I hope all of you have had a great summer! To all those passing their state water exams this last cycle, congratulations, it was great hearing from all of you that have taken recent courses.
Moraine Park Technical College graduate Devin Kissinger has always possessed a tremendous gift for assembling things with precision and skill.
Putting together circuit boards, building decks, finishing basements, siding houses, doing complicated wiring and working on motors. Easy, or at least doable in time.
Hey, middle schoolers! Ever wonder what it’s like to work in healthcare? Do you love to cook? Want to design your dream home? Tech Knowledge College (TKC) offers a look into all sorts of cool technical careers!
“You’ll never be bored if you choose a career in Industrial Maintenance – there’s always a new challenge. Being in Industrial Maintenance means being a problem solver, knowing how to prioritize, and having a massive knowledge base since multiple things will break at the same time, for different reasons, on different kinds of equipment, throughout the whole plant; Even if you’ve never seen any of if break before, you have to know what to fix first, figure out how to fix it best, and prevent further equipment failures in the future.” said Gerry Vanderloop, Industrial Maintenance Boot Camp Instructor.
For Vanderloop the field of Industrial Maintenance never stops providing a learning environment, so when MPTC offered Vanderloop the opportunity to teach Industrial Maintenance boot camps this spring, and another starting August 10, he gave up some of his retirement days to get back in the classroom.
Moraine Park just hosted it’s first-ever cosmetology fashion show, showing off a broad range of styles and looks (not to mention a lot of talented work from our students)!
“The student fashion show was fun for all! I was so proud watching our students work so hard all afternoon on their models. The energy and excitement in the salon was terrific! It was great seeing the students create a total look without much input from faculty,” said Eileen Bouchard, one of our cosmetology instructors.
Learning about tomorrow’s careers was the focus of our annual Toolin’It manufacturing summer camp held in June at Moraine Park Technical College’s West Bend and Jackson campuses. While sparks flew on Wednesday when the 13-16 year old’s took part in welding eagles, they fortunately didn’t fly when