2017 St. Louis Auto Show

The Saint Louis Auto Show continues today, and Ranken is there showing off a student-rebuilt ’75 International Scout! Stop by and chat with staff, faculty and alumni to learn more about our Automotive programs. The largest automobile event in the St. Louis area, the Saint Louis Auto Show features more than 500 new cars, trucks, SUVs [..] READ MORE

2016 SkillsUSA National Conference Results

The results of the 2016 SkillsUSA National Conference are in! This year’s competition was held in Louisville, Kentucky last week. Congratulations to all of our participating students, their advisers, and the instructors who helped them prepare – and a special congratulations to Information Technology graduate Jack Vaughan, who won the silver medal in Technical Computer Applications! [..] READ MORE

Spring 2016 Graduation

General Information Date: Saturday, May 7, 2016 Location: Chaifetz Arena at St. Louis University Parking: $6 per vehicle Graduation Day Information Graduates Arrive: 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Line-up Begins: 9:30 a.m. Procession Begins: 10:30 a.m. Meet in the practice gym, and find your department sign. Marshals will lead you to your assigned rows in the auditorium. [..] READ MORE

Visit Us at the St. Louis Auto Show

The Saint Louis Auto Show begins today, and Ranken is there showing off a student-rebuilt ’68 Corvette! Stop by and chat with staff, faculty and alumni to learn more about our Automotive programs. The largest automobile event in the St. Louis area, the Saint Louis Auto Show features more than 500 new cars, trucks, SUVs [..] READ MORE

Classes Forming Now: Airbrush and Custom Paint

Are you interested in automotive airbrushing and custom painting? Ranken Technical College’s spring Airbrush and Custom Paint course is now open for registration. Instructor Mike Cisler of Hammerwerks has many years of custom painting experience, and has been highlighted in several popular magazines. In this course, students will learn: Worker protection and personal safety relative to the custom painting [..] READ MORE

Ranken Hosts Chief Automotive Training Classes

This fall, Ranken Technical College is hosting a series Chief Automotive course for automotive collision repair technicians, appraisers and estimators. Chief Automotive Technologies is a structural repair equipment manufacturer, and the company offers training courses through their Chief University program. According to Ranken Collision Repair Instructor Larry Schmidt, hosting these classes “shows our strong relationships with industry, and we [..] READ MORE

Ranken Welcomes Area High School Students for Shadow-A-Tech

Ranken Technical College’s St. Louis location welcomed 73 area high school students to this morning’s Shadow-A-Tech. This event gives prospective students the opportunity to find out what it’s really like to be a Ranken student – they spend a day on campus, attend classes and some students even spend the night in a Walker Residence Hall dorm [..] READ MORE

Alumni Entrepreneur Workshop: Kevin Haller

Kevin Haller, a 1987 Automotive Collision Repair graduate, came to Ranken yesterday morning to present the first Alumni Entrepreneur Workshop of the academic year. Haller has served for 22 years as the General Manager for Schaefer Autobody Centers and was the recipient of Ranken’s Distinguished Alumnus award in 2014. At Schaefer, Haller currently employs over 20 Ranken Collision graduates, [..] READ MORE