Tech College News Archives

With statewide partnership, WCMA launches Internship Exchange

The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association has partnered with the Wisconsin Technical College System, the UW System, and the State of Wisconsin's new WisConnect program to launch Internship Exchange, a program designed to enhance the industry's workforce pipeline. The program will pair interested students with dairy products manufacturers and processors and their supplier partners in the various fields

Read more: WCMA Launches Internship Exchange

NWTC to offer drone certification program

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College will be offering a program this fall. The 14-week certificate program will cover a variety of topics including legal matters, safe usage, and hands-on flying experience. Classes are scheduled to start September 9.

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Nicolet launches new culinary management degree

Nicolet recently launched its new Culinary Management associate degree. The new credential is geared more for those interested in the operation of a business in the food industry. Classes start August 28.

Read more: Nicolet College launches new culinary management degree

MATC offers Career Pathway Program for students working on pre-college studies

Students in the English as a Second Language (ESL) program and those working on their General Education Development certificate (GED), High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) or Adult High School credentials at Milwaukee Area Technical College now have the opportunity to work concurrently on a college-level Career Pathway Program. 

Read more: Students Can Earn Career Completion Certificates While Working on GED, HSED, High School Completion Programs or ESL at MATC

Mid-State adds five new programs for the fall

Mid-State Technical College isoffering five new degree programs in the fall: agribusiness and science technology; business analyst; emergency services management; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; and IT computer support specialist. 

Read more: Five new programs coming to Mid-State this fall

Selling principles course returns to WITC this fall

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is bringing back its selling principles class after a 10-year hiatus. Starting this fall, the selling principles course will offer ideas and concepts that can increase sales performance for the salesperson and the organization.

Read more: Sales training making a comeback at WITC

Western receives $325,000 in workforce training grants

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.

Read more: Western receives Workforce Advancement Training grants for 11 area businesses

Nicolet, Northern Michigan University sign transfer agreement for culinary arts students

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. 

Read more: Nicolet College adds bachelor’s degree option in culinary arts

Gateway to offer CNC operator boot camp training in fall

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.

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WTCS helped land Foxconn, will help train workforce

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. 

Read more: Technical college system helped land Foxconn