• News for Education

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    A one-day conference showcasing concepts, research and innovations in the fast-growing field of data analytics will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.   The Great Lakes Analytics Conference draws on the best practices in analytics, offering a venue for students, academic and business people, coaches and other practitioners to share examples, cases, ...read more
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    Friday, September 13, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical has been selected as the host site for the Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership (WWHEL) Fall 2019 Conference. Higher education leaders from around the state will gather on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus on October 9–10 to explore concepts related to Centered Leadership and how this model can help leaders thrive in business and in life.   Conference ...read more
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    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College supporters gathered at the Wisconsin Trapshooting Association in Nekoosa on Sept. 6 for the Foundation’s fourth-annual Trapshoot Fundraiser. The fun, team-based competition raised approximately $5,000 for emergency grant programs that benefit students in financial need.   The first-place team was comprised of Brian Krause, Kevin Krause, Fred ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Mid-State Technical College will soon celebrate the official transition of its Adams County Center to a full campus. All are invited to the Oct. 1 ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. followed by an open house until 6 p.m. at 401 N. Main Street in Adams. Attendees will enjoy refreshments, tour the campus, and meet staff, including recently named Campus Dean Laurie Inda.     Changes at ...read more
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    Monday, September 09, 2019
     The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is again ranked among the Top 10 public universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Report.   The magazine’s 2020 rankings place UW-Stevens Point as 10th among 34 regional public universities in the 12 states in its Midwest region.  Last year UW-Stevens Point tied for 12th. The university was recognized for its strong graduation ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Washington Monthly released its 2019 annual rankings in August, naming Mid-State Technical College among the top 20 two-year colleges in the nation for adult learners. Factors that specifically affect adult students, including ease of transfer, flexibility of schedule and services for adults were considered in the evaluation of 978 two-year colleges in the US.   According ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – In response to student interest, Mid-State Technical College is now serving Starbucks hot and cold beverages in its Wisconsin Rapids Campus cafeteria.    The new Starbucks counter opened on the first day of the fall semester, August 26, to great excitement among the campus’s staff and students.  “I think this is awesome,” said Nursing student Adriane Huckstep, with her drink ...read more
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    Monday, August 26, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – Thanks to donors and volunteers, Stuff the School Bus / Stuff the Desk helped a total of 827 students in 2019. On Thursday, August 1st, community members donated school supplies to the Stuff the School Bus event during Lunch by the River; and on Friday, August 16th and Saturday, August 17th, the school supplies were distributed to students who registered to receive school ...read more
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    Friday, August 23, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS –  Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Mid-State Technical College are collaborating to help meet our community’s growing demand for highly trained health care professionals by establishing the “Mid-State Health Care Simulation Center ~ In Partnership with Aspirus.” Opening in 2020, the state-of-the-art simulation center will primarily be used to provide  Mid-State Technical ...read more
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    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    WISCONSIN RAPIDS – For the second consecutive year, Mid-State recognized the achievements of its summer Metal Mania graduates with a special celebration on the College’s Wisconsin Rapids Campus, Friday, August 16. Fourteen Metal Mania students completed the free, eight-week program for those interested in a career as a machinist, with five graduating from the introductory program and nine from ...read more
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    Thursday, August 22, 2019
     WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties is excited to announce the fall session of bornlearning®academy. bornlearning® academy is a series of six FREE workshops that provides families and caregivers with practical, user-friendly ideas to turn everyday activities into learning moments.   The workshops are for parents and caregivers of children from ages birth to four. ...read more
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