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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-in-Brief 01.26.2021

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.

WTCS-in-Brief 01.19.2021

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. 

MATC President Martin discusses “Moon Shot” effort to close equity gap

Chancellor's Report: A Conversation About Closing The Higher Education Equality GapOn this Chancellor's Report we take a look at what UWM is doing to eliminate the higher education equality gap. Our guests will discuss UWM's Moon Shot for Equity program and the role that the Higher Education Regional Alliance in Milwaukee works with the Moon Shot program. Our guests today are UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone, MATC President Vicki Martin and Georgia State University Senior Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success Tim Renik.

NWTC’s Bey one of Wisconsin’s 51 Most Influential Black Leaders

Mohammed Bey heads diversity, equity, and inclusion at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, a role he has held since 2014 — first as director and now as chief officer. With bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Marian University in Fond du Lac, he has also held diversity, equity and inclusion roles at Quinnipiac University and UW-Oshkosh.

MATC Nursing instructor Dr. Melanie Gray a “Notable Hero in Health Care”

Dr. Melanie Gray has distinguished herself in the Milwaukee community as a premiere educator and champion for excellence in nursing. Born and raised in Milwaukee’s 53206 zip code, Gray was a first-generation college student who has earned a master’s degree in nursing education and a Ph.D. in e-learning.

NWTC Nursing Association gifts books and blankets to pediatric patients

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) Student Nursing Association is bringing joy to children and teens spending their holidays in Green Bay hospitals.

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