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Tools of the Trade Scholarships Awarded to Blackhawk Tech Apprentices

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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BTC Prepares Students for Medical School

March 21, 2019
A technical college education does not mean that you are settling or that you cannot cut it in a more “traditional” college or university. On the contrary, many students not only transfer to four-year colleges and universities after Blackhawk Technical College but they also come home to BTC after earning their bachelor’s degree. For example, students can even use BTC as a way to improve their applications to medical school.

PAS Headed to National Professional Agricultural Students Competition

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.

BTC Students Finish Strong at BPA State Leadership Conference

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.

Tim Mathews Overcomes Demons to Earn HSED, Obtain Great Job

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.

Free Income Tax Service available at BTC

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.  
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Central Campus; Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Resources On-Campus
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22
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Central Campus; BTC Student Cupboard open hours.
 
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