April 13, 2021
2021 WTCS Ambassador Recognition
is at 7:00 pm on April 22
[YouTube Premiere link in next week's edition]
Ascendium Education Group awards $375,000 in Tools of the Trade Scholarships
For the eighth straight year, Ascendium Education Group has recognized the important role of apprenticeships in preparing students for in-demand jobs by providing scholarships through the Tools of the Trade Scholarship program. This year, Ascendium awarded $375,000 in scholarships to 250 construction and industrial trade apprentices from Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) institutions.
Tech colleges help individuals learn new skills
Article by WTCS Education Director Lenard Simpson appears in the spring issue of Human Resources magazine
NTC announces Jeannie Worden as next President
“Dr. Worden’s passion for education and commitment to our students is evident in everything she does,” said Paul Proulx, Chair, NTC District Board of Trustees. “Her strong leadership skills and vast experience with the College will ensure a smooth transition.”
Mid-State Technical College Board Chair Robert Beaver created lasting WTCS legacy
Beaver dedicated his life to education, first in K–12 before focusing on higher education. He was treasurer on the Southwest Tech Board from 1979 to 1985 and since 1990, he served on the Mid-State Board for 30 years, including 7 as chair and 6 each as vice chair and treasurer. At the System level, Beaver served as a member of the District Boards Association Board of Directors from 1995 to present, including as president from 1997–99.
Technical colleges deliver Wisconsin's essential workforce
Madison College faculty member named Dane County Sheriff
FVTC grad is newest Fond du Lac police officer
CVTC grad blazed trail for women in law enforcement
Gateway a partner in meeting needs of Lake Geneva Fire Department
Southwest Tech nursing program filling critical role at vaccine clinics
CVTC, employer team with Menomonie HS in support of tech ed program
Gateway, partners discuss potential solutions to address Wisconsin's expected health care worker shortage
Serving students, communities throughout Wisconsin
Western set to award Associate Degree to Independence High School senior
MPTC to hold in-person commencement ceremony
WITC creates interactive experience to engage prospective students
NTC vaccination clinic for Marathon County opens
LTC Culinary Arts student grateful for Kohler-sponsored tuition reimbursement
MATC historical photos highlight generations of learning
Mid-State’s new salon benefits students, community
CVTC instructor authors open-source statistics text, saving students hundreds
Madison College brings virtual reality into the classroom: ‘It feels so real'
WTCS Board Calendar

April 22
2021 WTCS Ambassador Recognition - 7:00 pm (VIRTUAL)

May 18
WTCS Board Meeting

July 13-14
WTCS Board Meeting
Nicolet Area Technical College

September 14-15
WTCS Board Meeting
Madison Area Technical College

Manufacturing Month

November 9-10
WTCS Board Meeting
Blackhawk Technical College
COVID-19 Campus and System Updates
Wisconsin Technical College System | wtcsystem.edu