Western receives $325,000 in workforce training grants
August 1, 2017
Western Technical College was awarded $325,000 in Workforce Advancement Training grants to upgrade the skills of workers at 11 companies. The funding is part of $4 million from the state, allocated to the Wisconsin Technical College System and awarded to its 16 member colleges through a competitive grant process.
Nicolet, Northern Michigan University sign transfer agreement for culinary arts students
July 31, 2017
Nicolet College has signed a transfer agreement with Northern Michigan University for culinary arts students. Students who complete their associate degree can transfer their credits to Northern Michigan and enter the university with junior status.
Gateway to offer CNC operator boot camp training in fall
July 31, 2017
Gateway Technical College has partnered with the Southeast Wisconsin Workforce Development Board to offer short-term Computer Numerical Control Machine (CNC) Operators training. The program will equip students with the skills and credentials to secure in-demand jobs.
WTCS helped land Foxconn, will help train workforce
July 27, 2017
Executives from Foxconn, one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturers, met with leaders of the Wisconsin Technical College System prior to making the decision to build a facility of Wisconsin. WTCS will help train a workforce to support the tech industry.
CVTC, Herzing partner to help lower tuition costs for nursing students
July 25, 2017
Chippewa Valley Technical College has partnered with Herzing University Online to create the DEGREE UP program. The program allows nursing students to earn college credits from two colleges simultaneously, while paying only CVTC’s tuition rates.
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.