Category Archives: Washington County
President Baerwald, Please think collaboratively on community college.
Moraine Park Technical College, University of Wisconsin System, UW and Economic Growth, Washington County, West Bend
Bonnie Baerwald, president of Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC), dropped a surprise bombshell on the developing consensus among leaders in Washington County that a consolidation of the county’s two two-year colleges makes pragmatic sense. Baerwald (pictured left) listed “facts” about … Read the rest
The good life: trails network, wild flowers
It was a good week indeed when out on the trails of Washington County I could claim first sightings of 1. A patch of Trilliums, 2. A small swamp full of Marsh Marigolds, and 3. An early bloom of a … Read the rest
Combine MPTC-WB and UWM-WC
Faced with a severe enrollment decline University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee at Washington County over the last ten years and an uncertain future, Washington County Executive Josh Schoemann pulled together a citizen task force five months ago to come up … Read the rest