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expand Walker signs bill to boost worker training partnerships Apr 24 2014

From "Walker signs jail transfer, training bills" -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed bills introduced by area legislators into law Wednesday. [...]

expand Students tour new Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Milton Apr 24 2014

From "New advanced manufacturing training center in Milton" -- "This is going to be a state of the art facility," said Gary Kohn with Blackhawk Technical College. [...]

expand Careers may finally separate twins Apr 23 2014

From "Careers may finally separate twins" -- Charles and Sam Welbourn are finally facing the moment when they will likely be going their separate ways, but they are OK with it. [...]

expand Recruiting women for apprenticeships Apr 23 2014

From "NWTC looks to recruit women for apprenticeships" -- Northeast Wisconsin Technical College says it’s getting the word out to women. Construction jobs pay well, and companies are looking for apprentices. [...]

expand Learn motorcycle safety at WCTC Apr 23 2014

From "Motorcycle safety on the minds of some riders after two fatal crashes" -- Four people died in motorcycle crashes in Wisconsin in the past two days. [...]

expand Green vehicle workshop highlights alternate fuels Apr 23 2014

From "Seeking savings when filling up, fleets turn to propane, natural gas" -- The newest police vehicle in the city of Port Washington is powered by propane instead of gasoline. [...]

expand FVTC president responds to controversy over body farm Apr 23 2014

From "FVTC President Dr. Susan May: It's time to put 'body farm' to rest" -- You may have seen the flurry of media recently regarding a forensic training field at our Public Safety Training Center. The concept of an outdoor forensic training field may make for a tempting headline, but it is far from being anything final. [...]

expand New Emergency Medical Technician course offered at Blackhawk Tech Apr 23 2014

From "New Emergency Medical Technician course offered at Blackhawk Technical College" -- Blackhawk Technical College is offering a new basic Emergency Medical Technician-Basic course over two semesters, the first time a Wisconsin Technical College System school has received approval to split the five-credit, 180-hour course into two sections. [...]

expand High school students tour new Advanced Manufacturing Training Center Apr 22 2014

From "Edgerton and Milton High School students to get sneak peak of new Advanced Manufacturing Training Center" -- Some 240 high school students – 90 from Edgerton High School and 150 from Milton High School – will receive a sneak preview of Blackhawk Technical College’s new Advanced Manufacturing Center in Milton this Wednesday as part of an encompassing tour of Blackhawk’s facilities and manufacturing programs. [...]

expand Earth Day activities scheduled at Gateway Tech Apr 21 2014

From "Help the world: Earth Day activities scheduled in Racine, Kenosha counties" -- Racine and Kenosha counties offer plenty of opportunities to actively observe Earth Day again this year today and through next weekend. [...]

expand Candidate Burke visits Western Technical College Apr 21 2014

From "Mary Burke visits college students, pushes jobs plan" -- Governor Scott Walker visited on Tuesday, and democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke followed by bringing her “Invest for Success” tour to La Crosse on Wednesday. [...]

expand Skilled workers in demand Apr 21 2014

From "Workers in demand" -- s a student in Chippewa Valley Technical College’s (CVTC) Machine Tooling Technics program, Eric Weining of Menomonie has a valuable set of skills for potential employers. Unfortunately, it was probably too late for the employers at the CVTC Spring Career Fair Wednesday, April 9, to entice him. [...]

expand MPTC eyes $1.5 million addition Apr 21 2014

From "MPTC eyeing $1.5 million addition" -- proposed $1.5 million addition planned for Moraine Park Technical College will enhance the front entrance, centralize services and accommodate student veterans. [...]

expand Green Bay area students learn about employment in agriculture Apr 18 2014

From "Area students learn about employment in agriculture" -- Seventh- and eighth-grade students from five area public schools had the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of 32 different agricultural employment fields at the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corp.-sponsored Ag Career Days. More than 900 students gathered at Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy April 10-11 to learn about potential future careers based in agriculture. [...]

expand NWTC budget up slightly, but tax levy plummets Apr 18 2014

From "NWTC budget up slightly, but tax levy plummets" -- Gov. Scott Walker’s property tax cuts mean a big change in the way Northeast Wisconsin Technical College balances its books. [...]

expand ABB enables students to utilize latest technology in lab Apr 18 2014

From "ABB enables students to utilize latest technology in lab" -- ABB Inc. recently donated eight democases from a new DTC product line to Waukesha County Technical College's Automation Technology Program, which will enable students to utilize the latest technology in lab work and applications. [...]

expand Gateway property taxes cut in half Apr 18 2014

From "Gateway property taxes cut in half" -- The property taxes local residents will pay for Gateway Technical College next year are to be cut in half thanks to an act of the Legislature passed this year, according to officials and Gateway’s proposed 2014-15 budget presented Thursday. [...]

expand Blackhawk Technical College to host upcoming seminars Apr 18 2014

From "Blackhawk Technical College Community Development Division to host upcoming seminars" -- Blackhawk Technical College’s Business and Community Development division is holding three different seminars in late April and throughout May aimed at enhancing business climate and improving workplace safety. [...]

expand Madison College New Century Scholar recognized in D.C. Apr 18 2014

From "Madison College New Century Scholar recognized in D.C." -- Madison College student, Makiko Omori was recognized as a New Century Scholar representing Wisconsin at the 56th Annual President’s Breakfast at the AACC convention in Washington D.C. This scholarship was offered by Coca-Cola foundation through Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. [...]

expand Students use LTC facilities to make mini-choppers Apr 16 2014

From "Mini-choppers take shape at area schools" -- Motorcycles are taking shape in metal shop classrooms across Manitowoc County as students work toward a Friday deadline to complete their bikes in time for a late-April motorcycle show. [...]

expand American Indians display history, beauty of their culture at CVTC Apr 16 2014

From "American Indians display history, beauty of their culture at CVTC pow wow event" -- The loud drumbeats, chanting and brightly colored costumes were hard to miss Monday at the Chippewa Valley Technical College commons. [...]

expand CVTC, NWTC provide distance learning options Apr 14 2014

From "Teaching, class sharing rises at rural schools as budgets shrink" -- As rural schools deal with the reality of reduced budgets and smaller enrollments, one of the inevitable trends is the reduction in the number of classes offered as schools focus on core subjects. [...]

expand Opinion: Tech education one key to future workforce Apr 14 2014

From "Opinion: Tech education one key to future workforce'" -- Hundreds of job seekers attended a recent job fair hosted by Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland. Just as telling, about 50 employers were registered. [...]

expand WITC-Hayward plans hospitality seminar Apr 14 2014

From "WITC-Hayward plans hospitality seminar Apr. 26" -- In a joint effort, WITC-Hayward and Sawyer County UW-Extension will host a customer service seminar designed specifically for tourism employees from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at WITC Hayward. [...]

expand Opinion: Demand for IT skills signals next advance in modern manufacturing Apr 11 2014

From "Demand for IT skills signals next advance in modern manufacturing" -- Thursday, April 10, 2014 Jennifer Sereno: Demand for IT skills signals next advance in modern manufacturing By Jennifer Sereno Wisconsin has been staking its claim as a center of skilled manufacturing since the 1860s. And Blackhawk Technical College intends to help the state build on that legacy for generations to come with a groundbreaking program to develop the new workforce skills Wisconsin manufacturers need to remain competitive in the global economy. [...]

expand WTCS Board recognizes D&S as ‘Futuremakers Partner’ Apr 10 2014

From "WTCS Board recognizes D&S as 'Futuremakers Partner'" -- The Wisconsin Technical College System Board recently awarded its Futuremakers Partner award to D&S Manufacturing of Black River Falls. [...]

expand Health care delegation visits Fox Valley Tech Apr 10 2014

From "Health care delegation visits Fox Cities" -- International health care delegates will be in the Fox Cities today and Friday to gain insight into health care management best practices and tour facilities. [...]

expand “Bridges2Healthcare” grant funds healthcare academy at Western Tech College Apr 10 2014

From "Bridges to Healthcare" grant funds Healthcare Academy at WTC" -- One of seven colleges to receive the “Bridges2Healthcare” Grant, Western Technical College hosts a Healthcare Academy which introduces career options in healthcare to those interested. [...]

expand New Ingenuity Center hopes to connect unemployed with manufacturing jobs Apr 10 2014

From "New Ingenuity Center hopes to connect unemployed workers with manufacturing jobs" -- The Ingenuity Center at Madison Area Technical College is the 8th and final building renovation as part of the 2010 referendum. The center has been open since the beginning of Fall semester, but on Wednesday afternoon college officials held a ceremonial ribbon cutting ceremony. [...]

expand Golf course will become learning lab for FVTC Apr 09 2014

From "Nienhaus donated Winagamie Golf Course to Appleton foundation" -- Winagamie Golf Course has been a second home to Mary Beth Nienhaus for 43 years. Now, the legendary educator, coach, golfer and benefactor has donated the 27-hole facility to the Appleton Education Foundation. [...]

expand NWTC student meets President Obama Apr 09 2014

From "NWTC international student visits with President Obama" -- An international student, studying at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, has quite the story to tell his friends and family back in Tunisia. [...]

expand Okuma America Corp and Madison College partner to train machinists, programmers Apr 09 2014

From "Okuma America Corporation and Madison Area Technical College partner to train the next generation of machinists and programmers" -- Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, and Madison Area Technical College (MATC), a member of Partners in THINC, today announced their partnership to provide superior CNC education to students. [...]

expand Students learn business communications on fast track Apr 09 2014

From "Students learn business communications on fast track" -- As a non-traditional student in Chippewa Valley Technical College’s Business Management program, Jim Voss of Boyd had something of an advantage going into the Speed Networking event held as part of a planning and decision making class. He’s been at ease talking to people for years. [...]

expand ABB Group donates equipment to WCTC Apr 08 2014

From "ABB makes equipment donation to WCTC" -- The ABB Group in New Berlin has donated eight new motor drives democases to Waukesha County Technical College’s Automation Technologies/Electronics Laboratory. [...]

expand Former ag agent touts farm business education Apr 08 2014

From "Former ag agent touts farm business education" -- Randy Zogbaum was preaching to the choir. It was a familiar choir — the Columbia County Board’s agriculture and land and water conservation committee. Zogbaum had been the agriculture agent for the University of Wisconsin-Extension Columbia County before leaving in late November 2008 to be education director for agriculture, natural resources and renewable energy with the Wisconsin Technical College System. [...]

expand State launches expanded accelerated training program for trucking jobs Apr 07 2014

From "State launches expanded, accelerated training program for trucking jobs" -- Governor Scott Walker made a stop at the Waukesha County Technical College today to announce the launch of a new program, designed to channel Wisconsin residents, including veterans, through accelerated training courses and into guaranteed placements at companies in the growing trucking industry. [...]

expand Gateway students find careers for women in IT Apr 07 2014

From "What Works for Women in IT" -- Obstacles and solutions are a large part of the IT professional's career choice. Organizations assemble IT staffs to solve business problems. Traditionally, it's been a man's world, with women in a decidedly minority role. [...]

expand Local high school students get college jump-start Apr 07 2014

From "Local high school students get college jump-start" -- Ashley Carlson's notebook page was neatly divided into two parts, with topics on the left side of the paper and details on the right. [...]

expand State offers four-week driving course, guaranteed trucking job Apr 07 2014

From "State offers four-week driving course, guaranteed trucking job" -- Up to 300 Wisconsin residents will be able to earn a commercial driver's license in a four-week training course and be guaranteed a trucking job through a program announced Friday by Gov. Scott Walker. [...]

expand Demand jumps for NTC architectural design grads Apr 07 2014

From "Demand jumps for NTC architectural design graduates" -- Marina Reinke will have a job waiting for her when she graduates May 17 from Northcentral Technical College with a degree in architectural design. [...]

expand FVTC hosts ag competition Apr 07 2014

From "FVTC hosts ag competition" -- About 1,000 high school students from 70 schools are participating in an annual competition, at Fox Valley Technical College today. [...]

expand New technology promotes teamwork at Nicolet College Apr 04 2014

From "New technology promotes teamwork at Nicolet College" -- Nicolet College believes today's workplace requires a lot of teamwork. That's why the college introduced new technology that promotes working together. [...]

expand Teen mom finishing high school, gaining college credit Apr 04 2014

From "YouthBuild program helps young people develop skills" --In honor of National YouthBuild Day, which is being observed today, those at Community Action Inc.’s Beloit Fresh Start program have been celebrating its impact in the community and opening its doors to the community.

expand Dual Fire Medic degree offered at NWTC Apr 04 2014

From "Dual Degree offered at NWTC with new Fire Medic program" -- A new type of training is being offered at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is exactly what fire departments say they're looking for. [...]

expand Nicolet responds to need for welders Apr 04 2014

From "Nicolet College Offering Accelerated Welding Program" -- In response to a high demand, Nicolet College is offering an accelerated program for welding students. [...]

expand Blackhawk Tech to offer new Manufacturing Information Technology program Apr 03 2014

From "Blackhawk Technical College: To offer new Manufacturing Information Technology program" -- Blackhawk Technical College is taking the next step into the future of advanced manufacturing with a new two-year program aimed at training students as information technology specialists in a manufacturing setting. [...]

expand MATC hosted 11th Annual Sustainability Summit Apr 03 2014

From "MATC Hosted 11th Annual Sustainability Summit March 26-28" -- Milwaukee Area Technical College hosted the 11th annual "Sustainability Summit and Exposition" March 26-28. The theme of the summit was "Conserving the Future Together." [...]

expand Gateway Technical College needs your vote Apr 02 2014

From "Online voting begins for Gateway in video contest" -- Gateway Technical College is one of 30 colleges from across the United States named as a finalist for an award recognizing leadership and innovation in the area of environmentalism and sustainability in higher education. [...]

expand FVTC holds seminar to combat sex trafficking Apr 02 2014

From "FVTC Holds Seminar to Combat Sex Trafficking" -- On the heels of several local incidents in our area involving solicitation and prostitution, experts say sex trafficking is becoming more prevalent in northeast Wisconsin. [...]

expand Madison College student wins interior design award Apr 02 2014

From "Local interior designers, projects earn ASID awards" -- Local interior designers or projects were recently honored during the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers 38th-annual Celebration in Design Awards at Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukee. [...]

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