MATC offers Career Pathway Program for students working on pre-college studies
August 10, 2017
Students in the English as a Second Language (ESL) program and those working on their General Education Development certificate (GED), High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) or Adult High School credentials at Milwaukee Area Technical College now have the opportunity to work concurrently on a college-level Career Pathway Program.
Mid-State Technical College isoffering five new degree programs in the fall: agribusiness and science technology; business analyst; emergency services management; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; and IT computer support specialist.
Selling principles course returns to WITC this fall
August 7, 2017
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is bringing back its selling principles class after a 10-year hiatus. Starting this fall, the selling principles course will offer ideas and concepts that can increase sales performance for the salesperson and the organization.
Western receives $325,000 in workforce training grants
August 1, 2017
Western Technical College was awarded $325,000 in Workforce Advancement Training grants to upgrade the skills of workers at 11 companies. The funding is part of $4 million from the state, allocated to the Wisconsin Technical College System and awarded to its 16 member colleges through a competitive grant process.
Nicolet, Northern Michigan University sign transfer agreement for culinary arts students
July 31, 2017
Nicolet College has signed a transfer agreement with Northern Michigan University for culinary arts students. Students who complete their associate degree can transfer their credits to Northern Michigan and enter the university with junior status.
Gateway to offer CNC operator boot camp training in fall
July 31, 2017
Gateway Technical College has partnered with the Southeast Wisconsin Workforce Development Board to offer short-term Computer Numerical Control Machine (CNC) Operators training. The program will equip students with the skills and credentials to secure in-demand jobs.
WTCS helped land Foxconn, will help train workforce
July 27, 2017
Executives from Foxconn, one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers, met with leaders of the Wisconsin Technical College System prior to making the decision to build a facility of Wisconsin. WTCS will help train a workforce to support the tech industry.
CVTC, Herzing partner to help lower tuition costs for nursing students
July 25, 2017
Chippewa Valley Technical College has partnered with Herzing University Online to create the DEGREE UP program. The program allows nursing students to earn college credits from two colleges simultaneously, while paying only CVTC’s tuition rates.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Morgan State University, and Montana State University Northern were named winners of the 2017 Hobsons Education Advances Awards. Morgan State University and NWTC tied for this year’s Student Success award.
New website hopes to connect college students with internships
July 19, 2017
The website www.internshipwisconsin.com is a new tool that seeks to boost the number of Wisconsin college students with internships. The project is partnership between the DWD, the Wisconsin Technical College System, the UW System and the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.