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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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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.

BTC students will benefit from $3.8m of COVID relief funds

During the 2021-2022 academic year, Blackhawk Technical College students will continue to benefit from COVID-19 relief funding. The College has $3.8 million to devote to student support for the upcoming academic year that begins on Monday, Aug. 16.

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.

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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.

FVTC: 5 questions answered about new Technical Education Instruction program

With the start of a new fall semester, comes the start of several new learning opportunities at Fox Valley Technical College. We're highlighting the new way students can earn an associate degree in Technical Education Instruction by answering five frequently asked questions about the new program. Trent Sorensen, associate dean of Service, provides the answers.

SWTC campus takes on a new look


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Message from new WTCS Board President Dr. Rodney Pasch
CVTC sees “pandemic-proof” demand for truck drivers
SWTC students received support for COVID emergencies through Community Fund
Mid-State grad among newest Janesville officers

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.

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