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Northeast Wisconsin Educational Resource Alliance from the perspectives of the current Chair, a Charter member and a New member.

This article from Insight Magazine the 7 member organization of public higher education institutions in Northeast WI.  Among the Alliances formed for Healthcare, Manufacturing and Digital Technologies, NEWERA was an early collaborator (roughly 2000), finding common purpose and peer to peer solutions and best practices to advance the smooth transfer of students across colleges and universities, an avenue for shared resources and a collective voice advocating for higher education and community engagement throughout Northeast Wisconsin.  Collectively, NEWERA member institutions […]

Great article in Insight Magazine on the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, told from the perspective of Chancellor Mike Alexander

Chancellor Mike Alexander outlines a clear vision for the University of Wisconsin Green Bay in this article  UWGB continues to orient its programing and services to the community of Northeast WI., citing innovation and resourcefulness in meeting community challenges of Covid 19, and adding new degree tracks and continuing education that meets a changing world economy.  This is a very good peak under the hood of the University’s contemporary menu of capacities and forward strategies told from the perspectives […]

Prof. Patricia Terry receives inaugural Wisconsin Public Service Professorship in Engineering.

BY SUE BODILLY · AUGUST 25, 2021 College of Science, Engineering and Technology Dean John Katers presented Professor and Chair of the Richard School of Engineering, Patricia Terry, with the first Wisconsin Public Service Professorship in Engineering at 2021 Fall Convocation, August 25, 2021. In his introduction, Dean Katers said Prof. Terry’s “breadth, depth, and ongoing record of achievement is remarkable, in particular her leadership in the development of the Resch School of Engineering. Patricia has worked tirelessly to advance engineering programs […]

Nice insight on workforce development accentuated by the Pandemic

Our job-training system is stuck in the 1960s. American workers deserve better Workers who lost jobs amid the pandemic see the tides of economic change quite clearly. Will we be able to deliver better vessels to ride out the waves? By Rachel LipsonUpdated August 17, 2021, 9:30 a.m. 5 JULIO CORTEZ/AP/FILE Patience. Urgency. How to balance the two is perhaps one of the biggest challenges as we climb out of an economic shock spawned by a pandemic. Job losses in a […]

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s President of Learning, Dr. Kathryn Rogalski recognized by the Aspen Institute

  NWTC’s Rogalski selected for prestigious fellowship Posted Yesterday At 8:36pm by Tanner Bickford One of the nation’s rising community college leaders is closer than you know. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College announced that the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Dr. Kathryn Rogalski, NWTC’s vice president of learning, as one of forty leaders to be a part of this year’s Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship. Current and former community college presidents will mentor those selected for the 10-month fellowship that starts in November. […]

Derek Newton (Forbes) makes a simple, direct case for pursuing a college degree

The decision to pursue a college degree has always been tough, complex and risky – in that it requires commitments and compromises other paths forward.  this piece unclutters the decision with pretty straight forward economics and return on investment – in yourself.

Christopher Caldwell named President of the College of the Menominee Nation

Caldwell Named President of the College of Menominee Nation    Christopher Caldwell has been named President of the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) by the CMN Board of Trustees. The Board is led by Chairperson Gary Frechette, Vice-Chairperson Sara LaBarge, members; Shannon Chapman, Jesse Waukau, Michael Delabrue, Crystal Chapman-Chevalier and Marcus Denny. Caldwell assumes the position on June 25, 2021.   Caldwell has been serving as Interim President of the College since February 2020. Frechette noted his leadership after the […]

It definitely pays to obtain post secondary education

The relationship of education and earning power is highlighted in this data from the census bureau.  This article shows two graphic pictures of earning power and unemployment during 2020.  The pandemic clearly magnified employment resilience for those with education credentials beyond high school.

UW Regents recognize UWO’s Kimberly Langolf for Campus Covid testing response

Kimberly Langolf, director of Risk and Sponsored Programs at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, is still amazed to think her ninth and 10th years on the job focused on leading response to COVID-19 testing and vaccination. “I would say predicting a global pandemic and my role was not in my ‘crystal ball’ for my career path,” Langolf said. “However, I felt that I had a unique set of experiences and skills that I could use to make a positive impact […]
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