Dakota Myers

From High School to Politics: CPTC Student Finds His Passion

July 22, 2016

One of the biggest stereotypes of every election cycle is that young people don’t vote or get involved in politics. That doesn’t ring true for Northwest Career and Technical High School graduate and Clover Park Technical College student Dakota Myers.

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Feature Stories

CPTC Hybrid students with Chevy Volt

Local Dealer Shares Volt with Hybrid Students

July 21, 2016

Partnerships with local business create valuable hands-on opportunities for technical education students. Last week a group of nine Clover Park Technical College automotive program students experienced the benefits of one of those partnerships when they had a chance to spend two days working with a Chevrolet Volt courtesy of Parkland dealer Titus-Will Chevrolet.

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Prospective students talk to faculty during Clover Park Technical College’s Evening Open House on July 13 at the Lakewood campus. The event was open to the public and held in the evening to cater to working adults looking to find out more about the dozens of programs CPTC offers, including those at the South Hill campus.

CPTC Welcomes Prospective Students to Visit Campus for Evening Open House

July 15, 2016

Clover Park Technical College successfully hosted its second Evening Open House Wednesday, welcoming hundreds of prospective students to visit the Lakewood campus and learn about the school. The event was open to the public and was held in the evening to cater to working adults looking to find out more about the dozens of programs CPTC offers.

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CPTC instructor David Bahrt discusses the process of catching the baby during the birthing process with local high school students as part of the 2016 Nurse Camp on July 14.

CPTC Offers Nurse Camp Students Hands-On Experience

July 14, 2016

Clover Park Technical College’s health sciences and human services programs enjoyed a special group of visitors Thursday afternoon, as 18 local high school students joined CPTC’s instructors and students for some hands-on experience as part of the 2016 Nurse Camp.

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Michael Floyd, a Clover Technical College student and owner of the Lakewood barbershop “A Cut Above,” shakes Dr. Phil Venditti’s hand after his second-to-last public speaking class on June 9.

A Cut Above: CPTC Instructor Helps Barber Find His Voice

June 29, 2016

Fate was working in Michael Floyd’s favor when Dr. Phil Venditti, a public speaking instructor at Clover Park Technical College, walked into his barbershop for a hair cut. Floyd has owned his barbershop, “A Cut Above,” in Lakewood for 23 years and is also in training to become a longshoreman, but something was missing in his life. His love of ministry at his local church is his real passion, but public speaking had always been a challenge for him.

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News

CPTC to Host Evening Open House

July 12, 2016
Clover Park Technical College will host its summer Evening Open House Wednesday, July 13, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lakewood campus. The event is open to the public and anyone wishing to get a closer look at any of the 43 programs CPTC offers.
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CPTC to Celebrate 20th Commencement Ceremony

June 16, 2016
Clover Park Technical College will celebrate more than 400 graduating students from its two campuses and 43 programs during its 20th Annual Commencement Ceremony at the Tacoma Dome Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
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VRC Celebrates Move with Open House

March 31, 2016
The college community is invited to attend the Veterans Resource Center's Open House April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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Health Advisory: Zika Virus News

March 9, 2016
The Washington State Department of Health recently released information about the Zika virus.
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Start the Bachelor of Applied Science Program Spring Quarter

March 4, 2016
Clover Park Technical College’s Bachelor of Applied Science Program is currently admitting students for Spring Quarter start April 4.
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CPTC to Offer Emergency Call Center Training

March 1, 2016
CPTC's Workforce Development Department has partnered with South Sound 911 to offer an Emergency Call Center Training program through Continuing Education.
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Spring Quarter 2016 Registration Reminder

February 18, 2016
Registration for Spring Quarter has started for priority registration.
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Scheduled Network Outage for Feb. 19-22

February 17, 2016
Clover Park Technical College’s network resources will be impacted by a security systems upgrade Feb. 19-Feb. 22.
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AAWCC Chapter Hosts Stress and Time Management Workshop

February 4, 2016
Members of the Clover Park Technical College campus community attended a stress and time management workshop hosted by the college’s chapter of the AAWCC.
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Community College ‘Renaissance Man’ Dr. John E. Roueche to Visit CPTC

February 2, 2016
A nationally recognized authority in community college education, Dr. John E. Roueche, will speak at Clover Park Technical College’s Lakewood campus Feb. 5.
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