MTC’s Project Smart Smiles helps 25 children

Manatee Technical College dental assisting students, Manatee School District school nurses, and volunteer dentists worked together to offer dental services to 25 elementary school children on October 20 at MTC East Campus.  Dentists Robb Hynton and Maria Pardo gave...

Renowned stylist inspires students

Renowned hair stylist/barber Ben De Cordova shared his expertise with over 40 cosmetology and barber students at Manatee Technical College this week.  Formerly from Beverly Hills, California, the now Tampa-based De Cordova was a celebrity stylist and designer for...

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...

MTC receives financial literacy grant from Wells Fargo

(Bradenton, FL—September 18, 2017)   Manatee Technical College has been awarded a $4,600 Florida Financial Literacy Initiative grant from Wells Fargo.  The grant will provide financial literacy instruction to adult students of English for speakers of other languages.   The...

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...

Time to enroll in GED preparation and Adult ESOL at MTC

(Bradenton, FL—August 21, 2017)   Adults who want to earn a GED® or learn English may enroll with Manatee Technical College.   Manatee Technical College is an Official Adult Education Provider in the state of Florida.   The GED Test Preparation...

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...

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,...

Patient care technicians graduate from MTC with professionalism

(Bradenton, FL—June 19, 2017)   The Patient Care Technician program at Manatee Technical College graduated 21 students on June 19.  Ninety-six percent (96%) of the class passed the Certified Nursing Assistant exam.  Half of the class were adults and...

Dental assisting graduate recalls volunteerism as highlight

(Bradenton, FL—June 14, 2017)   The Dental Assisting Technology and Management program at Manatee Technical College graduated 16 students on June 14.   “This wasn’t just a program,” said class speaker Gretchen Freeman, “this was a year of our...

MTC apprenticeship graduates in early childhood education

(Bradenton, FL—June 13, 2017)   The Early Childhood Education apprenticeship program at Manatee   Technical College graduated 33 students on June 13.  All graduated having earned the national Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, which is considered key to career advancement...