Blog Posts in 2018

Set These Summer Goals for Success

If you want to use your summer vacation to your advantage, it’s time to start setting goals now. Many people, especially students, get carried away with summer relaxation and end up wasting ...
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The Serious Business of Summer Fun and Relaxation

It’s easy to fall into the trap, especially if you’ve already started your career or you’re working hard to kick it off, of overwork. In the United States, work is sacrosanct, and in ...
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The Basics of Dental Assistance

The Dental Assisting program at Pickens Technical College is a popular one that teaches students to be contributing members of the dental profession. Dental assistants work with the dentist at the ...
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How to Turn Nervous Energy into an Asset in Job Interviews

I’ll be honest. I don’t take advantage of the well-documented mental help that meditation and other thinking exercises offers. It’s not because I look down on Eastern Medicine, or ...
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Plant and Horticulture Sale at Pickens Tech

It’s almost time for the annual plant sale, sponsored by the Pickens Technical College Horticulture program. Every year, Urban Horticulture and Landscaping students cultivate and nurture all the ...
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Middle Skill Jobs: An Alternative to the Conveyor Belt

If you’re interested in Pickens Technical College or if you already attend classes there, chances are you’re looking into a career in a ‘middle skill’ profession. Middle skill ...
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Why You Should Attend Career Fairs

First, a plug: The Fifth Annual Pickens Technical College Career Fair will be held April 25, 2018 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on campus, in Buildings A, B, E, the Student Resource Center, and the Student ...
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Skills USA State Conference Starts on April 18th

It’s that time of year yet again. The SkillsUSA statewide conference will be held at the Hotel Elegante in Colorado Springs from April 18 th to April 20 th. Pickens Technical College always ...
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PTC Success Stories: Stephanie Jordao

Stephanie Jordao came to Pickens Technical College’s Nail Technician Program already professionally trained as an artist. It was 2014, and Jordao had recently moved to Denver after 16 years in ...
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PTC Tutorial: Motorcycle Tech Teaches Torque Wrench Use

At Pickens Technical College, you’ll learn to use all the tools at your disposal to do your job effectively and efficiently. Of course, using the right tools the right way in the right ...
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Hospitality and Tourism Helps CCN Food and Hygiene Drive

Pickens Technical College’s Hospitality and Tourism program is no stranger to helping the community. Part of the draw of the program is that it puts students in the community working with real ...
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Preparing for a Job After Graduation

Pickens Technical College emphasizes careers after graduation for its students. Every course you take here immerses you in the job you want, giving you not only the skills to perform when the checks ...
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PTC Employer Spotlight: Home Instead Senior Care

Tia Boswell, the Human Resources Director for Home Instead Senior Care, insists that joining the Home Instead team as what she and her colleagues call CAREGivers “is not limited to only those in ...
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PTC Culinary Program Puts on Boys and Girls Club Feast

It’s back to school time, but over the break, Pickens Technical College’s Culinary Program put on a feast for members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. 150 family members, ...
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Need a Job After Graduation? Ask the PTC Career Advisors!

People enroll at Pickens Technical College because they want to take that next step in their careers. They want to start a new career the right way. They want to advance quickly and take advantage of ...
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New Semester, New Start

The new semester is here. It’s time to change out of your pajamas and head back to school. While the shock of going to class again is reverberating throughout many students this week, it ...
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