A new agreement between Mid-State Technical College and University of Wisconsin-Stout allows students completing the corrections and community advocacy associate degree at Mid-State to transfer directly to the bachelor of science in the criminal justice and rehabilitation program at UW-Stout.
MPTC looks to expand, start a gas utility technician program
December 6, 2016
Moraine Park Technical College in Beaver Dam is asking to purchase about two acres of land alongside Highway 151. The college is currently running a capital campaign to raise $800,000 for a gas utility technician program.
MSTC has two new transfer agreements in place with the UW-Stout
November 29, 2016
Mid-State Technical College has two new transfer agreements in place with the University of Wisconsin-Stout. The agreements allow for Mid-State students completing an associate degree in Gerontology or Health & Wellness programs to transfer directly to the bachelor of science in Development & Family Studies program at UW-Stout.
FVTC expands welding and metal fabrication facilities
November 29, 2016
Fox Valley Technical College is investing $1.7 million to expand its welding and metal fabrication labs at its Grand Chute campus. The college has added five robotic arc welding cells, a new arc welding system and a metallurgy lab.
Work has officially begun on the new transportation center at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. The 62,000-square foot building will house the college’s automotive, auto collision, diesel and heavy truck programs. The transportation center is expected to be completed by fall 2017.
Gateway Promise program receives $250,000 donation
November 22, 2016
Kenall Manufacturing in Kenosha has donated $250,000 to Gateway Technical College to support its Gateway Promise program. In recognition of the gift, GTC will name its new training center on its Kenosha campus the Kenall Protective Services Training Center.
Industry demand has led the Chippewa Valley Technical College District Board to approve a culinary program which will begin in fall 2018, with initial enrollment for 24 students. CVTC formerly had a Hotel and Restaurant Management program, which was discontinued in 2010.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is set to launch a culinary specialist technical diploma in the Spring 2017 semester. The 31-credit program qualifies students for jobs including sous chef, banquet chef, pastry chef, restaurant owner, restaurant manager and personal chef.
Gateway, DWD partner to offer no-cost, short-term training programs
November 14, 2016
The Southeast Wisconsin Workforce Development Board and Gateway Technical College have partnered to offer short-term training programs that equip local residents with the skills and credentials to secure in-demand jobs as computer numerical control machine operators and telecommunications cable installers.