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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 06.15.2021

CVTC program brings sibling IT grads closer
Nicolet College honored with national Promising Places to Work diversity award
WCTC program allows Waukesha teen to graduate high school, college in same school year
MPTC presents workforce champion award

Waukesha teen graduates high school, college in same school year

While the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many students online, one Waukesha teen used the time home to her advantage – graduating from high school and college in the same school year.

Moraine Park Presents Workforce Champion Award

Moraine Park Technical College has selected Nathan Glander of Wabash National, as the recipient of the 2020 Workforce Development Champion award.

Western’s Cavalier Cupboard received more donations in pandemic year

A new report from Western Technical College’s Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement Department shows that use of Western’s on-campus food pantry, the Cavalier Cupboard, declined during the 2020-21 academic year but still served hundreds of students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mid-State Foundation opens registration for Annual Trapshooting Fundraiser

The Mid-State Technical College Foundation, Inc. is hosting its sixth annual Trapshoot Fundraiser in August. Highlights include prizes for the highest-scoring teams, 25 practice rounds, 50 scoring rounds, raffles, optional Lewis class contests, and lunch.

WTCS-in-Brief 06.08.2021

LTC Robotics instructor authors programming book
Gateway’s smart lab mimics the smart factory
MPTC student overcomes adversity, makes Mom proud
Madison College student proves it’s never too late to learn

Nicolet College honored with second national Promising Places to Work diversity award

For the second consecutive year, Nicolet College has been named a Promising Places to Work award winner by two national organizations that support diversity efforts by community colleges across the country.

Froedtert Hospital Trust reaches settlement to create $11.5 million scholarship program benefiting UWM, MATC

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Area Technical College will each receive $5.75 million for student scholarships as the result of a months-long legal fight over how Kurtis Froedtert's legacy to Milwaukee has been managed.

WITC, UW-Superior to offer flexible path to academic degree

The University of Wisconsin-Superior and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College have partnered to offer flexible, online University Transfer Degree — Associate to Bachelor's programs. The new partnership, which was officially recognized May 26, allows students to combine classes from both WITC and UWS to earn either an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree from WITC.

Rock University High School enrollment grows

Rock University High School’s enrollment is growing as more students seek to get a head start on college. In partnership with and located on the campus of Blackhawk Technical College (BTC), the school gives students the opportunity to earn college credits with the ultimate goal of having them graduate with a associate degree.

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