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Apache Stainless Equipment Corp. loans tank to Madison College

Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation has loaned a custom stainless pharmaceutical tank to Madison Area Technical College for a Manufacturing Month display. The display showcases products made in Wisconsin.

Read more: Apache Stainless Custom Tank On Loan to Madison Area Technical College

NTC opens remodeled and expanded welding lab

A partnership between Miller Electric and Northcentral Technical College has resulted in a new welding facility for the college that will increase the capacity for the welding programs.

Read more: Northcentral Technical College celebrates new welding lab

Federal grant will help NTC expand geriatric program

Northcentral Technical College has announced it will use its share of a three-year Advancing Careers and Training in Healthcare grant to meet the growing demand for geriatric care workers.

Read more: NTC says federal grant money to be used for Geriatric Care

Technical colleges celebrate manufacturing

October is Manufacturing Month and several Wisconsin technical colleges are offering opportunities for students to interact with companies about careers in manufacturing.

Read more: Celebrate Manufacturing in Wisconsin

NWTC students tell stories of nonprofits in short films

YOU magazine has matched local nonprofit organizations with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College film students to tell their stories using visual media.

Read more: Do Good Project shares story of 5 local nonprofits

Manufacturers want women to consider skilled employment

Women are proving they can do skilled jobs. Technical colleges in Wisconsin are turning out women who can "do it all."

Read more: Manufacturers scramble to fill jobs, struggle to recruit women

CVTC provides safety training day for 30+ companies

More than 30 companies benefited from Safety Day employee training at Chippewa Valley Technical College recently. The event included workshops about such topics as electrical and chemical safety, ergonomics, workplace violence and hazardous waste management.

Read more: Workers from local companies attend CVTC Safety Day

CVTC cosmetology students help cancer patients

The Shear Inspiration Salon and Spa at Chippewa Valley Technical College recently opened a wig bank for cancer patients. Cosmetology students provide free wig fitting, cut and style.

Read more: CVTC salon starts wig bank for cancer patients

MPTC promotes metal fabrication careers

There is a demand for metal fabricators in the Fond du Lac area and Moraine Park Technical College is trying to spread the word about the many training programs they provide and the opportunities in this field.

Read more: Metal fabrication has great impact on FDL economy

Gateway grad wins national recognition for entrepreneurship

Gary Krause, a graduate of Gateway Technical College, is president and CEO of EKG Concepts, LLC. He was recently honored by the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship.

Read more: National Assoc for Community College Entrepreneurship Honors Three Community College Alumni for Entrepreneurial Achievemen

Tech colleges provide customized training for employers

Wisconsin's technical colleges offer customized training for jobs in manufacturing, health care, safety, agriculture and many other fields. They can help companies increase productivity, retain workers and expand operations.

offer customized training for jobs in manufacturing, health care, safety, agriculture and many other fields. In the process, they can help companies increase productivity, retain workers and expand operations. - See more at: http://www.starjournalnow.com/Content/Default/Latest-News/Article/Helping-Northwoods-companies-stay-competitive/-3/37/8602#sthash.pjJ939Gk.dpuf
offer customized training for jobs in manufacturing, health care, safety, agriculture and many other fields. In the process, they can help companies increase productivity, retain workers and expand operations. - See more at: http://www.starjournalnow.com/Content/Default/Latest-News/Article/Helping-Northwoods-companies-stay-competitive/-3/37/8602#sthash.pjJ939Gk.dpuf
offer customized training for jobs in manufacturing, health care, safety, agriculture and many other fields. In the process, they can help companies increase productivity, retain workers and expand operations. - See more at: http://www.starjournalnow.com/Content/Default/Latest-News/Article/Helping-Northwoods-companies-stay-competitive/-3/37/8602#sthash.pjJ939Gk.dpuf
Read more: Helping Northwoods companies stay competitive

CVTC helps train local physicians

For 10 years Chippewa Valley Technical College has partnered with UW Health in the Eau Claire Family Medicine Residency Program. The program keeps many home-grown physicians in the area.

Read more: Residency program has impact on area health care

MATC president has clear vision, love and appreciation for college

Vicki Martin, the new president of Milwaukee Area Technical College, describes changes she is making in the college and her vision for the future of the institution.

Read more: New MATC president wants to put students on the right path

Mid-State Tech offers barbering certification

Mid-State Technical College (MSTC) now offers students the opportunity to earn a barbering certification without the requirements of cosmetology courses. The Barber Technologist program involves on-line and in class instruction as well as work in the MSTC salon.

Read more: MSTC launches barber technologist program

Veterans, displaced workers target of manufacturing recruitment effort

Western Technical College hopes to train 2,700 workers for high-demand manufacturing careers in the next few years. "Advance Wisconsin -- Manufacturing" is providing opportunities for veterans and displaced workers to gain the skills employers are looking for.

Read more: Western seeking advanced manufacturing students

Western Technical College will share part of $20 million DoL grant

Western Technical College will receive a portion of the $20 million Department of Labor grant to the Wisconsin Technical College System to address employer needs in the health care sector.

Read more: Western receives $676,365 of WTCS $20 million federal grant

Students surprised, impressed by manufacturing tours

WSAW video coverage of the Heavy Metal Tour involving more than 3,000 middle school students. Wisconsin technical colleges partnered with 47 manufacturers to showcase manufacturing career opportunities.

Read more: Heavy Metal Tour: Showing kids manufacturing opportunities

Middle school students visit Northcentral, Mid-State and Nicolet technical colleges

More than 3,000 eighth grade students took part in a bus tour visiting various manufacturers and technical college campuses. The Heavy Metal Tour took place on Oct. 8.

Read more: Factories open doors to 3,000 youths on jobs tour

Fox Valley Tech College hosts students exploring manufacturing

On Friday, Oct. 3, Oshkosh area high school students had an opportunity to learn more about manufacturing in Wisconsin and careers available in local industry. They took a tour of the Advanced Manufacturing Center at Fox Valley Technical College and Oshkosh Corporation facilities.

Read more: Local high school students celebrate Manufacturing Day

Madison College receives $1.2 million federal job training grant

As a result of a $1.2 million federal grant Madison College will create a new medical certificate to help paramedics gain skills needed to become nurses.

Read more: MATC getting $1.2 million federal job training grant for health-related programs