Browse past news stories for Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville, WI.
- Janesville charter school moving to Blackhawk Technical College - Janesville Gazette
posted on August 26, 2016 at 12:17:50 am
JANESVILLE—A week before school starts, a Janesville charter school has announced it is moving from UW-Rock County to Blackhawk Technical College. Rock University ...
- Project tracker: Blackhawk Technical College will have city water by fall - Gazettextra
posted on July 24, 2016 at 09:32:24 pm
What it is: Janesville approved a project in April to extend city water pipes to Blackhawk Technical College's central campus, allowing the school to use city water instea ...
- Blackhawk Technical College hopes to change perceptions, increase enrollment - Gazettextra
posted on July 18, 2016 at 12:30:23 am
It's as though technical college is a backup plan for everybody from job seekers to young people considering their futures. Blackhawk Technical College and Janesville School District offi ...
- Blackhawk Technical College hosts mini police academy for kids - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
posted on June 23, 2016 at 12:53:50 am
The Basic Law Enforcement Academy of Blackhawk Technical College hosted its first-ever mini police academy. Stateline Boys & Girls Club manager Keith Ingram said the students were really excited about the day. “They were all ...
- ManpowerGroup gives $25000 to Blackhawk Technical College - Janesville Gazette
posted on June 7, 2016 at 10:16:07 pm
hngnews.comJANESVILLE—ManpowerGroup, a Milwaukee-based company in workforce solutions, has given $25,000 to Blackhawk Technical College for its Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Milton, according to a news rele ...
- Blackhawk Technical College names new president - Gazettextra
posted on April 29, 2016 at 12:05:40 am
JANESVILLE—Blackhawk Technical College needs a president who can do it all, says Barbara Barrington-Tillman, chairwoman of the technical college's board. She believes the college has found that in Trac ...
- Your Views: Transfer plan makes Blackhawk Technical College even better path to jobs - Janesville Gazette
posted on April 18, 2016 at 08:51:23 pm
Television host Mike Rowe tells us that of 5 million job openings in the U.S., the majority don't require four-year degrees. Instead, they require skills obtainable from ...
- Blackhawk Technical College, UW-Rock County to sign transfer agreement - Gazettextra
posted on April 14, 2016 at 05:02:04 am
JANESVILLE — Blackhawk Technical College and UW-Rock County have reached an agreement allowing students to transfer credits from BTC toward obtaining a bach ...
- Blackhawk Technical College connection to city water approved - Gazettextra
posted on April 8, 2016 at 03:16:59 pm
MADISON—Blackhawk Technical College will begin getting water from the city of Janesville later this year instead of its own wells as part of a $2.82 million project the Pu ...
- Blackhawk Technical College names presidential finalists - Janesville Gazette
posted on March 29, 2016 at 12:06:35 am
"From that group of 11, we have selected five individuals whose credentials, personal qualities and enthusiasm for the goals of technical education and Blackhawk Technical C ...
- Blackhawk Technical College Names Presidential Finalists - WIFR
posted on March 28, 2016 at 03:20:52 pm
Dr. Anthony (Tony) Miksa, Vice President of Academics and Student Affairs, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL. - Dr. Tracy Pierner, Vice President of Academ ...
- Facing declining enrollment, Blackhawk Technical College lays off five staffers - Gazettextra
posted on January 23, 2016 at 12:19:12 am
The Blackhawk Technical College Board Personnel Committee met Wednesday afternoon and voted during a closed session to approve issuing layoff notices. The full b ...
- Blackhawk Technical College expands culinary program offerings - Gazettextra
posted on November 14, 2015 at 10:46:46 pm
Joe Wollinger, aka Chef Joe, a culinary instructor at Blackhawk Technical College, works with student Ryan Donovan. BTC's culinary arts program offers a two-year ...
- Milton House to teach residents during Blackhawk Technical College diversity week - Janesville Gazette
posted on November 6, 2015 at 01:04:43 am
MILTON—The Milton House has much to teach residents about the city's history and about diversity, Blackhawk Technical College officials believe. The former stagecoach inn became a stop on the U ...
- Blackhawk Technical College boot camps provide job training - Gazettextra
posted on August 7, 2015 at 09:24:34 pm
Carlos Garcia practices programming a machine Friday as part of the computerized numerical control (CNC) boot camp offered at the Blackhawk Technical College Adv ...
- Changes to Blackhawk Technical College schedule designed to help students - Gazettextra
posted on August 4, 2015 at 08:22:19 pm
Wanda is currently semi-retired and works as an information technology lab assistant at the college. Beginning this fall, students will have access to a new schedule in ...
- Blackhawk Technical College to host veteran resource fair - Rockford Register Star
posted on January 29, 2015 at 11:50:44 pm
JANESVILLE, Wis. — Blackhawk Technical College, 6004 S. County Road G, will host a veterans resource fair from 2 to 6 p.m. Feb. 9. More than 55 national, local a ...
- Blackhawk Technical College students mark the first day of classes at new ... - Gazettextra
posted on August 19, 2014 at 01:41:17 pm
It was the first day of classes at Blackhawk Technical College campuses, and Rudnitzki said he was excited to be a part of the inaugural class at BTC's new Advanced Manufacturing Cen ...
- Our Views: Blackhawk Technical College faces uncertainty after referendum failure - Janesville Gazette
posted on August 13, 2014 at 08:22:20 pm
Blackhawk Technical College could use more money. In hindsight, however, Tuesday's referendum was an overreach. Asking voters to approve expanding the college's property tax base by $4 million was too much for too long. ...
- Blackhawk Technical College board votes for August tax levy referendum - Gazettextra
posted on May 30, 2014 at 11:05:03 am
JANESVILLE —Blackhawk Technical College will ask voters for permission to exceed the school's levy limit by $4 million board members decided Thursday night. The ...
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
May 20, 2017
We take a look at the latest annual college rankings from Washington Monthly, which provide a list of the top community colleges in the country as well as four-year schools.