Lakeshore Technical College Joins the M-List





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

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.<.p>

LTC, a nationally recognized technical college, was recently named a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist. The college was also ranked the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, the #3 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, #9 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, and a top-150 two-year college for the fourth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute.

Close to 1,000 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $46,800 per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at four additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at

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