An unexpected car repair or medical bill can be the breaking point for a college student already struggling to make ends meet. All too often, low-income students are forced to drop out of college so they can pay the bill.
Employers are in need of certified trades workers now more than ever. Associated Builders and Contractors estimates the construction industry will face a shortage of almost 2 million skilled workers nationwide by the end of the decade. Building on the state’s tradition of apprenticeship programs, Wisconsin’s technical colleges are helping to meet this challenge by […]
When students from traditionally underserved backgrounds get specialized academic help on their path to college, studies show they are more likely to succeed once they get there. To support programs that provide this help, Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation today awarded more than $4 million in College Ready grants. These 34 recipient programs will […]