NCTA students can interact with employers at the NCTA Career Fair on Thursday in the Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center on campus. (NCTA News photo)
Careers and caring communities Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Nov. 5, 2019                                                           

NCTA Dean’s Message

By Interim Dean Kelly Bruns, Ph.D.

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Lynda and Ted Carter visited the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Sunday for a public forum. (Crawford/NCTA News photo)
Carter tabs NCTA ‘relevant place’ Monday, November 4, 2019

Nov. 4, 2019

By NCTA News

Two-year degree programs such as those offered by the University of Nebraska’s campus in Curtis, at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, have strong appeal for students seeking academics in smaller class sizes and learning environments.

That was one of several messages shared Sunday at a public forum in Curtis by University of Nebraska priority presidential candidate Walter “Ted” Carter, Jr.

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University of Nebraska presidential priority candidate Walter "Ted" Carter will visit NCTA on Sunday.
NCTA Community Forum is Sunday Monday, October 28, 2019

Oct. 29, 2019

By NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – Curtis residents and partners of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture are invited Sunday afternoon for a public forum with the intended next president of the University of Nebraska.

The 3 p.m. NCTA Community Forum and reception with Admiral Walter “Ted” Carter Jr.,  retired superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, will be at the auditorium of the Nebraska Agriculture Industry Education Center, near Siminoe Avenue and University Road.

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NCTA’s new assistant recruiting coordinator is Casey Gathje, a 2010 agronomy graduate of NCTA. (Crawford/NCTA News Photo)
Aggie recruiter is NCTA alumna Monday, October 28, 2019

Oct. 28, 2019

By NCTA News and Nicole Wright, student writer

CURTIS, Neb. – A Willie Nelson tune could become the mantra for Omaha native Casey Gathje.

The 2010 graduate of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is “On the Road Again” – this time to the 92nd annual National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Last month Gathje was hired by her alma mater to become NCTA’s assistant recruiting coordinator.

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FFA students fill the auditorium during a district FFA contest at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. (NCTA News photo)
NCTA Aggies to National FFA Thursday, October 24, 2019

Oct. 24, 2019

By NCTA News

The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture will participate at the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis.

NCTA’s assistant recruiter Casey Gathje will have an NCTA display in the Expo hall on October 30-31, and November 1. The booth location is #2465, said NCTA associate dean Jennifer McConville.

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NCTA ag education major Audrey Heinz of Eaton, Colorado, visits with NCTA alumnus Conrad Nelson, who farms near Wallace about student programs. (M.Crawford/NCTA News photo)
Meet the Aggies, our programs and people Monday, September 30, 2019

Sept. 30, 2019 

NCTA Dean’s Message

By Interim Dean Kelly Bruns, Ph.D.

Nebraska’s two-year collegiate opportunities in the University of Nebraska system are known throughout this great state!

Student ambassadors, staff and faculty recruiters, and our Dean’s Office team from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture have had outstanding opportunities this month.

We are enjoying meeting new friends as we share the story of the “gem of southwest Nebraska” to many audiences around the state.

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Thomas Woracek and his daughter, Shayla, of Maxwell, converse with friends at the 2019 reunion and banquet of the Aggie Alumni Association. Shayla, the Class of 2019 valedictorian, received an alumni scholarship last year. Thomas graduated production agriculture, '85. Applications for 2019-2020 are due September 6.
Aggie Alumni scholarships for legacy students Thursday, August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019                                                  

By NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – College scholarships are available for the 2019-2020 academic year to second-year students who have had a parent attend the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

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Paige Twohig and Lucas Kolterman received "Leave Your Mark" awards from the Aggie Alumni Association, presented by NCTA alumnus and instructor Dan Stehlik. (NCTA Photo)
Hats off to Aggie Alumni and Team NCTA Monday, July 8, 2019

July 8, 2019 

NCTA Dean’s Message

By Ron Rosati, Ph.D.

CURTIS, Neb. – Our celebratory air of early July includes an appreciative summer salute to several outstanding alumni, partners and the staff of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.

First, I extend a tip of the hat to volunteer leaders of the Aggie Alumni Association. A special salute to retiring president Dave Mehaffey of Bellwood and Burwell for a fine two-year term.

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Meeting at the NCTA ag mechanics program in December, 2018, are Associate Dean Jennifer McConville, Claire and Byron Hansen, and NCTA Dean Ron Rosati.
Hansens tap NCTA ag mechanics with gift Monday, June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. - Alumnus Gary W. Hansen had a positive experience at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis while attending there in the mid-1970s.

As a result, his family is making certain future generations of students have the same opportunities for success in agriculture.

Improvements underway at the college are made possible with a significant memorial gift from Gary Hansen’s family which they made to the University of Nebraska Foundation.

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NCTA alumnus Anson Nielsen of Minden describes a new 6-row planter to NCTA students when he delivered it to campus in April. (NCTA Photo)
Technology goes to the field Friday, May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – Agronomy students at NCTA now have “the latest and greatest” of modern field technology.

With the delivery last month of a new no-till planter, applied learning at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis took a giant leap forward, says the NCTA alumnus who built the fully-equipped 6-row planter.

Anson Nielsen, a 1999 graduate of NCTA’s Agricultural Production Systems program, is a Minden-area farmer and owner of Nielsen Ag Equipment.

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