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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.


Power of a Story

In this video, Jerry Apps talks about how he believes in the power of a story. Jerry Apps is an Author and Emeritus Professor at UW-Madison. Wisconsin Public Television helped Jerry tell his stories to residents of Wisconsin. Watch the video to see how Jerry’s stories impacted viewers around the state.


Saving the Menomonee Language

In this video, Jennifer Gauthier talks about how she is helping save the Menomonee Language. There are 9,000 Menomonee children enrolled in school and very few are fluent in the language. Through classes and games, Jennifer is preserving the Menomonee Language by teaching it to her students.

Press Coverage

Two-year colleges focus on more job-relevant curriculum

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.