• News for Education

    Thursday, November 07, 2019
    The Central Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra Program (CWYSOP) will perform a concert Sunday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m. at the Stevens Point Area Senior High School auditorium.   The program’s Youth Symphony, Philharmonia and Percussion Ensemble will perform. Under direction of conductor Stephan Wucherer, the Philharmonia will perform Reinhold Gliére’s “Russian Sailor's Dance,” William Billings’ ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College is teaming up with the Department of Workforce Development and area employers to offer an information technology apprenticeship and job fair during National Apprenticeship Week. Anyone interested in learning about IT-related jobs and apprenticeship opportunities is encouraged toattend the event on Mid-State’s Stevens Point Campus, Room CER 634, on ...read more
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    Monday, November 04, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – For the first time, three Mid-State Technical College students placed in their competitions at the annual national SkillsUSA® Championships held this June in Louisville, Ky. The result is a point of pride for the College as it seeks to increase its involvement in the organization this year as host to the high school district skills competition on Dec. 12.   Two Mid-State ...read more
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    Monday, November 04, 2019
    A woman who devoted her career to helping children read has provided the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with the largest individual gift in its 125-year history. A gift of $4.3 million from the estate of Dorothea Harju , an alumna, has been made to the UWSP Foundation for the School of Education.   This generous gift will create the Harju Center for Equity in Education at UW-Stevens ...read more
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    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    Students will earn ServSafe Manager Certification, 10 college credits and an SV apprenticeship ROME, WI – Sand Valley, a leading destination resort located in central Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the Sand Valley Culinary Institute, a new development training program for the hospitality industry.  Sand Valley will give students the chance to enroll in the program on full scholarship. ...read more
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    Thursday, October 31, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Free electric vehicle charging is now available to the public at all Mid-State Technical College campuses in Adams, Marshfield, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids. Each electrical vehicle charging station is the first in its community.   “Electric vehicles are an important piece in the development of sustainable transportation, but before widespread adoption is possible, the ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Over 450 students from seven area high schools and homeschool groups converged at the Wisconsin Rapids Campus of Mid-State Technical College on Oct. 22 for the College’s Program Showcase career exploration event. The popular biannual event invites area high school students to experience hands-on demonstrations of many of Mid-State’s over 60 programs as well as learn about dual ...read more
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    Friday, October 25, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – For the third year, spectators and medical first responders at the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association state cross country meet at The Ridges Golf Course will be able to track their exact position on the course in real time thanks a live GPS map on their hand-held devices. The map of the 5,000-meter race course is now one of over a dozen created for cross country ...read more
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    Friday, October 25, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College Barber Technologist and Cosmetology students will now use Joico hair care and coloring lines in the College’s on-campus salon, The Salon@Mid-State. The new product line was introduced with a product launch and open house on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus, Oct. 21–24.   Open house attendees enjoyed free Joico samples, information on Joico, ...read more
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    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    Students throughout Central Wisconsin write essays to nominate favorite teachers   Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Skyward are continuing their long-standing partnership of Educator’s Appreciation Night at Witter Field in 2020. During this evening, the Rafters and Skyward will honor one area teacher as the Skyward Central Wisconsin Teacher of the Year. The selected ...read more
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