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...

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 student wins design contest

Ashley Mitchell, a Manatee Technical College student in the digital design program, was the winner in the 20+ category of the Mana-Con Art Challenge.  The challenge was part of the Seventh Annual Mana-Con Comics Convention at the Manatee County...

MTC to offer help applying for financial aid

(Bradenton, FL—November 1, 2016)   Manatee Technical College is offering free workshops for anyone looking for help applying for financial aid to attend college.  The first “College is Affordable” workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 8, from 4...

Furry Friends Food Drive & Hair Cuts for Homeless Vets

(Bradenton, FL—October 25, 2016)   Manatee Technical College students will be holding a Furry Friends Food Drive October 26 to November 9,2016.  The drive will benefit the upcoming Remote Area Medical (RAM) Veterinary Clinic for families who can’t afford...

Masonry apprentices to demonstrate their skills Oct 27, 6-8 p.m.

(Bradenton, FL—October 25, 2016)  Manatee Technical College Masonry Apprentice students will demonstrate their skills Thursday, October 27, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the MTC Main Campus. The Florida Masonry Apprentice & Educational Foundation is inviting the public to...

Migrant children to receive school supplies Sunday Oct. 30

Tropicana Adelante Team and MTC Farmworker Program at Myakka Head Start    (Bradenton, FL—October 21, 2016)   The Farmworker Career Development Program of Manatee Technical College and the Adelante Team of Tropicana Products, Inc., will be giving school supplies...

Businesses receive awards, give scholarships at MTC

(Bradenton, FL—October 14, 2016)  Manatee Technical College presented business-partner awards to Gettel Automotive Group, Johnson PhotoImaging, and Pierce Manufacturing at the institution’s semi-annual advisory committee meeting on October 14.  At the same meeting, the Crosthwait Group and Air Products...

Speakers to expose students/community to manufacturing world

(Bradenton, FL—October 5, 2016)  October 7 is national Manufacturing Day.  Manatee Technical College will host three guest speakers from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. to expose students and the community to the manufacturing industry, the rewarding high-skilled careers associated with...

Fire Science Academy graduates class #26

(Bradenton, FL—September 19, 2016)   The Fire Science Academy of Manatee Technical College graduated fire fighter class number 26 at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016, at MTC’s Main Campus.  This class completed both Fire Fighter and Emergency...

MTC instructor earns rare degree

(Bradenton, FL—September 13, 2016)  Manatee Technical College instructor Marina Proskurina was conferred the Florida Degree of Artistic Excellence by the Florida Professional Photographers in Orlando on September 12, 2016.  She is one of only 16 in the state to...