Our nation and state are breaking under the weight of systemic racism, inequality, fear and all the ways in which humans do not treat each other humanely. The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers – in combination with a pattern of other officer-involved deaths and racialized incidents, and the harsh toll of the pandemic on people of color in general and black communities specifically – has brought communities across Wisconsin and the world to another, overdue moment of tense reckoning. These profoundly disheartening events must be a call to action for technical college leaders, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as System leaders and staff. As educators and learners, we embrace our responsibility and capacity to create inclusive, genuine spaces and systems that support equity.
Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) have announced a new System-wide agreement. Technical college graduates who have an associate degree in a technical field may transfer to MSOE with junior standing in the university’s new Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program focused on Technical Sales.
Madison, WI – The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) is recognizing 16 technical college students as “WTCS Ambassadors.” After a day of team building and leadership training, the students will champion opportunities in technical education throughout the coming year.