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You’re Worth the Effort

We get it. Going to college is a big decision, and a lot of work. But if you’re ready to invest in yourself and achieve big goals, we’ve got your back—with support, resources, and a big high five when you make it over that next hurdle.

If you’re ready to go for it and turn “woulda, coulda, shoulda” into the career of your dreams, contact us today. We’ll get you on track to achieving that in-demand degree in no time. 

David Riddle

“Between the amazing instructors and the skills I’ve worked hard to develop, there hasn’t been a single moment during my time at Mid-State that I’ve regretted.”



Go For It

Let us help you get on track to achieving the exciting career (and salary) of your dreams. Contact the academic advisor listed for your program of interest below.

Your academic advisor can:

  • Create a plan to help you pick up right where you left off
  • Discuss prior work experience for possible college credit
  • Connect you with campus resources for success
  • Help you explore scheduling options that fit your busy life


If you're not sure which advisor to start with or have general questions, connect with Allyse!

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Kay Grundhoffer

Kay Grundhoffer

Kay Grundhoffer

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Arborist Technician, Automotive Maintenance Technician, Automotive Technician, Barber Technologist, Construction Trades, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician, Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician Assistant, Food Service Assistant, Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Installer, Hospitality Assistant, Hospitality Management, Industrial Mechanical Technician, Manufacturing Operations Management, Nail Technician, Renewable Energy Technician, Stainless Steel Welding, Utility Tree Trimmer, Welding

Kay Grundhoffer | 715.422.5447

Tanya Kollross-Krings

Tanya Kollross-Krings

Tanya Kollross-Krings

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Accounting, Accounting Assistant, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Agribusiness Science & Technology, Agribusiness Agronomy Technician, Criminal Justice-Corrections and Community Advocacy, Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement 720 Academy, Criminal Justice-Studies, Digital Marketing, Digital Marketing Promotions, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Services Management, EMT-Paramedic, Farm Operations, Fire Protection Technician, Fire Service Certification, Firefighter Technician, Paramedic Technician, Sales Specialist, Undecided *

Tanya Kollross-Krings | 715.389.7018

Lana Linzmeier-Mallek

Lana Linzmeier-Mallek

Lana Linzmeier-Mallek

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Administrative Professional, Business Management, Customer Relationship Professional, Entrepreneur, Human Resources Assistant, Leadership Development, Office Support Specialist, Project Management

Lana Linzmeier-Mallek | 715.295.1276

Cole Schmidt

Cole Schmidt

Cole Schmidt

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Apprenticeship: Arborist, Carpenter, Construction Electrician (ABC), Construction Electrician (IBEW-NECA), Electrical & Instrumentation Technician, IT Software Developer, Ironworker, Machinist, Maintenance Technician, Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic, Plumber, Steamfitter and Steamfitter Service

Programs: Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Automation & Instrumentation Technology, Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technician, Mechanical Design Technology, Metal Fabrication, Precision Machining Technician, Welding

Cole Schmidt | 715.422.5526

Juan Veloz

Juan Veloz

Juan Veloz

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Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Professional, Health & Wellness Promotion, Health Information Management, IT Computer Support Specialist, IT Network Specialist, IT Cybersecurity Specialist, IT Software Developer, IT User Support Technician, Medical Coder, Microsoft System Administrator

Juan Veloz | 715.342.3137