Category: Education

Public Scholarships for Technician Students

November 3rd, 2017 by

You don’t have to limit yourself to scholarships available through UTI. There are plenty of organizations out there looking to connect students like you with scholarship money for your technician training. Find out what local scholarship opportunities are available to you in your community (see Step 2) or check online scholarship search sites like scholarships.com and fastweb.com for

TechForce Foundation Awarding $5,000 in Scholarship Funds to the Arkansas Trucking Association

July 18th, 2017 by

TechForce Foundation Invests in the Workforce Readiness of Arkansas Diesel Technicians by Awarding $5,000 in Scholarship Funds to the Arkansas Trucking Association TechForce Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit purposed with championing students as they pursue their technical education and careers as professional technicians in the transportation industry, has granted the Arkansas Trucking Association (ATA) $5,000 to

General Motors Supports STEM Education In Pursuit of Global Prosperity

June 21st, 2017 by

General Motors has shown strong support for TechForce Foundation and our mission to encourage and support students pursuing post-secondary technical education and careers in the transportation industry. Their very generous grant of $140,000 will be poured into three exciting projects: the FutureTech Success SM campaign, tuition scholarships for the UTI Avondale GM Advanced Training program,

Growing Technician Shortage What’s the Plan?

June 21st, 2017 by

Concerns about a growing technician shortage aren’t new, and the problem’s not going to fix itself. We surveyed several industry leaders to get their opinions and well-reasoned solutions. You might want to pour yourself a cup of coffee. In fact, you may want to brew a pot and call home to say you’ll be coming

UTI Supports TechForce Expansion to Reach More Students In Need

June 14th, 2017 by

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI) has been a faithful friend to TechForce Foundation (formerly known as the Universal Technical Institute Foundation) since the very beginning more than ten years ago, consistently providing support through donations and aid to ensure TechForce’s mission (to champion students to and through their technical education and into careers as professional

As Techs Gray, Fresh Faces Needed

May 22nd, 2017 by

“It was a report on the 2016 Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) Conference where the latest discussion concerns how we as an industry can influence young people to come into the automotive field”……. Download and read the full article by clicking on Techs Gray, Fresh Faces Needed Original article written by Gary Stramberger For the

The Technician Roadtrip Begins

April 17th, 2017 by

(Scottsdale, Arizona) – April 17, 2017 TechForce Foundation and Universal Technical Institute, Inc. are proud to announce the launch of our Technicians’ Roadtrip, which launched on Sunday, April 16, 2017. You can follow the roadtrip at roadtripnation.com, meet the technician “roadtrippers,” and follow their journey. The actual roadtrip and filming is happening now, and throughout

NASCAR Tech Student Madison Conrad Revs Up For Her New Career

February 8th, 2017 by

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The 2017 NASCAR season begins soon and so will the racing career for one of NASCAR Technical Institute’s finest students. Madison Conrad, a 19-year-old Mooresville resident, will be completing the Auto/NASCAR/Pit