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Tune into Forward with NACCE: Inspiring Entrepreneurial Action with host Dr. Rebecca Corbin, NACCE President & CEO. Sharing the stories and lessons of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders who uplift their communities, we deliver episodes designed to inspire, empower action, and heal vulnerable communities through community colleges. This podcast invites you into our world, where we view challenges and failures as opportunities. Join us as we work toward a more equitable and prosperous future. #NACCEPodcast | #ForwardwithNACCE read less

Preparing Students for the Changing Landscape of Higher Education: Insights from Dr. Morna Foy, President of the Wisconsin Technical College System
May 17 2023
Preparing Students for the Changing Landscape of Higher Education: Insights from Dr. Morna Foy, President of the Wisconsin Technical College System
In this episode, Dr. Corbin welcomes Dr. Morna Foy, the president of the Wisconsin Technical College System, to discuss the changing landscape of higher education. Dr. Foy shares her non-traditional path to becoming a higher education leader and highlights the unique aspects of technical colleges in Wisconsin. They explore the importance of technical education in addressing workforce challenges and providing skills to meet employer demands and how the Wisconsin Technical College System focuses on education for work by offering programs based on demonstrated needs and job openings in the area. She emphasizes the commitment of technical colleges to help students transition from school to the world of work and highlights the partnerships with the private sector that contribute to their success. Dr. Corbin and Dr. Foy also discuss the innovative nature of technical colleges and their ability to adapt quickly to meet the needs of students and employers. They reflect on the impact of the pandemic and how it has led to increased innovation and interconnectedness within the higher education community. The episode provides valuable insights into the role of technical colleges in preparing students for successful careers and fostering economic growth in Wisconsin.Tune in to this episode to gain a deeper understanding of the transformative power of technical education in the evolving higher education landscape.Ready to move forward with NACCE? Learn more about the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship.Follow NACCE on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.Watch this episode on YouTube!