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Packaging Digest features WITC Rising Star

Logan Lange, a student at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, was named a Rising Star of the Packaging Industry by Packaging Digest. Read more about Logan...

Read more: Rising Stars shine a light on packaging education

CVTC hosts American Indian Pow Exhibition

Chippewa Valley Technical College hosted its 5th annual American Indian Pow Exhibition recently. The event was open to the public and included song, dance and traditional clothing.

Read more: CVTC celebrates student diversity with Pow event

MSTC partnership beneficial to students, business

Encore Unlimited, a small business located in Stevens Point, has a long standing partnership with Mid-State Technical College (MSTC). Four of the five information technology department employees are graduates of MSTC.

Read more: Careers in IT also extend to smaller businesses

Madison College president recommends big changes

Madison College President Jack Daniels is recommending that the college close several campus sites and concentrate on providing comprehensive programming and services to residents of South Madison.

Read more: Madison College eyes sale of downtown campus, plans to focus on South Madison

Four tech colleges will share natural gas powered truck for training

Chippewa Valley, Milwaukee Area, Waukesha County and Fox River technical colleges will share a natural gas powered tractor trailer for training drivers. As many companies switch to compressed natural gas fuel for their vehicles, the colleges are responding to the need for drivers who can operate these rigs.

Read more: Tech colleges going green with natural gas truck

MPTC students help prep for library anniversary celebration

Seven Business Practice Firm class students from Moraine Park Technical College are helping the Beaver Dam Public Library celebrate 30 years at its current location and 130 years of service to the community. The students are using digital marketing skills in various projects for the library from video taping interviews to digitizing photographs and records.

Read more: BD library preps for 30th anniversary

Fox Valley Tech gives citizens look at police work

Local citizens came to Fox Valley Technical College to see what it is like to be a police officer. Participants got to experience a traffic stop from the perspective of the officer.

Read more: Being a Cop for a Day Teaches Appreciation for the Job

NTC students help develop fishing gear for paraplegics

Middle school students from Mosinee are working with students from Northcentral Technical College to develop a fishing pole to allow a paralyzed former high school principal to continue to enjoy his favorite pastime.

Read more: Students create fishing gear for paralyzed principal

NWTC students build special sled for hockey player

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College prototype and design students built a specialized sled for a man who has cerebral palsy. The sled will allow Josh Myers to play sled hockey in a more comfortable position. Myers loves the sport.

Read more: NWTC Students Build Special Hockey Sled for Man with Cerebral Palsy

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College names new president

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College has selected Dr. Jason Wood as president of the college. Wood previously was executive vice president of Academic and Student Services for Central Wyoming College. 

Read more: Dr. Jason Wood named president of Southwest Wisconsin Tech

CVTC Manufacturing Show features student projects, competitions

A welding sculpture contest, air cannon contest and robotic maze races were among the hands-on events at the Chippewa Valley Technical College Manufacturing Show. 

Read more: Hands-on activities highlight CVTC Manufacturing Show

Employers find skilled workers at technical colleges

Many local employers in the Mid-State Technical College district are looking for the kind of skills the college provides. Engineering associate degree holders are especially sought after. 

Read more: Tech colleges can kick-start your career

Mid-State job fair shows more employers are hiring this year

Mid-State Technical College (MSTC) hosted a job fair attended by about 350 job seekers. This year more employers are hiring, according to Stephany Hartman, MSTC student life and career services coordinator.

Read more: Job fair attracts more than 300

Voters approve NWTC referendum

Fifty-nine percent of voters in the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College district voted yes on the $66.5 million referendum to support building and program expansions at all three campuses.

Read more: NWTC, De Pere school building referendums pass

WITC responding to need for gerontology specialists

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is responding to the growing need for workers with skills in providing services for the elderly by offering a new program. The college announced a new gerontology-aging services program that will be offered at all of its campuses.

Read more: WITC offering new program

Sheboygan Area students have many options to explore career paths

Sheboygan Area School District students can choose from 50 different courses to earn college credit. The SASD is investing in the Red Raider Manufacturing initiative to expand technical education through partnerships with local businesses and colleges.

Read more: Skilled Sheboygan workers in the pipeline

Madison College expert discusses spring elections

Madison College political science instructor discusses Spring elections with Channel 27 News.

Read more: Madison College political expert sits down with 27 news to discuss spring election

Green Bay students earn high school, college credit in automotive classes

Community partners in Green Bay are expanding opportunities for high school students in automotive training programs. The students will earn high school and college credits through Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.

Read more: Green Bay Schools partnering with community to expand auto program

Employers support manufacturing skills students

Business partners help support Moraine Park Technical College students in manufacturing-related degree programs. Through the Forming Alliances to Cultivate Talent initiative, area businesses gain skilled applicants for industry jobs.

Read more: Moraine Park Foundation honors FACT Scholarship donors; Maysteel LLC joins business partners

Grants fund Western Tech partnerships with area high schools

Fast Forward grants from the Department of Workforce Development will support partnerships between Western Technical College and West Salem and Sparta High Schools for training students in welding and automotive and diesel technology.

Read more: Sparta, West Salem to receive $95,000 in grants