Moraine Park Technical College has earned the ninth spot, out of 21 technical colleges nationwide, on the “Military Times Best: Colleges 2019” rankings. This honor recognizes career and technical colleges for their commitment to educating and providing opportunities to America’s veterans.
“Take a moment to think about those who lost their lives that day and then reflect on where you were and what you were doing when this happened and how much has changed in your life because of it.” – Steve Pepper, student veteran specialist at Moraine Park
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) will make its only 2018 Wisconsin appearance in Fond du Lac on Saturday, August 11 at the Dock Spiders Stadium, 980 E Division St. Moraine Park Technical College is proud to be one of the main sponsors of this event. The first game is scheduled to begin at noon, with gates opening at 11 a.m. and admission is FREE.
The team will be playing a pair of charity softball games against the Fond du Lac Police and Fire Departments.
For the eighth-consecutive year, Moraine Park Technical College is pleased to have made Victory Media’s list of Military Friendly Schools for its commitment in serving veterans as students.
Institutions earning the 2018 Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from Victory Media’s proprietary survey.
More than 1,700 schools participated.
As the holiday season approaches, Moraine Park Technical College is offering a simple way to give back and show support for the men and women who are serving our country overseas.
In order to make their time a little more enjoyable away from home this holiday season, students and staff from Moraine Park’s Beaver Dam campus are conducting a “Christmas in a Shoebox” drive again with donations being accepted until Friday Nov. 3.
Moraine Park Technical College has been placing special emphasis on students who have served or are currently serving our country, proclaiming its 2016-17 academic year our “Year of the Student Veteran.”
During this special year, with our student awards banquet upcoming, we’ve added a special award to our traditional lineup of offerings: a “Student Veteran of the Year” award.
Taking home this prestigious honor this year is a deserving individual named Carla Stephany, an engineering student at Moraine Park who served in the United States Air Force. She’s an ambitious, hard-working and inspiring woman, and we’re very excited to present her with this award.
In her own words, this is Carla’s background, what brought her to Moraine Park, and what her plans for the future are:
As Moraine Park Technical College’s “Year of the Student Veteran” winds down, a special event took place last week to honor our students who have served or are currently serving our country.