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Fire Protection Student Experiences First Live Burn

Fire Protection Student Experiences First Live Burn

December 1, 2019

The first live burn in the Fire Protection Technician program can be a little scary. Handling equipment and battling a live blaze for the first time can make first-year students a bit nervous. For student Keegan Mickey, his experience was no different. “I’ve never had the experience of being that close to a fire. We were able to put together all we have learned to put it out,” said Keegan.

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BTC Students Celebrate National Voter Registration Day

September 24, 2019

BTC Student Government Association and Multi-Cultural Alliance celebrated National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 24 with a non-partisan event to encourage students to register to vote. The League of Women Voters was on site to help students with the registration process and to answer questions about voting. Several individuals registered to vote at the event.

Involvement Key for IT-Networking Specialist Student

September 20, 2019

With her eyes set on a position in an area school district, IT-Networking Specialist student Raven Schneeberger jumped into student life at Blackhawk Technical College. Raven is a member of BTC’s Student Government Association and serves as a Peer Advisor as well as a tutor. “The environment of BTC is super inviting and helpful compared to other schools I experienced in the past,” said Raven.

Blackhawk Tech and Scot Forge Partner to Offer Apprenticeships

September 19, 2019

Blackhawk Technical College and Scot Forge are partnering to offer the first Fork Truck Repair and Heavy Equipment Technician Apprenticeship Program in Wisconsin. The two organizations currently offer a Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program. Four individuals were recently signed to the two programs and will begin their on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

BTC Nursing Program Ranked #1 in Wisconsin

September 11, 2019
Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) nursing students are among the best in the state based on rankings from and Wisconsin State Board of Nursing.

BTC Celebrates 500,000 miles/5 Years of Safe Shuttle Service

August 30, 2019

Blackhawk Technical College offers a free shuttle service for students that connects locations in Beloit, Janesville, Milton, Monroe, as well as University of Wisconsin - Whitewater at Rock County and University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. The College recently recognized its shuttle drivers for completing 500,000 miles and 5-years and being accident-free. The drivers recognized include: Larry Dunmore, Joann Gibson, Nicholas Hengeveld, Dan Krause, Douglas Lubke, and Robert Zechlin.


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