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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 takes new approach to mental health

In normal times, mental health and self-care are often overlooked or swept under the rug. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, however, physical and financial hardships have greatly impacted our mental and emotional well-being.

Southwest Tech to supply employees for Fortune 500 company that could employ more than 200

A Fortune 500 multinational corporation intends to occupy a new warehousing, assembly and distribution facility in the Platteville Industrial Park, a $20 million project that, if finalized, would be the largest in the park’s history.

Nicolet College receives diversity award

Citing its commitment to diversity and inclusive learning and work environments, Nicolet College has been selected as a 2020 Promising Places to Work award winner by two national organizations that support diversity efforts by community colleges across the country.

CARES Act Created Lifeline for FVTC Students

As Fox Valley Technical College gathers more details of how the school will benefit in a second round of funding from a federal pandemic relief bill passed in December, one thing is clear: the first round helped FVTC students tremendously. In fact, it was a financial lifeline that kept some students in school.

Helping Students Finance Their Education

For many people, filling out yearly income taxes is the highest stress point of the financial year. When you add the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the stress of paying for higher education, it takes an expert to help students navigate. As BTC’s Financial Aid Manager, Craig Shultz supports a team of dedicated financial aid experts who connect students and their families with financial resources to fund their education. These resources include grants, loans, scholarships, veteran benefits, and others from federal, state, and private sources.

New teams help bring success to WITC medical programs

The nursing and EMS programs at WITC are doing their part to get as many newly trained professionals out the door to join the ranks.

WITC announces rebranding efforts

Based on data from the research, WITC will move forward with rebranding efforts. The WITC Board of Trustees has adopted a timeline that will lead to a new name, mascot and branding for the College that will go into effect Fall 2021 term.

Health and Human Service workers could be eligible for dementia care courses

WITC’s Gerontology – Aging Services Professional program, in partnership with Brad Gingras, the executive director of Northwest Wisconsin Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC), will provide $20,000 to be applied toward tuition and books to 12 practicing professionals who work in WITC’s 11-county region.

NTC has 760 scholarships up for grabs

Students at Northcentral Technical College (NTC) are invited to apply for scholarships for the fall 2021 semester before midnight on February 22, 2021. To help, several NTC Foundation scholarship workshops will be held online using Zoom for students:
Workshop Schedule:

Blackhawk Tech welding teacher breaking barriers, inspiring students

Liz Bryant was surrounded by men when she walked into her welding classroom at Blackhawk Technical College for the first time a few years ago.

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