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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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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.

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

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

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.

WTCS President Foy's statement regarding Gov. Evers & DATCP's Meat Talent Development Program

Madison, WI – Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced on Tuesday that it would allocate up to $2.63 million for a Meat Talent Development Program. WTCS President Foy released the following statement:
 
“We are pleased the Governor’s office and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is allocating up to $2.63 million for a Meat Talent Development Program.

WTCS President Foy's Statement regarding the service of UW System Interim President Tommy G. Thompson

Madison, WI - Interim President of the University of Wisconsin (UW) System Tommy G. Thompson announced he will resign, effective March 18.

Governor announces Innovation Grants to technical colleges

Madison, WI – Governor Evers announced 12 regional projects in the first round of the Wisconsin Innovation Grant Program. These projects will receive up to $59.5 million in grants, including up to $27.5 million to four Wisconsin technical colleges.

WTCS Board elects officers for 2021-22

Rhinelander, WI – During a meeting hosted by Nicolet College in Rhinelander, the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board elected new Board officers.

WTCS President Foy statement on Joint Finance action on 2021-23 biennial budget

Yesterday’s action by the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance, investing $9 million in new funding in the System over the next two years, was an important affirmation of the WTCS Board’s strategic directions.

Technical colleges recognize, celebrate agriculture industry

MADISON – The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) is celebrating “National Ag Day” with a week-long social media campaign recognizing the state’s vital, resilient ag sector. WTCS has recognized National Ag Day, which falls on March 23 this year, since 2014.

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