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  • 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...]

  • Another successful SkillsUSA competition for WATC students

    04/25/14 : For release: April 25, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) hosted its 35th year of the SkillsUSA state competition April 23rd and 24th at its main campus, the National Center of Aviation Training (NCAT) and its original Grove Campus. More than [More...]

  • Laid off mother of five finds hope at WATC

    04/25/14 : For release: April 25, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Stacy Sebastian has escaped several layoffs in her fifteen years at Cessna, until now.  She says it was a good run, but she’s tired of the ups and downs of aviation.

    “It’s just been a roller coaster,” Sebastian says.  [More...]

  • New agreement allows WATC graduates to complete business degree at Newman University

    04/21/14 : WATC becomes first technical college to sign a 2+2 transfer agreement with Newman University; scholarships available for WATC students to complete general business degree
    For release: April 21, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Officials from Newman University and Wichita Area [More...]

  • WATC Instructors Take the Cake

    04/10/14 :

    National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-10, 2014 and around the country thousands of communities are taking time to honor local educators and acknowledge the crucial role our nation’s teachers play in making sure every student receives a quality [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...]

  • Another successful SkillsUSA competition for WATC students

    04/25/14 : For release: April 25, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) hosted its 35th year of the SkillsUSA state competition April 23rd and 24th at its main campus, the National Center of Aviation Training (NCAT) and its original Grove Campus. More than [More...]

  • Laid off mother of five finds hope at WATC

    04/25/14 : For release: April 25, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Stacy Sebastian has escaped several layoffs in her fifteen years at Cessna, until now.  She says it was a good run, but she’s tired of the ups and downs of aviation.

    “It’s just been a roller coaster,” Sebastian says.  [More...]

  • New agreement allows WATC graduates to complete business degree at Newman University

    04/21/14 : WATC becomes first technical college to sign a 2+2 transfer agreement with Newman University; scholarships available for WATC students to complete general business degree
    For release: April 21, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. — Officials from Newman University and Wichita Area [More...]

  • WATC Instructors Take the Cake

    04/10/14 :

    National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-10, 2014 and around the country thousands of communities are taking time to honor local educators and acknowledge the crucial role our nation’s teachers play in making sure every student receives a quality [More...]