Nicolet Area Technical College http://wxpr.org en Nicolet College Gets $1.9 Million Fast Forward Grant http://wxpr.org/post/nicolet-college-gets-19-million-fast-forward-grant <p>Nicolet College in Rhinelander has</p><p></p><p>picked up a $1.9 million dollar state grant which will train more than 300 area workers in high-demand technical jobs.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:59:12 +0000 Ken Krall 21453 at http://wxpr.org Nicolet College Gets $1.9 Million Fast Forward Grant High School Students Get Technical Degrees http://wxpr.org/post/high-school-students-get-technical-degrees <p> Thirty-three area high school students recently got a jump on college and careers in health care by graduating from Nicolet College's Certified Nursing Assistant program. What's unique&nbsp; is&nbsp; all of the students completed the program by taking Nicolet classes&nbsp; held&nbsp; in their high schools. State officials and educators have been working on ways for high school students to gain technical college credits while still in high school as a way to jump-start a career.</p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:47:00 +0000 Ken Krall 20655 at http://wxpr.org High School Students Get Technical Degrees Burmaster Says She Will Miss The Northwoods http://wxpr.org/post/burmaster-says-she-will-miss-northwoods <p>Nicolet</p><p>College's departing president says she will greatly miss the Northwoods.</p><p>Tuesday, Libby Burmaster told staff she was returning to her hometown of Frederick, Maryland to be president of the community college there.</p><p>Burmaster succeeded Adrian Lorbetske at Nicolet in 2009. She had been Superintendent of the state Department of Public Instruction prior to coming to Nicolet. She says she loves the school and the Northwoods and enjoyed the work put in by the communities for the college...</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 20:48:16 +0000 Ken Krall 17993 at http://wxpr.org Burmaster Says She Will Miss The Northwoods Burmaster To Leave Nicolet College For Maryland Community College http://wxpr.org/post/burmaster-leave-nicolet-college-maryland-community-college <p>Nicolet College President Elizabeth Burmaster told staff at the college&nbsp;Tuesday she has accepted the presidency at Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland.</p><p>Burmaster was named president of Nicolet Area Technical College in 2009, succeeding Adrian Lorbetske. Burmaster is a native of Frederick.</p><p>More than 60 applicants applied for the Frederick Community College opening according to the Maryland college's <a href="http://www.frederick.edu/news/fcc-trustees-name-burmaster-next-president.aspx">website.</a></p><p></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 21:04:03 +0000 Ken Krall 17948 at http://wxpr.org Burmaster To Leave Nicolet College For Maryland Community College Nicolet College Trustees Consider Possible Transitional Plan http://wxpr.org/post/nicolet-college-trustees-consider-possible-transitional-plan <p>The Nicolet College Board of Trustees has begun talking about the process they would take should they need to hire a new president.</p><p>Nicolet College President Libby Burmaster has been listed as a finalist for the president's position at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois. She had been a finalist for the presidency of Edgewood College in Madison. Edgewood College this week announced Dr. Scott Flanagan, a vice-president at the school, as it's president.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:55:13 +0000 Ken Krall 16156 at http://wxpr.org Paper on Display: Exhibit at Nicolet http://wxpr.org/post/paper-display-exhibit-nicolet <p>A gallery exhibition at Nicolet College closes Friday. It features paper and book arts made by people involved with the Mill, an arts nonprofit based in Rhinelander.&nbsp;</p><p>Executive Director Daniel Goscha says the show is a kind of retrospective of the nonprofit’s first year.&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>“It is a very diverse show.&nbsp; There’s examples of book arts, of printmaking, of letterpress and cyanotype.&nbsp; So it really is a broad show in terms of featuring paper making and book arts and all of the many facets that can take.”&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:07:44 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13242 at http://wxpr.org Nicolet Students Set to Depart for Guatemala http://wxpr.org/post/nicolet-students-set-depart-guatemala <p>A Nicolet College group is heading to Guatemala Friday.&nbsp; Most of the ten travelers are students at Nicolet - but not all.&nbsp; The age range of those going is between 18 and 66.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Trip leader </span>Ocie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Kilgus<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;teaches Spanish and English classes at </span>Nicolet Area Technical<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> College.&nbsp; She says they’ll spend 16 days in Guatemala’s second largest city.</span></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12351 at http://wxpr.org Nicolet Students Set to Depart for Guatemala Gov. Walker Signs Youth Apprenticeship Bill In Rhinelander http://wxpr.org/post/gov-walker-signs-youth-apprenticeship-bill-rhinelander <p>Governor Scott Walker has signed a bill in Rhinelander that he says will help employers get more skilled workers to companies. Youth Apprenticeship integrates high school-based and work-based learning to instruct students in skills defined by Wisconsin industries. It works with local school districts and the area technical colleges.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:33:09 +0000 Ken Krall 12150 at http://wxpr.org Gov. Walker Signs Youth Apprenticeship Bill In Rhinelander Nicolet Board To Consider Possible LRC Remodel Referendum http://wxpr.org/post/nicolet-board-consider-possible-lrc-remodel-referendum <p>No decision was made, but a work team has recommended a possible referendum involving three projects deemed critical and five other projects at the Nicolet College LRC building.</p><p>The Board of Trustees assembled the team this summer after a proposal arose to use the maximum allowed borrowing authority without a referendum to remodel parts of the Learning Resources Center. When opposition to that approach surfaced, the work team met to recommend a course.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:45:55 +0000 Ken Krall 10929 at http://wxpr.org Nicolet Board To Consider Possible LRC Remodel Referendum Going Mobile at Nicolet College http://wxpr.org/post/going-mobile-nicolet-college <p>Nicolet College will put together two mobile classrooms by next year. &nbsp;</p><p>The project is thanks to a grant from the federal department of labor, totaling almost three-quarters of a million dollars.&nbsp; Nicolet President Libby Burmaster says the classrooms will serve as a new kind of educational platform.</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;And so instead of students traveling to campus, we&rsquo;re taking some of the classroom instruction to them, which is gonna make training in these credentials available to people in a whole new way.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:18:22 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 8714 at http://wxpr.org Going Mobile at Nicolet College