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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 02.22.2022

CVTC, Northwood partner to facilitate career pathways in metal fabrication for underserved populations throughout rural northwestern Wisconsin
Northcentral and UWSP partner to expand local transfer opportunities
Southwest Tech teaching welding to employees of local company investing in their workers
Nicolet partners with local high school to prepare students for careers in the trades

WTCS-in-Brief 02.15.2022

Madison College trains National Guard members as CNAs to help battle COVID-19 in Wisconsin
FVTC aims to add to the workforce via farm operations program
Blackhawk pivots CDL training programs to meet market demand
Western prepares students for gold collar manufacturing jobs

Government website calls out CVTC efforts

Imagine Kim Ernstmeyer’s surprise when she saw Chippewa Valley Technical College had been used as a five-star example to other colleges and universities on how best to use Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund money to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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-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

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