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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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WTCS, BTC Honor Frito-Lay with Futuremaker Award

Blackhawk Technical College joined the Wisconsin Technical College System Board on Tuesday, March 15 in recognizing Frito-Lay North American, Inc., with the Futuremaker Partner Award.

Statement from System President Foy on Governor Evers’ investment in community safety

The Wisconsin Technical College System thanks Governor Evers for the $1 million investment for part-time law enforcement academies. The global pandemic has reinforced both the importance of, and the need for, high quality law enforcement professionals in Wisconsin.

WTCS-in-Brief 03.08.2022

MATC Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship program builds teacher pipeline in Milwaukee's most under-resourced neighborhoods
NWTC prepares next generation of biomedical technicians
Madison College’s Fort Atkinson campus to celebrate metal fabrication expansion
Lakeshore provides leadership training through its Workforce Solutions program

WTCS-in-Brief 03.01.2022

NWTC DREAM Scholar overcomes challenges, stands ready to help others shine
Moraine Park creates Wisconsin Regional Truck Driving Academy
WCTC re-designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense
Nicolet College’s new home for manufacturing programs promotes collaboration among students

Wisconsin’s technical colleges celebrate Career and Technical Education every day

By Dr. Morna K. Foy, Wisconsin Technical College System President

WTCS-in-Brief 02.22.2022

CVTC, Northwood partner to facilitate career pathways in metal fabrication for underserved populations throughout rural northwestern Wisconsin
Northcentral and UWSP partner to expand local transfer opportunities
Southwest Tech teaching welding to employees of local company investing in their workers
Nicolet partners with local high school to prepare students for careers in the trades

WTCS-in-Brief 02.15.2022

Madison College trains National Guard members as CNAs to help battle COVID-19 in Wisconsin
FVTC aims to add to the workforce via farm operations program
Blackhawk pivots CDL training programs to meet market demand
Western prepares students for gold collar manufacturing jobs

Government website calls out CVTC efforts

Imagine Kim Ernstmeyer’s surprise when she saw Chippewa Valley Technical College had been used as a five-star example to other colleges and universities on how best to use Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund money to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Futuremaker Partner: WAICU President Dr. Rolf Wegenke

MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board bestowed its highest honor upon Dr. Rolf Wegenke, retiring president and chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU).

Wisconsin Apprentices report high annual earnings

MADISON, WI – The Wisconsin Technical College System released its annual Apprenticeship Completion Report on Tuesday highlighting high earnings and a strong level of satisfaction with the on-the-job training and related instruction they receive.

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