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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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More than 1100 Students to Experience 2018 Manufacturing Days

September 14, 2018

Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) will celebrate Manufacturing Days, on October 4 and 5, 2018. The event is part of a national effort to inspire students to pursue careers in manufacturing. In addition, Manufacturing Days aim to change perceptions about today’s manufacturing environment. BTC is collaborating with economic and workforce development partners, area school districts, and over 30 employers in Rock and Green Counties on this year’s event. Curriculum for the event has been provided by the School District of Janesville.

Autumn Harvest Dinner to Benefit Culinary Arts

September 7, 2018

Blackhawk Technical College Culinary Arts Department will host its Annual Autumn Harvest Dinner on Tuesday, October 16 at 5 p.m. at the Buckhorn Supper Club in Milton. The evening highlights the delectable talent of the advanced culinary students and raises funds for the program; including to help supplement the cost of student externships. According to instructor Chef Mark Olson, students have been placed in externships not only in the region but also all over the country and abroad. 

Faculty Bring Real-World Experience to BTC Students

August 31, 2018

From building kitchen countertops to driving stretch limos to coaching rugby in South Africa, one particular BTC faculty member brings an eclectic set of experiences to the classroom. Andrew Panici is an apparel and hard parts buyer for LeMans Corporation by day and a Supply Chain Management adjunct instructor by night. Supply Chain Management was launched in 2017 and will graduate its first class this spring. The program is offered entirely online via MyEdChoice flexible learning options. It was designed and implemented to meet the growing demand for quality workers in our local transportation and logistics industry.

BTC Advisor Receives State Award

August 23, 2018

Academic Advisor, Susan Dantuma, is the recipient of the Advising Profession Impact Award from the Wisconsin Academic Advising Association (WACADA). This award is presented annually to a higher education professional in Wisconsin who has distinguished achievement in developing new, creative and effective programs for meeting student needs.

Parker Foundation Provides Opportunity for $1 Million Gift to Blackhawk Tech’s Top Nursing Program

June 25, 2018

Blackhawk Technical College’s nursing program has a lot to celebrate. In addition to the third consecutive semester of graduates achieving a 100% pass rate on the National Counsel Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the program received some great news for future students. The Parker Foundation has proposed a gift that would create a fund of up to $1 million in support of scholarships for the BTC nursing program students.

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