Recent Employee Recognitions

Published on January 29, 2020
  • The Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN) approved the State Technical College Practical Nursing Program for continuing full MSBN approval with the next routine site visit due in 2024. Picture below
  • Dr. Joseph Paiva receives Robert E. Myers Memorial Service Award which is given to an member of the Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors who over an extended period of time (ten years minimum) has given exemplary service and dedication to the surveying profession and in particular to the Society. Dr. Paiva is an adjunct instructor for the College’s online surveying courses and instrumental in their success.
  • Drafting and Design Engineering Technology program curriculum was recertified at the Design Drafter level by the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA).
  • The Precision Machining Technology program received the Precision Metalforming Association’s 2019 Clips & Clamps Industries Educational Institution Award in recognition of our exemplary education program that is dedicated to providing students with specialized knowledge in traditional and emerging technical areas as well as general knowledge that fosters a life of learning.  Picture below.
  • For the first time, the college has an Articulation Agreement with Central Missouri Contractors and Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 36 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for graduates of Design Drafting Technology, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning, and Welding Technology to receive advanced apprenticeship standing. 
  • State Tech’s Commercial Turf & Grounds Management Program was among the teams from 20 states with approximately 600 competitors that participated in the 2019 National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Conference in Loveland, Colorado.  They accomplished the following results:
    • Team competitions:  1 – First Place, 1 – Second place, 1 – Third Place, 1 – Fifth Place
    • Individual competitions:  2 – First Place, 2 – Second Place, 3 – Third Place, 1 – Fourth Place
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  • State Tech’s Electrical Distribution program was among the 33 teams with more than 200 competitors that participated in the 2019 College Linemen’s Rodeo in Mitchell, South Dakota.  They accomplished the following results:
    • Team competitions:  3 – Second Place
    • Individual competitions:  1 – Third Place, 1 – Fourth Place, 1 – Ninth Place
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  • National SkillsUSA – State Tech had 22 students compete at the 2019 National SkillsUSA Conference in Louisville, KY. The students accomplished the following results in 16 contests:  4 – Medals and 15 – Top Ten Finishes.
  • Advanced Placement Credit is now available as a credit for prior learning option providing State Tech students additional opportunities for seamless transfer of credit to State Tech. 

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