Feb. 22, 2021 - College Update from Dr. Pierner
With temperatures rising and Spring right around the corner, there are a few changes in store for BTC. Our community has continued to see a decrease in COVID-19 infections, and at this time, we have not experienced any community spread on campus. Since the beginning of the pandemic, our continued safety and continuity of operations are due to everyone’s ability and willingness to adhere to BTC’s safety protocols. Read the full update here.
Feb. 1, 2021 - Changes to the COVID-19 Testing Site at BTC
Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 3, the community-wide testing site at BTC will transition from a drive-thru process to an indoor walk-in site. Testing will occur in Lot H (adjacent to the tented area) to ensure that testing can continue regardless of inclement weather.Read the full story here.
Jan. 7, 2021 - CARES - Higher Ed Grant Report
The quarterly expenditure report is now available. Read more about the CARES Grant at BTC and the report here.
Oct. 19, 2020 - BTC Launches Additional COVID-19 Precautions
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. Read the full story here.
Oct. 15, 2020 - College Update from Dr. Pierner
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. Check out the full update and a video message here.