Tech College News Archives

Moraine Park gets $1.2 million state grant

Moraine Park Technical College will receive $1.2 million to train students for in-demand career fields employers want. The grant is part of the Wisconsin Fast Forward: Blueprint for Prosperity Initiative.

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Western Technical College programs to benefit from state grant

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch visited Western Technical College to announce Wisconsin Fast Forward grants to Wisconsin's 16 technical colleges. Western will receive more than $1.5 million for welding and medical assistant programs.

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Nicolet College gets $1.9 million state grant

Nicolet College will receive $1.9 million state grant to train workers for in-demand fields.

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Colleges, businesses team up on new engineering technology degree

Technical colleges and the University of Wisconsin campuses in Northeast Wisconsin worked with employers to develop three new bachelor's degrees in engineering technology.

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Waiting lists at tech colleges to shrink thanks to $35 million grant

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch appeared at Madison College to announce a $5 million grant to help get more students into high-demand career programs. The grant is part of a total of $35 for the 16 technical colleges.

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Mid-State Tech helps City of Wisconsin Rapids improve processes

Wisconsin Rapids Mayor Zach Vruwink explains how Lean Six Sigma training offered by Mid-State Technical College is helping the city improve processes resulting in improved service and increased customer satisfaction.
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Wisconsin tech colleges to share $28 million in grants to train wokers for in-demand jobs

Wisconsin's 16 technical colleges will share $28 million in Wisconsin Fast Forward grants to expand capacity in training programs for key industry sectors. The grants should benefit more than 4,900 workers seeking training for high-demand fields.
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Gateway approves funding for renovation projects

Gateway Technical College plans to spend $7 million on a two-year renovation and remodeling project at the Kenosha and Elkhorn campuses.
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The future workforce is here, working

Wisconsin's Youth Apprenticeship program is providing the workforce of the future. YA students see real-world connection between the classroom and the workplace.
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Madison College team takes gold at Skills USA competition

A team of Madison College students and recent graduates earned gold medals in Automated Technology. This category includes computer-aided drafting/design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and computer numerical controlled machining (CNC).
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