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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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U. S. Education Secretary, Senator Baldwin visit NWTC to highlight technical education

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cordona with WTCS President Morna Foy and Senator Tammy Baldwin

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Gateway hosts instructors from across the U. S. for national training summit
WCTC receives $540k donation from Gene Haas Foundation
Blackhawk Tech prepares students to run their own farming businesses
NWTC’s nursing program sees virtual reality simulations as important tool

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CVTC’s new leader: From immigrant to college president
Opportunity for Justice-Involved Individuals
MATC grad named Milwaukee Tool’s Outside Apprentice of the Year
BTC students will benefit from $3.8m of COVID relief funds

CVTC’s new leader: From immigrant to college president

New CVTC President Sunem Beaton-Garcia’s childhood shaped how she fosters a culture of learning.

MPTC welding “boot camp” helps combat the skilled worker shortage

Moraine Park is helping combat the skilled worker shortage by providing skill development -or boot camps- in a variety of Manufacturing Skills Academies. Each boot camp is a unique career pathway. Check out each of the boot camps listed below and then sign up for any information sessions you want to explore.

NTC Medical Assistant, first-generation grad enjoys success

From customer service to patient care, Juanmanuel Rocha continues to succeed as the first college graduate in his family. A passion for service to others has taken Juanmanuel Rocha from employment at a grocery store to the healthcare field. Each step of the way, NTC has been there.

Western To Forgive $740,000 In Student Debt

Western Technical College announced it will forgive nearly $740,000 in student debt for eligible individuals using funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.

BTC students will benefit from $3.8m of COVID relief funds

During the 2021-2022 academic year, Blackhawk Technical College students will continue to benefit from COVID-19 relief funding. The College has $3.8 million to devote to student support for the upcoming academic year that begins on Monday, Aug. 16.

MATC grad named Milwaukee Tool’s Outside Apprentice of the Year

Milwaukee Tool Line Worker Profile: Caleb Hayes, Michels Power, Inc. Congratulations to this line worker, who was named Milwaukee Tool’s Outside Apprentice of the Year.

Mid-State, Stevens Point Fire Department leaders joined by community and state officials at Training Center ribbon-cutting

The Stevens Point Fire Department, in partnership with Mid-State Technical College, hosted a ribbon cutting on the site of the new Stevens Point Fire Department Training Center on Aug. 6. The event was attended by many contributors, collaborators and champions of the project, including Stevens Point City and Fire Commission leadership, state fire representatives and state legislators.

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