CEP Obtains Safety Training Grant

Daily Press 12/9/2014 Northwest Wisconsin Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (CEP, Inc.) has received a grant for $112,970 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration through the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. CEP, Inc. will use this grant to further expand their Center for Combustible Dust Safety and Health to provide safety […]

Medical Discovery Days 2014

Students take part in Medical Discovery Days

BusinessNorth 11/20/2014 Students from Bayfield, Drummond, South Shore, and Washburn High Schools recently participated in Medical Discovery Days, a two-day healthcare exploration opportunity. They were exposed to a wide variety of healthcare professions while touring the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College – Ashland Campus. Students learned about WITC’s healthcare related programs, including nursing, medical assistant, health […]

Rescue Divas: EMS summer camp for girls set for summer 2015

Sawyer County Record 11/4/2014 Northwest Wisconsin Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (CEP, Inc.) recently received an implementation grant from the Wisconsin Office of Rural Health to fund the inaugural session of Rescue Divas: EMS Summer Camp for Girls. The premise of the new camp is to expose middle school girls to careers in emergency medicine in […]

Manufacturing tour to be held in Price County Oct. 22

Price County Review 10/13/2014 In Northwest Wisconsin, the manufacturing sector is one of the region’s highest growth industries. Statewide over 16-percent of the state’s workforce is employed in manufacturing; higher than the national average of nine-percent, according to the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. In the past few decades manufacturing jobs have transformed from dirty, low-paying […]

Diva Tech highlights trade, tech careers

Daily Press 1/31/2014 Armed with bright pink, blinged out hard hats and a sense of adventure, 38 high school girls from the Chequamegon Bay region got to be a high-tech diva for a day. Students from Ashland, Bayfield, Butternut, Drummond, Hurley and Washburn High Schools participated in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College’s Diva Tech, held at […]