Category Archives: Students & Alumni

So Much Positive Energy in One Place

Our mid-year commencement was full of energy and enthusiasm last weekend at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Always a great venue to celebrate our most recent graduates. About 300 of our 627 graduates from our full array of occupational programs participated in the mid-year ceremony and were cheered on by a couple thousand of their family members and friends. It’s been an honor to serve each one of these students.

Dr. Susan May addresses the audience at the December 2017 commencement ceremony

Our mid-year commencement is always full of enthusiasm from every seat in the house.

 

Nursing at Its Finest — Our Grads in a League of Their Own

If you or a family member are considering the many options for nursing school, there’s a very good reason to consider Fox Valley Technical College – results.  Per the latest national NCLEX nursing exam results, both the cohorts of FVTC’s registered nursing (ADN) graduates and licensed practical nursing (LPN) graduates have achieved the #1 ranking.
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60 Years of Outdoor Learning

watertestingThis fall marks 60 years of our faculty, students, and graduates from the Natural Resources Technician program making a significant impact on both our local, state, and national ecosystems. Over the years our students have led such efforts like the updating of visitor maps at Wisconsin’s state parks and water testing projects for our lakes and rivers, in addition to working with many agencies on a variety of conservation initiatives. Congratulations!

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Connecting Students to Opportunities in the Health Care Sector

I had an opportunity today to stop by the Health Care Job Fair at our Appleton Campus, joined by Mary Downs, executive director of the FVTC Foundation, and State Representative Mike Rohrkaste.  What a wonderful array of health care employers represented there, all looking for talent to support their facilities or operations in northeast Wisconsin. Continue reading

Building Decades of Success from the Ground Up in Residential Construction

When summer comes, year after year, we gather people together to celebrate the completion of a new single family home somewhere in the Fox Valley Region – a home that’s been completely constructed by our Residential Building Construction students, with the guidance of our faculty and staff.  A few weeks ago, we held this annual celebration in Greenville.
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Student’s Small Town Dreams Land on Big Stage

It makes my day when we can shine a spotlight on the exemplary achievements of our students—whether it be through the news, during a college event, via social media, or like we did recently with Eric Kovacevich at our Board of Trustees meeting in June.
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