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 East Campus to host open house for the community

LAKEWOOD RANCH Officials of the East Campus of Manatee Technical College will host an open house for prospective students and the community. The event is set 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at the MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch...

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...

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...

10 National SkillsUSA Champions for Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—June 28, 2017)   Manatee Technical College has 10 new SkillsUSA National Champions.  MTC students brought home 4 gold medals, 5 silver medals and 1 bronze medal from the 2017 National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference.  The week-long...

Manatee Technical College graduates 53rd class

(Bradenton, FL—June 26, 2017) Manatee Technical College graduated 318 students on June 26. A total of 739 students graduated from the college during the 2016-17 school year to date. The class of 2017 is the 53rd for Manatee Tech—the...

MTC graduates over 100 from GED and ESOL programs

(Bradenton, FL—June 22, 2017)   “I’m living proof you can graduate,” said Kathleen Sierra.  She and fellow graduation speaker Nicole Dotson spoke to over 100 graduates from Manatee Technical College adult education programs and a full house of family...

MTC graduates Medical Assistants with great job outlook

(Bradenton, FL—June 21, 2017)   The Medical Assisting program at Manatee Technical College graduated 12 students on June 21. Graduates were Tammy Olson, Ashley Prezioso, Elizabeth Brady, Nicole Knies, Myrlandha Marc, Ana Ochoa, Shalia Evans, Nachell Proctor, Talaya Turner,...