Spire and Ranken Partner for New Hands-on Educational Program

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 24, 2020) — Growing up in Wrights, IL, 18-year-old Devin Chaudoin knew he wanted to work at a company in St. Louis. He is now confident that the company is Spire. “Family and friends always told me how good it was – the environment, the pay, the reliability,” he said. “I want [..] READ MORE

Ranken to Host 2017 SkillsUSA District Championship

This Friday, February 3, Ranken will host the 2017 East District SkillsUSA Championship. We are excited to welcome visiting competitors and advisors from 7 area schools, as well as judges from area business and industry. A total of 128 regional students from East Central College, Forest Park Community College, Four Rivers, Hancock, Lewis & Clark, [..] READ MORE

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Opportunities to Give with RankCan & Toys for Tots

Ranken Technical College has a tradition of giving to the community. You still have time to join us this year in continuing the Ranken tradition of generosity! We’re supporting local food pantries at Pleasant Green MB Church and Lane Tabernacle CME Church through our annual RankCan competition and food drive. Ranken’s Phi Theta Kappa group [..] READ MORE

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SkillsUSA Prep Seminars – Sign Up Today!

In December and January, the Automotive Collision Repair department at Ranken Technical College will offer four free seminars for local students preparing for the SkillsUSA district competition. These classes are designed specifically to familiarize the student with areas and skills that will be evaluated during the Skills USA district competition. Classes are open to students [..] READ MORE

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

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

Women In Technology Meeting: Social Media for your Job Search

The Women In Technology group at Ranken Technical College met yesterday to celebrate December graduates; socialize and network with students, faculty and staff; and to see a presentation about using social media to network and build careers. See the presentation below! Women In Technology: Use Social Media to Power Your Job Search from RankenTech

ACCESS Academies visit Ranken

Students from the ACCESS Academies program visited Ranken Technical College today to get an introduction to the college experience. The group of approximately 45 eighth-grade students are part of a program that, according to ACCESS Academies, “Transforms the challenging middle school years into a launching pad for high school success for socially/economically disadvantaged students in [..] 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