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PTCC Foundation Donor Event

Pine Technical and Community College's Foundation Donor Event Staff post from Shawnda Schelinder |

Join Pine Technical & Community College Foundation in celebrating another successful Scholarship Campaign! We will be thanking our donors and honoring the achievements of our scholarship recipients while enjoying the best wine, appetizers, and entertainment this community has to offer.

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Pine Technical & Community College Honors Staff for Years of Service

Pine Technical & Community College Honors Staff for Years of Service Staff post from Shawnda Schelinder |

Pine Technical & Community College honor staff and faculty for their years of service. In the first row, from left to right, is Jodie Hochstatter, Business Services, 5 years; Jennifer Baker-Jones, Academic and Student Affairs, 5 years; Leslie Price, Employment and Training Services, 5 years; Maria Engen, Employment and Training Services, 5 years and Melissa Felland, Early child Development faculty, 15 years. In the second row is Tim Soderbeck, Information Technology, 5 years; Gavin House, Business faculty, 5 years and President Joe Mulford. Not pictured: James Ascheman, Automotive Technology faculty, 30 years; Teri Collins, Employment and Training Services, 30 years; Jane Robbins, Continuing Education and Customized Training, 30 years; Tim Jewell, Information Technology, 5 years; Kevin Muramatsu, Gunsmithing and Firearms Technology faculty, 5 years; Jennifer Peterson, Child Care Aware, 5 years and Annette Weaver, Child Care Aware, 5 years.

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Pine Technical & Community College Welcomes New Employees

Pine Technical & Community College welcomes new employees Staff post from Shawnda Schelinder |

Pine Technical & Community College is pleased to welcome new members to the team. Pictured left to right is President Joe Mulford; Kierstan Peck, director of student success; Darren Lund, manufacturing lab assistant; Chris Keeler, gunsmithing and firearms technology faculty; Doug Wickstrom, automated systems and mechatronics faculty; Adam Bezdicek, librarian; and Max Anderson, recruitment and admissions specialist. Not pictured are Shelly Kunz, professional development advisor; Shawn Reynolds, director of student affairs; Annette Weaver, professional development advisor and Janis Wegner, chief information officer.

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Grant Offers New, Rewarding Opportunity

Grant offers new, rewarding opportunity. Staff post from Shawnda Schelinder |

Gerly Hebert has never shied away from hard work. Working at a pineapple plantation in home country of the Philippines, Hebert regularly put in 12-15 hour days. She earned the respect of her managers for her dedication and fortitude, but her weekly salary of $20 simply wasn’t enough to support her family.

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CDL Classes Coming Soon

CDL Classes Coming Soon Staff post from Shawnda Schelinder |

In an effort to provide short-term training in careers that are predicted to grow, Pine Technical & Community College will offer Commercial Driver License (CDL) courses this summer.

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