Monthly Archives: August 2016

SkillsUSA: More Than Meets the Eye

At the Board of Trustees’ August meeting we were pleased to welcome and celebrate the accomplishments of our students and staff advisors who competed in the National SkillsUSA Conference held in Louisville, KY this summer. Students from our Outdoor Power Equipment, Power Sports, and Electronics programs participated in this year’s competition.

The 30 competitors from Wisconsin’s technical colleges brought home a total of four medals…and three of them came home to FVTC! Continue reading

Promising Futures – not a dry eye in the house!

The FVTC Board of Trustees recently approved a new Vision Statement for the College – our vision is to be “a catalyst in engaging partners to bring innovative educational solutions to individuals, employers, and communities – transforming challenges into opportunities.”

Yesterday we had an outstanding opportunity to take a step toward advancing this new vision.  The College and the FVTC Foundation publicly launched a new initiative that will support students from low-income families in the FVTC District in attaining a technical degree – the FVTC Promise Scholarship Program.  At the launch event, we were joined by many community leaders, K-12 school personnel, local legislators, and media representatives for this announcement and all were very excited about the promise of this initiative and the difference it will make.
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