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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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Mid-State Technical College serves up new culinary program

A growing local demand for skilled kitchen professionals in the restaurant industry has led Mid-State Technical College to launch a new Culinary Arts degree program in fall of 2021. 

MPTC student earns Emerging Leader Award

Congratulations to Barbara Turner, of Beaver Dam, on earning the first Emerging Leader award from the Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes a high school or post-secondary student in Beaver Dam who demonstrates strong character, leadership, and community service. She served over 200 hours at the Chamber - helping the Executive Directory tremendously during COVID-19. Barbara was also recognized virtually by Congressman Glenn Grothman.

CVTC, Marshfield Clinic team up to train nurses as EMTs

EAU CLAIRE (WQOW)- Nurses from across Wisconsin are coming to Eau Claire for a new opportunity to work as EMTs by taking a crash course at Chippewa Valley Technical College.

Ascendium grant will help close equity gaps

Madison, WI – Ascendium Education Group has awarded the next round of grants from its $10 million Maintain Momentum for Student Success Initiative, including a $150,000 grant to the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS).

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Nicolet College assists with educating 24 new first responders from area fire departments

NWTC awarded grant for "Campus of the Future" IT research project

New learning tools and equipment coming in spring to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC), along with the College’s participation in a national study, have the potential to make a big impact on education and industry in the region. 

New Career Readiness Courses available through Platteville High School and Southwest Tech

Students at Platteville High School will have two new opportunities for career readiness available to them through a course collaboration with Southwest Wisconsin Technical College and CESA 3. The programs that will be offered are the One and Done Laboratory Science and CNC Machine Operator/Programmer, taught in-house at Platteville High School.

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WCTC hosts online MLK Day program

Madison College student receives MLK humanitarian award

At the recent city-county Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award ceremony, Madison College student Shyra Adams received the Emerging Leader Award.

Mid-State launches new Agribusiness Agronomy program

Agribusiness is booming in central Wisconsin, and Mid-State Technical College is meeting the demand for trained professionals in the industry with a new Agribusiness Agronomy Technician program launching in fall 2021 and available at the Adams, Marshfield and  Stevens Point campuses. 

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