The Greater Milwaukee Foundation will invest $500,000 in scholarships for Milwaukee Area Technical College students who need to work on basic skills while gaining job skills. Qualifying students will receive $1,000 for each of two consecutive semesters.
Operation Fresh Start was founded in 1970 and has helped about 7,000 individuals gain job skills and education. Dave Zweifel highlights the benefits of the program and recognizes two participants who will enter Madison College with scholarships from Operation Fresh Start.
High school students in Three Lakes, Wis., will have access to state-of-the-art training as a result of an agreement between Oneida County Economic Development, Three Lakes High School and Nicolet College. A Fast Forward grant will support the development of a "Fab Lab."
Proposed change to technical college control not popular
June 12, 2014
A Legislative Council committee is investigating the possibility of changing from local to state funding for Wisconsin technical colleges. Many central Wisconsin legislators, business owners and college leaders are against the move.
Blackhawk Technical College asks for voter support Aug. 12
June 6, 2014
Voters in the Blackhawk Technical College district have the opportunity to allow the college to exceed spending limits to explore new educational programs, expand current course offerings and provide more flexible scheduling for courses.
Moraine Park Tech College breaks ground for addition in Fond du Lac
June 6, 2014
Moraine Park Technical College officials donned hard hats and picked up shovels in Fond du Lac this week for the ceremony beginning construction of an addition and remodeling project. Capelle Brothers & Diedrich Construction, general contractor for the project expect to be finished at the start of the 2015 winter/spring semester.