MTI culinary arts student awarded trip to Vietnam

(Bradenton, FL – October 10, 2013)  Dante Valenzuela, a culinary arts student at Manatee Technical Institute, was awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to Vietnam to assist with next year’s Village de Chefs in Hanoi.  The group of distinguished chefs from...

Making Strides against breast cancer

MTI Web Development student, John Franz, is putting on a fundraiser car wash to raise funds for Breast Cancer research.  The car wash will take place Saturday from 9a.m. – 2p.m. at Begley Shell Service located at 5818 Manatee...

MTI orthopedic tech program earns NAOT recognition

(Bradenton, FL—October 1, 2013)  The National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists has approved the Orthopedic Technology Program at Manatee Technical Institute for recognition status. Only eight orthopedic technology programs in the United States are NAOT recognized. The association’s Educational Programs...

MTI STUDENTS COMPLETE CITIZENSHIP PROJECT (Bradenton Herald)

MTI students Lesvia Franco and Sebastian Martines pose with instructors Barbara Lasser and Vera Bourenina after participating in a SkillsUSA citizenship project. The digital videography class created a DVD of  Franco, Martines and Bourenina  sharing what it meant to...

SkillsUSA citizenship project

MTI students Lesvia Franco and Sebastian Martines pose with instructors Barbara Lasser and Vera Bourenina after participating in a SkillsUSA citizenship project.  The digital video class created a DVD of Franco, Martines and Bourenina sharing what it meant to...

Parisian-trained chefs coming to MTI

October 8 & 9, Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Rendez vous with “Village de Chefs” A unique, prestigious and convivial event with chefs from around the globe (Paris, France and Sarasota-Bradenton, FL — September 19, 2013) Twenty French Chefs and pastry chefs...

MTI to Hold Open House Wednesday (Bradenton Times)

Published Monday, September 16, 2013 by Manatee Technical Institute BRADENTON — Manatee Technical Institute will host an open house at the Main Campus on Wednesday morning, September 18, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The public is encouraged to...

MTI to host 9/11 remembrances and blood drive

(Bradenton, FL—September 6, 2013) Manatee Technical Institute will honor the American spirit in remembrance of 9/11 at both the Main and East Campuses on Wednesday, September 11. EAST CAMPUS:  MTI East and the Lakewood Ranch Community Activities group will...

Employer demand for skilled work force growing (Bradenton Herald)

By CHARLES SCHELLE — cschelle@bradenton.com BRADENTON — Florida’s top jobs chief is singing the praises of the state’s unemployment numbers, but knows there is more to be done. Jesse Panuccio, executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity,...

Surviving Hell’s Kitchen (My Fox Tampa Bay)

My Fox Tampa Bay stopped by Manatee Technical Institute recently to interview Culinary Instructor Chef Jamie Gregorich, who was on season nine of Hell’s Kitchen.  In the interview Jamie discussed what it was like being on the show and how life...

MTI Law Enforcement Academy graduation

The Manatee Technical Institute Law Enforcement Academy graduated eight basic recruits last night. Class leader Graham W. Cook presented Academy Director Jay Romine with the class plaque.  Two of four special awards went to Cook for Class Leader and...

Need a job? Learn to weld (Herald-Tribune)

By Michael Pollick As Southwest Florida sheds the last vestiges of the Great Recession — with a resurgence in the manufacturing and the housing industries — a long slumbering problem affecting businesses is being felt once again. You have...

MTI students earn contest’s top spot (Herald-Tribune)

For the 10th straight year, Manatee Technical Institute students won more medals than any other school in the nation at the 49th annual SkillsUSA Championship. MTI had 61 national champions and won 18 gold, 25 silver and 18 bronze...