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Archive of: Education Biz Report

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Madison College gets grant for teachers

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has awarded a Wisconsin Fast Forward Dual Enrollment Grant to Madison Area Technical College in the amount of nearly $197,000.

September 2018

Edvest available through payroll deduction

Edvest, Wisconsin’s 529 College Savings Plan, is now available to every Wisconsin employer, including state employees, as part of their employee benefit package, the state Department of Financial Institutions has announced.

September 2018

Jail to offer inmates tablet computers

The Dane County Sheriff’s Department has contracted with Telmate, to provide tablet computers to inmates in the Dane County Jail.

August 2018

Work begins on southwest side job center

The city of Madison and the Urban League of Greater Madison held a groundbreaking of the Park Edge/Park Ridge Employment & Training Center, the city of Madison's first neighborhood employment center, on Aug. 29.

August 2018

UW, Foxconn announce $100 million gift

In one of the largest gifts in the history of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Foxconn Technology Group and the university have announced an agreement to invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the university while creating the framework for a science and technology institute that will collaborate with Foxconn’s facilities in southeast Wisconsin.

August 2018

gener8tor goes Hollywood

gener8tor has partnered with Hollywood’s Capitol Music Group on a music technology accelerator.

August 2018

Best colleges for money: UW in top 50

Money magazine published its annual Best Colleges For Your Money ranking and UW–Madison came in at number 48 overall, out of 727 schools ranked.

August 2018

Edgewood donation largest ever

In its 90th year, Edgewood College received a $7 million donation, its largest yet, from an anonymous donor who is not an alumnus of the school but had donated previously.

August 2018

Lawsuit: UW System accused of age discrimination

The University of Wisconsin System is being charged with age discrimination in the case of 53-year-old Bambi Butzlaff Voss.

August 2018

Area personalities launch nonprofit

John Urban, a photographer, videographer, and former DJ in Madison, has partnered with Leola “Lea” Culver, a co-founder of Culver’s restaurants, to launch Big Dreamers United, a nonprofit that helps other nonprofits better communicate their causes at no charge.

July 2018
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