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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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Nicolet supports northern Wisconsin entrepreneurs through “The GRID”

Businesses and entrepreneurs in Wisconsin’s Northwoods have a new go-to source of support. Just a few months after its official launch, the GRID—which stands for Guiding Rural Innovation and Development—is already succeeding at its mission to be the place business owners and startups can reach out to for connections and solutions.

Blackhawk gets flexible during pandemic

In a time when Rock County businesses and employees are examining ways to reinvent themselves and be more marketable, Blackhawk Technical College is working to provide flexible delivery of specialized training.

LTC resumes Community Education classes

While taking a hiatus from in-person community education programming after COVID-19 hit last spring, Lakeshore Technical College retooled its offerings. 

SWTC's 3rd annual Diversity Week focuses on citizenship

When students return for the spring semester at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, they will have the opportunity to celebrate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week. This is the third annual weeklong event, scheduled in conjunction with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18.

Gateway selects 2021 recipients for Dr. King humanitarian awards

Gateway Technical College has named Gregory Bennett Jr. and Seeds of Hope this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarians to recognize them for their contributions to society, their school, business, or profession, as well as their dedication to volunteerism and philanthropic work.

Madison College manager makes BRAVA's 2021 "Women to Watch" list

Luz del Carmen Arroyo Calderon knew at an early age she wanted to be a teacher. She wanted students, especially immigrant children, to know they had someone in their corner.

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.

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