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Madison College students tackle real world problem

Engineering students from Madison College have developed a method for removing algae from lakes. The Clean Lakes Alliance provided funds for the algae management system designed to make beaches cleaner.

Read more: MATC students create system to slurp, remove algae from lakes

Construction students complete house in Sturgeon Bay

High school students from Door and Kewaunee counties earned 16 technical college credits while learning residential construction skills. The Door-Kewaunee Business and Education Partnership includes Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and the Door County Home Builders Association.

Read more: Move-in ready: DKBEP hosts open house

Dual credit students at Merrill High School win contest

Merrill High School students were named "Most Creative School" in a social media contest for Dual Credit Day. MHS offers 13 dual credit classes offering students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school. 

Read more: MHS students earn college credits, and a pizza party

Nano Camp coming to Mid-State Tech College in June

Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids will host a summer program for high school students focusing on nanotechnology. Nano Camp is open to students going into grades 9 to 12 and runs from June 29 through July 2.

Read more: MSTC Nano Camp provides big step into very tiny world

Northland College, Nicolet College sign transfer agreement

New agreement allows Nicolet College students to pursue bachelor's degree at Northland College.

Read more: Nicolet College, Northland College ink agreement

Teen mom, dropout finally getting her degree at 41

Christina Boudreax dropped out of high school at 15, but at 41 she has returned to school, earned her GED and is working toward a paralegal degree.

Read more: Pregnant, married at 15, NWTC student returns to class

FVTC patient simulator imitates problems in childbirth

A new patient simulator at Fox Valley Technical College will help caregivers prepare for difficulties in childbirth.

Read more: New technology at FVTC

WITC to train caretakers for the elderly

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College has established a new Gerontology program to meet the demand for aging caretakers. The program should start in Fall 2016.

Read more: Aging Minnesota: What's being done to train caretakers of the elderly

Moraine Park Tech names Baerwald new president

Moraine Park Technical College has announced the selection of Bonnie Baerwald as the new college president. Baerwald has served as interim president since January. She has been employed by the college in various positions since 1993.

Read more: Baerwald Named President of Moraine Park Technical College

Gateway graduates praised for overcoming challenges

Commencement speaker Dominic Cariello praised Gateway Technical College students for handling the challenges of jobs and family while completing their degrees.

Read more: Gateway grads overcome challenges to succeed

NTC students help quadriplegic go fishing again

Electromechanical students from Northcentral Technical College helped middle school students create a fishing pole for their beloved former principal paralyzed in an accident. Jim DeBroux recently received the adaptive fishing pole developed by the students.

Read more: Adaptive pole helps quadriplegic Jim DeBroux fish again

NTC students among Wausau community service officers

Students from Northcentral Technical College and UW-Stevens Point are serving as community service officers with the Wausau Police Department. Find out who they are and what they will be doing.

Read more: College students get real police experience with Wausau summer job

FVTC recognized for manufacturing education

The Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance has designated Fox Valley Technical College as a World Class Manufacturing Center. 

Read more: Fox Valley tech receives award

Middle College program allows high school students to gain college credit

Students in Madison are gaining high school and college credit through Middle College, a program allowing them to take classes at Madison Area Technical College. They can follow a manufacturing, health care or culinary arts career pathway.

Read more: School Spotlight: Middle College provides another pathway to college

Wisconsin IT companies need more skilled workers

Julie Ebben-Matzke, associate dean of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, tells Press-Gazette Media the demand for information technology workers is not being met due to rapid expansion in the field.

Read more: IT workers can 'write your own ticket'

MPTC apprenticeship program highlighted in Washington

Ed Bisig, director of human resources for Fives Machining Systems, attended the White House Upskill Summit to explain the apprenticeship program that involves training at Moraine Park Technical College.

Read more: Fives shares apprenticeship program at White House Summit

CVTC recognizes high schools for partnership in dual-credit

Hundreds of high school students in western Wisconsin are benefiting from the dual-credit program of Chippeway Valley Technical College (CVTC). The students earn full college credit that is transferable and creates a path from high school to CVTC, and to a bachelor's degree.

Read more: County schools honored for credit program

NWTC students create coloring books for children

Students at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College designed and created coloring books and delivered them to children at Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

Read more: NWTC students deliver coloring books to kids at local hospital

WITC students, faculty honored at national conference

Students and faculty from Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College attended the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference and came back with many awards.

Read more: WITC students participate at national conference, bring home 33 awards

NWTC students benefit from DMI donation

Districts Mutual Insurance has donated $5,000 to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College to assist efforts in student success. The donation will provide scholarships and add to the student emergency fund.

Read more: NWTC receives DMI donation