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By Dr. Morna K. Foy, President, Wisconsin Technical College System
Wisconsin’s technical college students are putting the finishing touches on a momentous year. Tens of thousands are set to join our alumni in communities throughout the state, launching careers in essential occupations that serve as the backbone of our state and local economies. In any other year,...

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By Katy Pettersen
During this time when college students are unsure what awaits them for summer and fall classes, so many are left wondering when they may be able to return to their beloved college campus. Those who appreciate the attributes of the traditional four-year ‘college experience’ along with the education...

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By Sara Mackey
It’s amazing how much things change in a matter of weeks or even days. We’re all experiencing a previously abstract concept — a pandemic — most of us never expected to actually witness. Known as COVID-19 , the novel Corona Virus has moved around the globe quickly and ravenously. It is testing our...

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By Katy Pettersen
It’s no secret Wisconsin companies are having trouble finding enough employees to meet their needs. Most companies are implementing creative ways to find and keep available talent – from changing hiring practices to implementing innovative benefits. Human resource managers and other company leaders...

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By Erin Eagan
You may have noticed in recent years that work life and home life are no longer kept separate. They have blended into one, and today's employers are finding themselves having to deal with employee issues in a way they never would have expected. Employees are opening up like never before, creating...

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By Erin Eagan
You may have noticed in recent years that work life and home life are no longer kept separate. They have blended into one, and HR leaders and managers are finding themselves having to deal with employee issues in a way they never would have expected. Employees are opening up like never before,...

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By Erin Eagan
As we approach the end of the year, it’s a natural time of self-reflection for most adults. Have things gone the way you envisioned? Are you where you want to be? Are you working a job or a career you love? If not, then ask yourself why. January 1 is the start of the new year, but it can also mark...

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By Erin Eagan
Each year on November 11, we honor our military veterans for their service to the United States. Their service is greatly appreciated, and Wisconsin’s technical colleges are honored to provide our veterans and their families with the support and resources for educational and career success. We want...

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By Erin Eagan
The most forward-thinking organizations in today’s marketplace are putting an emphasis on continuing education and training to set themselves apart from their competition. They see it as an incentive to retain current employees as well as recruit new talent. In the last decade, the advent of online...

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By Erin Eagan
Any student planning on going to college in the fall of 2020 who is considering financial aid should complete the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). Every college requires the FAFSA in order for a student to be considered for federal and state financial aid programs, grants, low-...

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