Tech College News Archives

Wausau Daily Herald's 2020 People of the Year: Recognizing those who protect, inspire our community

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.”

Read more: Kayley McColley: Standing against racial injustice, for empowerment and equality

Gateway, Carthage ink transfer agreement benefitting nursing graduates seeking further education

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.

Read more: Gateway, Carthage ink transfer agreement benefitting nursing graduates seeking further education

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.

Read more: CVTC expands College Transfer Academy

‘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.

Read more: Moraine Park gives students more choices for students amid pandemic

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.

Read more: Western Technical College Develops COVID-19 Dashboard

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

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