Tag Continuing education
New Badger Precollege programs offer enrichment, community-building, college readiness for youth
Badger Precollege is ramping up for an all-online summer 2021, revising options and ready to offer an array of programs for a wider diversity of students — from advanced learning and STEM classes to music clinics and college readiness programs.
Writers’ Institute helps authors find publishing success
Named in 2019 as the Best Writing Conference in Wisconsin by The Writer magazine, Writers’ Institute also has a strong track record of helping its writers navigate a path to publication.
35th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference explores broader access to higher education
When the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference was launched in 1985, “distance education” meant sending VHS tapes to students through the mail. The tools may have changed, but the mission remains the same for the 35th annual conference.
Returning adult students honored for hard work through challenges
Aysha Dominquez takes a full load of classes, while raising a family and commuting from Beaver Dam. She, and Olivia Wine, won the Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award.
Advanced alloy firm cuts costs with help from UW’s ‘lean operations’ expertise
Winsert Inc., a Marinette, Wisconsin, supplier of high-tech metal and parts to manufacturers around the globe, continues to gain from its longstanding relationship with Engineering Professional Development at UW–Madison.
Top returning adult students honored for perseverance, success
For some returning adult students, graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison is nothing short of a miracle. We honor two of them.
Wisconsin manufacturer leading the market on building ventilation systems
Greenheck, of Schofield, has become a leading manufacturer of industrial ventilation systems and fans with the help of UW–Madison expertise and graduates.
Professor’s suggestion spawned a billion-dollar catalog powerhouse in Wisconsin
Ray Kubly Sr. started The Swiss Colony in 1926, the year he graduated from UW–Madison. It has evolved into a billion-dollar-a-year, multi-catalog company.
Farm & Industry Short Course serves Wisconsin farmers
In only 16 weeks, the UW–Madison Farm & Industry Short Course teaches students to operate their own farms, run an agricultural business, or work in the agribusiness sector.
New program takes grassroots approach to training school leaders
Schools across the United States today face more pressure than ever to boost student performance levels and close the gaps in achievement between students of different racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. While many schools are struggling to make adequate progress, others have developed strategies that are contributing to significant improvements.