IFMASTL to Meet at Ranken

The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facilities Management Association will hold their Facilities as a Career – Pathway to Leadership program at Ranken Technical College tomorrow, followed by a school tour. The organization expects 25 to 50 professional site managers from the St. Louis region to attend. Students, faculty and alumni are invited to attend the [..] READ MORE

Payscale Names Ranken #1 in Missouri (Again!)

For the second year in a row, Payscale.com has named Ranken Technical College as the top two-year college in Missouri for salary potential. According to the website’s 2015-2016 College Salary Report, “The highest earning graduates with associate degrees for mid-career salary in Missouri graduate from Ranken Technical College. In the beginning of their careers, alumni earn a median [..] READ MORE

Ranken Celebrates MFG Day in St. Louis and Wentzville

On Friday, October 2, Ranken’s Manufacturing Division opened its doors for MFG Day, a nationwide celebration of modern manufacturing. MFG Day is intended to address common misconceptions about manufacturing by giving the manufacturing industry an opportunity to open their doors and show what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. Attendees had the opportunity to: Tour local [..] 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

Antron Brown Visit Recap

Ranken Automotive students packed Staley Auditorium this morning to see Antron Brown, 2012 NHRA Top Fuel world champion. Brown spoke about how he got started in racing – he worked as an unpaid intern for a racing team – and described his path to success. He emphasized the importance of preparing for opportunities, saying, “Each and every [..] READ MORE

Graduate Shares Advice at Alumni Workshop

Andrew Fouse (IT 2007), Vice President of U.S. Operations for Hutchinson Networks, spoke to students from the Information Technology and Computer Networking classes in October. Andrew stressed the importance of interviewing the company when looking for a job, since matching the company culture with personal needs is important. Alumni Entrepreneur Workshops are held two times [..] READ MORE

Employer Spotlight: Enterprise Fleet Management

In 1957, Enterprise began as Executive Leasing in the basement of Arthur Lindberg’s Forest Cadillac dealership in Clayton, Mo. Today, Enterprise owns and operates a privately held fleet that includes more than one million vehicles. Enterprise Fleet Management, an affiliate of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, provides the necessary guidance and products for businesses to manage their fleets, including: Financial [..] READ MORE

Payscale Names Ranken #1 in Missouri

Payscale.com recently named Ranken Technical College as the number one two-year college in Missouri for salary potential. According to the website’s 2014-2015 College Salary Report, the “highest-earning graduates with associate degrees in Missouri graduate from Ranken Technical College. In the beginning of their careers, alumni earn a median salary of $42,000. After working for 10 [..] READ MORE