In the news: Story highlights new Engineering Technology degrees
A weekend story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel considers manufacturing trends in our part of the state, highlighting education — and UW-Green Bay’s new and collaborative Engineering Technology degrees — as a key component of adapting to change. The story says Green Bay has kept proportionately more manufacturing jobs than most places, diversifying beyond the paper industry to maintain a healthy manufacturing base. New North, Inc. and others have stepped up to fill the technical skills gap, the story says, pointing to the Engineering Technology program that allows students to begin their studies at any of a dozen New North colleges and finish here at UW-Green Bay or down the road at UW-Oshkosh. Full story.