NCTA to regional college fairs

NCTA to regional college fairs

Recruiters discuss NCTA courses, teams and clubs with a prospective student.
Recruiters discuss NCTA courses, teams and clubs with a prospective student.

Sept. 7, 2019

By NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – Agricultural, agribusiness and veterinary technology careers will be featured by NCTA in Curtis at regional college fairs during September and early October.

NCTA recruiters will attend the 60- or 90-minutes sessions September 9-11 at Mullen, Alliance, Chadron, Scottsbluff, Sidney and Ogallala; and September 17-18 at O’Neill, Ainsworth, Ord and Broken Bow.

The University of Nebraska’s only two-year institution is the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

NCTA representatives will be traveling around the state to college fairs, said Kelly Bruns, NCTA interim dean.

“High school students can visit the NCTA table at the fair to ask questions of a faculty member, recruiter or NCTA student ambassador about career goals and college programs, including academic teams and student internships,” Bruns said.

College fairs, also known as Educational Planning Programs (EPP's), are coordinated by the Nebraska Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and EducationQuest.

High school students register in advance with their school guidance departments and can receive a personalized bar code identification through

“Our college’s degree and certificate programs focus on agriculture and veterinary technology,” Bruns said. “NCTA is a small, friendly campus filled with experiential learning opportunities for rural and urban students, alike.”

In the next two weeks, NCTA will be at:

Sept. 9 – Mullen, 10 a.m. MT

Sept. 9 – Alliance, 2 p.m. MT

Sept. 10 – Chadron, 9 a.m. MT

Sept. 10 – Scottsbluff, 1 p.m. MT

Sept. 11 – Sidney, 9 a.m. MT

Sept. 11 – Ogallala 1 p.m. MT

Sept. 17 - O’Neill, 9 a.m.

Sept. 17 – Ainsworth, 1:30 p.m.

Sept. 18 – Ord, 9 a.m.

Sept. 18 - Broken Bow, 1 p.m.

Additional fairs are slated for September 22 through October 3.  NCTA plans to be present at many of those opportunities.

College planning, financial aid information, and a complete schedule of EPPs can be found at

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