Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

PERSONAL VISITS AND TOURS

Visiting us in person is one of the best ways to learn more about Mid-State. Meet with someone one on one, tour one of our campuses, program shadow, or sit in on a class. To schedule, contact any member of our outreach team directly.

2017–2018 EVENTS

Check out the many options for K–12 students and adults to explore Mid-State, participate in hands-on activities, and get important information impacting their futures. This list is updated periodically—check back for more opportunities or get updates.

September
 

HEART OF WISCONSIN TOUR – HOSPITALITY
September 15

(High School)
When: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Adams County center

Led by the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, high school students tour two or more local employers in the hospitality industry to learn about the careers available in business and customer relations and the education needed to get started. Parents are also invited to attend. Related Mid-State programs: Business Management and Customer Relationship Professional. For more information contact the Heart of Wisconsin at 715.423.1830.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN JOB FAIR
September 20

(Adults)
When: 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Rapids campus

Event for local job seekers to meet with regional and local employers. Come dressed for success. Registration not required.

October
 

WISCONSIN EDUCATION FAIR
October 2

(High School)
When: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Wisconsin Rapids campus

Join us for the fall 2017 WEF, sponsored by Wisconsin educational organizations. This is a great opportunity for students in grades 11–12 to review their future education options with over 70 college and university representatives. Join us for this great opportunity for students to review their future education options. No registration necessary. For more information contact high school outreach coordinator Jackie Esselman at 715.422.5413.

INFORMED AND IN DEMAND
October 3

(Adults)
When: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Charles and JoAnn Lester Library (Nekoosa)

An event aimed at helping adults looking for a fresh start or wanting to advance their career. Our adult outreach coordinator will provide an overview of Mid-State and share tips for adults concerned about the challenges of returning to school. This session will start you on the path to success at Mid-State! Registration not required.

NURSING ASSISTANT ORIENTATION NIGHTS
October 3

(High School, Adults)
When: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Stevens Point campus

High school students (and their parents) as well as adults interested in completing Mid-State’s Nursing Assistant program during the spring 2018 semester are invited to this orientation to learn how to prepare. There are limited Nursing Assistant classes offered, with only 10 seats available in each. This event gives attendees the information they need to successfully enroll when registration opens on Friday, October 13, 2017. Registration is encouraged.

HEAVY METAL BUS TOUR
October 4

(Middle/Junior High School)
When: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Marshfield, Stevens Point, and Wisconsin Rapids campuses

Students in grades 9–12 tour manufacturing facilities showcasing education and career opportunities in welding, fabricating, machining, engineering, and manufacturing trades. For more information contact high school outreach coordinator Jackie Esselman at 715.422.5413.

NURSING ASSISTANT ORIENTATION NIGHTS
October 5

(High School, Adults)
When: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Rapids campus

High school students (and their parents) as well as adults interested in completing Mid-State’s Nursing Assistant program during the spring 2018 semester are invited to this orientation to learn how to prepare. There are limited Nursing Assistant classes offered, with only 10 seats available in each. This event gives attendees the information they need to successfully enroll when registration opens on Friday, October 13, 2017. Registration is encouraged.

NURSING ASSISTANT ORIENTATION NIGHTS
October 11

(High School, Adults)
When: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Marshfield campus

High school students (and their parents) as well as adults interested in completing Mid-State’s Nursing Assistant program during the spring 2018 semester are invited to this orientation to learn how to prepare. There are limited Nursing Assistant classes offered, with only 10 seats available in each. This event gives attendees the information they need to successfully enroll when registration opens on Friday, October 13, 2017. Registration is encouraged.

HEART OF WISCONSIN TOUR – AGRICULTURE
October 13

(High School)
When: 
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Rapids campus
Led by the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, high school students tour two or more local employers in the agriculture industry to learn about the careers and the education needed to get started. Parents are also invited to attend. Related Mid-State programs: Agribusiness and Science Technology, Farm Business & Production Management, Farm Operation, and Urban Forestry Technician. For more information contact the Heart of Wisconsin at 715.423.1830.

PROGRAM SHOWCASE
October 24

(High School)
When: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Rapids campus

High school students are invited to explore all of Mid-State’s programs. Students visit program areas, participate in hands-on activities, and interact with experienced instructors. Also includes the opportunity to win prizes.

November
 

INFORMED AND IN DEMAND
November 1

(Adults)
When: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Adams County Library (Adams)

An event aimed at helping adults looking for a fresh start or wanting to advance their career. Our adult outreach coordinator will provide an overview of Mid-State and share tips for adults concerned about the challenges of returning to school. This session will start you on the path to success at Mid-State! Registration not required.

SCIENCE FESTIVAL
November 2–4

(Elementary/Middle School)
When:

  • November 2: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. - Marshfield campus
  • November 3: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. - Wisconsin Rapids campus
  • November 4: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. - Stevens Point campus

Where: Marshfield, Stevens Point, and Wisconsin Rapids campuses
An escape room simulated event where students in grades 4–6 use their wits combined with science and technology skills to solve clues and save the day.

EXPLORE TOUR
November 3

(Middle School/High School)
When:

  • 9:00 a.m. – Middle school students
  • 11:00 a.m. – High school students

Where: Wisconsin Rapids campus
Students are invited to explore a Mid-State campus, experience hands-on demonstrations, ask questions of program experts, and learn the benefits of technical education. Takes approximately two hours.

EXPLORE TOUR
November 9

(High School)
When: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Stevens Point campus

High school students are invited to explore a Mid-State campus, experience hands-on demonstrations, ask questions of program experts, and learn the benefits of technical education. Takes approximately two hours.

HEART OF WISCONSIN TOUR – TECHNOLOGY (IT)
November 15

(High School)
When: 
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Stevens Point campus
Led by the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, high school students tour two or more local employers in the IT field to learn about the careers and the education needed to get started. Includes lunch sponsored by Mid-State. Parents are also invited to attend. Related Mid-State programs: Business Analyst, IT Computer Support Specialist, IT Network Specialist, and IT Software Developer. For more information contact the Heart of Wisconsin at 715.423.1830.

December
 

INFORMED AND IN DEMAND
December 5

When: TBD
Where: TBD

An event aimed at helping adults looking for a fresh start or wanting to advance their career. Our adult outreach coordinator will provide an overview of Mid-State and share tips for adults concerned about the challenges of returning to school. This session will start you on the path to success at Mid-State! Registration not required.

DUAL CREDIT INFORMATION NIGHT
December 5

(High School)
When: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Marshfield campus

Want to earn college credit before college? Attend this informative night that invites parents and high school students to learn about different options for earning credit before college to save time and money. This session includes an overview of Mid-State’s Dual Credit program, including information about Transcripted Credit, Youth Options, Course Options, Dual Enrollment Academies, and general enrollment at Mid-State. Learn how you can get a head start on your post-secondary education and save on tuition costs—regardless of where you attend college or what career you pursue. Registration not required. For more information about this event or the Dual Credit program, contact Jackie Esselman at 715.422.5413.

DUAL CREDIT INFORMATION NIGHT
December 6

(High School)
When: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Stevens Point campus

Want to earn college credit before college? Attend this informative night that invites parents and high school students to learn about different options for earning credit before college to save time and money. This session includes an overview of Mid-State’s Dual Credit program, including information about Transcripted Credit, Youth Options, Course Options, Dual Enrollment Academies, and general enrollment at Mid-State. Learn how you can get a head start on your post-secondary education and save on tuition costs—regardless of where you attend college or what career you pursue. Registration not required. For more information about this event or the Dual Credit program, contact Jackie Esselman at 715.422.5413.

DUAL CREDIT INFORMATION NIGHT
December 7

(High School)
When: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Rapids campus

Want to earn college credit before college? Attend this informative night that invites parents and high school students to learn about different options for earning credit before college to save time and money. This session includes an overview of Mid-State’s Dual Credit program, including information about Transcripted Credit, Youth Options, Course Options, Dual Enrollment Academies, and general enrollment at Mid-State. Learn how you can get a head start on your post-secondary education and save on tuition costs—regardless of where you attend college or what career you pursue. Registration not required. For more information about this event or the Dual Credit program, contact Jackie Esselman at 715.422.5413.

HEART OF WISCONSIN TOUR - HEALTHCARE
December 8

(High School)
When: 
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Wisconsin Rapids campus
Led by the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce, high school students visit two or more local employers in the healthcare industry to learn about the careers and the education needed to get started. Parents are also invited to attend. Related Mid-State Programs: Medical Assistant, Nursing, and Nursing Assistant. For more information contact the Heart of Wisconsin at 715.423.1830.

DUAL CREDIT INFORMATION NIGHT
December 13

(High School)
When: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Adams-Friendship High School
Want to earn college credit before college? Attend this informative night that invites parents and high school students to learn about different options for earning credit before college to save time and money. This session includes an overview of Mid-State’s Dual Credit program, including information about Transcripted Credit, Youth Options, Course Options, Dual Enrollment Academies, and general enrollment at Mid-State. Learn how you can get a head start on your post-secondary education and save on tuition costs—regardless of where you attend college or what career you pursue. Registration not required. For more information about this event or the Dual Credit program, contact Jackie Esselman at 715.422.5413.

January 2018 and Beyond

Events in January through June coming soon!