MTC car show draws over 1,000 in spite of weather

      (Bradenton, FL—February 18, 2017)   The threat of rain didn’t keep about 1,000 people from attending the 5th Annual Car, Truck and Bike Show at Manatee Technical College on Saturday.  It did cut it short by...

Dental assistants graduate Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—February 16, 2017)   Nine dental assisting technology and management students graduated from Manatee Technical College on February 15.  Graduate Austin Bennett wove the lyrics to Beyonce’s “I Was Here” into an emotional speech addressing his classmates: Claudia...

MTC students win 20 medals at HOSA Regionals

(Bradenton, FL—February 9, 2017) Over 450 students from Manatee, DeSoto and Sarasota counties filled the Manatee Technical College East Campus on February 2 to compete during the HOSA Future Health Professionals 2017 Regional Conference. Students from Manatee District Schools...

Manatee Technical College graduates 146 in winter ceremony

(Bradenton, FL—January 26, 2017)   Balloons and flowers dotted the crowd of family and friends as Manatee Technical College graduated 146 students Thursday evening.  The main campus programs included construction, manufacturing, automotive, business, cosmetology and design programs. “One year...

MTC Fire Science Academy graduates class #28

(Bradenton, FL—January 24, 2017)   Fire fighter class number 28 graduated from Manatee Technical College on January 24.  In a processional led by a single bagpiper, 11 students entered Wagner Auditorium to graduate from the Fire Science Academy. Prior...

Nurses graduate from Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—December 15, 2016)   Manatee Technical College graduated 15 students from the evening Practical Nursing program on December 14.   To make it to graduation, the students had to attend two nights per week from 6-10 p.m. and every...

Migrant children get dental care at MTC

(Bradenton, FL—December 13, 2016)   Migrant and farmworker students received free dental care at the Manatee Technical College East Campus on December 9.  Local dentists, hygienists and MTC dental assisting students provided care to 44 students, who have limited...

A day of pampering for women in crisis | From the Bradenton Herald

EAST MANATEE A typical day for women in His Girls Discipleship is regimented from sunup to sundown, with classes, chores, exercise and Bible study. The year-long residential recovery program for women in crisis isn’t a cakewalk. But Wednesday was...

SandBlast celebrates wildlife, creativity, recycling | From the Islander

The team from Manatee Technical College celebrates Nov. 19 after receiving the runner-up award in the wildlife category for their “Toothless” dragon sand sculpture at Keep Manatee Beautiful’s America Recycles Day at Sandblast. MTC’s team was sponsored by Innovate...

Career and Hiring Fest at MTC December 7

(Bradenton, FL—November 21, 2016)   Manatee Technical College is holding the 3rd Annual Career and Hiring Fest on December 7, 2016, from 3 to 6 p.m. in partnership with CareerSource Suncoast.  The fest is designed to help people find...

MTC graduates nurses & fire fighters in simultaneous ceremonies

(Bradenton, FL—November 17, 2016)   Graduates from the fire fighter and practical nursing programs at Manatee Technical College were led in a joint processional by bagpipers.  The MTC programs held simultaneous ceremonies on November 17, 2016. The MTC Practical...

MTC is hosting a pet food drive through Nov. 10. | From the Observer

Manatee Technical College students hope the public will further support their efforts to assist the area’s needy by supplying food for pets. Students in the marketing, management and entrepreneurial principles program at MTC are conducting a pet food drive...