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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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MPTC’s Pete Rettler raises record amount for Wisconsin 9-11 Memorial

January 3, 2021 – West Bend, WI – Pete Rettler of West Bend wrapped up 2020 in record fashion as he completed his 27th year of running daily and raised double the amount intended for the Wisconsin 9-11 Memorial in Kewaskum.

Mid-State, Portage County Business Council profile local businesses

A new podcast from Mid-State Technical College and the Portage County Business Council shares profiles of the entrepreneurs who make central Wisconsin such a great place to live and do business. 

Gateway offering Certified Production Technician training

STURTEVANT — Gateway Technical College is offering training for the next generation of advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0 skilled workers for Certified Production Technician (CPT) and Certified Production Technician Plus (CPT+) certification through the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council.

MPTC boot camp delivers machinists, production welders

FOND DU LAC — Moraine Park Technical College held its fall 2020 Manufacturing Skills Academy completion ceremony on Dec. 23 when nine students finished the program, four from Computer Numerical Control and five from Welding.

Western grad working on front lines of COVID-19 pandemic

Just nine months ago, Western Technical College grad Ruth Dupey was in a classroom, learning the various ways to collect and analyze blood.

NTC collaborates with Aspirus on accelerated CNA training

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Aspirus and Northcentral Technical College have teamed up in an effort to give people the incentive, and the ability, to join the healthcare workforce as a certified nursing assistant.

CVTC delivers latest class of Law Enforcement Academy graduates

EAU CLAIRE – The recruits in the Chippewa Valley Technical College Law Enforcement Academy that ran over 20 weeks through the summer and fall became an especially close-knit group. On Tuesday, Dec. 15, thirteen students graduated, qualifying them to serve as law enforcement officers in Wisconsin.

FVTC provides training for new Manitowoc Police Department officer

There are now two more members of the Manitowoc Police Department.

WCTC grad Lake Geneva’s newest officer

A new police officer is helping to patrol the streets of Lake Geneva.

FVTC dual credit course helps Laconia teacher inspire student

"Students earn both Laconia High School and Fox Valley Technical College credit. I think this helps students realize that college - whether attending a 2-year or 4-year program - is a possibility. Some students can’t break out of their negative “I can’t do this” mindset, but once taking courses like this one, they see that postsecondary education is possible."

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