October 24, 2018
Blackhawk Technical College, in partnership with the Parker Family Foundation, recently launched the Nancy B. Parker Nursing Scholars Program, a scholarship to help retain skilled nurses in Rock and Green Counties. The program targets high-achieving students who have been admitted into the BTC nursing program. The goal is to improve nursing student recruitment and retention as well as to fill anticipated nursing shortages in Green and Rock Counties by retaining top talent in our communities. First-year students can be eligible for a $1,000 maximum award with an opportunity for an additional $1,500 in year two.
October 4, 2018
Blackhawk Technical College, in partnership with Caritas and Second Harvest Food Bank, launched the BTC Student Cupboard on Oct. 3, 2018. The Cupboard provides supplemental food and other necessities for BTC students and their families who are in need. For its opening, the Cupboard has received 19 applications for services.
October 3, 2018
Blackhawk Technical College invites individuals to check out some of the region’s hottest careers during Tech Exploration Days (TED) in October at our state-of-the-art facilities. TED events provide an opportunity to have a hands-on experience with high-demand career fields. Participants will learn about regional career outlooks, participate in high-tech demonstrations, and a tour of some of the most popular programs offered by BTC.
September 28, 2018
Governor Scott Walker today highlighted the importance of Youth Apprenticeship and Registered Apprenticeship as workforce development tools during an event at Harley-Davidson University. He was joined by Harley-Davidson executives, representatives from the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), and leadership from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD).
September 27, 2018
Web Development students Bryan Williams, Josh Shope and Sarah Meadus have been selected to participate in the gBETA Beloit Startup Accelerator Program. gBETA is a program of nationally ranked startup accelerator, gener8tor. The program is a free seven-week concierge program for early-stage companies with local roots, and limited to five companies per cohort.