November 30, 2018
The Blackhawk Technical College District Board is delighted to honor David Hataj with the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. Hataj is a graduate of the Machinist Apprenticeship program and current president and co-owner of Edgerton Gear, Inc. Hataj is an outstanding advocate for technical education. He has offered scholarships to high school students and has invested significant time, energy and resources into a variety of initiatives tied to the expansion of technical education.
November 20, 2018
Daughter of first-generation Americans, Maria Mendoza, longs to help foster children and plans to accomplish that with a degree in Human Services from Blackhawk Technical College. Mendoza, quiet at first, quickly warms up when speaking of her time at Brodhead High School where she graduated in 2018. After moments, one can easily see her high regard for her hard-working, loving family and her tight-knit, close community in Green County.
October 24, 2018
Blackhawk Technical College, in partnership with the Parker Family Foundation, recently launched the Nancy B. Parker Nursing Scholars Program, a scholarship to help retain skilled nurses in Rock and Green Counties. The program targets high-achieving students who have been admitted into the BTC nursing program. The goal is to improve nursing student recruitment and retention as well as to fill anticipated nursing shortages in Green and Rock Counties by retaining top talent in our communities. First-year students can be eligible for a $1,000 maximum award with an opportunity for an additional $1,500 in year two.
October 11, 2018
When Lynette Mattson started on her career path, it seemed like a long and arduous journey, with many incremental steps along the way. But she has finally achieved success, due to a lot of perseverance and help from numerous supporters and programs.
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.