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,...

Four qualify for international competition at FL- HOSA

(Bradenton, FL—April 18, 2016) Four health occupations students from Manatee Technical College qualified to compete at the International Leadership Conference of HOSA-Future Health Professionals when they competed at the state level in Orlando April 14-17, 2016. Twelve MTC students...

Air-Conditioning students get first-hand look at new Air & Energy

(Bradenton, FL—April 8, 2016) Manatee Technical College air-conditioning, refrigeration and heating technology students visited Air & Energy’s new downtown Bradenton headquarters for a first-hand look at their chosen industry this week. MTC students were given the opportunity to learn...

Awards presented to outstanding volunteers and alumni at MTC

 Earl Stockton of Mote Marine Laboratories, representatives from Tropicana, and two alumni from Manatee Technical College were presented awards at the annual advisory committee dinner meeting at Manatee Technical College on April 7, 2016. Director Doug Wagner presented a...

TIFF recognizes and encourages supporters at 10th anniversary

Manatee Technical College web development student Matthew Vreman redesigned the TIFF website http://toinformfamiliesfirst.org.   His mother, father and grandmother came to see him recognized for his work at a 10th anniversary recognition ceremony.  TIFF founder and President Christine Olson called...

TIFF to recognize supporters at Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—March 18, 2016) To Inform Families First (TIFF) will recognize the people and organizations that helped it get started 10 years ago and have helped the initiative reach millions of people since then. The awards presentation will take...

Day of Beauty fundraiser April 2 at Manatee Technical College

(Bradenton, FL—March 17, 2016)   Treat yourself to a Day of Beauty on Saturday, April 2, 2016.  Cosmetology students at Manatee Technical College are offering manicures, pedicures, haircuts, hair color, facials, waxing and more to raise money to compete...

Fire Science Academy graduates class #27

(Bradenton, FL—March 12, 2016)   The Fire Science Academy of Manatee Technical College graduated class number 27 on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at MTC’s Main Campus.   The Manatee County Honor Guard led the processional of the 15 graduates:...

We Care Project at MTC Provides Dental Care to School Children

(Bradenton, FL—March 11, 2016)   About 20 local school children received dental care through the “We Care” Dental Project at Manatee Technical College East Campus on March 11, 2016.  Local dentists joined MTC Dental Assisting students to provide pediatric...

Manatee Technical College mid-year graduation

(Bradenton, FL—March 12, 2016) Manatee Technical College held its mid-school-year graduation ceremony in Cantrell Hall at 6:00 p.m. on March 11, 2016. The college graduated 85 students who completed one of the Main Campus career certificate programs between November...