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Here you'll find news about the Wisconsin Technical College System and some news stories about the 16 Wisconsin technical colleges around the state.

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Dia Thao: A Story of Financial Success

Dia Thao is a student in the Small Business Entrepreneurship program with hopes of one day opening her own salon. She has also benefited from the services of the Financial Wellness Center and financial counselor Diane Drew.

Gateway’s solid training, scholarship program help student succeed and enter career quickly

Sam Pittsenbarger said going to college had always been in his plans. He also knew he wanted to enter a career that combined his love of a hands-on environment with being a problem-solver, and he felt that becoming a vehicle technician was a good fit for him. Gateway Technical College helped Sam to do that — in more ways than one.

Western’s Business and Industry Services to host diversity webinar

Western Technical College’s Business and Industry Services, in partnership with TrustPoint, is hosting a live diversity webinar series in August. The series will be hosted by Terrelle Wilson, a Western adjunct presenter and local business owner who will share his knowledge, experience and unique perspective that encourages open communication about race and diversity within our community.

Nicolet College eyes TEDx-style event on ‘how rural communities thrive’

What makes rural communities tick? Individuals with thoughts and insights on that question who are interested in sharing their ideas with the public are invited to submit a presentation proposal for a TEDx-style event at Nicolet College on Friday, Oct. 1. The theme is “How Rural Communities Thrive in the 21st Century.”

Farm Tech Days

Growing lettuce without soil sounds like science fiction, but it’s something farmers are already doing. At the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, you can see agriculture’s past, present and future. Part of that future: the next generation.

LTC sees largest enrollment application increase in years

Lakeshore Technical College has announced that they are receiving huge interest from potential students. In fact, they have seen the number of requests for applications jump 38% of last year, and they are at a level they haven’t seen since the 2012-2013 school year.

Madison College celebrating a decade of Camp Hero

Promoting girl power in protective services careers; that’s been the goal of Camp Hero for the last ten years. The camp focuses on teaching young women what it’s like to work in protective service. Ten years ago, Madison Fire Capt. Jen Roman realized women were underrepresented in the EMT, fire and policing fields.

BTC honors community partners, Technical Education Champion

Blackhawk Technical College honored several community partners at a recognition event on its Central Campus. These awards are selected and awarded annually from nominations submitted by Blackhawk students, faculty, and staff.

This Milwaukee startup is building an e-bike for the future: The Pitch

NewWay Innovation CEO Bryce Killibrew recently graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), but his entrepreneurship journey began years ago. 

NWTC Is designated as a Center of Excellence for Maritime Workforce Training

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College has been designated a 2021 Center of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE), by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD).

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