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MSTC, UW-Stout sign new transfer agreement

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.

Read more: Mid-State adds new transfer agreement

MPTC looks to expand, start a gas utility technician program

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. 

Read more: Moraine Park wants to buy land, expand in Beaver Dam

MSTC has two new transfer agreements in place with the UW-Stout

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.

Read more: Mid-State offering new transfer agreements

FVTC expands welding and metal fabrication facilities

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.

Read more: FVTC Expands Welding & Fab Training Facilities

NWTC breaks ground on new transportation center

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.

Read more: NWTC to begin work on Transportation Center

Gateway Promise program receives $250,000 donation

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.


Read more: Kenall donates $250,000 to Gateway Technical College

CVTC to start culinary program in 2018

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.

Read more: CVTC Board Approves Culinary Program

NWTC adds culinary specialist degree

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.

Read more: NWTC to offer culinary specialist degree

Gateway, DWD partner to offer no-cost, short-term training programs

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.

Read more: Gateway to offer short-term training programs

Western grads honored as 2016 Distinguished Alumnus

Jeff and Brian Wieser, two Western Technical College alumni, have been recognized by the Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association as the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipients.

Read more: Western Alumni receive technical college award