March 8, 2019
Blackhawk Technical College Professional Agriculture Students (PAS) are headed to the national contest in Loveland, Colorado March 12-17, 2019. Students from the BTC Agribusiness program will participate in the contest and tour a number of agricultural businesses; including, Kinze Manufacturing, Lely Robotic Milkers, Dupont Pioneer Research Facility, USDA Seed Preservation and Cryogenic Vault, Five Rivers Feedlot (100,000 head feedlot), and Wholesale Greenhouse suppliers.
February 20, 2019
BTC students recently claimed 12 first place finishes at the 2019 Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. The students have become a strong contender in the Small Business Management Team Event taking the most first-place finishes in the history of the Blackhawk Business Professional Association (BPA) chapter. The club is advised by Jeff Kropp and Joel Schleusner.
February 15, 2019
“I felt like a hypocrite, urging my children to study and yet not having my own high school diploma,” 34-year-old Edgerton resident Tim Mathews said. Now he doesn’t have to worry. He finally earned his HSED through Blackhawk Technical College, and that has propelled him in his career path.
January 25, 2019
BTC will offer the Internal Revenue Service Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, a free service intended to help low income and elderly citizens file accurate and timely tax returns. VITA will be accepting appointments on Tuesdays beginning on Feb. 5 continuing through April 2. Appointment times will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
January 23, 2019
Blackhawk Technical College joins the Tiny Earth initiative to address a global critical health crisis: antibiotic resistance. BTC Microbiology instructor, Daniel Harrigan, has been selected to be a part of a network of instructors and students focused on crowdsourcing antibiotic discovery from soil.