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Independent Study Finds Blackhawk Tech Adds $85.9 Million to Regional Economy

October 27, 2020
Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) influences both the lives of its students and the College District's economy to the tune of $85.9 million, according to a recent independent economic modeling study conducted by Emsi. BTC’s economic impact is equivalent to supporting one out of every 71 jobs in Rock and Green counties or 1,564 local jobs.

Shaping the Next Generation of Law Enforcement at BTC

October 23, 2020

"To recognize always that the test of police efficiency is the absence of crime and disorder and not the visible evidence of police action in dealing with them." Sir Robert Peel wrote these words in 1892. Peel, known as the father of modern policing, is one reason why Troy Egger, Blackhawk Tech's Law Enforcement Academy Coordinator, considers himself both a progressive officer and, to a certain extent, a regressive one.

BTC Launches Additional COVID-19 Precautions

WI National Guard Testing Center to Open Oct. 21

October 19, 2020

COVID-19 rates continue to rise in Wisconsin, and closer to home, infection rates continue to increase in Rock County. Blackhawk Technical College started planning for the pandemic in late-February and was quick to implement additional safety protocols. The College has been diligent in its efforts to keep its students and employees safe. Those efforts will be increased in the days ahead to include offering flu shot clinics for students and employees, steps to enhance safety at all locations, and implementing testing options at its Central Campus in Janesville.

College Update from Dr. Pierner

October 15, 2020

I have some exciting updates to share with all of you regarding our COVID-19 response plan.  As you know, COVID-19 infection rates are increasing in Wisconsin at an alarming rate with large increases in Rock and Green Counties.  As expected, BTC continues to see increases in the number of COVID-19 related investigations since the Labor Day weekend.  We remain committed to taking an active role in keeping our community safe and our campuses open. 

Colony Brands Foundation Donates $40K to BTC

October 13, 2020

Colony Brands Foundation of Monroe, Wisconsin presented Blackhawk Technical College officials with a $40,000 donation to the Fund for the Future of Agriculture. The fund created by Jim and Therese Gratz and Fran and Sandy Donny aims to provide scholarship and program funding for BTC agriculture programs. The goal of the initiative is to attract and retain young people to agricultural professions.

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Buzz at BTC Magazine Cover (Summer 2020)

The Buzz @ BTC

We're very excited to share the Summer 2020 Edition of our newest magazine.

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Fall 2020 Community & Continuing Education Schedule

Fall 2020 CE Schedule

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