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NWTC in the News

Friday March 11, 2016

Missing out on millions: manufacturing plants badly need workers

WBAY TV 2 March 14, 2016

Some manufacturers in Northeast Wisconsin report missing out on millions of dollars because they can’t find enough labor to meet demand. Continue reading..


New NWTC housing opens for students in fall

Green Bay Press Gazette March 10, 2016

Students attending Northeast Wisconsin Technical College soon can experience the "joy" that comes with living with a college roommate. Continue reading..

NWTC is Offering Active Shooter Training Courses

WGBA NBC 26 March 10, 2016

Today at NWTC, a technical college in Green Bay, business leaders and teachers were welcomed to a course that can better prepare them for a worst case scenario like encountering a active shooter. Continue reading..


Zika virus interview

WFRV Ch 5 March 8, 2016
The federal government is continuing its efforts to understand and contain the Zika virus. The Centers for Disease Control is joining forces with health officials in Puerto Rico on the Zika outbreak. 


NWTC Apprenticeship Program

NBC 26 March 1, 2016

Mike Zach of Crivitz is getting paid to learn. "I see other students that are paying thousands of dollars per semester for school and I get to come here and it's all paid for," said Zach. Continue reading..

Students get real-life lesson in manufacturing

Green Bay Press Gazette February 29, 2016

"Measure twice, cut once," is the biggest lesson high school junior Adam Dessell  learned while helping to manufacture industrial drain covers for Georgia-Pacific. Continue reading..


NWTC "BioMed" program launches

NBC26 February 25, 2016
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is launching a new program in Biomedical engineering to address a shortage across the Fox Valley in needed health technicians. Continue reading..


NWTC 'intrusive advising' keeps students on course

Green Bay Press Gazette February 21, 2016

Shakira Butler would like to own or manage a hair salon some day, but first she needs a college degree. The 19-year-old Green Bay woman is in her first semester at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and plans to earn an associate degree in business management. Continue reading..


NWTC looks to fine-tune student mentoring program

Green Bay Press Gazette February 21, 2016

The Northeast Wisconsin Technical College initiative "Vision of Success" — a partnership with Green Bay schools which aims to remove barriers to college for at-risk high school students — has been around for a decade. Continue reading..
 

Colleges on wheels pick up students

Green Bay Press Gazette February 16, 2016

The numbers may not be huge, but it’s a steady business for DEPCO, a Kansas-based business building mobile classrooms for educators. The business builds a handful of trailers each year for educators, like Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay. Continue reading..


AACC names 2016 Award of Excellence finalists

Community College Daily February 10, 2016
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has announced the finalists for its 2016 Awards of Excellence, which recognizes exceptional work among the nation's two-year colleges. Continue reading..


NWTC to host Start Up Weekend event

Green Bay Press Gazette February 11, 2016

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College will bring entrepreneurs together this weekend for Green Bay's third annual Start Up Weekend event. Continue reading..


Road show brings fun science, musical bananas

Green Bay Press Gazette February 11, 2016
More than 2,000 students are visiting Northeast Wisconsin Technical College to expand their love for science. Continue reading..


Science education event at NWTC

WFRV February 11, 2016

Mind Trekkers, a student led road show made its way to NWTC on Thursday. 


Walk-Fit Program at NWTC facility

The Daily News February 10, 2016

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College's Woodland Kitchen and Business Incubator in Aurora, invites area residents to join them to participate in the Walk-Fit program.


Tech school strikes digital music notes

Green Bay Press Gazette February 9, 2016

Chances are the catchy tune or soaring score you heard in a recent film or favorite video game was produced without the use of any actual guitars, pianos or orchestras. Continue reading..


Work begins on NWTC Student Housing project

WBAY TV2 February 7, 2016

On site student housing at technical colleges in Green Bay is not common but that’ll soon change. Continue reading.. 
 

NWTC students build 16 foot snowman

NBC26 February 4, 2016
 Move over Olaf, there's a new snowman stealing the spotlight!  An instructor at NWTC is turning the winter storm into a unique class lesson. Continue reading..

 

NWTC students using cabins to prepare for careers

WBAY TV2 February 3, 2016
Some students in Green Bay are setting themselves up for fruitful careers while building cabins for an organization in need. Continue reading..


NWTC promotes welcoming environment with new program

FOX11 News January 29, 2016
A new campaign at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is aiming to promote inclusion. Continue reading..


NWTC launches iRespect campaign

NBC 26 January 29, 2016
NWTC launches a new campaign that celebrates diversity in all of its forms. It's called iRespect. The college is holding workshops, selling T-shirts and asking students to sign pledge cards saying they will respect and include others. Continue reading..


Local concerns grow about Zika Virus

WBAY TV 2 January 28, 2016
There is growing concern about the Zika virus, even here in Northeast Wisconsin.
Millions are expected to contract the illness, which is spread when an infected mosquito bites a person. Continue reading..


Zika virus: Could it come to the United States?

NBC26 January 28, 2016
New cases are now being reported in four states including two in Illinois. The virus is only transported by infected mosquitoes which have not been in the US. Continue reading..


County expects to sign new racetrack lease

Green Bay Press Gazette January 27, 2016
At the Kewaunee County Board meeting Jan. 20 Supervisor Bruce Heidmann reported that the county is getting close to signing a new lease for the racetrack at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds in Luxemburg. Continue reading..


Area businesses named Green Masters

Green Bay Press Gazette January 28, 2016
Eleven Northeastern Wisconsin companies have been named “Green Masters” for their continuing efforts to embrace sustainability. Continue reading..
 

Solving the Workforce Shortage

Industry Weekly January 26, 2016
When Jamie Williams was choosing a college major a dozen years ago, she had no grand plans for a career in manufacturing. Continue reading.. 
 
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