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...

MTC Farmworker Program and Coordinator earn state recognition

(Bradenton, FL—August 10, 2016)   Esperanza Gamboa, coordinator of the Farmworker Career Development Program of Manatee Technical College, and her team were honored by the Florida Department of Education Farmworker Career Development Program office.  Gamboa was recognized as Coordinator...

Romine honored by FL police chiefs

(Bradenton, FL—August 8, 2016)   Jay Romine, director of the Law Enforcement Academy of Manatee Technical College, was presented with a Wall of Honor award by the Florida Police Chiefs Association for his service to the association. Romine is...

High School Firefighter graduation 10 a.m. Sat. 8/13

The Fire Science Academy of Manatee Technical College will graduate High School Fire Fighter class number 6 at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2016, in Wagner Auditorium at MTC’s Main Campus. These students were dual-enrolled high-school students who...

New MTC programs to prepare people for high demand jobs

(Bradenton, FL—August 1, 2016)   Manatee Technical College is offering two new certificate programs to prepare people for jobs that are considered high skill/high wage, are among the fastest growing or have the most openings: Applied Cybersecurity and Computer...

MTC graduates over 100 GED and ESOL grads

(Bradenton, FL—June 30, 2016)   Manatee Technical College held its adult general education (AGE) graduation ceremony for the year on June 29, 2016, at Bayshore High School Auditorium.  MTC graduated 101 students from its GED® and English for speakers...

MTC graduates culinary arts and baking/pastry arts students

(Bradenton, FL—June 28, 2016)   Manatee Technical College held a white coat pinning ceremony for its 30 Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts graduates in Cantrell Hall on June 28, 2016.  It was the first white coat pinning...

Manatee Technical College 2016 graduation

(Bradenton, FL—June 27, 2016)   Manatee Technical College held its main graduation ceremony for the year on June 27, 2016, in Cantrell Hall.  Close to 200 students walked across the stage, although 599 graduated from the career certificate programs...

24 National SkillsUSA Champions for Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—June 27, 2016)   Manatee Technical College has 24 new SkillsUSA National Champions.  The students brought home 7 gold medals, 5 silver and 12 bronze medals from the 2016 National SkillsUSA Championships on Saturday.  The week-long industry-sponsored event...

Five Manatee Technical College graduations, week of 6/13

The Practical Nursing program graduated 14 students also on Wednesday, June 15.  Graduate Kindall Schlemmer led the Pledge of Allegiance; Susan Knowles was the student speaker; and Chelsea Burnett led her class in reciting the Nurses’ Pledge of Service. ...

MTC students film theatre production to help disabled adults

(Bradenton, FL—June 10, 2016) Five Digital Video Production students at Manatee Technical College filmed the Loveland Players’ production of “The Unbroken Circle: A Tribute to the Grand Ole Opry” on June 3, 2016, at the Venice Theatre. The students...

Optometric assisting students graduate Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—June 4, 2016)   The Optometric Assisting program at Manatee Technical College held a graduation ceremony on June 4, 2016, in Wagner Auditorium.  Eight students completed the certificate program. “You are proof we have met our mission,” said...

MTC Workforce Training Initiative to offer Security Officer course

(Bradenton, FL—May 18, 2016)   Manatee Technical College (MTC) Workforce Training Initiative will offer a Class “D” Security Officer training course beginning June 3, 2016. Upon completion of the 40-hour course, students will be eligible to apply for a...

MTC to offer health careers summer camp for high schoolers

(Bradenton, FL—May 18, 2016)   Manatee Technical College will offer a summer camp for high school students interested in exploring careers in healthcare.  MTC was awarded a grant from the Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center to offer the...

Expo and Job Fair at MTC Wednesday 5/11, 1:30-5:30 p.m.

Manatee Technical College is hosting a job fair for Manatee County Government on May 11, 2016, from 1:30-5:30 p.m.  Positions available range from entry level to management.  Interested applicants will have the opportunity to meet hiring managers and representatives...

MTC inducts 24 into National Adult Education Honor Society

(Bradenton, FL—May 2, 2016)   Manatee Technical College inducted 24 students into the National Adult Education Honor Society on April 28.  The ceremony for the school’s adult general education students was held in the Bayshore High School Auditorium, next...

Manatee Tech brings home the gold from FL-SkillsUSA

(Bradenton, FL—April 28, 2016)   Manatee Technical College students won 45 gold medals, 23 silver and 18 bronze medals at the 2016 Florida SkillsUSA Conference.  Close to 1,000 students and over 100 high schools and colleges competed at the...

MTech selects MTC students to redesign company logo

(Bradenton, FL—April 21, 2016) On April 21, 2016, MTech Mobile Device Management president and founder Tony Fernandez selected two Manatee Technical College students to work with him to redesign his company’s logo. Douglas Forsythe and Terrell Fields, both 20,...