WCTC announces new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program
March 30, 2017
With support from Quad/Graphics, WCTC has announced a new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program scheduled to launch in August 2017. The program will provide students with an understanding of manufacturing processes, materials, safety and quality.
LTC opens new Advanced Automotive Technology Center
March 30, 2017
At a dedication ceremony, The Advanced Automotive Technology Center at Lakeshore Technical College was officially open for business. The $3 million automotive repair lab is a 10,000 square foot high-tech classroom.
WTCS, DHS and others partner to create Wisconsin Caregiver Career Program
March 29, 2017
The Department of Health Services (DHS) has received federal approval to move forward with an investment to implement the Wisconsin Caregiver Career Program, designed to add up to 3,000 nurse aides to the workforce. DHS is developing the program in partnership with nursing homes, LeadingAge Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Health Care Association and the Wisconsin Technical College System.
MATC receives grant to build transportation center and expand automotive programs
March 28, 2017
Thanks to a $3 million grant, Milwaukee Area Technical College will create a new transportation center and expand its automotive programs. The grant comes from Tom Hurvis, chairman of Illinois-based Old World Industries, which is the parent company of PEAK automotive brand.
CVTC, UW-Stout sign transfer agreement for Liberal Arts students
March 24, 2017
Chippewa Valley Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Stout and have reached an agreement in which CVTC Liberal Arts students seeking to transfer to the university will be guaranteed admission.
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.
Agreement between Mid-State, UWSP will help nursing students get degrees faster
March 16, 2017
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.
NWTC to launch to two new agriculture programs next fall
March 13, 2017
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.