Wausau Daily Herald's 2020 People of the Year: Recognizing those who protect, inspire our community
January 5, 2021
This isn’t the first time Kayley McColley has been honored as one of the Wausau Daily Herald's People of the Year. She graced the list in 2018, after she became the first Black girl to become prom queen at Wausau West High School. She celebrated her biracial heritage when she campaigned to become part of the prom court, using posters that read, “Black Girls can be Queens Too.”
Gateway, Carthage ink transfer agreement benefitting nursing graduates seeking further education
December 23, 2020
Gateway Technical College and Carthage College have forged an articulation agreement that provides students who graduate from Gateway’s Nursing program the opportunity to enter Carthage as juniors to further their education and advancement in this in-demand health care career.
Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics recognized as Futuremaker Partner for Mid-State Technical College
September 17, 2020
The Wisconsin Technical College System Board and Mid-State Technical College honored Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics on Wednesday with the 2020 "Futuremaker Partner" award. Beyond their ongoing 30-year collaboration to provide skills education for Mid-State program students and Aspirus staff, the partners are innovating to expand workforce participation in the region.
CVTC-led effort publishes first open nursing textbook
September 8, 2020
Nursing students from throughout the country will soon be able to save thousands of dollars on textbooks as a result of work led by Chippewa Valley Technical College on open educational resource (OER) Nursing textbooks. The first of what will be five textbooks in the series, Nursing Pharmacology, was published this summer.
House subcommittee proposes expanding apprenticeships
March 5, 2020
Democrats on the House education committee are working on a bill to authorize $400 million in federal grants for apprenticeships that would double to $800 million by 2025. The 149-page “discussion draft” of the bill also would bring apprenticeship programs — including youth and pre-apprenticeship programs — under one umbrella.
Mid-State, Sand Valley partner to create new training program for the hospitality industry
November 7, 2019
Mid-State Technical College and Sand Valley Culinary Institute have partnered to create a new development training program for the hospitality industry. The program, developed with input and guidance from Sand Valley’s culinary director, incorporates a robust student experience that includes education in menu planning, food production, sanitation for food service operations, and culinary applications. Classes for the program will begin on January 7, 2020.