Press Releases

January 17, 2020
Tech Center students compete at Platinum level in cybersecurity competition
January 6, 2020
Tech Center to celebrate fresh look, future focus in 2020

The Career Tech Center (CTC) in Muskegon, a state-of-the-art career prep center, today launched a major rebrand to reflect the school’s dedication to providing a future-focused education to Muskegon Area students. Interior and exterior signs will soon be installed with an energized color palette of bright blue, orange and green paired with bold new lettering featuring the abbreviated “CTC” – the name students and employers regularly use when referring to the school.

November 26, 2019
Tech Center student accepted into first of its kind Student Learner Program

MUSKEGON: The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation (SMART) Local 7’s Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC), in partnership with the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (CTC), recently signed their first participant, Asa Poulin (North Muskegon), to their new Student Learner Program. Asa, a Welding Technology student at the CTC, will receive 40 hours of industry-related education and on the job training towards the goal of registering with Local 7’s Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program. According to Local 7’s Training Coordinator, Darek Scarlavai, this program is the first with association in Michigan, and possibly the nation.

Sept. 27, 2019
$4.5 million grant to fund mental health supports for students

Schools in Muskegon County just learned their students will receive a boost in mental health supports through a new, five year, 4.5 million dollar grant from the United States Department of Education. The Muskegon Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) is one of about 20 educational organizations selected nationally to earn the “Project Prevent” grant. The grant is designed to help prevent youth violence and the impact of violence in communities by integrating mental health supports in schools.

Sept. 18, 2019
Promise fund clears halfway mark, breaks record enrollment

Today Muskegon Area Promise officials announced they have raised $1.37 million dollars as they clear the halfway mark toward their $2.5 million phase two fundraising goal. Gold-level investors with a gift of $100,000 or more include new investments from the Arconic Foundation, Frey Foundation, and Mercy Health with repeat gold-level funds from Hines Corporation, Nichols, ADAC Automotive, Dan & Sheryl Kuznar Family, and the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.