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Latest Technology Available in BTC Fire Science and EMS Programs

Latest Technology Available in BTC Fire Science and EMS Programs

August 8, 2019

Whether an individual is seeking professional development or continuing education or a degree program, Blackhawk Technical College Fire Science programs have many options to help students advance in their career. “The fire science industry is constantly changing and evolving. To meet those needs, BTC provides classes at a variety of locations and times in Rock and Green Counties. We present the classes in the format that works best for our students,” said Rob Balsamo, BTC Coordinator of EMS and Fire Science Programs. Formal education for firefighters and leaders in fire science has become an expectation, not the exception.

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Prent/GOEX Partners with Blackhawk for Their Workforce and Training Needs

May 30, 2019

The Workforce and Community Development (WCD) Division at Blackhawk Technical College provides workforce solutions and training to support the needs of business and industry in the region. These training partnerships are vital to the local workforce, providing essential technical and leadership skills for employees at all levels of an organization. Recently, Prent/GOEX experienced this firsthand when their employees completed the Blackhawk Technical College Leadership Development series.

Volunteering: A Family Affair at Beckman Mill

May 28, 2019

Volunteering at Beckman Mill is a family affair for recent Blackhawk Technical College Radiography graduate, Melissa Castro. Since she was a child, she has accompanied her grandparents, Sheri and Jim Disrud, to serve at the Mill. There are no paid positions within the Beckman Mill community. Therefore, the Mill is dependent on volunteers for the maintenance and upkeep of the buildings and grounds. So, when the Medical Imaging Student Organization was deciding on a community service project, this was the perfect match.

Congratulations Graduates!

May 24, 2019

Nearly 500 graduates earned certificates, diplomas and degrees at Blackhawk Technical College during the 2018-2019 academic year. On Saturday, May 18, 220 graduates participated in the Annual Commencement Ceremony at the Dream Center in Beloit. A complete recording of the ceremony is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LQhSroAC1s&feature=youtu.be. Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Jeff Kropp Named Beloit Rotary Educator of the Month

May 24, 2019

Jeff Kropp, Department Chair of the Business and General Education Division at Blackhawk Technical College, has been named the Beloit Rotary Educator of the Month. The Beloit Rotary recognized Kropp at their monthly meeting on May 21. Kropp was honored for his commitment to student success.

Tools of the Trade Scholarships Awarded to Blackhawk Tech Apprentices

Funds Help Finance Equipment, Tools and Clothing to Help Apprentices Succeed

May 8, 2019

Thirteen Blackhawk Technical College construction and industrial trades’ apprentices have each received $1,500 scholarships from Ascendium Education Group (formerly Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates). The Tools of the Trade Apprentice Scholarship program helps apprentices with financial need complete their programs and advance to in-demand jobs.

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21
Central Campus; Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Resources On-Campus
Aug
21
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Central Campus
 
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