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New Mask Policy at Rosedale Tech

May 28 2021

Effective June 1, Rosedale Tech’s mask policy will be adjusted to follow current CDC recommendations.  Fully vaccinated people will no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance on campus. All non-vaccinated people should still continue to wear masks and socially distance. Students, faculty, and staff that are vaccinated and would like to continue…

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Class of 2021 – Welcome to Rosedale Tech!

May 13 2021

Congratulations to the following graduates from the Class of 2021 who have selected Rosedale Technical College as the post-secondary institution to continue their training for a career in the trades*. *Enrolled as of June 8, 2021 Josh Bardelang – Altoona Area High School – Automotive Guy Leonard – Altoona Area High School, Altoona CTC –…

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Rosedale Tech’s Women in the Trades Tradition Continues

Mar 03 2021

When people typically think of the trade industry, a common perception comes to mind – men in dirty uniforms working with their hands. While this may be partially true in certain trade jobs, it isn’t just a field for men. In fact, women have been working trade jobs dating back to World War II. During…

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Rosedale Technical College Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Feb 23 2021

Rosedale Technical College is proud to announce that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly​® ​School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly​® ​School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning the designation. The 2021-​2022 Military Friendly® Schools…

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Rosedale Tech is One of the First Post-Secondary Schools to Implement the mikeroweWORKS Foundation’s Work Ethic Certification

Nov 17 2020

Rosedale Tech has announced that it is one of the first post-secondary schools to participate in the national expansion of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation’s pilot curriculum, known as the MRW Work Ethic Certification. This program is currently underway at Rosedale Tech and accredited by the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3). The expansion includes an additional…

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CEO You Should Know: Rosedale Technical College President Dennis Wilke

Oct 14 2020

Rosedale Technical College’s President Dennis Wilke was recently featured on iHeart Radio’s CEO You Should Know – Pittsburgh podcast series. Listen to the interview at the link below. Listen to “CEO, Dennis Wilke of Rosedale Technical College” on Spreaker.

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Rosedale Tech Joins Snap-On and Make-A-Wish® to Grant Local Teen’s Wish and More

Sep 29 2020

Eighteen-year-old Mason Holstetler, of Rockwood, Pa., was recently granted his wish to outfit his garage with Snap-on tools. Mason, who is diagnosed with cancer, received his wish on behalf of Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia and Snap-on. However, the surprises for Mason kept coming when Rosedale Technical College also got involved. Separate from his…

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NC3 Names Rosedale Technical College School on the Rise for July

Sep 28 2020

For over 70 years, Rosedale Technical College has been training technicians for in-demand careers in the automotive and diesel fields.  With a student-centered approach, Rosedale Tech continues to find innovative ways to enhance the curriculum as well as offerings for its students.  One example in particular of added benefit to the programs is offering students…

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Rosedale Tech. A Different Kind of College.

Sep 28 2020

You have a bright future ahead of you, and a lot of choices to make. When you think about your future, what do you see? We know how scary it must be for graduates to try to navigate next steps, especially during these unprecedented times, but we have a solution that could work for so…

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4 Misconceptions About Working as a Welding Technician

Jul 02 2020

Ever wondered what a career as a welding technician looks like? A career as a welder can offer many job opportunities with good salaries. Learn more about our welding program today!

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