving back to local agencies.   On the morning of Monday, Oct. 9, instead of reporting to their offices, several members of WSU [...]

WATC Community Service Day2018-02-14T09:50:14+00:00

WATC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLLMENT… AGAIN.

Wichita, Kansas - For the second year in a row, a record number of students are taking classes at Kansas’s largest technical college. WSU Tech has experienced their largest enrollment of 4,267 students for the fall 2017 semester. That number reflects an increase of 18.8 percent in headcount. This is 675 more students than [...]

WATC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLLMENT… AGAIN.2018-02-14T10:09:07+00:00

Join Us! WATC Old Town Ribbon Cutting

  WSU Tech and Wichita State University (WSU) have opened a new location in Old Town at 213 N. Mead, in the former home of Airbus Engineering. The space is shared with  WSU Tech’s Surgical Technology, Practical Nurse, Healthcare Administration and Management, Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Certified Medication Aide (CMA) and Home Health Aide [...]

Join Us! WATC Old Town Ribbon Cutting2018-02-14T10:06:25+00:00

34 Medals Earned at 2017 Skills USA Kansas State Competition

Each year, WSU Tech  student representatives compete in Kansas SkillsUSA competitions with the hopes to making it to the national competition.  The main event took place in Hutchinson on Monday April 17 and  Tuesday April 18 with an award ceremony on Wednesday April 19.  There were 4 early competitions in Wichita on Saturday April 8 [...]

34 Medals Earned at 2017 Skills USA Kansas State Competition2017-04-20T15:48:26+00:00

WATC Community Open House April 25th

WICHITA, Kan. – WSU Tech will be hosting a community Open House Tuesday, April 25, from 3 to 7 p.m. at their Southside Center at 4501 E. 47th St. S and City Center at 301 S. Grove. Attendees will be able to explore programs in healthcare, manufacturing, design, business, automotive, transferrable general education and [...]

WATC Community Open House April 25th2017-04-11T16:25:59+00:00

Free tuition training and guaranteed job interviews at WATC

WSU Tech is committed to help close the skills gap in Wichita and that is why, thanks to local support, the Wichita Promise Scholarship is back with more programs than ever. WICHITA, KAN- As employers see a shortage of skilled workers, WSU Tech is committed to help close the skills gap and increase Wichita’s [...]

Free tuition training and guaranteed job interviews at WATC2017-04-04T14:59:52+00:00

Another record setting enrollment at WATC

Wichita, Kan. – After seeing the highest enrollment in the history of the college in fall 2016, WSU Tech has surpassed those numbers and is on track for another record setting enrollment for the spring 2017 semester. As of Feb. 17, 2017, census date, WSU Tech is up 21.4 percent in credit hours and [...]

Another record setting enrollment at WATC2017-02-21T08:47:50+00:00

WATC to Open New Location in Old Town

Wichita, Kan. - WSU Tech will be expanding by opening its fourth Wichita location in the former Airbus Americas Engineering site at 213 N. Mead in Old Town. This space will be shared with Wichita State University’s (WSU) Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday, Jan. 31, with members [...]

WATC to Open New Location in Old Town2017-02-02T08:20:31+00:00

New Training Opportunities for Aviation Maintenance Students

On Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 WSU Tech took ownership of its first business jet, the Cessna Citation CJ1. The Citation was purchased through a special agreement with Textron Financial Corporation facilitated by Ian Minaert, Director of Asset Sales, and Cody Denton, Manager of Aircraft Sales. The plane made her last flight from Eisenhower International [...]

New Training Opportunities for Aviation Maintenance Students2016-11-28T16:53:12+00:00

Fidelity Bank Foundation awards $25,000 to WATC students

  WICHITA, Kan. – The Fidelity Bank Foundation will present the WATC Foundation (WATC Foundation) with a $25,000 grant to support students with scholarships to further their education. The check presentation is Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the Gateway building at WSU Tech’s main campus, the National Center for Aviation Training [...]

Fidelity Bank Foundation awards $25,000 to WATC students2016-10-03T16:14:05+00:00

WATC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLLMENT

Wichita, Kan. - Enrollment growth at WSU Tech is on a record-setting pace. WSU Tech has achieved its highest fall enrollment in the history of the college with a head count of 3,592 students. This is an increase of 8.2 percent over last year’s fall enrollment and once again, makes WSU Tech the largest technical [...]

WATC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLLMENT2016-09-27T17:23:42+00:00

Delta Dental of Kansas awards $50,000 grant to WATC

WICHITA, KAN - WSU Tech has been awarded a $50,000 Community Dental Health Grant from Delta Dental of Kansas. This grant will fund the purchase of new equipment and student scholarships for WSU Tech’s dental assistant program. Rachael Wiebe, program director of the dental assistant program at WSU Tech, stated “I am so grateful for [...]

Delta Dental of Kansas awards $50,000 grant to WATC2016-09-06T14:02:57+00:00

WIBA awards $15,000 grant to WATC students

WICHITA, Kan. – On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. the Wichita Independent Business Association (WIBA) presented the WATC Foundation (WATC Foundation) with a $15,000 grant to support students with scholarships to further their education. These scholarships will be split among students in the IT (Information Technology) and Wichita Promise programs. The scholarships are [...]

WIBA awards $15,000 grant to WATC students2016-08-24T12:59:31+00:00
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