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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-in-Brief 08.24.2021

Gateway hosts instructors from across the U. S. for national training summit
WCTC receives $540k donation from Gene Haas Foundation
Blackhawk Tech prepares students to run their own farming businesses
NWTC’s nursing program sees virtual reality simulations as important tool

WTCS-in-Brief 08.17.2021

CVTC’s new leader: From immigrant to college president
Opportunity for Justice-Involved Individuals
MATC grad named Milwaukee Tool’s Outside Apprentice of the Year
BTC students will benefit from $3.8m of COVID relief funds

CVTC’s new leader: From immigrant to college president

New CVTC President Sunem Beaton-Garcia’s childhood shaped how she fosters a culture of learning.

NTC Medical Assistant, first-generation grad enjoys success

From customer service to patient care, Juanmanuel Rocha continues to succeed as the first college graduate in his family. A passion for service to others has taken Juanmanuel Rocha from employment at a grocery store to the healthcare field. Each step of the way, NTC has been there.

MPTC welding “boot camp” helps combat the skilled worker shortage

Moraine Park is helping combat the skilled worker shortage by providing skill development -or boot camps- in a variety of Manufacturing Skills Academies. Each boot camp is a unique career pathway. Check out each of the boot camps listed below and then sign up for any information sessions you want to explore.

Western To Forgive $740,000 In Student Debt

Western Technical College announced it will forgive nearly $740,000 in student debt for eligible individuals using funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.

MATC grad named Milwaukee Tool’s Outside Apprentice of the Year

Milwaukee Tool Line Worker Profile: Caleb Hayes, Michels Power, Inc. Congratulations to this line worker, who was named Milwaukee Tool’s Outside Apprentice of the Year.

Mid-State, Stevens Point Fire Department leaders joined by community and state officials at Training Center ribbon-cutting

The Stevens Point Fire Department, in partnership with Mid-State Technical College, hosted a ribbon cutting on the site of the new Stevens Point Fire Department Training Center on Aug. 6. The event was attended by many contributors, collaborators and champions of the project, including Stevens Point City and Fire Commission leadership, state fire representatives and state legislators.

WTCS-in-Brief 08.10.2021

WTCS - as member of "Rebuilding America's Middle Class - advocates for Workforce Pell
NWTC training lab introduces kids to technical careers
LTC awarded $2.87 million grant to benefit students affected by COVID
Gateway’s iMet Center will host tour and event for Wisconsin Internet of Things (WIoT)

NWTC director of technology weighs in on effects of microchip shortage

From cars to computers to toothbrushes, microchips are found just about everywhere, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created a shortage of this piece of technology. “Everything has a chip now," said Karl Reischl, director of technology at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. "Even on your little watch.” The small piece of technology is causing big problems around the world.

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