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WTCS Board honors Phillips-Medisize as Futuremaker Partner

The Wisconsin Technical College System and Chippewa Valley Technical College have honored Phillips-Medisize Corporation as a Futuremaker Partner for its commitment to technical college education.

Read more: Phillips-Medisize named WTCS Futuremaker Partner

LTC names Dr. Paul Carlsen new president

After conducting a national search, the Lakeshore Technical College Board has announced Dr. Paul Carlsen, chief content officer for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS), as next president of LTC. Carlsen will succeed Dr. Michael Lanser, who will retire after serving 14 years as president.

Read more: Lakeshore Technical College Board Announces New President

Agreement between Mid-State, UWSP will help nursing students get degrees faster

The Partnership Program, an agreement between Mid-State Technical College and UW-Stevens Point, will give nursing students an easier path to earning both an associate degree from MSTC and a bachelor's degree from UWSP.

Read more: New option means nursing degrees faster

NWTC to launch to two new agriculture programs next fall

Two new agriculture programs will begin at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in the fall due to increased inquiry from farmers. Students will now be able to continue their agriculture studies at NWTC and earn a one-year technical degree or two-year associate's degree.

Read more: New NWTC programs aim to help farmers

Dr. Shelly Mondeik named new Mid-State president

Mid-State Technical College has chosen Dr. Shelly Mondeik as the college’s sixth president. Mondeik will join the college on June 1.

Read more: Mid-State Technical College selects Dr. Shelly Mondeik as sixth president

WPS offers scholarships to students planning to enroll in technical college

The Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) Foundation is offering scholarships for high school seniors whose parents are WPS customers and are planning on attending technical college as a full-time student. Students have until April 15th to apply for the scholarship.

Read more: WPS Offering Technical College Scholarship

WCTC receives grant to create paid internships

Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) has received a two-year $139,968 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates. The grant money will go towards creating 63 paid internships in the 2018-18 school year.

Read more: WCTC awarded $139,968 grant to create internships

BTC, Madison College sign transfer agreement

Blackhawk Technical College and Madison College have signed a transfer agreement that will make it possible for BTC students to pursue associate of arts or associate of science degrees in Madison College’s liberal arts transfer program.

Read more: BTC signs transfer agreement for students

Youth apprenticeship grants available for 2017-18 school year

In an announcement made by Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Assistant Deputy Secretary Anderson, grants will be made available available to sustain and expand local Youth Apprenticeship (YA) efforts across the state during the 2017-18 school year. Wisconsin invested $3.2 million in Youth Apprenticeship grants last year.

Read more: Lt. Gov. Kleefisch and DWD Assistant Deputy Secretary Anderson announce available youth apprenticeship grants for the 2017-18 sc

Western's YouthBuild program aims to get at-risk youth back on track

A new program in La Crosse will combine a high school education with building a house. Through Western Technical College's YouthBuild program, local high school dropouts and credit deficient students can get paid to earn a GED.

Read more: YouthBuild program combines education with construction

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