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Why I Am Thankful for Healthcare

Posted By Jeannie Cullen-Schultz On July 7, 2016

Over the last three years as JP Cullen’s Healthcare Construction Director, I have focused on learning as much as I could about the healthcare industry. While a large part of my attention is focused on healthcare construction and our projects within healthcare systems –whether it is a standalone clinic or a complex remodel inside a […]

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BUILDING UP THE TRADES

Posted By Joe Schwengels On May 6, 2016

As the economy and the construction industry continue to recover from its long downturn, firms are seeking to add skilled workers and are not finding many available. The Associated General Contractors of America surveyed its members during the summer of 2015 and found that of the 1,358 respondents; 86 percent reported having difficulty filling hourly […]

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Spring 2016 Referenda Results

Posted By Kevin Hickman On April 26, 2016

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) A significant level of support was provided for public education by taxpayers across the State of Wisconsin via the April 5, 2016 election results. The statewide trend of Wisconsin’s school districts utilizing referenda as a tool to fund both operational (exceed the revenue cap) and facility needs (issue debt) continues […]

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JP Cullen gift will promote brain-repair research at UW-Madison

Posted By Katie Muth On September 25, 2015

J.P. Cullen, chairman emeritus of the Janesville construction company, is celebrating his birthday this week with a $250,000 grant from the JP Cullen Foundation to the Department of Neurosurgery for research on how to help the brain recover from illness and injury. The JP Cullen Excellence in Research Award symbolizes a bond between Cullen and […]

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WHA 2015 Advocacy Day | Part 2

Posted By Jeannie Cullen-Schultz On May 22, 2015

Part I of the Advocacy Day post focused on the entire program hosted by Wisconsin Hospital Association. This post will highlight the specific topics that were discussed during the legislative visits that were briefly touched on in the previous post. As indicated, WHA provides attendees the opportunity to visit the State Capitol and their respective […]

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WHA 2015 Advocacy Day | Part 1

Posted By Jeannie Cullen-Schultz On May 6, 2015

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA) Advocacy Day. The 2015 version of the annual event far exceeded my expectations for a number of reasons that I look forward to sharing with you.  Advocacy Day is an annual event that brings together healthcare employees, volunteers and trustees to advocate […]

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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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