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  • WATC repeats as one of Wichita’s Best Places to Work

    10/22/14 : For release: October 22, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. –

    The Wichita Business Journal announced its annual list of Wichita’s Best Places to Work, and WATC is among an elite group to earn special recognition.  In the category of companies with 100+ employees, WATC was [More...]

  • WATC receives $1.5 million grant as part of $12 million TAACCT installment

    10/07/14 :

    For release: Oct. 9, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) is one of four Kansas institutions awarded a portion of a $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to support job-driven training efforts across Kansas.  The KanTRAIN grant [More...]

  • October is United Way month at WATC

    09/30/14 : For release: September 30, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has kicked-off its annual activities to raise awareness and funds for the United Way. October has been designated as United Way month and this year it has a farm animal theme. [More...]

  • High school students help WATC repeat as fastest-growing college in Kansas

    09/25/14 : For release: September 26, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — In the Fall 2014 System Wide Headcount report from the Kansas Board of Regents, Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) outpaced all other Kansas colleges and universities by posting a 14.79%  increase in fall headcount [More...]

  • Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand training program launches at WATC

    09/15/14 : For release: September 15, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Commerce, in partnership with Spirit Aerosystems and the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas, implemented another Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand (AID) training project that launched [More...]

  • WATC, Friends University sign articulation agreement

    09/09/14 : For release: September 9, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) and Friends University have partnered to allow students a seamless transfer of credits from WATC to Friends University.

    “We are pleased to partner with WATC on this agreement, [More...]

  • WATC to welcome Flying Classroom, special guests

    08/20/14 : For release: August 20, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — WATC is partnering with the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Division of Aviation and the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education to welcome 400 Wichita area high school students for a unique chance [More...]

  • WATC to host second annual National Manufacturing Day October 3, 2014

    08/20/14 : For release: August 20, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) will host  National Manufacturing Day events on October 3, 2014 at its main campus, the National Center for Aviation Training. Designed to help the next generation of skilled [More...]

  • WATC Surgical Technology program receives national recognition

    08/20/14 : For release: August 20, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for achieving at least a 90% pass-rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist [More...]

  • WATC earns 10-year reaccreditation

    08/14/14 : For release: July 8, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has been reaccredited by the Higher Learning Commission North Central Association with its next Reaffirmation of Accreditation not scheduled to occur again until 2024.

    “HLC [More...]

  • WATC and Grantham University Sign Articulation Agreement

    07/29/14 : The agreement allows students who have completed a two-year degree at WATC to transfer credits and pursue corresponding four-year degrees at Grantham University.

    For release: July 29, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) is pleased to [More...]

  • WATC students place nationally at SkillsUSA

    07/01/14 : For release: July 1, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Three Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) students brought home big honors from the 2014 SkillsUSA national competition Saturday, June 28 in Kansas City.

    Michael Mans took silver in the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) [More...]

  • 06/25/14 : Ribbon Cutting for the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas
    Community leaders and a large crowd of attendees explored the brand new Workforce Center offices at a special open house on June 25, 2014. On behalf of WATC, congratulations to our Workforce friends on the [More...]

  • WATC maintains affordable gen ed tuition rate while others seek increases

    06/18/14 : For release: June 18, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — While state university students may see as high as a 5-7% tuition increase, Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has kept its tuition low.
    With one of the most affordable tuition rates in Kansas, WATC’s general education [More...]

  • Gov. Brownback presented more than $230k to KS school districts at WATC ceremony.

    06/18/14 : For release: Tuesday, May 17, 2014
    WICHITA, Kan. —  In a special ceremony held at Wichita Area Technical College (WATC), Gov. Sam Brownback presented south-central school districts with checks in recognition for increasing participation in the state’s technical [More...]

  • WATC repeats as one of Wichita’s Best Places to Work

    10/22/14 : For release: October 22, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. –

    The Wichita Business Journal announced its annual list of Wichita’s Best Places to Work, and WATC is among an elite group to earn special recognition.  In the category of companies with 100+ employees, WATC was [More...]

  • WATC receives $1.5 million grant as part of $12 million TAACCT installment

    10/07/14 :

    For release: Oct. 9, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) is one of four Kansas institutions awarded a portion of a $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to support job-driven training efforts across Kansas.  The KanTRAIN grant [More...]

  • October is United Way month at WATC

    09/30/14 : For release: September 30, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has kicked-off its annual activities to raise awareness and funds for the United Way. October has been designated as United Way month and this year it has a farm animal theme. [More...]

  • High school students help WATC repeat as fastest-growing college in Kansas

    09/25/14 : For release: September 26, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — In the Fall 2014 System Wide Headcount report from the Kansas Board of Regents, Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) outpaced all other Kansas colleges and universities by posting a 14.79%  increase in fall headcount [More...]

  • Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand training program launches at WATC

    09/15/14 : For release: September 15, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Commerce, in partnership with Spirit Aerosystems and the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas, implemented another Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand (AID) training project that launched [More...]

  • WATC, Friends University sign articulation agreement

    09/09/14 : For release: September 9, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) and Friends University have partnered to allow students a seamless transfer of credits from WATC to Friends University.

    “We are pleased to partner with WATC on this agreement, [More...]

  • WATC to welcome Flying Classroom, special guests

    08/20/14 : For release: August 20, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — WATC is partnering with the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Division of Aviation and the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education to welcome 400 Wichita area high school students for a unique chance [More...]

  • WATC to host second annual National Manufacturing Day October 3, 2014

    08/20/14 : For release: August 20, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) will host  National Manufacturing Day events on October 3, 2014 at its main campus, the National Center for Aviation Training. Designed to help the next generation of skilled [More...]

  • WATC Surgical Technology program receives national recognition

    08/20/14 : For release: August 20, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for achieving at least a 90% pass-rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist [More...]

  • WATC earns 10-year reaccreditation

    08/14/14 : For release: July 8, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has been reaccredited by the Higher Learning Commission North Central Association with its next Reaffirmation of Accreditation not scheduled to occur again until 2024.

    “HLC [More...]

  • WATC and Grantham University Sign Articulation Agreement

    07/29/14 : The agreement allows students who have completed a two-year degree at WATC to transfer credits and pursue corresponding four-year degrees at Grantham University.

    For release: July 29, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) is pleased to [More...]

  • WATC students place nationally at SkillsUSA

    07/01/14 : For release: July 1, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Three Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) students brought home big honors from the 2014 SkillsUSA national competition Saturday, June 28 in Kansas City.

    Michael Mans took silver in the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) [More...]

  • 06/25/14 : Ribbon Cutting for the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas
    Community leaders and a large crowd of attendees explored the brand new Workforce Center offices at a special open house on June 25, 2014. On behalf of WATC, congratulations to our Workforce friends on the [More...]

  • WATC maintains affordable gen ed tuition rate while others seek increases

    06/18/14 : For release: June 18, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — While state university students may see as high as a 5-7% tuition increase, Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has kept its tuition low.
    With one of the most affordable tuition rates in Kansas, WATC’s general education [More...]

  • Gov. Brownback presented more than $230k to KS school districts at WATC ceremony.

    06/18/14 : For release: Tuesday, May 17, 2014
    WICHITA, Kan. —  In a special ceremony held at Wichita Area Technical College (WATC), Gov. Sam Brownback presented south-central school districts with checks in recognition for increasing participation in the state’s technical [More...]