MTC spa open for facials Dec 2

Spa open for facials at MTC December 2 (Bradenton, FL-November 28, 2017) The Fusion Salon & Spa at Manatee Technical College will be open on Saturday, December 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Facials Specialty students will...

Meet Enrichment Program instructors at MTC 11/14

“Meet the enrichment instructors” at MTC November 14 (Bradenton, FL-November 9, 2017) The community will have an opportunity to meet enrichment class instructors at Manatee Technical College on November 14 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Adult...

MTC Nail Tech and Cosmo students help at Stand Down

MTC students help homeless veterans at Stand Down Elsy Cruz and Luz Miro, nail specialty students at Manatee Technical College, doing manicures at the 2017 Stand Down for Homeless Veterans. They and nine of their classmates gave 33 manicures...

MTC’s Project Smart Smiles helps 25 children

Manatee Technical College dental assisting students, Manatee School District school nurses, and volunteer dentists worked together to offer dental services to 25 elementary school children on October 20 at MTC East Campus.  Dentists Robb Hynton and Maria Pardo gave...

Renowned stylist inspires students

Renowned hair stylist/barber Ben De Cordova shared his expertise with over 40 cosmetology and barber students at Manatee Technical College this week.  Formerly from Beverly Hills, California, the now Tampa-based De Cordova was a celebrity stylist and designer for...

MTC earns reaffirmation of accreditation

(Bradenton, FL—October 17, 2017)   Manatee Technical College has earned reaffirmation of accreditation from the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE).  The COE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.   Reaffirmation...

MTC marine program receives $7,500 donation from Crosthwait

(Bradenton, FL—October 13, 2017)   Crosthwait Group executive board members Harry Blenker (left) and Bob Gause (middle) presented a $7,500 donation from the Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament to instructor Kelly Ewing (right) to support students in the Marine Service...

MTC honors outstanding business partners at annual fall meeting

(Bradenton, FL—October 13, 2017)   Manatee Technical College honored four business partners at its annual fall advisory committee meeting.  Named as this year’s Outstanding Business Partners were Air Products, Alvic Appliances and Services, First Physicians Group of Sarasota Memorial...

MTC now offering information sessions

(Bradenton, FL—October 12, 2017)   Manatee Technical College is now offering information sessions at its Main Campus on State Road 70.  Information sessions for classes starting in January will be held October 25 at 9 a.m., November 8 at...

Go back to school with class at MTC in Lakewood Ranch

by: Jay Heater Managing Editor Whenever I think about going back to school, at a later stage of life, I think of company meetings. I am talking about some of those self-improvement type lectures, those that tell you how...

MTC receives literacy grant from Wells Fargo

This will provide financial literacy instruction to adult students who speak other languages. by: Berkley Mason Staff Writer On September 18, Manatee Technical College was awarded a $4,600 Florida Financial Literacy Initiative grant from Wells Fargo, which will provide financial...

Public invited to MTC East Campus open house September 28

The East Campus of Manatee Technical College invites prospective students and the community-at-large to an open house on Thursday, September 28.  Open house hours will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the MTC campus on Lakewood Ranch Boulevard.  The...

Time to enroll in GED preparation and Adult ESOL at MTC

(Bradenton, FL—August 21, 2017)   Adults who want to earn a GED® or learn English may enroll with Manatee Technical College.   Manatee Technical College is an Official Adult Education Provider in the state of Florida.   The GED Test Preparation...

Still time to enroll in select programs at MTC

(Bradenton, FL—August 10, 2017) Manatee Technical College is still accepting applications for a handful of programs—but time is running out. Interested individuals should complete the online application and make an appointment to see a career counselor as quickly as...

First class of Executive Practical Nursing students graduate MTC

(Bradenton, FL—August 9, 2017)   Manatee Technical College graduated its first class of Executive Practical Nurses on August 8.  Grads Amanda Graves and Kendra Mingleton gave a unique joint address. After exclaiming, “We did it!” Mingleton shared some of...

Veteran graduate’s message hits home

A salute to Sam Hudson, one of 318 students who graduated from Manatee Technical College on June 26. The U.S. Army combat veteran was one of MTC’s commencement speakers and his message had to resonate with the audience. Hudson...

Construction Rodeo | From SRQ Daily

The other day I received a call that I couldn’t have been happier to get. Steve Panagiotakis, the vice president of operations for Bright Future Electric, hired an impressive 18 students as interns from the recent Construction Rodeo. What...

Manatee Technical College graduates law enforcement recruits

  (Bradenton, FL—June 28, 2017)   Manatee Technical College graduated 15 students from its Florida Law Enforcement Academy on June 26. Class leader Josiah Hartsell presented a plaque from the class to academy coordinator Michael Marchand.  Marchand was filling...