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The NWTC Shawano, Crivitz, Oconto Falls and Aurora (Woodland) Regional Learning Centers will be closed today due to icy road conditions.  The NWTC Marinette Campus will be closing at 11:30am.  The Luxemburg Regional Learning Center, Sturgeon Bay Campus and Green Bay Campus will close at 3:00pm.

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No Easy Answers: Tussling with Career Change Decisions
No Easy Answers: Tussling with Career Change Decisions
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For me, returning to school as an adult learner was a little like walking into a wading pool. No splashy cannonballs for me! I didn’t throw my work keys on my boss’ desk and yell, “I quit!” and sign up for classes the next day. I returned to college gradually. My decision t...
Monday January 15, 2018
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One Thing to Know if You're Considering a J-Session Class
One Thing to Know if You're Considering a J-Session Class
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Quick quiz: Which of the following statements about J-Session are true?  In J-Session, you can complete a class quickly and get closer to graduation. You don’t have to brave the snappy coldness of January to take a J-Session class if you don’t want to – there are plenty ...
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Are you freaking out? Fall semester ends soon
Are you freaking out? Fall semester ends soon
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Wouldn’t it be great if we could bottle up some of the excitement of the first week of school and open the bottle on the last week of the semester? At NWTC, I remember a distinct mood change when our marketing instructor would ask “How’s everybody doing?” In September, we wer...
Tuesday December 5, 2017
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The joy of repaying student loans
The joy of repaying student loans
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I begin repaying my student loan this month. Oh joy! This is one college right-of-passage I would be happy to avoid. I’m in the same boat as a lot of other college students. To keep my boat afloat back in 2015, I filled out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Ai...
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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One Thing to Know: How to Survive the Holiday (and Exam!) Season
One Thing to Know: How to Survive the Holiday (and Exam!) Season
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How can you survive final exams and the holiday hubbub? The answer may surprise you. I recently sat down with NWTC student Katie Cline to talk about managing stress during this not-always-so-jolly season. A Wellness and Health Promotion associate degree student, Katie is...
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Are you better off now?
Are you better off now?
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The words of President Ronald Reagan popped into my head today when I answered the NWTC graduate follow-up survey. Reagan posed this question: “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” That simple question helped Reagan win the election. I thought of those word...
Friday November 17, 2017
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Friends Of NWTC
Friends Of NWTC
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The Fall / Winter 2017 issue of the Friends Of NWTC magazine is here! - Read the newest issue today! Some highlights are: College of business is ready for its close-up; Referendum Construction: new buildings and spaces; NWTC students conduct ground-breaking HIV research; and "...
Monday November 13, 2017
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How adult learners can thrive in a tech-reliant world
How adult learners can thrive in a tech-reliant world
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One of my business clients described herself as a “dumb blonde with a Smartphone.” That certainly wasn’t true, but it’s a feeling many of us Generation X-ers can relate to. We didn’t grow up in the digital age, with a phone in our pocket, a laptop on our desk, and the world at...
Wednesday October 11, 2017
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The ‘sound of progress’ is heard at the NWTC campus
The ‘sound of progress’ is heard at the NWTC campus
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Editor note: Joan wrote this blog in the spring of 2017 during construction.  A wayward thought popped into my head when I was in my Event Marketing class this semester: John Maier’s wife doesn’t snore! Now let me explain. Students like me who have class in the Busi...
Wednesday October 11, 2017
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