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Press Coverage

Average Student In Wisconsin Graduates Nearly $30K In Debt

Chancellor Cathy Sandeen recently moderated a panel of education and financial experts to discuss the issue of student debt and college affordability, and the importance of still pursuing a college degree.

Press Release

Veterans, family members can earn up to $500 for entrepreneurship training

Veterans and their immediate family members can receive up to $500 for the Wisconsin SBDC Network’s Entrepreneurship Training Program, thanks to a state grant and partnership with Bunker Labs Wisconsin.

Press CoverageEconomic Development

Start on career path with UW Colleges

University of Wisconsin Colleges and Extension are working to develop a more job-relevant curriculum to better meet the needs of employers for specific job-related skills, including things like the ability to problem solve, analyze and communicate.

VideoEducational Access and Innovation

UW Colleges Affordability

This video discusses how UW Colleges is helping their students with financial aid and student debt. UW Colleges provides an affordable route to getting a degree. Hear from Michael Collins, Graham Pearce and Representative Joan Ballweg on how UW Colleges is helping their students finance their education.

Press Coverage

Proposed tuition cut may impact UW Colleges

Chancellor Cathy Sandeen reviews Gov. Scott Walker’s preliminary 2017-2019 budget proposal and the potential impact it could have on UW Colleges and Extension.