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Blog: Amazing People at Work, 24/7
Posted April 9, 2014
Read the latest blog by Fox Valley Technical College President Dr. Susan May, From My Perspective, and learn more about the relevance of training that is designed to help keep children safe. more...

Phi Theta Kappa Helps Students for Prom
Posted April 7, 2014
Ten students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society offered their time and support to area high school girls to help them prepare for prom. more...

State Farm Donates Vehicle for Training
Posted March 31, 2014
State Farm Insurance once again expressed its support of the quality behind Fox Valley Technical College’s training in vehicle refinishing and collision repair by donating a 2010 Honda Insight vehicle to the college. more...

Culinary Students Top Team at State
Posted March 27, 2014
Students in Fox Valley Technical College’s Culinary Arts program earned a first-place team finish at this year’s Wisconsin Restaurant Association (WRA) Culinary Arts Competition in Milwaukee. The team earned top honors in the hot food category. more...

New Members Named to Board of Trustees
Posted March 24, 2014
The Fox Valley Technical College District Board Appointment Committee selected three new board members from a field of five applicants to fill upcoming openings on the FVTC District Board of Trustees. The Appointment Committee is comprised of the school board presidents from the 28 K-12 districts in FVTC’s service area. more...

Video Showcases KI Innovation Center
Posted March 21, 2014
Fox Valley Technical College’s new KI Innovation Center is turning heads when it comes to the latest in classroom designs. more...

Training Award-Winning Apprentices
Posted March 18, 2014
The state’s top Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin construction electrician apprentice received his training at Fox Valley Technical College. more...


Ag Students Demonstrate Skills at State
Posted March 11, 2014
Fox Valley Technical College students once again showcased their skills during the annual Wisconsin Post-Secondary Agriculture Student Organization State Conference. more...

Congrats, Student Ambassadors
Posted March 6, 2014
Charlotte Orr, Appleton, was selected as the 2014 Fox Valley Technical College Student Ambassador for the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). more...

Applicants for Board of Trustees Named
Posted March 5, 2014
Five applications were submitted for three upcoming openings on the Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) District Board of Trustees. The openings are for an elected official and two additional members. Each new position’s term runs from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017. more...


Kitchen & Bath Design Earns Distinction
Posted February 27, 2014
The National Kitchen & Bath Association recently announced that Fox Valley Technical College has met all requirements to become an NKBA Accredited Program provider of A.A.S. Interior Design – Kitchen and Bath Design, and Kitchen and Bath Design Certificate. FVTC offers the state’s only educational program as an associate degree in Interior Design – Kitchen & Bath Design. more...

Energy, Big Numbers: Mfg. Job Fair Recap
Posted February 20, 2014
The registrations have just been counted and about 470 visitors attended the Fox Valley Technical Manufacturing Job Fair on Tuesday! more...

Executive Mgt. Law Enforcement Grads
Posted February 12, 2014
Fourteen executive management personnel from Wisconsin law enforcement agencies graduated from Fox Valley Technical College’s 17th annual Criminal Justice Executive Development Institute, which included training resources from the college’s Public Safety Division and Supervisory Management program, in addition to FBI Academy trainers and support from the Ashwaubenon Department of Public Safety. more...


Honored to Host Midwest Dairy Challenge
Posted February 5, 2014
The agriculture department at Fox Valley Technical College is honored to host this year’s Midwest Dairy Challenge, February 5-7. more...

Accepting Applications for Board Members
Posted January 31, 2014
Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) is accepting applications until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26 for three upcoming vacancies on the College’s District Board of Trustees. The openings are for two additional members and one elected official. Each position’s term runs from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017. more...


Wood Mfg. Program in National Spotlight
Posted January 29, 2014
The Wood Manufacturing Technology program at Fox Valley Technical College, housed at the college’s S.J. Spanbauer Center in Oshkosh, will be showcased nationally in the February 2014 issue of Wood Products magazine for its longstanding partnership with Komo Machine and other industry partners of related equipment and technology for student learning purposes. more...


Milestone Win for Men's Basketball Team
Posted January 24, 2014
The Fox Valley Technical College Foxes men’s basketball team earned a milestone win in the program’s young history of competing in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). more...

Instructor now an Executive Fire Officer
Posted January 22, 2014
Jeremy Hansen, instructor in Fox Valley Technical College’s Fire Protection Technician program, received Executive Fire Officer certification from the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy, which is a branch of the Federal Emergency Management Administration, or FEMA. By completing the four-year program, Hansen earned the highest level of fire training certification available in the United States. more...


It's Working! New Careers in this Economy
Posted January 17, 2014
While most every other job search strategy you come across is stressing dynamic-looking resumes, cover letters, and “getting out to network” (which may mean something different to you than the next person), one innovation job search program is landing careers for people almost weekly at Fox Valley Technical College. more...

Law Enforcement Recruit Academy Grads
Posted January 9, 2014
Fox Valley Technical Colleges announces its latest pool of Law Enforcement Recruit Academy graduates from its Public Safety division. more...

Meeting the Needs for Growth in IT Field
Posted January 3, 2014
Another promising career opportunity is at our fingertips in the region thanks to a study unveiled by the Oshkosh Area Economic Development Marketing Group, Economic Growth Advisors, and Northstar Consulting. more...

Foundation Announces Fall Scholarships
Posted December 19, 2013
The Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. awarded 308 scholarships to students during the fall term of 2013, totaling more than $186,000. more...

Lead Story: Our Manufacturing Technology
 Posted December 17, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College’s 3D printing technologies used for developing product prototypes are front and center in the latest issue of Insight on Manufacturing. more...

Elaborate Gingerbread Houses on Campus!
Posted December 11, 2013
The holiday season at Fox Valley Technical College brings to life a little gingerbread madness! more...

Congratulations, Fall Graduates!
Posted December 3, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College will hold its formal cap and gown fall Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 7 at 1:30 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton. Each academic year, about 2,200 students graduate from FVTC. more...

Grad Success in Forensic Science Field
Posted November 25, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College’s Forensic Science program is a state training leader in developing entry-level professionals for careers in the growing field of forensic investigation for both the private and public sectors. View a story below from Fox 11 about a graduate success story from this newer program at FVTC! more...

Automotive Training in National Spotlight
Posted November 20, 2013
Tomorrow’s Tech magazine named Fox Valley Technical College runner-up in the central division of a nationwide video competition to highlight quality training programs for the automotive industry. more...


Einstein Students use Fab Lab for Veterans
Posted November 11, 2013
Students from Einstein Middle School in Appleton teamed up with with the Fab Lab at Fox Valley Technical College to build custom guitars for military veterans through the local Wounded Warrior Project amputee softball team. more...

Celebrating National Veterans Week
Posted November 11, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College is serving a record 600-plus veterans this semester, and in honor of their dedication, the college’s Veterans Services department will be holding events free and open to the public at its Appleton campus November 11-13 in concert with National Veterans Week. more...

Student Project Leads to On-Campus Biz
Posted November 8, 2013
Just two years after the Student Life department at Fox Valley Technical College opened its Connections Café, adjacent to the commons on the Appleton campus, students unraveled a new dimension to the business as it grows in popularity serving more students and visitors. more...

Meet the 2013-14 Foxes Basketball Teams
Posted November 6, 2013
Meet the 2013-14 Men’s & Women’s Fox Valley Technical College basketball teams. Both teams compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). more...


Advisory Committee Members Honored
Posted November 5, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) honored 11 individuals for outstanding service as members of the college’s program advisory committees, which help guide curriculum development and the use of related technologies for students to develop skills aligned with the needs of regional employers. more...

KI Innovation Center Redefines Learning
Posted November 1, 2013
Cushion-style seating in classrooms, desks that move, tables you can write on the surface of, multi-media screens for enhanced presentations, marker boards lining class walls from coast-to-coast, drop-down displays with touch-screen capabilities, and more… what’s this all about? more...

National Consultants Praise FVTC
Posted October 29, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College hosted a group of visitors as part of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Fox Cities Regional Partnership initiative, focusing on economic development opportunities for the region through increased awareness of related local resources. more...

Grant to Boost Graduate Completion
Posted October 22, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College received a $105,000 College Success grant from the Great Lakes High Education Guaranty Corporation to provide mentorship-related case management, advising, and learning opportunities for African-American male students. more...


Best of the Valley 7 Years Running
Posted October 10, 2013
For the 7th consecutive year, Fox Valley Technical College has been voted “Best of the Valley” in the Local College category as part of the Post-Crescent’s annual community survey. more...

Chef Jeff's Cookbook for Scholarships
Posted October 9, 2013
Chef Jeff Igel, Greenville, culinary arts instructor and founder of the Chefs Gone Grillin’ mobile grilling food lab at Fox Valley Technical College, published a cookbook entitled, Cooking with Chef Jeff. more...

Ag Dedication & Award to Mike Austin
Posted October 2, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College’s expanded agriculture center, the now-called Service Motor Company Agriculture Center, was one of the results of the April 2012 passage of the college’s public referendum. more...


What to Consider in Selecting a College
Posted September 30, 2013
More than 45 attendees engaged in open dialogue with a six-member parent panel during this year's open house as part of the 2nd annual panel discussion. About 15 representatives from regional employers also joined in on the important conversation on considerations that nee to be made when selecting a college or university.  more...

Governor's Visit Highlights Technology
Posted September 25, 2013
As the drumbeat continues, manufacturing is alive and well throughout the region, and exciting careers are available for people with the right skills. more...

October 1: Open House is the Place to be
Posted September 23, 2013
Tuesday, October 1 is Fox Valley Technical College’s Annual Community Open House. The college is hosting the free event from 3-7 at its various regional centers throughout the area. more...

Editorial: Job Search Plan Changing Lives!
Posted September 13, 2013
Hearing about job search success straight from jobseekers themselves is what Fox Valley Technical College’s JobSeekers Network (JSN) is all about. more...

Meet the 2013 Women's Volleyball Team!
Posted September 10, 2013
The Lady Foxes opened the season with a three-games-to-two, five-set match victory on the road over Milwaukee Area Technical College. The team competes as a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCCA). more...

New Health Sim. Center the Way to Train
Posted September 6, 2013
When the public voted “yes” for Fox Valley Technical College’s referendum in April of 2012, the passage advanced several key facility projects to meet employer needs, including the 66,000 square-foot, three-story Health Simulation and Technology Center (HSTC) on the college’s Appleton campus. The initiative also enabled 14 human patient simulators to find a permanent home in the new high-tech center, designed to train both career-starters and existing health care professionals in an integrative format. more...

President's Blog: Partners in Agriculture
Posted August 30, 2013
Enjoy the latest blog from Fox Valley Technical College President Dr. Susan May on the college's new partnership with Service Motor Company. more...


Referendum Facilities Coming to Life
Posted August 29. 2013
In April of 2012, the region’s voters stepped up to say “YES” to Fox Valley Technical College’s facility expansion plans to meet the needs of regional employers through a public referendum. The referendum passed by a 2-1 margin, allowing the college to move forward to address several key facility upgrades, in addition to new construction projects. more...

College to Lead Review on Severe Storms
Posted August 27, 2013
The Outagamie Corporation Counsel, on behalf of the Outagamie County Board and County Executive, has sought the expertise of Fox Valley Technical College’s Public Safety division to lead a multidisciplinary panel in reviewing emergency management processes from the August 7 severe storms that caused widespread damage throughout the region.  more...

Welcome, Students! Helpful Info for You
Posted August 21, 2013
Please note that south entrance access to FVTC’s Appleton campus from Bluemound Drive directly from Wisconsin Avenue is currently closed, but a short detour reroutes your drive onto campus via Tri-Park Way (off of Brewster Street). more...

Most of Bluemound Dr. to Open Wed.!
Posted August 16, 2013
Starting at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 21, Bluemound Drive will be open from Northland Avenue through Tri Park Way. more...

Training Leader in Crimes Against Children
Posted August 14, 2013
Portsmouth, N.H., August 13, 2013 — Fox Valley Technical College’s National Criminal Justice Training Center (NCJTC), a leading national trainer and educator in the field of criminal justice, was recently honored with the Leadership Award at the Crimes Against Children (CAC) Conference in Dallas, Texas. more...

State's Top Apprentice Trained at FVTC
Posted August 9, 2013
Ryan Huss, Appleton, journeyman electrician with Faith Technologies, Inc., earned the 2013 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin, Inc. Apprentice of the Year award during the organization’s annual recognition banquet in Wisconsin Dells. more...

Technical Education Award to Mike Weller
Posted August 6, 2014
The intricacies of a new economy have ushered challenges for today’s manufacturers, but one industry leader continues to adapt in order to grow thanks to an ongoing partnership with Fox Valley Technical College. more...

In the Fight Against Human Trafficking
Posted July 31, 2013
In partnership with the the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, the FBI, U.S. Department of Justice, and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Fox Valley Technical College’s Public Safety division is one of the nation’s premier training providers of issues related to missing persons, AMBER Alert, Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC), and human trafficking.more...

Accreditation Site Visit: Dental Hygienist
Posted July 30, 2013
The Fox Valley Technical College Dental Hygienist program is soliciting third-party comments for an upcoming Accreditation Site Visit of the program from the Commission on Dental Accreditation.  more...

International Students Need Host Families
Posted July 23, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College has an immediate need for hosts of international students from Latin America and Asia for the 2013-14 academic year. more...

Audio: Tech Colleges Take on Skills Gap
Posted July 22, 2013
How can career and technical education address the skills gap? It is an issue that is crippling economic development and creating mismatches between career seekers and employers. more...

Our Students' Skills on National Stage
Posted July 18, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College students earned recognition for their skills at the 49th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, sponsored by SkillsUSA. more...

The Go-To Place for GM Training
Posted July 16, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College’s Automotive department honored professionals for completing the latest GM ASEP associate degree program, which marked the college’s 10th cohort group to finish the training. more...


In Elite Company in High-Tech Simulation
Posted July 11 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s Health division earned first place in the 2013 Viewers’ Choice Video Awards competitions at the CAE Healthcare Human Patient Simulation Network World Conference in San Francisco. more...

Honoring Student Clubs and Leaders
Posted July 10, 2013
The Student Life department at Fox Valley Technical College announced its 2012-2013 award recipients from members of the college’s Student Government Association (SGA) and student clubs. more...


Integrative Training to Boost Public Safety
Posted July 9, 2013
FVTC's donated cargo plane from FedEx was again featured in the news regarding the importance of multi-disciplinary training among various public safety disciplines (EMS, fire, law enforcement, etc.).  more...

The Value of Supply Chain Management
Posted June 28, 2013
In today’s economy, supply chain management and inventory control are both critical to the success of companies dealing with the planning and handling of materials and operations. more...

Landing Great Careers the JSN Way
Posted June 27, 2013
Sending resumes blindly for a chance at a stranger-to-stranger interview and networking “for the sake of networking” are no longer effective methods of career search. Today’s career search efforts require skill. more...

Changes to Bluemound Construction Work
Posted June 25, 2013
Here is another update on the Bluemound Drive construction project as it relates to entering and exiting the Fox Valley Technical College Appleton campus and adjacent training facilities. more...

Fab Lab Exclusive: Build Guitars for STEM
Posted June 19, 2013
What a great way to teach the positive impact that skills in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) have on young learners…. by building a custom guitar! more...

Chamber's Innovation Award goes to FVTC
Posted June 17, 2013
The college was recognized during the Chamber’s annual Business Awards luncheon on June 12 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel for its efforts in training the region’s workforce through innovative funding opportunities. more...

Military Veteran Earns National Scholarship
Posted June 12, 2013
Charlie Andrews, 29, a student in Fox Valley Technical College’s Vehicle Refinishing & Repair Technology program, earned a $2,500 scholarship from the 3M Collision Repair Education Fund thorough its Hire Our Heroes program. more...

Annual Public Hearing on Proposed Budget
Posted June 12, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College’s public hearing for its proposed 2013-2014 budget is set for Tuesday, June 18 at 5:00 p.m. in the Board room, A137, Entrance 15, at the Appleton campus. For more information, call (920) 735-5731.

Counselor Recognized for Her Leadership
Posted June 6, 2013
Dr. Sandi Moore, student services counselor at Fox Valley Technical College, earned the 2013 Fox Cities Woman Leader of the Year Award from Women in Management-Fox Cities Chapter. more...

Helping Those Who Experience Job Loss
Posted June 5, 2013
A June 5, 2013 article in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel summarizes how Fox Valley Technical College responds to the needs of displaced workers through opportunities in retraining, education, career guidance, and more. more...


Congrats, High School Completion Grads!
Posted May 31, 2013
The Adult Basic Education (ABE) department at Fox Valley Technical College is holding its 26th annual High School Completion Ceremony on Wednesday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the commons at the college’s Appleton campus. more...

Foundation's Spring Scholarship Awards
Posted May 30, 2013
The Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. awarded 339 scholarships totaling more than $197,000 during its 2013 spring ceremony. more...

Annual Staff Award Recipients
Posted May 24, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College announced its annual staff awards, recognizing exemplary performance and leadership to individuals in three categories. more...


Bluemound Construction Update
Posted May 23, 2013
The Tri-Park Way/FVTC roundabout is under construction, causing the college's south entrance to be closed. There will be no access to that intersection from any direction until approximately late June. The sidewalks around this roundabout area are also closed to pedestrians. more...


It's All About Skill: On Top in SkillsUSA
Posted May 21, 2013
A record number of Fox Valley Technical College students won awards at this year’s Wisconsin SkillsUSA 40th annual conference, held in Wisconsin Dells. more...

K-12 Student Success in Oshkosh Program
Posted May 17, 2013
Twenty-five students completed the Riverside alternative high school program, a collaborative effort between the Oshkosh School District and Fox Valley Technical College. more...

Alumni Award to Culinary/Hospitality Grad
Posted May 14, 2013
Stephanie Lietzau-Erdman , director of operations for Harley-Davidson's Ride Entertainment Group, was named the recipient of Fox Valley Technical College’s 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award. more...

Skills Shine for Interior Design Students
Posted May 13, 2013
Four students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Interior Design program won awards at this year’s Wisconsin Technical College System Interior Design statewide competition, including a first-place finish. more...


Congratulations, Spring Graduates!
Posted May 3, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College held its formal cap and gown spring Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 12 at 1:30 at Kolf Sports Center in Oshkosh. Each academic year, about 2,500 students graduate from FVTC. more...

Partnership Jumpstarts Machinist Industry
Posted May 1, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College established a new partnership with five regional high schools as part of an effort to fill the skills gap that is plaguing the manufacturing industry. more...

Article: Tech College Grads Find Jobs
Posted April 26, 3013
Enjoy another news item on why technical education is the best choice for students pursuing college today. The new economy is calling for skill, and technical colleges connect graduates to careers based on close relationships to employer needs. more...

Criminal Justice Students Help Shelter
Posted April 23, 2013
More than 50 students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement program helped with a variety of spring clean-up and remodeling-related projects for Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs in Appleton during National Make-A-Difference Day on April 20. more...

Instructor is President of National Assoc.
Posted April 17, 2013
Rob Behnke, truck driving instructor at Fox Valley Technical College, was elected president of the National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools. more...

Reaching Out: Adult Basic Education
Posted April 12, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College is a major provider of Adult Basic Education (ABE) through offering services at various sites throughout the region. more...

Bluemound Drive Construction, Closures
Posted April 11, 2013
Bluemound Drive (County AA) will be reconstructed between Wisconsin Avenue and Northland Avenue beginning April 15, 2013. more...

Student Ambassadors Selected
Posted April 10, 2013
Kellie Stegath, Appleton, was selected as the 2013 Fox Valley Technical College Student Ambassador for the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). more...

Students use Skill to Preserve Waterways
Posted April 3, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College’s Natural Resources Technician program has enjoyed a longstanding partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR). Their collaborative efforts to preserve and enhance the state’s wildlife, waterways, plant life, and more were highlighted in the WDNR’s April newsletter. more...

Prez's Blog: Not Just Any Day on the Farm
Posted March 28, 2013
Reservations are still available for Fox Valley Technical College’s annual Farm Tour, set for Wednesday, April 3. The cost is $10 per person and includes a tour of three regional farms, lunch, and transportation. more...

Wildland Fire Training Extends Its Impact
Posted March 27, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College’s Wildland Firefighter program, which is only one of a half dozen in North America to deal with the annual increases in wildfires, recently partnered to help natural resources colleagues in Kentucky. more...

New Board Members Named
Posted March 25, 2013
The Fox Valley Technical College District Board Appointment Committee selected three new board members from a field of five applicants to fill upcoming openings on the FVTC District Board of Trustees. The Appointment Committee is comprised of the school board presidents from the 28 K-12 districts in FVTC’s service area. more...

Distinct Award for AMBER Alert Training
Posted March 21, 2013
AMBER Alert Program Administrator Phil Keith of Fox Valley Technical College’s Public Safety division earned the first-ever Frederick Douglass Human Rights Award from the U.S. Department of Justice. Keith was recognized for his efforts in creating a nationwide team to train law enforcement practitioners internationally. more...

Get a Jump on Spring at Garden Talk
Posted March 13, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College is hosting its 6th annual Seeds of Hope Garden Talk event on Saturday, March 23 from 8:00- 12:00 at the college’s Appleton campus inside entrance 16. more...

Board Member Applicants Announced
Posted March 8, 2013
Five applications were submitted for three upcoming openings on the Fox Valley Technical College District Board of Trustees. The openings are for an employer, employee, and additional member. Each new position’s term runs from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016. more...


FVTC President Honored by UW-Stout
Posted March 7, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College President Dr. Susan A. May has been named UW-Stout’s 2013 Career and Technical Educator in Residence. more...

Two-Year Grads Earning More Money
Posted February 28, 2013
A February 26 CNN report indicates that community college graduates are earning more money than bachelor's degree holders. more...


Among Leaders in Fighting Internet Crimes
Posted February 26, 2013
The recent signing of the federal Child Protection Act of 2012, aimed at curbing online child exploitation, has strong local ties to northeastern Wisconsin. Congressman Reid Ribble of Wisconsin’s 8th Congressional District and Fox Valley Technical College both serve as key elements to the ongoing fight against Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC). more...

Jumpstart Your Career in High School
Posted February 25, 2013
Bo Huss knows the importance of getting a jump on a career in today’s economy. The Hortonville High School junior exemplifies the type of career planning that today’s high school students should consider when looking at a college or university. more...

IT Students Offering Computer Workshops
Posted February 20, 2013
The student Association of Information Technology Professionals at Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a series of workshops on Saturday, February 23 from 9-4 in room D112 at the college’s Appleton campus. more...

1 of 4 in U.S. to Lead Entrepreneurship
Posted February 15, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College was one of four community colleges in the nation to receive a grant from the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE)/Sam’s Club “Shared Vision for Small Business” competition. more...

New GED Testing to be in Place for 2014
Posted February 12, 2013
Wisconsin has more than 43,000 adults who started taking the 2002 GED test to earn a high school completion credential, but many have not finished all five tests. On January 2, 2014, there will be a new GED test, and scores from the current version of the GED will expire with the start of the new test series. more...


For Parents: Factors in Selecting a College
Posted February 8, 2013
As a parent, what factors do you consider when selecting a college for university with your children? To help generate ideas on what these importance factors are today in choosing a higher educational institution, Fox Valley Technical College is holding its second Parent Panel free dialogue session on Tuesday, February 12 from 4:30 – 5:30 in the Library at the Appleton campus as part of College Preview Night. more...

Accepting Applications: Board of Trustees
Posted February 1, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) is accepting applications until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27 for three upcoming vacancies on the College’s District Board of Trustees. The openings are for one employer, one employee, and one additional member. Each position’s term runs from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016. more...

Data: The Impact of WI Technical Colleges
Posted January 28, 2013
Consider the Wisconsin technical college effect, especially in a new economy where skill is the name of the game and a return-on-investment is more than a degree than hangs on the wall in a frame. more...

Fall 2012 Dean's List Announced
Posted January 22, 2013
Congratulations, Fall 2012 Fox Valley Technical College Dean’s List students! more...

Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Theatre Opens
Posted January 17, 2013
With an annual graduate placement of nearly 100% and a full program of about 300 students each year, Fox Valley Technical College’s Culinary Arts program is training leader in providing cooks and food service professionals to meet strong regional demands for these skills. In fact, the program continues to keeps its training a step ahead of industry needs. more...

Developing Our Region's Workforce
Posted January 16, 2013
A skilled worker shortage continues in northeastern Wisconsin.
Fox Valley Technical College is a training leader for in-demand careers throughout northeastern Wisconsin. With the right skills, there are jobs available in many sectors of our region, including manufacturing, transportation, business, finance, health care, and more. more...

Seeking Outstanding Alumni Nominations
Posted January 9, 2013
Fox Valley Technical College is seeking nominations for its 2013 Outstanding Alumni award. The annual award recognizes an FVTC alumnus who has demonstrated the value of technical education through career advancement, community service, continued personal and educational growth, and support of the Wisconsin Technical College System. more...

Apprentices Support Area Charities
Posted January 7, 2012
Apprenticeship students representing six different classes at Fox Valley Technical College raised more than $9,600 for four area non-profit organizations as part of a year-end fundraising activity. more...

Time Capsule Culminates Centennial Year
Posted December 13, 2012
On 12-12-12, officials from Fox Valley Technical College placed a sealed time capsule in the wall of its new Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Theatre as a symbolic milestone marking closure to a yearlong centennial celebration. more...

Morna Foy Selected as President of System
Posted December 10, 2012
MADISON – The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) today announced that Ms. Morna Foy has been selected as the 12th president of the WTCS. She becomes the first woman to serve in this capacity in the 100-year history of the WTCS and will begin as president in January 2013.  more...

Finalists Announced for System President
Posted December 10, 2012
MADISON – Following a national search, the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) today announced two finalists who will be interviewed by the WTCS Board to serve as the next WTCS president, a vacancy created when former WTCS President Dan Clancy retired on September 14. The finalists are Ms. Morna K. Foy and Dr. Carol J. Spencer. more...

Governor's Visit Highlights Police Training
Posted December 7, 2012
Governor Scott Walker visited Fox Valley Technical College on Friday to pay tribute to the college’s Law Enforcement Recruit Academy graduates and to recognize three special award recipients as part of the 24-member graduating class. more...

Grad Success: Retraining for a New Career
Posted December 3, 2012
Mitch Wilke of Two Rivers, a graduate of Fox Valley Technical College’s Mechanical Design Technology program, is proof that the power of retraining is alive and well! more...

Congratulations, Graduates!
Posted November 21, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College will hold its formal cap and gown fall Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 1 at 1:30 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton. Each academic year, about 2,000 students graduate from FVTC. more...

Communicator of the Year Award
Posted November 14, 2012
Barb Dreger, director of College Marketing at Fox Valley Technical College, was named 2012 Communicator of the Year for District 3 of the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR). more...


Best of the Valley Six Years Running
Posted November 7, 2012
For the 6th consecutive year, Fox Valley Technical College has been voted “Best of the Valley” in the Local College/University category as part of the Post-Crescent’s annual community survey. more...

Celebrate International Education Week
Posted November 6, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s Global Education & Services department will be hosting a number of festivities at its Appleton campus during the week of November 12 in celebration of International Education Week. more...

Aircraft for Emergency Response Training
Posted October 31, 2012
Just days after Fox Valley Technical College made history by breaking ground on a one-of-kind Public Safety Training Center at the Outagamie County Regional Airport from passing a public referendum in April, the college received a large donation that would only fit on airport property!  more...

Outstanding Advisory Committee Members
Posted October 30, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College honored 15 individuals for outstanding service as members of its program advisory committees. The awards were presented during the college’s annual advisory committee recognition event. more...

Public Safety Training Center Like No Other
Posted October 26, 2012
Best practices in public safety will soon reach new standards thanks to community support for Fox Valley Technical College’s Public Safety Training Center (PSTC). College officials joined several industry partners and community supporters on October 24 to officially break ground on the 93,000-plus square-foot, $32.5 million project, which is scheduled to open in spring of 2015 at the Outagamie County Regional Airport (ATW). more...

National Award: Criminal Justice Instructor
Posted October 17, 2012
Tom Witczak, Appleton, an instructor in Fox Valley Technical College’s Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement program, has earned the national Z-Man Award from ALERT International, an organization that provides assistance to states in establishing effective and defensible standards for training law enforcement officers in the field of emergency vehicle operations. more...

Come See High-Tech Expansion in Oshkosh
Posted October 10, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s S.J. Spanbauer Center in Oshkosh recently completed an 8,000 square-foot expansion project to meet growing industry needs. more...

In-Demand Careers in Advanced Mfg.
Posted October 8, 2012
Addressing the skills gap in today’s economy requires the coordination of industry partnerships and a proactive effort in reaching out to high school students. more...

Rebuilding Homes for Those in Need
Posted October 1, 2012
Fox Valley homeowners in need of assistance due to extenuating circumstances are receiving more help thanks to a growing partnership between Rebuilding Together Fox Valley and students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Construction Management Technology program. more...

Parent Event Tuesday: Selecting a College
Posted September 25, 2012
It’s never too early to start considering what’s important when selecting a college or university. In today’s challenging economic climate with record unemployment and a skills gap plaguing employers, the time is now to examine what defines post-secondary success. more...

Health Simulation & Technology Center
Posted September 19, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College broke ground on its first new construction project as part of passing of a $66.5 million public referendum on April 3. The 60,000-plus square-foot Health Simulation & Technology Center was the focal point of a ceremonial groundbreaking event on Tuesday at the northeast corner of FVTC’s Appleton campus. more...

New Business & Industry Resource Guide
Posted September 12, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s Business & Industry Services division, the state’s largest provider of customized workplace training plans for both the private and public sectors, released its 2012 Resource Guide. more...

Update on Facility Expansion Plans
Posted September 10, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College announces an update on its facility expansion plans as a result of passing a $66.5 million public referendum on April 3. more...

Automotive Students in Prestigious Race
Posted September 5, 2012
Six students from Fox Valley Tech’s Automotive programs raised nearly $8,500 to once again accept an invitation to test the speed and efficiency of two automobiles at the prestigious Salt Flats near Bonneville, Utah. more...

National Award for Venture Center Grad
Posted August 28, 2012
David Lindenstruth, owner of Appetize, Inc., the largest operator of Mongolian grill restaurants in Wisconsin, was named recipient of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) “Alumni Entrepreneur Award” for 2012. more...

Big Names for 2012-2013 Speaker Series
Posted August 23, 2012
The Student Life department’s Student Activities Committee at Fox Valley Technical College announced its 2012-2013 Speaker Series.
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Terrific Teacher Award: Chef Jeff
Posted August 20, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s Chef Jeff Igel, department chair and instructor of the Culinary Arts & Hospitality program, earned a Terrific Teacher award from WFRV Channel 5 for his ongoing efforts in leading the state’s largest trainer of professional cooks. more...

A Glimpse at Training Law Enforcement
Posted August 15, 2012
Backed by a strong national reputation in several specialized areas of law enforcement training, Fox Valley Technical College’s expert trainers and state-of-the-art resources are continuously gaining visibility. more...

Students Make a Mark on 911 Memorial
Posted August 8, 2012
Students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Horticulture Technician program, under the leadership of instructor Jim Beard, are in the midst of constructing a 911 Memorial for the Town of Greenville, located at the Greenville Fire Department, 6895 Parkview Drive (corner of HWY 76 and Parkview). more...

Employers Eager to Land Skilled Workers
Posted August 7, 2012
The August issue of New North B2B magazine features a closer look at the skills gap that is influencing our economy. Fox Valley Technical College is playing an instrumental role in addressing this economic mismatch, and the article serves as another reminder that the workforce is desperate for skilled labor. more...

Hot List Winner for Best Online Courses
Posted July 31, 2012
Known for its hands-on training and education, Fox Valley Technical College also received recognition for its online coursework. FVTC was named the 2012 Hot List winner for "Online Courses You Can’t Wait to Take" by Fox 11 and CW 14. more...

Cover Story: Helping Our Military Veterans
Posted July 30, 2012
Read the latest issue of Insight on Manufacturing (IOM) and learn how Ann Schueller from Fox Valley Technical College’s Student Employment Services department is at the forefront of serving the needs of military veterans returning from service. Ann has 21 years of military experience. more...

Straub to Lead Mfg. & Ag Technologies
Posted July 26, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College named Steve Straub its dean of Manufacturing and Agriculture Technologies. Straub joins FVTC with 25 years of experience in the manufacturing sector, including the last nine years with the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP). more...

Check Us Out at EAA AirVenture
Posted July 24, 2012
Visit Fox Valley Technical College’s booth at the 2012 EAA AirVenture show in Oshkosh during the week of July 23-29 and learn about the college’s aviation-related training programs, incoming new line of flight simulator technology, high grad placement, and more. more...

Partnership Addresses Needs in Aviation
Posted July 19, 2012
The sky is the limit regarding the latest partnership between Fox Valley Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Students who earn a degree in an aviation-related program from FVTC can now enhance their leadership skills in an industry facing a major labor shortage. more...

Visit FVTC at Farm Technology Days
Posted July 17, 2012
Visit Fox Valley Technical College’s exhibits at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days and learn more about the college’s Agriculture-related training programs and technology. FVTC is also hosting an Alumni Tent to welcome its graduates for an opportunity to network and reconnect! more...

The Place for Emergency Vehicle Training
Posted July 12, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s training of students and law enforcement officers from around the state in emergency vehicle operation is second-to-none. more...

New Employees Announced
Posted July 11, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College announces its latest pool of new employees. more...

Report: Technical Education on the Rise
Posted July 10, 2012
A recent study by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce cites a significant nationwide increase in students pursuing one-year college degrees. more...

National News: Dental Hygienist Students
Posted June 28, 2012
Students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Dental Hygienist program were featured in a national publication of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association for their innovative project on clinical research as part of a class assignment. more...

Spring Semester Dean's List Announced
Posted June 26, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 semester. more...

Chef Jenn Featured in State Publication
Posted June 20, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s Chef Instructor Jenn Solloway-Malvitz is featured in the June 2012 issue of Beyond Baking, a publication of the Wisconsin Bakers Association. more...


Leading Career Pathways for High Schools
Posted June 19, 2012
The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) is recognized as a national leader for innovative efforts to develop career pathways that provide high school students a variety of options leading to valuable education credentials and good jobs. more...

Public Hearing on Proposed Budget
Posted June 14, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s public hearing for its proposed 2012-2013 budget is set for Tuesday, June 19 at 5:00 p.m. in the Board room, Entrance 1, at the Appleton campus. more...

A Closer Look at Cyberbullying & Suicide
Posted June 13, 2012
The National Criminal Justice Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a free community event on Cyberbullying and Suicide Prevention at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19 at its Appleton campus in Room E130 inside entrance 6. more...

Innovative Training in Advanced Mfg.
Posted June 11, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College is helping ThyssenKrupp, the largest supplier of gray, ductile, austempered ductile, and compacted graphite iron in the world, increase the skill sets of its workforce by providing advanced manufacturing training in robotics. The company is headquartered in Waupaca and has foundries in nearby Marinette, Wisconsin as well as Tennessee and Indiana. more...


High School Credential Completers
Posted June 7, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College is hosting its annual High School Completion Ceremony on Wednesday, June 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the commons at the Appleton campus to recognize the accomplishments of students who have earned their High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) or General Education Development (GED) credential. This year marks FVTC’s 25th high school completion ceremony. more...

Botanically Yours: Gardening Tips
Posted June 6, 2012
Reverse-Watering Plant Systems
A low-cost method to optimizing root moisture, reverse-watering plant systems also reduce fungal diseases and the need to water on a daily basis. more...

Job Search Help for Military Veterans
Posted June 3, 2012
The Student Employment Services department at Fox Valley Technical College is offering a free summer job search series for military veterans of all eras. Job Search Investigation (JSI) for Veterans is an eight-week employment program designed specifically to address the challenges local military veterans face as they transition into civilian and work life. more...

Chilton Students Enjoy Hands-On Learning
Posted June 2, 2012
More than 90 students from Chilton Middle School toured Fox Valley Technical College’s Appleton campus to explore careers through hands-on activities and working on the latest training technologies. more...

Venture Center's New Small Business Series
Posted June 1, 2012
On Thursday, June 7, the Venture Center at Fox Valley Technical College will launch a new monthly breakfast series, Small Business Success: Best Practices, designed for small business owners to connect with other entrepreneurs and learn strategies from various experts. more...

Foundation Awards Spring Scholarships
Posted May 30, 2012
The Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. awarded 308 scholarships totaling more than $176,000 during its spring ceremony. more...

President May to Serve on National Board
Posted May 29, 2012
The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has announced the appointment of Susan May to its board of directors. May is president of Fox Valley Technical College. more...

Meeting the Standards for Truck Drivers
Posted May 18, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) recently received re-certification from the Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) for its truck driver training course that meets industry standards. more...

Adjunct Faculty Members Recognized
Posted May 17, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College recently recognized 16 adjunct faculty members during an annual appreciation event to honor their service to the college. more...

Law Enforcement Leaders Advance Skills
Posted May 16, 2012
Twelve executive management personnel from Wisconsin law enforcement agencies graduated from Fox Valley Technical College’s 15th annual Criminal Justice Executive Development Institute.more...

Grads Returning for Technical Education
Posted May 14, 2012
More college graduates from four-year institutions are returning to receive a technical education that is aligned with a skills-based economy. more...


Hands-On Learning! GirlTech Summer Camp
Posted May 10, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College is accepting registrations for its 5th annual GirlTech summer camp for girls entering grades 6-8 this fall. The camp is set for July 16-20 from 8:00 – noon daily at FVTC’s Appleton campus. more...

Fire Chief Earns Outstanding Alumni Award
Posted May 7, 2012
Keith Kiesow, Town of Menasha fire chief, has been named the recipient of Fox Valley Technical College’s 2012 Outstanding Alumni Award. more...

Way to Go Spring Graduates!
Posted May 3, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College will hold its formal cap and gown spring Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 13 at 1:30 at Kolf Sports Center in Oshkosh. Each academic year, more than 2,000 students graduate from FVTC. more...

Congrats, Quarter Century Club Inductees
Posted May 2, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College inducted a new pool of Quarter Century Club staff members during its annual employee service recognition ceremony. more...

Aviation Industry Needs Skilled Talent
Posted April 30, 2012
Through the next 15 years, about 500,000 aviation-related professionals will be needed nationwide due to baby boom retirements and the need for enhanced skill sets in the industry. Changing technology is creating a new generation of aviation careers. more...

Students Bring Car to Life for Community
Posted April 25, 2012
Students in Fox Valley Technical College’s Vehicle Refinishing & Repair Technology program refurbished a damaged car donated by Goss Auto Body for a fellow Market student, Michael Miller. more...

Report & Story: Grads Get Jobs
Posted April 23, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College’s 2012 Graduate Employment Research Report reveals an increase from 85% (2010 graduates) to 88% for its 2011 graduates landing jobs within six months of graduation. more...

Adventures in Print Camp Filling Fast
Posted April 19, 2012
The Printing Technologies Center at Fox Valley Technical College is hosting its annual Adventures in Print Summer Camp, June 11-14 for youth entering grades 7-12 this fall. The camp will be held at the Center located inside FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Center at 5 Systems Drive in Appleton. more...

International Content from Welding
Posted April 17, 2012
Expert commentary from Adam Laabs, an instructor for Fox Valley Technical College’s Welding programs and trainer for its Business and Industry Services team, was featured in the latest issue of the international trade publication, The Fabricator. Laabs’ content focuses on code writing in welding and metal fabrication. more...

College President Earns Leadership Award
Posted April 16, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College President Dr. Susan May earned the 2012 Thomas Scullen Leadership award, presented by the Appleton Education Foundation. more...

Electronics Recycling Drive Tuesday
Posted April 13, 2012
The Sustainability department and the Electronics Club at Fox Valley Technical College are hosting a no fee Electronics Recycling Drive for the public on Tuesday, April 17 from 10:00 – 4:00 at its D.J. Bordini Center, 5 Systems Drive in Appleton. more...

Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Theatre
Posted April 12, 2012
The new Jones Dairy Farm Culinary Theatre officially moved from concept closer to reality on Wednesday as Fox Valley Technical College held its groundbreaking ceremony for the state’s first-ever multi-media demonstration cooking theatre. more...

Electro-Mechanical Instructor in Trade Pub
Posted April 9, 2012
John Casey, instructor in Fox Valley Technical College’s Electro-Mechanical Technology program, published an article in the national trade magazine, Control Design. Casey’s article, “Push and Pull of Electronic Drives: Electric Drives Can Work Against Each Other - in Many Web-Processing Machines, Drives Work Toward Opposite Ends,” was featured in the February 2012 issue. more...

Now Official: REFERENDUM PASSES
Posted April 4, 2012
On April 3, 2012 Fox Valley Technical College's public referendum across 148 municipalities and nine counties passed, allowing the college to move forward with its needed facility expansion plans. more...

New Board Members Announced
Posted April 4, 2012
The Fox Valley Technical College District Board Appointment Committee selected three new board members to fill upcoming openings on the FVTC District Board of Trustees. The Appointment Committee is comprised of the school board presidents from the 28 K-12 districts in FVTC’s service area. more...

Culinary Students Take Home the Gold
Posted April 3, 2012
Students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Culinary Arts program took home gold medals and more at the annual Wisconsin Restaurant Association (WRA) College Culinary Arts competitions in Milwaukee.
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Farm Focus: FVTC's Agriculture Training
Posted April 2, 2012
Listen to the latest Farm Focus report from agriculture expert and reporter Mike Austin, heard on WTAQ. more...


Editorials Reaffirm College's Relevancy
Posted March 30, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College is asking voters to approve a referendum April 3 that would give the college $66.5 million to spend on upgrading its facilities. That translates into about $1 a month for owners of property valued at $100,000. more...

Oshkosh Industry Backs Referendum
Posted March 27, 2012
Continued support, formally and informally, continues to build for Fox Valley Technical College’s important public referendum on April 3 to help keep our local economy on the upswing. more...

Helping Veterans with Career Search
Posted March 23, 2012
Student Employment Services at Fox Valley Technical College is offering new job search strategies designed specifically for military veterans of all eras as an extension of its JobSeekers Network sessions for the general public. more...

Business & Labor Make Referendum Unique
Posted March 21, 2012
The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry, along with the Fox Valley Area Labor Council AFL-CIO, have both officially endorsed the college's facility expansion plans. more...


Insight Magazine: FVTC Means Business
Posted March 19, 2012
FVTC Means Business (Insight on Business, March 2012)>>>

Accounting Students Offering Tax Help
Posted March 13, 2012
Accounting students at Fox Valley Technical College are again offering free tax preparation assistance as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. more...

Board of Trustees Applicants Announced
Posted March 12, 2012
Four applications were submitted for three upcoming openings on the Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) District Board of Trustees. The openings are for an employee, employer, and school district administrator. Each new position’s term runs from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015. more...

ROI: $1 a Month = Jobs & Continuous Ed.
Posted March 7, 2012
Once again, details of Fox Valley Technical College’s facility expansion plans were shared with the public on Thursday, March 8 at 9:30 a.m. during the Post-Crescent’s Newsmakers segment. more...

A Referendum Thumbs Up: New North B2B
Posted March 6, 2012
Read the editorial below from publisher Sean Fitzgerald of New North B2B magazine regarding his endorsement of Fox Valley Technical College’s facility expansion plans. The public referendum concerning these plans is set for a vote across the nine counties and 148 municipalities in FVTC’s service district on April 3, 2012. more...

A Closer Look at Dr. Susan May
Posted March 2, 2012
Gain a personal look at one of the statewide leaders in higher education, Dr. Susan May, president of Fox Valley Technical College, in the February 21 issue of Women magazine. more...

FC Chamber Board Supports Referendum
Posted February 27, 2012
Recognizing the vital need and ideal timing for investing in the economic economic development of our region, the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously approved support for Fox Valley Technical College’s expansion plans and capital referendum.
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Expert on Missing Persons Gives Praise
Posted February 24, 2012
View compelling comments from one of the nation’s most respected resources in the fight for missing persons and their families, Pete Banks, director of training and outreach for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and former police investigator. more...

Printing Industry: Innovation & Jobs
Posted February 23, 2012
Bruce Stroik, plant director for Quad Graphics with 30-plus years of experience in the printing and publishing industry, presented information on the health of the industry to nearly 100 visitors during Fox Valley Technical College’ annual Printing Technologies Open House. more...

Public Safety Training: A Voice for Parents
Posted February 17, 2012
The Criminal Justice Center for Innovation at Fox Valley Technical College is presenting a free community event as part of its annual national Responding to Missing & Unidentified Persons conference on Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m. at its Appleton campus in room A170 inside entrance 16. more...

Nominate for Outstanding Alumni Award
Posted February 16, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College is seeking nominations for its 2012 Outstanding Alumni award. The award annually recognizes an FVTC alumnus who has demonstrated the value of technical education through career advancement, community service, continued personal and educational growth, and support of the Wisconsin Technical College System. more...

The Region's Employers Look to FVTC
Posted February 14, 2012 mor
A key driver of economic development is being closely tied to the needs of employers. In the world of higher education, technical colleges are well-positioned to provide the talent that is needed to fit careers designed for a skills-based economy. more...

Accepting Applications: Board of Trustees
Posted February 8, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) is accepting applications until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 29 for three upcoming vacancies on the College’s District Board of Trustees. The openings are for one employer, one employee, and one school district administrator. Each position’s term runs from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015. more...

Waupaca Regional Center Makes Its Mark
Posted January 30, 2012
Learn more about how the programs and services of Fox Valley Technical College’s Waupaca Regional Center are making a positive impact on economic development and quality of life in that region. more...

Learn Sustainability from Region's Experts
Posted January 29, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College is hosting its second Sustainable Business Exchange for organizations interested in employing green solutions that directly impact the bottom line. The first exchange was held last fall, and it drew more than 100 business professionals from various local industries. more...

Culinary Chefs Share Valentine Recipes
Posted January 27, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College Culinary Arts Instructors Chef Jenn Solloway-Malvitz and Chef Sue Horvath shared their expertise and ideas on baked treats for Valentine’s Day on Fox 11’s Good Day Wisconsin on Friday. more...

Needed: Diesel Techs & Truck Drivers
Posted January 25, 2012
The demands for truck drivers and diesel service technicians are real and they’re happening in our region. Enhanced technology and expert instruction are paving the way to success for graduates of Fox Valley Technical College in these areas and more. These training programs exemplify the college’s close connections to the needs of the region's employers. more...

Addressing a Skills-Based Economy
Posted January 19, 2012
There is growing evidence that our economy is now a ‘skills-based economy.’ Learn how Fox Valley Technical College is addressing a skills gap in today’s workforce. more...

Final Scope of Facilities Plan Approved
Posted January 17, 2012
The Fox Valley Technical College Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of an administration recommendation to advance the college’s facility expansion plans. The $66.5 million project package is set for a public referendum vote on April 3 across the nine counties that make up the college’s service area. more...

High Schools: Tour FABTECH and Win!
Posted January 13, 2012
FABCO Equipment, Inc. – Caterpillar® dealer for Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, and Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC), have established FABTECH, a Service Technician Education Center adjacent to FVTC’s S.J. Spanbauer campus in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. more...

Best Practices in Public Safety Training
Posted January 10, 2012
This week, more than 100 firefighting and law enforcement professionals gathered at Fox Valley Technical College for a statewide training session on best practices in risk management concerning public safety. more...

Interior Design Students Reveal Talents
Posted January 3, 2012
Enjoy some video footage showcasing the creative talents of Fox Valley Technical College's Interior Design students from December’s Design & Portfolio Show on the Appleton campus. more...

Adopt-A-Family Brings Joy to Community
Posted December 21, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College employees, students, and retirees adopted 24 local families this year as part of a volunteer committee’s annual Adopt-A-Family (AAF) program. more...

Foundation Awards Fall Scholarships
Posted December 16, 2011
The Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. announced its fall 2011 scholarship recipients. The Foundation awarded 282 scholarships, totaling more than $173,000 during its fall cycle. The recipients formally received their awards during ceremonies on December 6 and 7. more...

Public Hearings: Facility Development Plans
Posted December 7, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College is welcoming input from community members regarding its proposed facility development plans during two public hearings on December 13 and 14. The hearings also provide an opportunity for constituents to learn more about the needs behind the proposed facility projects. more...

Study Sustainability in Europe
Posted December 5, 2011
Don’t miss an opportunity to study sustainability abroad with Fox Valley Technical College. more...

Fundraiser for Culinary Club Wednesday
Posted December 2, 2011
Sliders Bar & Grill at 890 Lake Park Road in Menasha will hold a fundraiser for Fox Valley Technical College’s Culinary Arts Student Club on Wednesday, December 7 during regular business hours. more...

Rousing/Historic Event: Congrats, Grads
Posted November 28, 2011
The college held its formal cap and gown Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 3 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton. more...

Oshkosh Students Helping Toys for Tots
Posted November 23, 2011
Marketing students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Oshkosh Riverside campus are collecting toys for the annual Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. The Riverside campus will serve as a collection site, beginning Monday, November 28 and running through Friday, December 9. more...

Dental Hygienist Students Earn 1st Place
Posted November 22, 2011
Students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Dental Hygienist program earned 1st and 4th place finishes in a state table clinic competition as part of the Wisconsin Dental Hygienists’ Association Indigo annual conference. more...

Board Advances Facility Expansion Plans
Posted November 15, 2011
After extensive research and community feedback from both random and targeted polling data, the Fox Valley Technical College Board of Trustees formally adopted an intent resolution on Tuesday to move forward in shaping the scope of a comprehensive facility expansion project. The intent resolution is the first step for FVTC to formally proceed with its community in meeting the needs of area employers and an unprecedented enrollment growth of 30% during the past three years. more...

Thanks for Voting FVTC Best of the Valley
Posted November 14, 2011
For the 5th consecutive year, Fox Valley Technical College has been named “Best of the Valley” in both the Local College/University and Continuing Education categories as part of the Post-Crescent’s annual Reader’s Choice awards. more...

Holiday Art/Craft Fair for Students in Need
Posted November 11, 2011
The Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. is hosting One Stop Shop, a holiday art & craft fair to benefit students in need through its Seeds of Hope fund on Saturday, November 19 from 9-3 at the Appleton campus. more...

Exploring Expansion to Meet Demands
Posted November 7, 2011
Regional employers continuously rely on FVTC for skilled workers, just like they have for the past 100 years. Fox Valley Technical College's unprecedented 30% enrollment growth during the past three years has contributed toward increased demands for its services. more...


Men's Hoops Team Takes Home Trophy
Posted November 6, 2011
Congratulations, to the Fox Valley Technical College men's basketball team for winning the 2012 Fond du Lac tournament on November 5 with a 85-76 win over UW-Marshfield. The team defeated UW-Sheboygan on Friday night, 82-75, in semi-final action. more...

Fab Lab Helps Inventors Attain Success
Posted November 4, 2011
The Fab Lab at Fox Valley Technical College recognized four inventors for their commercial successes in developing products for the marketplace during the first-ever Northeast Wisconsin Inventors Night (NEW IN) event, held at FVTC’s D.J. Bordini Center. more...

Latest GM Donation Benefits Automotive
Posted November 3, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College received another new addition to its automotive-related training programs. Thanks to the ongoing commitment of General Motors, the college received a new 2011 GMC Sierra Denali pick-up truck. more...

Resource for Concealed Carry Law
Posted November 1, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College Criminal Justice Instructor Mark Kohl serves as a local resource for questions concerning the new law. The college is also hosting a series of Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW) certification courses, beginning on November 29 and 30 and offered again on December 3. more...


Student Spotlight: Payton Campbell
Posted October 31, 2011
Every two weeks a Fox Valley Technical College student is featured in the Monday Post-Crescent under Student Spotlight in the Business section. more...

Advisory Committee Members Honored
Posted October 27, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College honored 12 individuals for outstanding service as members of the college’s Employer Advisory Committees. The awards were presented October 26 during FVTC’s annual Advisory Committee Recognition event at the Appleton campus. more...


Co-Anchor of ABC's Primetime to Visit
Posted October 21, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s Student Life department is welcoming John Quinones, Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC’s Primetime, to the Appleton campus for a public presentation on Tuesday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the commons. more...


Sharing Expertise on Global Education
Posted October 19, 2011
Dr. Susan May, president of Fox Valley Technical College, was invited to join other educators from throughout the state in Madison to share ideas on “Internationalization Across the Disciplines.” Several other FVTC staff and faculty members who work with the college’s growing base of international learners attended the recent conference as well. more...

Translated Info to Help Missing Children
Posted October 14, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s Washington D.C. office, along with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), recently translated two resources for Hispanic families, parents, and individuals impacted by child abductions. more...

Centennial Stories: WHBY Interviews
Posted October 12, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College continues to invite community members to share stories on how the college touched their lives over the years. This opportunity is part of a year-long centennial celebration at FVTC during 2011-2012. more...

OTA Students Present CarFit & Health Fair
Posted October 10, 2011
The 2nd Annual CarFit and Senior Health Fair is set for Saturday, October 15, from 8:00 a.m. to noon near Entrance 16 at Fox Valley Technical College’s Appleton campus. more...

Wages on the Rise for our Graduates
Posted October 4, 2011
The 2011 Fox Valley Technical College Graduate Placement Report cites a 37% wage increase for FVTC graduates over a five-year time period. more...

Serving a Record Number of Learners
Posted October 3, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College served nearly 53,000 people during the 2010-2011 year, more than any other state technical college, according to annual data compiled by the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). There are 16 colleges within the WTCS. more...

New Cafe Enhances Student Life
Posted September 29, 2011
The Student Life department at Fox Valley Technical College unveiled a new 1,500 square-foot café on its Appleton campus at the outset of the fall semester to provide another comfortable outlet for students, staff, and the public to relax and enjoy free Wi-Fi service. more...


Meet the 2011 Women's Volleyball Team
Posted September 25, 2011
Meet the 2011 Fox Valley Technical College Foxes Women's Volleyball Team! more...

Grant Award will Pioneer IT Learning
Posted September 20, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College was awarded a two-year MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education Program grant for $20,000 from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), with support from the National Science Foundation. more...

Accreditation Review for Nursing Program
Posted September 16, 2011
The National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) will conduct an accreditation review of the Associate Degree Nursing program at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) on September 20-23, 2011. more...

Packer Hall of Famer Shared His Story
Posted September 13, 2011
The Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Student Club at Fox Valley Technical College hosted its 2nd annual public Candlelight Vigil on the college’s Appleton campus on Saturday, September 17 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. more...


IT Student a National Scholarship Finalist
Posted September 9, 2011
Second-year Fox Valley Technical College Information Technology student Kurt Theyel, Greenville, is among 40 finalists nationally competing for one of two $19,000 CFCareForward scholarships, sponsored by Abbott, a global health care company devoted to new medicines, new technologies, and new ways to manage health. more...

New Business & Industry Resource Guide
Posted September 8, 2011
The 2011-2012 Fox Valley Technical College Business & Industry Services Resource Guide is now available. The publication provides details on hundreds of seminars and workshops, in addition to technical assistance services and customized training opportunities for businesses of all sizes. more...


Community First Fox Cities Marathon
Posted September 2, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College is again honored to serve as a host for the Community First Fox Cities Marathon, presented by Kimberly-Clark, at its Appleton campus, 1825 N. Bluemound Drive, on September 16 and 17. The picturesque 144 acres are home to the Affinity Health & Wellness Expo and Time Warner Cable 5K Run/Walk. more...

Chef Instructor Earns State Praise
Posted August 31, 2011
Chef Gary Lyons, CEC, ACE, Appleton, instructor in Fox Valley Technical College’s Culinary Arts program, has been named recipient of the 2011 Wisconsin Restaurant Association (WRA) Salute to Excellence College Educator Award. Lyons earned this honor for his exceptional dedication to foodservice education and commitment to the restaurant industry. more...

Agreement Paves Way for Ag Careers
Posted August 24, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UW-RF) are pleased to announce a Two-Plus-Two Articulation Agreement that will benefit students interested in careers in agricultural engineering technology. more...

Newsmakers: Rich History Shapes Future
Posted August 23, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College will be celebrating its 100th birthday during the 2011-2012 academic year, which officially begins on Thursday, August 25. more...

International Learners Need Mentors
Posted August 18, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College is once again hosting students participating on an international scholarship program through the Community Colleges for International Development. Thirteen students from Egypt, Pakistan, Panama, Kenya, and Ghana will be attending FVTC for the 2011-2012 academic year.
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Rose Garden to be Topic at Conference
Posted August 17, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College Horticulture Instructor and Landscape Architect Jim Beard will deliver the keynote address at the annual American Rose Society North Central District conference on August 27 in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. This year’s event is being hosted by the Greater Milwaukee Rose Society. more...

Students Excel at National BBQ Contest
Posted August 12, 2011
Culinary Arts students representing Fox Valley Technical College’s first-ever “Grilling, Smoking, and BBQ” class competed as two teams in a national barbecue competition in Montello, Wisconsin, sponsored by the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS). The class is part of a new certificate offering in Advanced Culinary Arts. more...

Service Motor Company's Rodeo Roundup
Posted August 6, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College and Service Motor Company are teaming up to showcase new agriculture technology during the first-ever Rodeo Roundup event on Tuesday, August 16, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at FVTC’s Agriculture Center on its Appleton campus. more...

President's Blog: Student Skills Shine
Posted August 5, 2011
Read the latest blog, From My Perspective, from Fox Valley Technical College President Dr. Susan May about the incredible works of craftsmanship by students from the college’s Electricity, Residential Building Construction, and Wood Manufacturing Technology programs. more...

National Praise: Dental Hygienist Program
Posted August 4, 2011
The Fox Valley Technical College American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Student Chapter received a 2010 Graduate Conversion Award from the ADHA for its high conversion rate from student members to active members. FVTC’s Dental Hygienist program’s conversion rate of 85.7% was one of the highest in the nation for an accredited dental hygiene training program in 2010. more...

A Century of Training a Skilled Workforce
Posted July 28, 2011
The following editorial is on behalf of the Wisconsin Technical College System, whose 16 technical colleges will be celebrating their centennial during the 2011-2012 academic year. more...

Instructor Serving Nation & Guiding Others
Posted July 27, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College Automotive Technologies Instructor Dave Sarna is serving his third tour of duty as Sargent First Class for the Wausau-based Army Reserve 428th Engineer Company. more...

Job Hunting? Try JobSeekers Network 
Posted July 25, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s JobSeekers Network (JSN), a service of Student Employment Services, is helping people find new careers through a fresh approach to job hunting. If the traditional job search methods aren’t producing resulting, give JSN a try. more...


Horticulture Makes its Mark in New Garden
Posted July 21, 2011
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The Waupaca region just added another site to its rich repertoire of picturesque waterways and scenic views thanks to an army of volunteers and organizations. more...

Students Help Restore a Wooded Wetland
Posted July 20, 2011
Students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Natural Resources Technician program planted a combination of more than 7,000 trees and shrubs for a restored wetland project just north of Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute. more...

Fox Cities Marathon Supports Scholarships
Posted July 20, 2011
The 2010 Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Kimberly-Clark awarded the Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. $10,000 to help support scholarship development at the college. more...

Place Your Bid: Packers, Disney, & Dell
Posted July 17, 2011
The Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. is currently auctioning five donated items as part of its annual golf outings for student scholarships. Members of the public are welcome to bid on any or all of these items. more...

National Award in Power Sports Contest
Posted July 14, 2011
Bob Slavik, Oshkosh, current student in Fox Valley Technical College’s Power Sports Technology program and 2011 first-place winner in the annual SkillsUSA Wisconsin competition, took his knowledge to the next level and earned a third-place award in the Marine Service Technology contest at the SkillsUSA National competition in Kansas City. more...

Hosting Report: Clean Energy in Midwest
Posted July 12, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a free expo on clean energy and sustainability panel discussion, Empowered: Clean Energy in Northeast Wisconsin, on Wednesday, July 20, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at its D.J. Bordini Center at 5 Systems Drive in Appleton. more...

Aviation Careers: Visit Our Booth at EAA
Posted July 11, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College's aviation-related programs will be on display again at the annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture show, July 25-31 in Oshkosh. more...

Open Registration for Fall Classes July 11
Posted July 1, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s fall Take a Class booklet is now available at many area retailers throughout the college's district. The booklet features hundreds of course options open to the general public. Open registration for the general public begins on July 11. more...

The Go-to Place for Crash Scene Research
Posted June 30, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College and Wisconsin State Troopers are advancing best practices in the collection and analysis of data extracted from vehicle crash scenes. The two entities have been using the state-of-the-art test-driving pad at FVTC’s J. J. Keller Transportation Center on the Appleton campus to emerge as nationwide research leaders. more...

Recognized for Apprenticeship Training
Posted June 27, 2011
Mike Merbach, instructor in Fox Valley Technical College’s Electrical Education department, was named Education Award winner by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development during its recent 2011 centennial awards ceremony.     more...

Fox Cities Marathon Supports Foundation
Posted June 22, 2010
Community First Credit Union awarded the Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. $10,000 from proceeds as part of the 2010 Fox Cities Marathon Festival of Races, held annually at FVTC’s Appleton campus and at Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium. more...

IT Students Again Turn Heads at Nationals
Posted June 21, 2011
For the third consecutive year, Information Technology (IT) students representing Fox Valley Technical College’s Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) student club earned a national first-place finish at the annual AITP conference, held this year in Orlando. The conference featured student teams from more than 60 two-year and four-year colleges and universities, comprised of nearly 450 students. more...

Your Leader in Forensic Science Training
Posted June 16, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s Public Safety Division hosted its annual national Forensic Evidence Technician School during the past two weeks, training law enforcement practitioners and investigators on best practices in crime scene investigation protocol. more...

Skills Revealed at Mini-Chopper Unveiling
Posted June 13, 2011
Students representing four high school teams designed and built custom motorcycles as part of Fox Valley Technical College’s annual Mini-Chopper Build learning experience. Participating high schools this year included Hilbert, Menasha, Shiocton, and Weyauwega-Fremont. more...

Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Budget
Posted June 12, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s annual public hearing for its proposed 2011-2012 budget is set for Tuesday, June 21 at 5:00 p.m. in the Board room, Entrance 1, at the Appleton campus. more...

24th High School Completion Ceremony
Posted June 10, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College will honor nearly 450 students who have completed the requirements for adult high school during its 24th High School Completion Ceremony on Wednesday, June 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the commons at the Appleton campus. more...

Explore Career Options at Ag Boot Camp
Posted June 3, 2011
Supported by a grant from the Wisconsin Agriculture Education Foundation, Inc., Fox Valley Technical College is hosting the first-ever Ag Boot Camp, designed for individuals who are interested in learning about career pathways in agriculture and natural resources. more...

Foundation Awards Spring Scholarships
Posted June 2, 2011
The Fox Valley Technical College Foundation, Inc. announced its spring 2011 scholarship recipients. The awards totaled 340 scholarships, exceeding more than $187,500. more...

ABB Robotics: High-Tech Automation
Posted June 1, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s new partnership with ABB Robotics is gaining attention thanks to state-of-the-art technology that is delivering factory-based automation training and seminars to the workplace. more...

Don't Miss Adventures in Print Camp
Posted May 27, 2011
A world of technology and creative design projects await students entering grades 7-12 at the annual Fox Valley Technical College Adventures in Print Camp, June 13-17 at the college’s D.J. Bordini Center, 5 Systems Drive in Appleton. The camp runs from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. daily. more...

Addressing Missing Persons Issues
Posted May 25, 2011
The Criminal Justice Center for Innovation at Fox Valley Technical College continues to amplify its efforts to protect, serve, and fight for missing persons and their families as a lead trainer in these areas. more...

Outstanding Alumni Award to Alan Zierler
Posted May 24, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College announced Alan Zierler, president and CEO of Capital Credit Union, the recipient of its 2011 Outstanding Alumni Award. more...

Annual Employee Award Recipients Named
Posted May 23, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College recognized the following individuals for their outstanding contributions to the college as part of its annual employee recognition awards. more...

Culinary Students Excel at Competition
Posted May 20, 2011
For the second straight year, Fox Valley Technical College’s Culinary Arts program earned a gold medal at the 2011 Wisconsin Restaurant Association (WRA) Expo, held annually in Milwaukee. more...

President's Blog: Celebrating Diversity
Posted May 19, 2011
Read the latest blog, From My Perspective, by Fox Valley Technical College President Dr. Susan May as she reflects on last week’s commencement ceremony and the diversity of students, cultures, and careers that FVTC proudly represents. more...

Welding Students Give to Oshkosh School
Posted May 17, 2011
It’s blue, shiny, stands tall, and is always ready to inform. The new reader board sign in front of Oaklawn Elementary School in Oshkosh is the result of several area organizations coming together to help the school display important messages to parents and the community. more...

Video: New Art and Kitchen & Bath Design
Posted May 16, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College's Interior Design program recently held its annual Design & Portfolio show, and one student showcased her work and discussed the artistic talents of others on WLUK Fox 11's Good Day Wisconsin. more...

Photos of our Grads at Commencement
Posted May 15, 2011
View a slide show, courtesy of the Oshkosh Northwestern, of the Fox Valley Technical College Spring 2011 Commencement Ceremony from Kolf Sports Center in Oshkosh, held on Sunday, May 15. more...

Cummins Supports Diesel Training
Posted May 13, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s Diesel training programs received a donated ISL-450 hp, EPA 2010 compliant engine from Cummins NPower for training purposes. more...

Summer Youth Camps: Hands-On Learning
Posted May 10, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College is hosting a number of summer enrichment camps for youth at its Appleton campus. more...

Congratulations, Graduates
Posted May 9, 2011
More than 1,150 students have applied for graduation this term from Fox Valley Technical College. The college will hold its formal cap and gown Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 15, at the UW-Oshkosh Kolf Sports Center. more...

Upcycled Art at Design
Posted May 9, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s annual Interior Design & Portfolio Show is scheduled for Wednesday, May 11 at the Appleton campus, inside entrance 12. more...

OTA Students' Annual Wheelchair Wash
Posted May 5, 2011
Students in Fox Valley Technical College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program, along with other community organizations, hosted the annual Wheelchair Wash & Health Fair on Saturday, May 7. more...

New Packaging Plant Commends FVTC
Posted May 4, 2011
Prolamina, manufacturer of packaging for the food, dairy, and medical markets, will lease part of the former Kimberly-Clark diaper plant in the town of Menasha and add about 70 jobs to the new operation. more...

Annual Report to the Community
Posted May 4, 2011
Dr. Susan May, president of Fox Valley Technical College, presented the college’s annual Report to the Community on Tuesday, May 3. The primary message this year focused on gaining feedback from the community on FVTC’s Strategic Plan for the next four years. more...

Adjunct Faculty Members Recognized
Posted May 3, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College recognized 10 adjunct faculty members for outstanding instructional service during its annual appreciation event. more...

Student a Winner in State Video Contest
Posted May 2, 2011
Jonathan Gatzke, a student in Fox Valley Technical College’s Electro-Mechanical Technology program, was one of three statewide winners in the 2011 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) video competition. The Ripon native placed third among more than 50 video entries, representing all 16 Wisconsin technical colleges. more...

Fox Xpress: Five Years of Student Success
Posted April 27, 2011
Fox Xpress, a kiosk-style restaurant owned and operated by students in Fox Valley Technical College’s Entrepreneur certificate, Marketing, Business Management, and Accounting programs at the college’s Riverside campus in Oshkosh, celebrated its 5th anniversary before nearly 70 guests comprised of faculty, students, alumni, staff, and the general public. more...

New Program Offerings for Fall
Posted April 26, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College is offering a number of new associate degree, technical diploma, and certificate programs for the fall semester. more...

Local Source for Innovation: FAB LAB
Posted April 25, 2011
Whether you’re an individual with a great idea, an entrepreneur, or a member of the workplace looking to enhance a product line, Fox Valley Technical College’s FAB LAB (Fabrication Laboratory) can help you take the next step to success through innovation. more...

Quarter Century Club Inductees
Posted April 21, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College inducted Bev Kelley, Instructional Delivery & Development, Kris Meinert, Information Technology Services, and Sally Mielke, Nursing program and FVTC Board of Trustees into its Quarter Century Club, recognizing 25 years of service to the college. more...

Lowe's Funds Horticulture Green Project
Posted April 19, 2011
Lowe’s Charitable and Education Foundation awarded a $9,975 grant to Fox Valley Technical College for the implementation of a sustainable boiler-designed heating system in one of the college’s greenhouses. more...

Notable State Park Benefits from Students
Posted April 18, 2011
Learn about the mapping project students in Fox Valley Technical College’s Natural Resources Technician program are doing for one of our state’s most recognized destinations, Peninsula State Park in Door County. more...

Welcome, International Delegates
Posted April 15, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s Global Education & Services department is preparing to host groups of delegates from China and the Netherlands to share best practices in education, leadership, and training. more...

Join us in Celebrating Earth Week
Posted April 12, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College is celebrating Earth Week 2011 by holding a variety of activities that are free and open to the public at its Appleton campus. more...

WHBY: Our Connection to Area Employers
Posted April 11, 2011
From serving a vast number of people to impressive job placement for graduates, to training our region's workforce, FVTC continues to help fuel our local economy. Even during these challenging times in Wisconsin for the state of education and training, the college is committed to serving its communities. more...

Students to Demo Impact of AODA Issues
Posted April 4, 2011
The Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Student Club at Fox Valley Technical College will present a role play simulation on the effects of alcohol and drugs in society on Wednesday, April 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at FVTC’s Appleton campus in room A170. more...

Director to Share Social Media Expertise
Posted April 3, 2011
Barb Dreger, director of College Marketing at Fox Valley Technical College, accepted an invitation to co-present at the American Association of Community Colleges annual national conference in New Orleans this month, along with Kyle Schwarm, executive director of the Wisconsin Technical Colleges’ Statewide Marketing. more...

Family Learning & Fun in Waupaca: April 9
Posted April 1, 2011
The second annual Spring Class Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, April 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Fox Valley Technical College Waupaca Regional Center, 1979 Godfrey Drive. more...

Three New Board Members Announced
Posted March 31, 2011
The Fox Valley Technical College District Board Appointment Committee selected three new board members from a field of seven applicants to fill upcoming openings on the FVTC District Board of Trustees. The Appointment Committee is comprised of the school board presidents from the 28 K-12 districts in FVTC’s service area. more...

Learn Sustainable Solutions for Your Co.
Posted March 28, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College, in partnership with area businesses, is hosting the first-ever regional Sustainable Business Exchange>>> on Wednesday, April 13, from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. at is D.J. Bordini Center, across from the main campus in Appleton. more...

Chefs in National Spotlight
Posted 3/25/2011
Chefs Jenn Solloway-Malvitz and R.C. Schroeder, instructors in Fox Valley Technical College’s Culinary Arts program, will both be competing in the American Culinary Federation (ACF) regional competition, April 17-20 in New Orleans. more...

Student Success Stories: Focus Magazine
Posted 3/24/2011
Read the latest student success stories and college news in the current issue of Focus magazine, Spring 2011! more...

Blog: Our President on State Budget
Posted March 22, 2011
Check out the latest Blog by Fox Valley Technical College President Dr. Susan May, and learn why the state of delivering relevant training to match the needs of employers in today's economy has reached unprecedented challenges. more...

GM Donations Continue to Aid Learning
Posted March 17, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College received a new addition to its Automotive-related training programs thanks to the commitment of General Motors. The college was awarded a 2011 Cadillac DTS from GM for its GM ASEP program. The retail value of the vehicle is around $55,000. more...

FABTECH a National Training Model
Posted March 11, 2011
In just three years, the FABTECH Service Technician Education Center is already serving as a national training model. FABTECH is a partnership between Fox Valley Technical College and FABCO Equipment, Inc., Caterpillar dealer for Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. more...

Board of Trustees Applicants Announced
Posted March 9, 2011
Eight applications were submitted for three upcoming openings on the Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) District Board of Trustees. The openings are for two additional members and an elected official. Each new term runs from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014. more...

50/50 Club Participants Getting Jobs
Posted March 8, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s JobSeekers Network, a service of Student Employment Services, continues to introduce a fresh approach to landing jobs with measurable results. more...

Dental Hygiene Students Take Plunge
Posted March 3, 2011
Students from Fox Valley Technical College’s Dental Hygiene program and instructor Sharon Crowe helped raise money for Special Olympics during this year’s Polar Plunge in Oshkosh on February 19. more...

Natural Resources Partnership Project
Posted March 3, 2011
Listen below to a recent segment of Creating a High Performance Workplace on 1150 WHBY and learn how students in Fox Valley Technical College’s Natural Resources Technician program are teaming up with Outagamie County Parks to enhance our community’s walking trails. more...

2011 Student Ambassador Selected
Posted March 2, 2011
Allyson Schaaf of Menasha was selected as the 2011 Fox Valley Technical College Student Ambassador for the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS).more...

Proposed Budget to Hurt Tech Colleges
Posted March 2, 2011
Please read the statement below about Governor Walker's proposed state budget and its impact on the primary resource that fuels economic development around the state. more...

Think Spring at Garden Talk on March 12
Posted February 25, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s annual Garden Talk event is scheduled for Saturday, March 12, from 8:30 – 3:00 p.m. at its Appleton campus. more...

Learn about Jobs at Career Fair on the Fox
Posted February 24, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s Student Employment Services department and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are co-sponsoring the annual Career Fair on the Fox on Wednesday, March 2, from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Kolf Sports Center, 785 High Avenue in Oshkosh. more...


Instructor to Serve on New National Board
Posted February 22, 2011
Jerry Antoon, criminal justice instructor in the Public Safety division at Fox Valley Technical College, was elected to the newly-formed National Electronic Alarm Association Apprenticeship Trust Board.more...

March 1 Deadline for Outstanding Alumni
Posted February 22, 2011
Each year, this distinguished honor is presented to a deserving alumnus (or to deserving alumni) who has completed a Fox Valley Technical College associate degree, technical diploma, or apprentice program and who has demonstrated a high level of performance and success within his or her chosen career field. more...

Beth Holloway to Visit for the Missing
Posted February 14, 2011
Beth Holloway, mother of Natalee Holloway, who disappeared in Aruba during a 2005 spring break trip and whose case still remains unsolved, will visit Fox Valley Technical College for a public presentation on missing persons and international travel safety at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22 in room A170 at the college’s Grand Chute campus. more...

Going Fast - Cultural Cuisine Tickets!
Posted February 13, 2011
Around 10 tickets remain for this year’s Fox Valley Technical College Cultural Cuisine event, Sunday, February 27, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Appleton campus, benefiting scholarships for students in the college’s Culinary Arts-related programs. more...

Helping Pay for College
Posted February 10, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College served as a regional resource for information on how to pay for college during College Goal Wisconsin on February 19 at its Appleton campus. more...

Editorial: Accountability and Affordability
Posted February 9, 2011
The following editorial was published in the February 8, 2011 issue of USA Today. The message poses some questions to consider when analyzing what type of college or university to attend, and how affordability and accountability regarding student loans are key factors. more...


Instructor a GM World Class Technician
Posted February 3, 2011
Andy Rinke, instructor in Fox Valley Technical College’s Automotive Technologies programs, earned World Class Technician recognition from General Motors. more...









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