Dental clinic for migrant children this Friday at MTC East

(Bradenton, FL—December 1, 2015)   School children enrolled in the School District of Manatee County Migrant Program will receive free dental care at the Manatee Technical College East Campus in Lakewood Ranch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on...

Migrant children to receive school supplies this Saturday 10 a.m.

Tropicana Adelante Team and MTC Farmworker Program at Falkner Farms (Bradenton, FL—November 12, 2015)   The Farmworker Career Development Program of Manatee Technical College and the Adelante Team of Tropicana Products, Inc., will be giving school supplies to migrant...

Two Donations to MTC in one Morning: Crosthwait and OneBlood

With proceeds from the Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament, Mike Biggins (holding check), Harry Blenker, Jeff Stephenson (at podium) and Joe Kennedy presented a check for $7,000 to Manatee Technical College director Doug Wagner (far left) at the school’s 2015 fall advisory...

Blood Drive at Manatee Technical College November 9-10

Manatee Technical College (6305 State Road 70 E.) will hold a community blood drive on Monday and Tuesday, November 9 and 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All donors will receive a free t-shirt and a wellness checkup including blood pressure,...

Meyers wins state award for education-workforce partnerships

(Bradenton, FL—October 23, 2015)  Martha Meyers, business and industry services specialist for Manatee Technical College, won the 2015 Education-Workforce Partner Award from the Florida Workforce Development Association.  CareerSource Suncoast board chair Adam Kendall presented her the award at the...

Photography, Art, Cartooning, I-Pad, Golf starting in November

(Bradenton, FL—October 22, 2015) Capture the beauty and love of the holidays through photography. Make art of your memories. Create cartoons. Get the most out of your I-Phone/I-Pad. Learn computer basics. Get ready for the golf course. These classes...

MTC to demonstrate new WeatherSTEM station on October 7

Teachers, students and community invited   (Bradenton, FL—September 17, 2015)  Manatee Technical College has been selected as the first site in Manatee County to receive a WeatherSTEM package.  The WeatherSTEM package is a weather station and a community centered...

Guest speakers to give voice to Manufacturing Day at MTC

MTC to roll out “Barracuda Business,” an MTC version of Shark Tank   (Bradenton, FL—September 28, 2015)  October 2 is National Manufacturing Day.  Manatee Technical College will host three guest speakers to discuss the state of manufacturing on the...

MTC Law Enforcement students awarded memorial scholarships

  (Bradenton, FL—September 25, 2015)  Four students in the Law Enforcement Academy at Manatee Technical College were awarded $1,000 each from the Dan DiCicco Memorial Scholarship Foundation.  The Dan DiCicco family came to the MTC East Campus to present...

Farmworker program to get $50,000 from PepsiCo for scholarships

(Bradenton, FL—September 24, 2015)  The Farmworker Career Development Program at Manatee Technical College has been selected as the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the PepsiCo Foundation to award 10 student scholarships.  PepsiCo employees from Tropicana plants across the...

MTC Instructor Work Honored in International Competition

(Bradenton, FL—August 20, 2015)Marina Proskurina, digital design instructor at Manatee Technical College, has been honored with a Merit Award from the Professional Photographers of America in the 2015 International Photographic Competition.  Her work, “Scrapbook of Life,” has been selected for inclusion in...

9/11 Remembrance Blood Drive to be held at MTC

(Bradenton, FL—September 2, 2015) Manatee Technical College will host a Remembrance Blood Drive on September 10 and 11. The blood drive will commemorate the 14th anniversary of 9/11 by saving lives. All life-saving donors will receive a free limited-edition...

Photography Class: Capture the beauty of Florida in the fall

(Bradenton, FL—August 28, 2015)  Capture the beauty of Florida in the fall. Learn how in Photography 101 at Manatee Technical College.  Class starts September 8, 2015.   Master Photographer Carmen Schettino will teach how to get the maximum creative...

State Farm Donates Vehicle to MTC

State Farm donated a 2005 Hyundai Sonata to Manatee Technical College for instructional use in its Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing program to enable the students to learn to make structural repairs without liability risks.  MTC will return the...

Cedar Hammock and North River Fire donate equipment to MTC

    (Bradenton, FL—July 29, 2015)  Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue donated a fire engine and North River Fire District donated a driving simulator to the Manatee School District at the July 28 board meeting for use by Manatee Technical...

MTC Fire Fighter Academy graduates 15

(Bradenton, FL—June 6, 2015)  Class number 24 graduated from Manatee Technical College’s Fire Fighter II program on June 6, 2015. PHOTO: Cameron Jensen was presented the award for Best Time on the Combat Challenge by instructors Bill Kebler and Vic...

MTC Law Enforcement Academy graduates seven

  (Bradenton, FL—May 21, 2015)  Over 100 people attended the graduation of seven basic recruits from Manatee Technical College’s Florida Law Enforcement Academy on May 20, 2015.  The graduates were Sandy Brenner, Courtney Cruz, Anthony Medina, Mathew Paterno, Austin...