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GPTC Ambassadors learn leadership

The Great Plains Technology Center Ambassadors Program held their monthly training session on January 25, 2017, from 8:30 AM to 2:50 PM in the Building 100 Auditorium. This month’s training focused on leadership. The training consisted of various speakers and exercises to teach students the value of leadership. Phil Kennedy, owner of Comanche County Lumber […]

STEM preparing students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Thanks to a multitude of state, regional and national programs and initiatives, the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines are growing in popularity. Cameron University is committed to such initiatives, with approximately 40 percent of CU degree programs falling under the STEM “umbrella.” Cameron graduates who earn degrees in these areas are primed for […]

VEX Robotics February 11th 2017

Will the next National or World VEX Robotics Champion come from Oklahoma? Witness the state championship “live and in person” at Lawton’s Comanche County Fairgrounds on Saturday, February 11th. Great Plains is a host, competitor and co-sponsor of the exciting challenge. More than 70 teams will journey from across the state to compete in the […]

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Senate President Senator Mike Schulz and Miss Oklahoma 2016 headline Scholarship Luncheon/Fundraiser

Oklahoma Senate President Tempore Mike Schulz will headline a GPTC and GPTC Foundation Scholarship Luncheon/Fundraiser on Wednesday, November 30th, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Worley Center.  This will be Senator Schulz first appearance before business and education leaders in Lawton-Fort Sill. Senator Schulz.  The Altus Republican was elected to the senate in 2006.  He served […]

WHAT’S NEXT AT THE FREDERICK CAMPUS?

What career program would you like to see Great Plains offer at its Tillman-Kiowa County campus at Frederick next school year?  The tech center is currently surveying residents and conducting focus groups to help answer that question.  Due to low enrollment the Frederick campus dropped the Executive Administrative program at the end of the 2015 […]

GPTC Frederick carpentry students provide facelift to Masonic Lodge at Frederick.

“The renovation is just beautiful” !  That’s how almost everyone who has seen it describes the remodeling effort at the Frederick Masonic Lodge.  GPTC Carpentry students under the direction of instructor Bryan Smith are renovating the Lodge’s Great Hall and kitchen area.  Mr. Smith’s goal is for the students to complete their work before a […]

GPTC Student Ambassadors develop leadership skills

Sixty Great Plains Technology Center students were selected as “Student Ambassadors” for Great Plains Technology Center. The Student Ambassadors, including seven returning Senior Ambassadors will represent the school at public functions and assist with Great Plains Tech Showcase scheduled for December 6, 7, 8 2016. “The Student Ambassadors is a leadership development program in action”, […]

Student Built House Now on Sale at $52.00 per square ft.

The date has arrived!  Great Plains beautiful and upgraded Student Built House is now on sale for $79,995.  The approximately 1,550 sq. ft. house will remain on sale through February 15th.  The 3BR/2B house features an open/urban farmhouse design, fireplace, granite countertops, wood laminate flooring, energy efficient windows and HVA and much more.  Real estate […]

National Manufacturing Day/October 7th

National Manufacturing Day/October 7th. GPTC Salutes the thousands of SW Oklahomans using cutting edge technology at local MFG. Great jobs! Great products! Great people!