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Madison College Breaks Ground for Goodman South Campus

College president says impact of project will be ‘seismic’

Madison, Wis.—Officials from Madison College and more than 150 business and community leaders, civil rights advocates and others celebrated the groundbreaking of the college’s new south campus in Madison. Construction of the campus, estimated at $23 million, is being funded with private contributions. Great Lakes has committed up to $10.2 million to ensure construction of the entire facility will be complete by Fall 2019.

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'Full Throttle': Groundbreaking on Madison College's New South Campus Set For June

Additional $2 million gift, extension of matching challenge sets pace for fall 2019 opening

Madison, Wis.—Officials from Madison College affirmed that construction of all three phases of its new South Campus will begin in June and be completed in time to host classes and community meetings in the fall of 2019. Great Lakes has restructured its contribution in the amount of up to $10.2 million to ensure the new South Campus will be completed in a single phase—four years ahead of schedule.

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200 Wisconsin Apprentices Receive $300,000 in Scholarships from Great Lakes

Funds Help Cover Cost of Equipment, Tools and Clothing to Keep Apprentices on Path to Completion

Madison, Wis.—Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates is pleased to continue its highly successful Tools of the Trade Apprentice Scholarship program for a fifth year. A record $300,000 in scholarships has been awarded to 200 construction and industrial trades apprentices attending each of the 16 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) institutions. Each apprentice received $1,500.

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