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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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Blackhawk Launches BTC Student Cupboard

October 4, 2018
Blackhawk Technical College, in partnership with Caritas and Second Harvest Food Bank, launched the BTC Student Cupboard on Oct. 3, 2018. The Cupboard provides supplemental food and other necessities for BTC students and their families who are in need. For its opening, the Cupboard has received 19 applications for services.

Blackhawk to Host Tech Exploration Days

October 3, 2018

Blackhawk Technical College invites individuals to check out some of the region’s hottest careers during Tech Exploration Days (TED) in October at our state-of-the-art facilities. TED events provide an opportunity to have a hands-on experience with high-demand career fields. Participants will learn about regional career outlooks, participate in high-tech demonstrations, and a tour of some of the most popular programs offered by BTC.

Governor Walker Highlights Youth, Registered Apprenticeship Programs at Event with Milwaukee Public Schools, Harley-Davidson

September 28, 2018
Governor Scott Walker today highlighted the importance of Youth Apprenticeship and Registered Apprenticeship as workforce development tools during an event at Harley-Davidson University. He was joined by Harley-Davidson executives, representatives from the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), and leadership from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD).

Web Development Students Selected for gBETA Beloit

September 27, 2018
Web Development students Bryan Williams, Josh Shope and Sarah Meadus have been selected to participate in the gBETA Beloit Startup Accelerator Program. gBETA is a program of nationally ranked startup accelerator, gener8tor. The program is a free seven-week concierge program for early-stage companies with local roots, and limited to five companies per cohort.

Early Childhood Student Finds Balance and Success at BTC

September 20, 2018
Balancing a campus job with being a full-time student seems to be the norm for many college students today. The norm for Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) student Noel Jones also includes volunteering and raising her five children between the ages of 2 and 10. Jones entered BTC’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program in August 2017 and plans to graduate in May 2019.
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Central Campus; Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Resources On-Campus
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Central Campus; BTC Student Cupboard open hours.
 
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