Please meet our new Certified Welders, these students have gone the extra mile to get their American Welding Society Certifications

Please meet our new Certified Welders, these students have gone the extra mile to get their American Welding Society Certifications. Left to right is Nicholas Kasting, Decarlo Stewart, Michael “Blu” Schamadan, Trey Elliot, and Ava Vienna. All have received AWS (American Welding Society) D1.1 Structural Certifications. Credentials vary from GMAW (MIG), SMAW (STICK), FCAW (FLUX-CORE), [..] READ MORE

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Ranken Technical College Appoints Shannon Brueggemann Vice President for Education

St. Louis, MO. – Ranken Technical College today announced the appointment of Ranken alumna Shannon Brueggemann to the post of Vice President for Education, effective immediately. The Vice President for Education position is responsible for all educational programming, including degree and non-degree programs, cooperative STEM programming with schools, and instructor selection. Brueggemann will also be [..] READ MORE

Rat Rod Build-off 2023

February 20-24, 2023Ranken and Wrenching for the Future Partner to Offer High School Seniors an Exclusive Experience Ranken Technical College is inviting St. Louis area high school juniors and seniors to be part of a rat rod building team where they can gain hands-on auto tech experience while having fun and earning tech education scholarships. [..] READ MORE

Joseph Carl Kleba, Sr

Joseph Carl Kleba, Sr. graduated from Ranken in 1928 and went to work for Lawlor Construction Company. His son Joseph Carl Kleba, Jr. class of ’65, said, “As long as I could remember I wanted to follow my father’s footsteps and be a carpenter.” Joe, Jr. also went to work for Lawlor Construction Co. where [..] READ MORE

Andrew Dodson always had an interest in manufacturing and machining

Andrew Dodson always had an interest in manufacturing and machining. Ranken’s reputation for an excellent education and high job placement track record inspired his attendance. He graduated in 2001 with an associate degree in Applied Science from the Precision Machining Technology Program and began working at Ultron Inc. as a Non-Destructive Testing Technician. Andrew says, [..] READ MORE

You enjoy architecture, drawing, and computer aided drafting

You enjoy architecture, drawing, and computer aided drafting. You love the idea of using your creativity to design blueprints. Your keen eye for detail combined with your ability to see the “big picture” is your specialty. Ranken’s Building Systems Engineering Program is the perfect place for you to hone your skills and learn hands-on in [..] READ MORE