(Janesville, WI) Benjamin Pierce, Gazette Katie Schildgen knows she wants to be a firefighter after interning with the Beloit Fire Department this summer. Emily Hanson, who interned with HealthNet of Rock County, a nonprofit health care provider, knows she doesn’t want to be a dentist. The soon-to-be high school seniors… read more →
(Janesville, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette Blackhawk Technical College and UW-Rock County have reached an agreement allowing students to transfer credits from BTC toward obtaining a bachelor’s degree at UW-Rock. The agreement assures the acceptance of any applied associate degree graduate from BTC into the UW Colleges bachelor of applied arts… read more →
(Janesville, WI) Gazette Editorial Stroll into the inviting lobby of Blackhawk Technical College’s new Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, and you’ll see a sandwich and snack cove where students pay not with cash or debit cards but a fingerprint scanner that charges their accounts. The technology symbolizes things deeper inside. Computers instead… read more →
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.
(RockCounty, WI) By Ian Gronau, Stateline News For the past several months, and for the next few to come, the partnership between AmeriCorps, the Rock County UW-Extension and the Farm to School, or F2S program, is ramping up its efforts in the Stateline. The F2S program is a national initiative… read more →
(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Officials in the Janesville School District are encouraged by the district’s latest state report card results, but admit there is more work to be done. “The school district is very pleased with the results again,” Kim Ehrhardt, director of instructional services said. “We’re making… read more →
(Rock County, WI) Rock County 5.0 kicked-off the first part of a multifaceted talent recruitment campaign, by releasing its Consider Rock County publication. Developed as a tool to enhance and/or supplement the information that employment recruiters, human resource staff, realtors and others utilize, this publication provides a comprehensive snapshot of the area’s… read more →
(Rock County, WI) By James Otterstein, Media Contact Rock County 5.0 released an Inspire Rock County promotional video during today’s Regional Business Expo, officially signally that the web-based career preparation and readiness platform is available for public use. By integrating career development tools, social media elements and workforce data into a seamless system,… read more →