As the drumbeat continues, manufacturing is alive and well throughout the region, and exciting careers are available for people with the right skills.
Fox Valley Technical College implemented eight robotic welders at its Oshkosh-based Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) to enhance the skill sets of its students. On Tuesday, September 24, Governor Scott Walker paid a visit to the AMTC to highlight the importance of this technology for both today’s career starters and for developing the region’s workforce.
An inaugural class of 21 students is working with the new line of technology this fall, in addition to several other learners at AMTC who are using the high-tech equipment as part of their course objectives.
The robotic welding technology builds upon students’ marketability and value to manufacturers through expanded competencies in automation and programming. As speed and efficiency continue to drive business in a new economy, these skills ideally align with lean practices.
FVTC’s industry partners stepped up to equip the AMTC with these precision-like welding units, including Miller Electric Mfg. Co., the Illinois Tool Works Foundation, Muza Metal Products, and Ariens Company.
The most recent graduate survey on behalf of FVTC cites a 92% cumulative graduate employment rate for graduates from all of the college’s welding programs.
Two plumbing apprentices change lives in India while serving as part of Team USA.
Alexis Hill came to FVTC to build a better life for herself and her family.
Two Banking and Finance friends land great careers at a major credit union.
Read the latest issue of Focus magazine, with features highlighting students and alumni in Engineering, Accounting, Banking & Finance and much more.
Community registration for Summer 2016 classes starts Monday, May 2.
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Speaker Series: David Jackson
Wednesday, March 30, 11:30 a.m. | Award-winning photographer David Jackson.
3/31: On Campus: UW-Green Bay
National Agriculture Day Celebration & FFA Career Development Event
On Friday, April 1, FVTC is hosting the statewide celebration for National Agriculture Day, in conjunction with the FFA Career Development event.
(4/5/2016 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM)
(4/5/2016 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Waupaca Spring Extravaganza
Saturday, April 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Waupaca Regional Center | Take up to four fun classes for under $25!
Speaker Series: Carissa Phelps
Tuesday, April 19, 11:30 a.m. | Author, attorney and advocate for sexually exploited runaway children and homeless youth
Wisconsin Energy Efficient Vehicle Association Challenge
(4/27/2016 10:00 AM - 4/28/2016 6:00 PM)
(4/27/2016 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
(4/28/2016 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Aviation Fly-In & Open House
Either fly in or drive in for breakfast and explore the aviation training hangar and labs, visit with faculty and try out our full-motion Redbird flight simulators. If you're considering a career in aviation, this event is for you!
Open Registration for Summer Term
On Campus: Grand Canyon University
(5/4/2016 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM)
(5/4/2016 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
On Campus: Lakeland College