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Job shadowing helps students choose careers

Beloit Health Systems offers students opportunities to "shadow" medical personnel to help them choose career paths.

Read more: Job shadowing gives direction

New bachelor's degree program aids tech college students

A completion degree offered by six UW Colleges delivers education to adult students where they live and work. Students with an applied associate’s degree from Mid-State Technical College or Northcentral Technical College can transfer up to 60 credits into the program.

Read more: New bachelor's degree program helps local students

Technology expands FVTC class offerings in Wautoma

A new Interactive Video (ITV) classroom at the Fox Valley Technical College Wautoma Regional Campus allows more class offerings.

Read more: Fox Valley Tech offers new ITV classroom in Wautoma

BTC welding boot camp leads to employment

A 7-week program at Blackhawk Technical College leads to job skills and job interviews. Boot camps provide pipeline of skilled workers for local employers in Rock County.

Read more: Job skills boot camp

CVTC instructors receive Teaching Excellence Awards

Jane Scheurmann, science instructor, and Gail Kinney, who teaches courses in alcohol and other drug abuse counseling, received the 2015 Roy and Jan Fuerstenberg Teaching Excellence Awards at Chippewa Valley Technical College recently.

Read more: CVTC hands out Teaching Excellence Awards

MATC to provide training at Franklin Business Park

Milwaukee Area Technical College is teaming up with businesses in the Franklin Business Park to offer onsite employee training. The Franklin Business Consortium is working on the details of the arrangement and hopes classes will start in late 2015 or early 2016.

Read more: Franklin Business Park companies teaming up with MATC on training program

Learn about ISO 9001 changes at LTC

Companies using International Organization for Standardization (ISO) will want to learn about the major revision in ISO 9001. Lakeshore Technical College is offering early update sessions beginning Sept. 11. 

Read more: LTC offering ISO 9001 early update sessions

CVTC offers safety training for school bus drivers

More than 200 school bus drivers took part in accident avoidance training at Chippewa Valley Technical College recently. A state grant paid for the training.

Read more: Bus drivers take part in additional training to ensure safe travel for kids

Fox Valley Tech graduate is pastry chef of the year

Laura Johnson-Lachowecki, a graduate of Fox Valley Technical College, was named pastry chef of the year by the American Culinary Federation. She works in the bakery at the University of Notre Dame.

Read more: New London native earns top culinary honor

Editorial: Bill would require schools to give dual-credit info to parents

This editorial from the Racine Journal Times explains the options for high school students to earn college credits. It points out the opportunities offered by Gateway Technical College.

Read more: Editorial: Increase awareness of college-credit options

Nicolet College earns accreditation

Nicolet College has completed the year-long process and earned accreditation fro the Higher Learning Commission. The accreditation is good for 10 years.

Read more: Higher Learning Commission continues Nicolet College's accreditation

Baldwin discusses student loan debt at CVTC

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin held a discussion on student loan debt at Chippewa Valley Technical College yesterday. Students, graduates and educators joined the conversation on the cost of higher education and how to pay for it.

Read more: U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin discusses student debt in Eau Claire

Job openings outnumber graduates in Urban Forestry

Students at Mid-State Technical College showed off their urban forestry skills Monday for the USDA deputy undersecretary for natural resources and environment. There is high demand for people with these skills.

Read more: MSTC: Demand is high for skilled urban foresters

How low-income students manage college education

Gateway Technical College student Crystal Thomas is making it through with financial aid, public assistance and determination. She is one example mentioned in this article. 

Read more: College is possible for low-income families, but not easy

Madison College breaks ground on new training center

Madison College began a $15.6 million building project at the Truax Campus. The new facility will house the culinary arts and baking programs. The project also includes renovation of the main building of the campus.

Read more: MATC breaks ground on culinary building

Western Tech College program keeps ex-offenders out of jail

Education is helping to reduce reincarceration in La Crosse. A program at Western Technical College has helped more than 350 people stay out of jail.

Read more: Local effort works to keep ex-offenders out of jail

Fox Valley Tech introduces middle schoolers to manufacturing

Middle school students attending Fox Valley Technical College summer camp learned about manufacturing careers through making race cars. 

Read more: Manufacturing camp opening doors for young students

Women entrepreneurs welcome at WCTC Small Business Center

Waukesha County Technical College will present a speaker series for women entrepreneurs beginning Sept. 2 at the Richard T. Anderson Education Center. The first topic is "Entrepreneurial Effectiveness: Tips for Getting Organized."

Read more: WCTC Small Business Center to present Women Entrepreneurs' Speaker Series

Madison College responds to video game companies

Madison College offers training for video game developers in response to the needs of many video game companies in the area. Raven Software, the largest in the Madison area, has almost 200 employees. 

Read more: Raven has helped create a video game cluster here

College president operates construction crane at WCTC

Never afraid of heavy equipment, WCTC President Kaylen Betzig maneuvers the first beam for the colleges new Integrated Manufacturing Center. (PHOTOS)

Read more: Raising crane at WCTC