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Madison College IT security expert gives tips on cell phone use

Mike Masino, an IT security expert at Madison College, warned shoppers using cell phones to turn off the Wi-Fi to protect data from cyber criminals.

Read more: Experts warn of security concerns while shopping online

NTC cyber security expert warns online shoppers

Chet Strebe, chief information officer of Northcentral Technical College, gave advice to online shoppers to NewChannel7 viewers on Cyber Monday.

Read more: Local security expert talks cyber shopping

Recreation Management program honored

The Wisconsin Parks and Recreation Association awarded Madison College Recreation Management program with its Partnership Award in recognition of outstanding contribution to Parks and Recreation in Wisconsin.

Read more: Recreation Management program given the 2015 WPRA Partnership Award

Madison College president explains future vision

Dr. Jack Daniels III, president of Madison Area Technical College, spoke to the Waunakee Rotary Club recently and the Waunakee Tribune reported on his comments.

Read more: MATC planning for long term

Madison College expert explains Seasonal Affective Disorder

Carola Pfortner, chair of the Psychology Department at Madison College, tells Fox 47 about Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Read more: Top Stories

FVTC plumbing students gain international experience

Fox Valley Technical College plumbing students, Adam Koenigs and Peter Hollmaier, returned from the Community Plumbing Challenge in India having contributed to a Team USA victory. They gained valuable professional and personal experience.

Read more: FVTC plumbers return as champions

Gain transferable skills at technical college

Buckley Brinkman, executive director of the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership, tells the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune small businesses constitute a large portion of the manufacturing sector in the state. People interested in working in manufacturing must keep their skills up to date through on-the-job or technical college training.

Read more: Small manufacturers mean big business

Firefighters train at unique CVTC facility

WEAU takes a look at the firefighter training facility at Chippewa Valley Technical College.

Read more: Unique facility allows EC fire crews hands-on training

NWTC president speaks to Urban Education Task Force

NWTC President Jeff Rafn told legislators Green Bay schools seeing major ethnic and diversity shift. Rafn emphasized the importance of community and business involvement in schools to prepare students for the workforce.

Read more: Green Bay hosts urban education task force

First Hmong-American conservation warden is NWTC grad

Ka Yeng Vue,the first Hmong-American conservation warden with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, is a graduate of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Vue earned an associate degree in law enforcement and went on for a bachelor's degree at U.W.-Green Bay.

Read more: Conservation warden is first Hmong-American with state DNR

NWTC helps small business through Algoma Farm Market Kitchen

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College provides education support to Algoma Farm Market Kitchen where many food companies get their start.

Read more: Farm Market Kitchen cooks up new companies

DC Everest students earn college credits

Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson took a tour of the technical education departments at D C Everest Senior High to highlight the career and technical education opportunities at the school. Over 300 students graduated from the district's Career and Technical Education program last year, having earned over 1000 college credits to transfer on to other programs like those at Northcentral Technical College.

Read more: Local educators and business leaders tour D.C. Everest tech ed programs with DWD Secretary Newson

Veterans form outreach group at Nicolet College

The Veterans Club at Nicolet College wants to help other vets learn about college opportunities.

Read more: Veterans group forms at Nicolet College

MATC culinary students get help from police officers for Thanksgiving meal prep

Two Milwaukee Police Officers helped Milwaukee Area Technical College culinary students prepare a Thanksgiving meal to be served at Our Lady of Divine Providence.

Read more: MPD, MATC team up to provide Thanksgiving meal

Ashford University forms articulation agreements with Wisconsin tech colleges

Ashford University formed new articulation agreements with 24 community colleges in 2015 including the 16 technical colleges in Wisconsin. The agreements ensure that graduates from these two-year institutions will be able to transfer credits to Ashford where they can take the next step in their educational journey.

Read more: Ashford University forms articulation agreements with 24 community colleges across the nation

Group seeks to attract high-tech talent to Chippewa Valley

The Chippewa Valley High-Tech Alliance seeks to increase the talent pool by marketing the area as a destination for people seeking careers in the technology industry. They want to build awareness among students of the tech career opportunities in the area.

Read more: Firms form alliance to publicize region’s high-tech know-how

Moraine Park Tech administrators recognized for support of active service members

Bonnie Baerwald, Moraine Park Technical College president, and Stan Cram, Moraine Park’s vice president of student affairs, recently received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award.

Read more: Baerwald, Cram receive Patriot Award

IT-Academy Pathways offers college credit to Racine high school students

Gateway Technical College is offering Racine high school students the opportunity to earn college credits through IT-Academy Pathways. 

Read more: IT Academy provides path to college and career -- while still in high school

MATC job training could put unemployed on career path

A Milwaukee developer is working with the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board and Milwaukee Area Technical College to train chronically unemployed individuals through redevelopment projects.

Read more: Forclosed homes get new life on Milwaukee's north side

FVTC partners with assisted living facilities to train nursing assistants

An aging population is increasing the demand for certified nursing assistants and Fox Valley Technical College is collaborating with nursing homes to train more workers. Assisted living centers are sponsoring refugees from the Middle East and Africa who are looking for employment.

Read more: Refugees get training as nursing assistants