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Western Tech College plans campus improvements

A new walkway on the Western Technical College campus will include sustainable elements and reduce storm water run off.

Read more: Western Technical College construction plans move forward

Instead of layoffs employees get paid training

Madison College is helping Johnsonville Sausage train 100 employees displaced by a fire in Watertown. A Workforce Advancement Training grant made the training possible.

Read more: Madison College Watertown partners with Johnsonville Sausage

Chippewa Valley Tech will install wind turbine

Chippewa Valley Technical College won approval for the installation of a wind turbine at the West Campus. The turbine will generate enough energy to power the Energy Education Center.

Read more: Plan commission approves proposal for wind turbine at CVTC

Try out truck driving, welding at Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Chippewa Valley Technical College will offer hands-on activities for all ages at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. CVTC Zone will have a truck driving simulator and welding activities.

Read more: Northern Wisconsin State Fair promises another year of fun

Girls learn firefighting skills at CVTC

Girls learn what firefighting and emergency medical technician jobs are like at Girls on Fire, the career exploration camp at Chippewa Valley Technical College. Read what they had to say about it. 

Read more: Local girls explore firefighting, EMS careers

Winning logo design by NWTC student

Stephanie Ramponi, a student at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, is the winner of the 2015 Artstreet Image Design Competition. 

Read more: Winning 2015 Artstreet logo unveiled

MPTC students share their work at Portfolio Night

Students from Moraine Park Technical College's Graphic Communications, Interactive Media Design, Digital Marketing and IT-Web Designer/Developer programs showed their work to prospective employers at Portfolio Night. 

Read more: Moraine Park's Portfolio Night showcases creative talent

NWTC mobile labs provide equipment for high school CTE students

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is helping high schools train workers for job openings by providing mobile labs with equipment schools can't afford. Read more from nbc26.

Read more: Manufacturing jobs opening faster than they can be filled

Milwaukee YouthBuild gives life purpose, job skills

High school dropouts gain education, job skills and hope through Milwaukee Area Technical College's YouthBuild program. Read more from milwaukeenns.org.

Read more: Young adults in YouthBuild help construct Habitat for Humanity houses

LTC takes unique approach to skills gap

Lakeshore Technical College is taking a new approach to training job seekers for open manufacturing positions at local businesses. The college will offer a Production Technician Boot Camp to train applicants in production manufacturing, material handling and industrial maintenance. 

Read more: LTC Production Boot Camp a boon for job seekers

In Wisconsin HR field needs workers too

Human Resources professionals are critical to the success of individuals and groups and the whole organization. Education coupled with good people skills are a must for the HR field. Read more from wisconsinrapidstribune.com.

Read more: Recruitment, retention make HR careers rewarding

Technology brings classroom and students together

Students in Minocqua and Tomahawk benefit from telepresence technology. Nicolet College can reach more students through the use of this techology. It reduces travel time and cost for students.

Read more: Telepresence Technology Expands Nicolet College Course Offerings

CTE teachers come to NWTC for professional development

Nine teachers took part in a professional development workshop at the Sturgeon Bay campus of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College this week. Introduction to Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technologies gave them an opportunity to learn the latest industry technology. 

Read more: Sturgeon Bay NWTC offers professional development

Business, government and education cooperate to fill skills gap

The state's technical colleges have adapted programming to help meet the needs of employers and students, offering instruction aimed at keeping pace with the changing face of industry. Read more from greenbaypressgazette.com.

Read more: Work continues to shrink skills gap in Wisconsin

Partnership keeps manufacturing training up-to-date

Madison College is part of the Educational Support Program of Rockwell Automation giving students access to hardware, software and training tools.

Read more: Madison Area Technical College partners with Rockwell Automation

Learn the 'language of business' at a tech college

Accounting involves more than number-crunching. While new technologies have changed the field, demand remains strong for professionals who are good with numbers and good with people. Find out more about this career from sheboyganpress.com.

Read more: Number-crunchers love its rigors, rewards

MPTC supplies skilled workers for local employers

Moraine Park Technical College is training workers in CNC machining, welding and production assembly through its Manufacturing Skills Academy. Students in the "boot camp" programs complete a 72-hour paid internship with coursework at the college.

Read more: Moraine Park graduates students from Manufacturing Skills Academy

One class changes life for artist

Anne Christian was able to return to her love of painting through a class at Moraine Park Technical College. Read her story from Wiscnews.com.

Read more: A change in direction leads to art

High placement rate for Wisconsin tech college grads

The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Graduate Outcomes Report shows a 92 percent placement rate for 2014 graduates. The report is based on responses from 17,000 individuals who graduated from one of the state's 16 technical colleges.

Read more: New Report: 92% placement for recent Wisconsin tech college grads

CVTC offers 11 summer camp programs

Students explored careers like science and technology, law enforcement, electrical power distribution, architectural structural design, auto body repair, cosmetology and more at Chippewa Valley Technical College's summer camps this week.

Read more: Local students explore careers at CVTC tech camps