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 Comes to Perryville

Ranken Technical College is excited to announce that we will open a new location in Perryville, Missouri next year. Along with our existing St. Louis campus and Ranken Wentzville location, the new Perryville facility will make a great contribution to Ranken’s efforts to evolve – bringing our world-class technical education to another community in the Midwest. Ranken leads today’s education evolution by working closely [..] 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

Ranken Receives $5 Million Donation to Promote Technical Education

Taylor Family Donation will Fund STEM Training, Scholarships (St. Louis, MO) Ranken Technical College will receive a $5 million donation from the Taylor family, owners and operators of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands. The money will fund scholarships, STEM outreach activities for young people, and automotive equipment at [..] READ MORE

Ranken President Appointed to St. Louis City Workforce Investment Board

Mayor Francis G. Slay recently appointed Ranken Technical College President Stan Shoun to the City of St. Louis’ Workforce Investment Board (WIB). The official swearing in for Shoun’s new appointment will take place on August 20 during the next WIB meeting. The WIB’s mission is to develop a quality workforce that meets the economic and [..] READ MORE