Lakeshore Technical College Joins the M-List

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

8/20/2015

CLEVELAND, WI – 

CLEVELAND - Lakeshore Technical College has earned recognition as the newest member of the M-List by the Manufacturing Institute, an affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers. The Manufacturing Institute the Institute is committed to delivering leading-edge information and services to the nation's manufacturers and is focused on the attraction, qualification and development of world-class manufacturing talent.

The M-List recognizes high schools, community colleges, and universities that are teaching manufacturing students to industry standards. Specifically, these institutions offer students the opportunity to earn NAM-Endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certifications as a standard part of their manufacturing education programs.

"Manufacturing is the economic lifeblood of the Manitowoc and Sheboygan industrial corridor," said Dr. Michael Lanser, LTC President. "Adding M-List membership will expand opportunities for students at the KOHLER Center for Manufacturing Excellence at LTC and our local manufacturers will also benefit from it."

LTC was acknowledged for their outstanding Welding and Introduction to Manufacturing and Production courses, and as a result of M-List recognition, enrolled students will be eligible to receive certifications in accordance with the American Welding Society and the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council.

Companies and schools interested in joining this effort or learning more can visit themanufacturinginstitute.org/Skills-Certification/Educator-Resources/M-List/M-List.aspx

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.

WTCS New North