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WATC Community Service Day

WATC employees volunteer throughout Wichita during first Community Service Day In the wake of reporting the highest enrollment growth of the college’s history, WATC employees celebrate by giving back to local agencies.   On the morning of Monday, Oct. 9, instead of reporting to their offices, several members of Wichita Area Technical [...]

WATC Community Service Day 2017-10-26T15:52:47+00:00

WATC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLLMENT… AGAIN.

Wichita, Kansas - For the second year in a row, a record number of students are taking classes at Kansas’s largest technical college. Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has experienced their largest enrollment of 4,267 students for the fall 2017 semester. That number reflects an increase of 18.8 percent in headcount. This is 675 [...]

WATC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLLMENT… AGAIN. 2017-09-29T12:33:18+00:00

Join Us! WATC Old Town Ribbon Cutting

  Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) and Wichita State University (WSU) have opened a new location in Old Town at 213 N. Mead, in the former home of Airbus Engineering. The space is shared with  WATC’s Surgical Technology, Practical Nurse, Healthcare Administration and Management, Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Certified Medication Aide (CMA) and Home [...]

Join Us! WATC Old Town Ribbon Cutting 2017-09-29T11:10:16+00:00

34 Medals Earned at 2017 Skills USA Kansas State Competition

Each year, WATC  student representatives compete in Kansas SkillsUSA competitions with the hopes to making it to the national competition.  The main event took place in Hutchinson on Monday April 17 and  Tuesday April 18 with an award ceremony on Wednesday April 19.  There were 4 early competitions in Wichita on Saturday April 8 and [...]

34 Medals Earned at 2017 Skills USA Kansas State Competition 2017-04-20T15:49:34+00:00

WATC Community Open House April 25th

WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) will be hosting a community Open House Tuesday, April 25, from 3 to 7 p.m. at their Southside Center at 4501 E. 47th St. S and City Center at 301 S. Grove. Attendees will be able to explore programs in healthcare, manufacturing, design, business, automotive, transferrable [...]

WATC Community Open House April 25th 2017-04-11T16:33:39+00:00

Another record setting enrollment at WATC

Wichita, Kan. – After seeing the highest enrollment in the history of the college in fall 2016, Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has surpassed those numbers and is on track for another record setting enrollment for the spring 2017 semester. As of Feb. 17, 2017, census date, WATC is up 21.4 percent in credit [...]

Another record setting enrollment at WATC 2017-03-14T13:55:57+00:00

WATC to Open New Location in Old Town

Wichita, Kan. - Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) will be expanding by opening its fourth Wichita location in the former Airbus Americas Engineering site at 213 N. Mead in Old Town. This space will be shared with Wichita State University’s (WSU) Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday, Jan. [...]

WATC to Open New Location in Old Town 2017-03-14T13:59:37+00:00

New Training Opportunities for Aviation Maintenance Students

On Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) took ownership of its first business jet, the Cessna Citation CJ1. The Citation was purchased through a special agreement with Textron Financial Corporation facilitated by Ian Minaert, Director of Asset Sales, and Cody Denton, Manager of Aircraft Sales. The plane made her last flight [...]

New Training Opportunities for Aviation Maintenance Students 2017-03-14T13:52:55+00:00

Fidelity Bank Foundation awards $25,000 to WATC students

  WICHITA, Kan. – The Fidelity Bank Foundation will present the Wichita Area Technical College Foundation (WATC Foundation) with a $25,000 grant to support students with scholarships to further their education. The check presentation is Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the Gateway building at WATC’s main campus, the National Center for [...]

Fidelity Bank Foundation awards $25,000 to WATC students 2017-03-14T14:04:21+00:00

WATC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLLMENT

Wichita, Kan. - Enrollment growth at Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) is on a record-setting pace. WATC has achieved its highest fall enrollment in the history of the college with a head count of 3,592 students. This is an increase of 8.2 percent over last year’s fall enrollment and once again, makes WATC the largest [...]

WATC ACHIEVES RECORD FALL ENROLLMENT 2017-09-06T13:46:04+00:00

Delta Dental of Kansas awards $50,000 grant to WATC

WICHITA, KAN - Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has been awarded a $50,000 Community Dental Health Grant from Delta Dental of Kansas. This grant will fund the purchase of new equipment and student scholarships for WATC’s dental assistant program. Rachael Wiebe, program director of the dental assistant program at WATC, stated “I am so grateful [...]

Delta Dental of Kansas awards $50,000 grant to WATC 2016-09-06T14:04:56+00:00

WIBA awards $15,000 grant to WATC students

WICHITA, Kan. – On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. the Wichita Independent Business Association (WIBA) presented the Wichita Area Technical College Foundation (WATC Foundation) with a $15,000 grant to support students with scholarships to further their education. These scholarships will be split among students in the IT (Information Technology) and Wichita Promise programs. [...]

WIBA awards $15,000 grant to WATC students 2017-09-06T13:27:29+00:00

WATC students earn 23 medals at SkillsUSA Kansas

Each year WATC has representatives from many of our programs compete in SkillsUSA. We are proud to announce that at the 2016 Kansas state competition WATC walked away with 12 gold medals, from 11 WATC students, 8 silver medals and 3 bronze medals.  From these results 11 WATC students will be sent to the SkillsUSA [...]

WATC students earn 23 medals at SkillsUSA Kansas 2017-09-06T13:48:48+00:00

Industry leaders continue to show support of WATC

Wichita, Kan - April 11, 2016, Nick Pinchuk, Chairman and CEO of Snap-on Incorporated, and other Snap-on representatives made a surprise visit to Wichita Area Technical College’s (WATC) main campus, the National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT). Snap-on has been a long time partner of WATC by providing equipment and tools for students, funding for [...]

Industry leaders continue to show support of WATC 2017-09-06T13:58:28+00:00

WATC Community Open House and Ribbon Cutting

WICHITA, Kan. – WATC hosted a community Open House Thursday, April 28 from 3 to 7 p.m. at their Southside Center (4501 E. 47th St. S.) and Grove campus (301 S. Grove). There were over 350 people in attendance at the two campuses.  This was the first opportunity for those in attendance to apply for [...]

WATC Community Open House and Ribbon Cutting 2017-01-24T12:19:30+00:00

WATC announces new scholarship program called Wichita Promise

Wichita Area Technical College develops new program titled Wichita Promise that will pay tuition and fees and provide a guaranteed job interview to those who train in select high-demand career fields. WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) announces Wichita Promise, a scholarship program that will pay tuition and fees for specific, high-wage, high-demand [...]

WATC announces new scholarship program called Wichita Promise 2017-01-24T12:19:30+00:00

WATC hosts 5th annual iTRAC conference

WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) hosted the fifth annual iTRAC conference Friday, March 4, 2016. iTRAC (Innovative Technology to Recharge and Connect) took place at WATC’s main campus, the state-of-the-art National Center for Aviation Training at 4004 N Webb Road in Wichita, Kansas. 178 higher education faculty and staff from Kansas and surrounding states [...]

WATC hosts 5th annual iTRAC conference 2017-01-24T12:19:30+00:00

WATC’s second-annual CTE signing day

$100,000 in scholarships for the fall 2016 semester offered to high school students who want to pursue technical education at WATC WICHITA, Kan. – More than $100,000 awaited graduating high school students intending to pursue career and technical education (CTE) at Wichita Area Technical College (WATC). The scholarships were awarded at WATC’s second-annual CTE Signing Day Feb. [...]

WATC’s second-annual CTE signing day 2017-09-06T13:25:47+00:00

Bridgestone makes generous donation to Auto Service program

WATC Automotive Service program receives generous donation from Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund WICHITA, Kansas —Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund donates $1000 to Wichita Area Technical College’s (WATC) Automotive Service Technology program for four years. Ken Powers, Area Manager of Bridgestone Retail Operations presented the award to Scott Lucas, Chief Instructional Officer of Career and Technical Education, [...]

Bridgestone makes generous donation to Auto Service program 2017-01-24T12:19:31+00:00

WATC graduates to complete criminal justice degree at WSU

WATC and WSU sign a 2+2 agreement in hopes to provide the community with better applicants for local law enforcement agencies. WICHITA, Kan. – Officials from Wichita State University (WSU) and Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) signed an agreement Dec. 17, 2015 that allows students who complete an associate of applied science degree in police [...]

WATC graduates to complete criminal justice degree at WSU 2016-04-13T15:44:24+00:00
Wichita Area Technical College
4004 N Webb Rd
Wichita, Kansas, 67226
Phone: 316-677-9400
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