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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 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-in-Brief 12.14.2021

Gateway, DOC roll out new juvenile offender program
Blackhawk ELL program helps Colombian Architect build business, language skills
MATC, FVTC, MPTC, Madison College and LTC students among those to earn national Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Foundation scholarships
Northwood Tech ag instructor wins Farm Bureau contest

WTCS-in-Brief 12.07.2021

2021 WTCS Ambassador Hannah Masters selected as Southwest Tech's winter commencement speaker
Watch, or re-watch, and share this piece created by the technical colleges' Marketing Consortium ... in a moment of great uncertainty for students, workers and employers, "It's go time"
MPTC hosts interactive “Dream Big” event for Boys & Girls Club
NTC grad succeeds as first college graduate in family

Mid-State progresses toward construction of Stevens Point Manufacturing, Engineering and Apprenticeship Center

Located in the Stevens Point area, the Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering Technology, and Apprenticeship Center is expected to serve thousands of people, annually, through traditional programming, professional upskilling, K-12 early college and career exploration activities, technology demonstrations and business meetings. 

WTCS-in-Brief 11.30.2021

CVTC: Skilled trades, Main Street businesses
LTC students have saved $1 million through textbook affordability program
Mid-State progresses toward construction of Stevens Point Manufacturing, Engineering and Apprenticeship Center
Southwest Tech, BTC join with Workforce Development Board to provide needed training

LTC students have saved $1 million through textbook affordability program

A textbook affordability program offered by Lakeshore Technical College has helped students save more than $1 million they would otherwise have spent buying textbooks. Instructors eliminated textbook costs by adopting what is referred to as open educational resources.

Moraine Park Promise makes college possible

At Moraine Park, we believe that higher education should be available to all that desire it. The Moraine Park Promise scholarship program is designed to remove financial barriers and make a college education available to every hard-working high school senior who could not otherwise afford it. It creates a partnership between the student and Moraine Park, so together we can make college possible.

WTCS-in-Brief 11.23.2021

November is National Scholarship Month: Technical College scholarships, including Promise programs, make college possible
Wrap-up: National Apprenticeship Week
Moraine Park Promise makes college possible
Gateway will provide training for Employ Milwaukee’s “Skillful Transitions” program

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