(Rock County, WI) A report highlighting the use of the County’s web-based career preparation and readiness platform, which is powered by Career Cruising, was released today. The Spring 2015 Inspire Rock County Report provides a snapshot of the activity, engagement and trends generated from this workforce development tool. A brief… read more →
(Edgerton, WI) By Jake Magee, Gazette A Med Flight helicopter landed in an Edgerton Middle School parking lot Friday afternoon. Fortunately, it was responding to a mock accident, not a real one. Students playing dead and injured victims of a crash, were cut from a vehicle by Edgerton and Orfordville… read more →
(Beloit, WI) Beloit Daily News Staff An historic former women’s dormitory is returning to Beloit College as a residence hall in 2016, thanks to the generosity of two local donors. “Thanks to the generosity of Beloiters Jim and Nancy Packard, Beloit College owns Emerson Hall again,” said Beloit College President… read more →
The Blackhawk Technical College Faculty Federation has donated $30,000 to the BTC Foundation to endow scholarships for BTC students, bringing the Federation’s commitment to BTC scholarships to $50,000 over the past two years.
Graduation rates at high schools in the Beloit area remain strong, showing more than 88 percent of Beloit students graduate in four years. In the Turner District more than 95 percent get a diploma in four years.
JANESVILLE — A skills gap is creating a need for young laborers in an industry that’s beginning to face a shortage, said Joe Schwengels, construction superintendent at J.P. Cullen & Sons.
Foreign students in the Janesville School District International Summer Institute will live and attend some classes at UW-Whitewater this summer.
(Orfordville, WI) Excerpt Courtesy of the Gazette Parkview High School was the recipient of a $1,000 grant from the Wisconsin Restaurant Education Association to purchase culinary equipment and supplies for its ProStart classrooms. ProStart is a nationwide career and technical education program that teach high school students culinary techniques, restaurant management skills and offers students real-life restaurant… read more →
(Rock County, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of Blackhawk Technical College and the Gazette Several area businesses, through their philanthropic arms, provided contributions this quarter to support H.S. and higher education offerings. Grainger donated $10,000 in support of Blackhawk Technical College’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, which opened last August. During the last six months, the Grainger… read more →
(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette For students who might not be interested in sports or other school activities, St. William Catholic School’s robotics team provides an opportunity to excel, Principal Diane Rebout said. “I’m just really grateful it (the program) has been resurrected,” Rebout said. “It’s something that provides… read more →