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BTC students earn Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarships

Two students in the Advanced Manufacturing program at Blackhawk Technical College have been awarded the $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® scholarships. James Bagley, who is studying Computer Numeric Control (CNC), and Jusitn Vegge, who is a student in the Electro Mechanical program, are the recipients of the scholarships, which are offered ...read more

BTC students earn Tools of the Trade Scholarships

Ten Blackhawk Technical College students in the electrician apprenticeship program have been awarded $1,000 scholarships in the 2015-16 Tools of the Trade program sponsored by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. The BTC students are among the 200 scholarship winners from the 16 schools in the Wisconsin Technical College System. ...read more

JP Cullen Foundation pledges $25,000 to BTC Advanced Manufacturing Training Center

The JP Cullen Foundation, charitable arm of the nationally recognized construction company with corporate headquarters in Janesville, has pledged $25,000 to Blackhawk Technical College’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Milton. The contribution to Blackhawk’s Manufacturing Matters Now campaign is a Gold level sponsorship. In recognition, room 118 at the Advanced Manufacturing ...read more

Manufacturing Matters Now

Blackhawk Technical College is celebrating the grand opening of its recently completed Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Milton this fall with a community outreach campaign entitled Manufacturing Matters Now. Blackhawk will sponsor a variety of educational and celebratory events at the state-of-the-art facility geared to introducing the BTC District to the ...read more

Manufacturing Matters Now Gala

The GRAND OPENING of BTC's Advanced Manufacturing Training Center will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 5:30pm with the "Manufacturing Matters Now Gala," featuring a keynote address by Lt. Governor Kleefisch.  Both corporate tables and individual tickets are available for purchase. Corporate table (8)- $1,500 Individual ticket- $200 Register here (invoice ...read more

Upcoming Event- National Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year is October 2, 2015—any day can be a Manufacturing Day. Blackhawk Technical College will host complimentary bus trips from Monroe & Beloit to celebrate ...read more

Upcoming Event- Milton Thank You Reception

Blackhawk Technical College will host a Thank You Reception for the Milton, WI community on Wednesday, September 9th from 3:30pm-6pm.  The event is an open house for community members, neighbors, school district staff and city staff to tour the facility and get the first-view of the fully completed facility.  Light ...read more

Blackhawk to host CNC summer boot camp

Wisconsin manufacturers looking to add to their skilled metalworking workforce are encouraged to investigate an Automated Machining Fundamentals “boot camp” to be held in August at Blackhawk Technical College’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Center in Milton, WI. The five-day Computer Numeric Control milling boot camp is intended to infuse a new generation ...read more

Baldwin: Technical education can boost our workforce

In Wisconsin, we have a long and proud tradition of making things: paper, engines, tools, ships — and yes, beer, brats and cheese. We possess one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the nation, supporting a large share of our workforce and exporting goods all over America and the world. This ...read more

Blackhawk Technical College offers Tech Exploration Days

Blackhawk Technical College is opening its doors, hoping to show people of all ages the programs it has to offer. Yesterday kicked off the college's Tech Exploration Days. The school is showcasing the courses it offers by allowing visitors to get in on some of the action. "I have an idea, but ...read more