Tech College News Archives

Waukesha County Technical College president to retire

Barbara Prindiville, president of Waukesha County Technical College since 2006, will retire July 31.

Read more: Prindiville to retire July 31 from Waukesha County Technical College

NTC offers supervisory classes for working adults

Working adults who want to move up into supervisory roles can complete training program in eight weeks at Northcentral Technical College.

Read more: Northcentral Technical College offers business classes in supervisory management

BTC and partners offer six-week CNC training

Ten unemployed or underemployed participants are receiving job readiness and soft skill training as well as technical training through a partnership of public and private entities including Blackhawk Technical College.

Read more: BTC partners with multiple public and private entities to offer additional CNC Machine Operator training

Gateway Tech campuses receive Blueprint for Prosperity grants

Gateway Technical College Racine and Kenosha campuses will receive grants from the Department of Workforce Development for programs to prepare high school students for the workforce or postsecondary education through training in high-demand fields.

Read more: Gateway campuses receive Fast Forward-Blueprint for Prosperity grants

STEM Academy makes learning fun

Northcentral Technical College and the Erving Network sponsored a science, technology, engineering and math summer camp for students from seven middle schools culminating in a friendly competition at NTC.

Read more: Middle Schoolers in STEM Academy Final Competition

NTC Ag Center of Excellence gives students valuable, hands-on dairy experience

More than 100 students are gaining valuable, hands-on experience in the dairy industry, veterinary sciences, farming and agri-business through the Northcentral Technical College Ag Center of Excellence in Wausau.

Read more: NTC's Ag Center of Excellence gives students valuable, hands-on dairy experience

Mid-State summer camp exposes students to mechanical skills

About 25 middle school students built robots during a summer camp at Mid-State Technical College. The four-day camp culminated in a competition.

Read more: MSTC Vex Robotics Camp exposes students to mechanical skills

Grants increase opportunities for youth apprenticeship

Department of workforce development secretary Reggie Newson announced $2.2 million in funding for youth apprenticeship programs this year. The announcement was made at Northcentral Technical College.

Read more: Northcentral Technical College gets $283,000 in youth apprenticeship grants

What happens in "Fab Labs?"

This article in the Wall Street Journal examines the use of digital fabrication labs or maker spaces in the U.S. including the Fab Lab at Fox Valley Technical College.

Read more: 3-D Printer Users Opt for Trinkets

Operation Fresh Start graduates continue education

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.

Read more: Operation Fresh State still turning lives around