Moraine Park Technical College took part in the Wisconsin Technical College System’s (WTCS) Student Showcase recently in the State Capitol.
The annual event is an opportunity for Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges to showcase how its students combine their learning with valuable work experience, community service, outreach and entrepreneurship. This year, Moraine Park highlighted a “Making Memories” project done by graphic communications students, as well as its Fair Trade College initiatives.
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Senator Dan Feyen stopped by Moraine Park Technical College’s Fond du Lac campus on Monday morning to take a tour of our facilities. Guiding him on the tour were Moraine Park President Bonnie Baerwald, Vice President of Student Affairs Stan Cram and Vice President of Academic Affairs Jim Eden, along with Recruitment Specialist Erin Wierenga.
The Senator is focused on continuing to help in closing the skills gap, and technical education is important to him. With that in mind, the visit gave us an opportunity to show off our great programs and discuss what we think he could work on during his term.
Moraine Park Technical College is hosting a “Hiring and Resource” event for veterans on March 1.
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the College’s Beaver Dam campus, 700 Gould Street, and is co-sponsored by Moraine Park and Dodge County Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Week 4 of the “Heroin Highway” lecture series on the West Bend Campus of Moraine Park was an evening of celebration. It celebrated the changes being made through the HOPE legislation and celebrated the recovery of six people who struggle with addiction. However, the evening started with a sobering reminder of where the struggles of addiction can lead.
Moraine Park is hosting its 3rd Annual Jane of All Trades event on Wednesday, March 8. Jane is an event where women of any age* can come and learn about careers they may have never considered before (*Participants under the age of 16 should have a parent/guardian in attendance with them, of course!)