Education

MPS opens 2nd TEAM UP College Access Center

September 20, 2012

South side location opens; all seniors served at existing north site accepted to college On the heels of the success of its first TEAM UP College Access Center on the city’s north side, Milwaukee Public Schools celebrated on Thursday, September 12, 2012 the opening of its second College Access Center, this one along highly-visible South… [Read More]

Xerox announces 2012 technology scholarship for minority students

September 20, 2012

Xerox is committed to the academic success of all minority students, and thus is announcing the 2012 Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program. The program awards between $1,000 and $10,000 to qualified minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above. The exact scholarship amount award depends on the student’s tuition balance,… [Read More]

MATC and Wisconsin DWD introduce industrial manufacturing technician apprenticeship

September 20, 2012

New on-the-job training opportunity helps address skills gap Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) introduced a new entry-level Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Apprenticeship to help address the skills gap in Wisconsin’s vital manufacturing sector today. “Manufacturing is leading Wisconsin’s economic recovery, adding more than 12,000 jobs in the… [Read More]