Do you know what percentage of offenders will be released from prison and return to the community in which they live?
According to the Bureau of Justice, 95% of offenders will be released from prison and return to their community.
Students enrolled in Moraine Park Technical College’s Corrections Science program, engage in numerous hands-on activities in Probation and Parole class, and recently our students were able to sit down and interview offenders from Burke Correctional.
If so, let us know! Moraine Park Technical College is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Nominees must hold a one- or two-year technical diploma, an associate degree or an associate of applied science degree from a Moraine Park program. Additional criteria includes demonstrated service and/or support of Moraine Park, the Wisconsin Technical College System and the community at large, as well as distinguishing oneself through a career or civic activity.
Fond du Lac Student Senate recently sponsored a “Build-your-own Dream Catcher” event to celebrate Native American Heritage Month, which is November. Lisa from the agency, Everything but the Mime, educated students on how to create their own dream catcher.
If you watch any amount of prime-time television, you’ve undoubtedly seen Hollywood’s portrayal of a crime scene. The detectives swoop in, witty banter is exchanged, and they miraculously find some overlooked clue just in time for a dramatic pause and commercial break.
Is it like that in real life? Well, yes and no.
Moraine Park Technical College has proclaimed the 2016-17 academic year as the “Year of the Student Veteran” and to help better understand veterans, the college will have a series of blog entries to address various questions people may have. Much of the information was taken from the book by Michigan State University’s School of Journalism, “100 Questions & Answers about Veterans” and seems fitting with Veterans Day fresh in mind.
Part one talks about the demographics and makeup of the veteran community.
Bob Lloyd of Lomira was sworn in Wednesday, Nov. 16, as the newest member of the Moraine Park Technical College District Board.
He will serve as Moraine Park’s School District Administrator Member, with a term expiring in June 2018.
Lloyd is currently the superintendent of Lomira School District – a position he has held since 2012. Before that, he served as Lomira’s 4K-8 principal from 2003 to 2011.