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.
The Wisconsin Technical College System Board of Directors on has approved a $1.5 million addition to the Chippewa Valley Technical College campus at River Falls. Construction of the 7,200-square foot addition will begin in March 2018, with completion the following August.
NWTC Learning and Innovation Center to open in Sister Bay in January 2018
July 18, 2017
A new Northeast Wisconsin Technical College site will open in Sister Bay in January 2018. The NWTC Learning and Innovation Center will include a commercial kitchen, culinary teaching space and innovation lab among other facilities.
FVTC receives grant to offer entrepreneurship training for military veterans
July 17, 2017
The Venture Center at Fox Valley Technical College received a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs to offer the region’s first-ever entrepreneurship training experience designed for United States military veterans.
WTCS and Nicolet honor VCEDC with Futuremaker Partner award
July 12, 2017
The Wisconsin Technical College System and Nicolet College have chosen Vilas County Economic Development Corporation as a recipient of the Futuremaker Partner award. The award recognizes the dynamic and enduring partnerships between Wisconsin's technical colleges and employers.
LTC partners with Wisconsin Agriculture Education Center
July 10, 2017
Lakeshore Technical College is partnering with the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center to provide new space for students in the school’s Dairy Herd Management and Agribusiness and Technology programs. The ag center is expected to cost about $13 million and open in spring 2018.
Nicolet College to offer personal safety classes this summer
July 6, 2017
Nicolet College will offer two personal safety classes multiple times in July and August at its Rhinelander campus. One class is a two-hour overview on how to stay safe and defend yourself. The second, four-hour class will feature additional demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Nearly 200 girls ranging from kindergarten to recent high school graduates will be learning about fingerprinting, cutting apart cars and propelling from buildings at CampHERO. Partnering with Girl Scouts of Wisconsin-Badgerland, CampHERO allows young girls to learn what it is like to work in protective services.
LTC, WAEC team up to provide new space for ag students
June 22, 2017
Lakeshore Technical College has teamed up with the Wisconsin Agriculture Education Center to provide a new space for future students in the college’s Dairy Herd Management and Agribusiness and Technology programs. Classes are expected to begin in the new building starting in Spring 2018.