The University of
Toledo and Northwest State Community College have established a partnership to
offer an associate’s degree in alternative energy technology. An open house for
prospective students will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 at the
Learning Resource Center where the new program will be housed. Faculty,
admissions and financial aid representatives will be available to discuss the
program requirements, answer questions and to offer admissions assistance. The
Learning Resource Center is located on UT’s Scott Park Campus of Energy and
Innovation at Parkside and Nebraska Avenue.
Students enrolled in the new alternative energy technology program will receive
their associate’s degree from Northwest State, but take their classes from both
institutions at the UT Scott Park Campus of Energy and Innovation. UT President
Dr. Lloyd Jacobs and Northwest State President Dr. Thomas Stuckey signed the
partnership agreement this week.
The alternative energy technology degree will have two tracks – one for systems
design for those interested in developing the technology and the other for
systems service for students interested in careers involving installation and
The students enrolled in the alternative energy technology program would be
admitted to both UT and Northwest State, taking the courses from Northwest State
faculty housed at Scott Park as well as UT faculty in the science, math and
The program will allow students to easily continue their education and receive a
bachelor’s degree in engineering technology or individualized programs from UT.