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Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics recognized as Futuremaker Partner for Mid-State Technical College

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.

Read more: Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics recognized as Futuremaker Partner for Mid-State Technical College

CVTC expands College Transfer Academy

Moving to an entirely virtual platform due to COVID-19 concerns has allowed Chippewa Valley Technical College to expand its College Transfer Academy.

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‘Dr. Jordan, I think you’re having a stroke’: Sophomore takes action in classroom medical scare

“Dr. Jordan, I think you’re having a stroke,” sophomore Luke Vayder told professor of English Michael Jordan during a Great Books class in Kendall Hall on the morning of Sept. 2.

Read more: ‘Dr. Jordan, I think you’re having a stroke’: Sophomore takes action in classroom medical scare

Moraine Park gives students more choices for students amid pandemic

FOND DU LAC (WLUK) – It’s a school year filled with many unknowns.

The 2020 fall semester is underway at Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac.

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Western Technical College develops COVID-19 Dashboard

Western Technical College is offering weekly updates about COVID-19 through a new dashboard that reflects the number of active, confirmed positive COVID-19 cases reported by students and employees.

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CVTC-led effort publishes first open nursing textbook

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.

Read more: CVTC-led effort publishes first Open nursing textbook

House subcommittee proposes expanding apprenticeships

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.

Read more: Updating, expanding the Apprenticeship Act

Mid-State, Sand Valley partner to create new training program for the hospitality industry

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.

Read more: Sand Valley to launch culinary institute

Northcentral signs transfer partnership agreement with Purdue University

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) has signed a transfer partnership agreement with Purdue University. The agreement is with Purdue University Global, and allows NTC students to transfer their credits to Purdue University to earn a four-year degree. There are 12 program-to program-transfer options available that include business administration, criminal justice and nursing.

Read more: Northcentral Technical College signs transfer partnership agreement with Purdue University

Lakeshore awarded $2M grant to expand and strengthen their capacity to serve low-income students

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) a $2.06 million competitive grant under the Title III Strengthening Institutions program. This grant program provides funding to institutions of higher education so they can expand and strengthen their capacity to serve low-income students. The funds are payable over five years.

Read more: Lakeshore Tech awarded $2M grant

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