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Breaking The Higher Education Perception: Educating Students on Opportunities in Skilled Trades

Posted By Katie Muth On May 1, 2015

For the third consecutive year, Manpower Group’s 2014 Talent Shortage Survey identified the #1 most difficult for employers across the globe to fill is the skilled trades. This rings especially true in Wisconsin, where we are looking at the demand increasing over 18% in the next several years. As the economy continues to improve construction […]

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Breaking the Higher Education Barrier | JP Cullen Taking Steps to Promote Careers in the Trades

Posted By Katie Muth On April 28, 2015

The perception for many students, parents, and administrators is that a four year college degree is preferred to any technical college or work in the trades after completing high school, yet the reality is with the growing demand for skilled labor, combined with the rising cost of higher education, a future in the skilled trades […]

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Community Surveys Are A Necessity

Posted By Kevin Hickman On November 25, 2014

Every District I work with, without exception, consistently receives advice from me that I truly hope they heed, “Survey your community!” Surveying your community can only help, never hurt, your planning process for referendum, community engagement, or strategic planning. Is surveying cost prohibitive? It does not need to be; and besides, what is the cost […]

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CAMP RANDALL STADIUM STUDENT-ATHLETE PERFORMANCE CENTER – AN AWARD WINNING PROJECT

Posted By Katie Muth On November 13, 2014

The Camp Randall Stadium Student-Athlete Performance Center project has already been awarded several prestigious awards, including: 2014 AGC Build Wisconsin Award 2014 ENR Regional Best Projects Award 2013 Daily Reporter Top Projects of 2013 The Camp Randall Student Athlete Performance Center (SAPC) was a three phase project for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletic Department that […]

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Congratulations to Shannon Metoxen for receiving the Project Manager of the Year award

Posted By Katie Muth On October 20, 2014

Building the nation’s first graduate school dedicated solely to the study of freshwater was not an easy undertaking, but Shannon Metoxen, Senior Project Manager at JP Cullen, was excited to take on the challenge. “Shannon has a clear vision and the means necessary to bring complex projects to a successful completion,” Kurt Young Binter, Facilities […]

Smiles shine as Parkview School District breaks ground on $17 million school project

Posted By Kevin Hickman On October 15, 2014

After several failed referendums and countless hours of planning, meetings and community engagement efforts, the $17 million project to construct the new junior/senior high school at the current elementary school was approved in April. Parkview students – past and present- were part of the crowd Tuesday morning as the Parkview School District broke ground on […]

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Aldo Leopold Hall Earns LEED Gold!

Posted By Katie Muth On October 7, 2014

Nestled in the center of UW-Madison’s lakeshore neighborhood, Aldo Leopold Residence Hall seamlessly blends with its surroundings in close proximity to Lake Mendota. The 64,400 square foot building offers space for 172 undergraduate students in a smaller, community-style building that encourages interaction between residents and facilities with living-learning experiences as the home for the Greenhouse […]

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