Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan and key state leaders will travel throughout Wisconsin on Tuesday, May 1, to present more than 20 public schools with a total of over $500,000 in grants that will enable them to start or expand local fabrication laboratories (fab labs). In addition to Governor Walker, Secretary Hogan, and more than 20 state legislators, those making grant announcements throughout Wisconsin will include:
Wisconsin Department of Revenue Secretary and WEDC board member Rick Chandler University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross; UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer; UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller; UW-Superior Chancellor Renee Wachter; UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen; UW- Marinette Campus Administrator Cindy Bailey; and Keith Montgomery, UW-Colleges North Region Regional Executive Officer and Dean Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Assistant Deputy Secretary BJ Dernbach WEDC Deputy Secretary Tricia Braun and WEDC Vice Presidents Barbara LaMue, Katy Sinnott, and Vincent Rice Wisconsin Technical College System Provost and Vice President Colleen McCabe; Western Technical College Dean Bob Marconi. Additional details on the times and locations of the school visits will be released Monday, April 30. Read the full story here.