Skip to Main Content

Search NewsCenter

Top Headlines

Student Spotlight: Kellie Stegath

Student Spotlight: Kellie Stegath

Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Associate

Career Program: Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Associate
Age: 42
Hometown: Green Bay, WI
Current Residence: Appleton, WI

Why did you choose the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Associate Program?
I enjoy helping others and providing other options to help them create a healthier life for themselves. This is something I’ve always been good at, and I was excited to have the opportunity to enhance my skills by enrolling in school. The AODA program is designed to create a starting point if you are interested in the counseling/social work field. The variety of classes within this program provides a foundation to build upon and open many other doors for yourself.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?
All of my classes thus far have been interesting and I see where they will serve a purpose in one form or another. Oral and written communications is important for communicating both internally and externally throughout the day. Psychology was very interesting in learning how the brain functions, and also for learning how to approach situations when the brain does not function properly. I’ve also learned about the importance of reducing the risk of alcohol and other substance abuse, and soon I will begin classes specifically about how the body functions.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?
I chose Fox Valley Technical College because it fit into my life of being married with two children. They offered flexible classes with a large variety of times and days during the week. I had also heard that Fox Valley Technical College was a warm and welcoming place, and that the staff is dedicated to helping you succeed in whatever your goals may be. There are other programs you can participate in, such as Work Study or other student jobs. This helps you make a little extra money and both programs are flexible around your classes.

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?
My hope is to work with high school kids or younger in some capacity. I would like to spend some time with the younger generation to try and stop substance addictions from happening before they can start. As adults, we learn many things in life and school, and we have an opportunity to pass our knowledge down to the younger generation to keep them from making similar mistakes. I think I speak for most parents when I say that we always want better for our children.

 

@FoxValleyTech on Twitter

Get Social

Connect With Us banner

Categories

Student & Alumni Spotlight

Dawn & Dan’s Commencement Journey

Dawn & Dan’s Commencement Journey

Jan 16, 2015

See what it’s like to walk across the stage during a commencement ceremony at a ...

Business Students Make Their Mark

Business Students Make Their Mark

Jan 6, 2015

A team of business students from Fox Valley Technical College completed an inaugural semester in ...

Food Galore Donated by Machine Tool Students

Food Galore Donated by Machine Tool Students

Dec 17, 2014

Students from Fox Valley Tech’s Machine Tool Technician Club collected more than 3,000 ...

Featured Videos

Featured Photos

FVTC President's Blog


Fall 2014 Focus Magazine

Career Minded: Read the latest issue of Focus magazine, featuring programs that are in demand now. 


Upcoming Events

3 Feb 2015

Employment Seminar - Appleton

8:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. | Appleton Campus

Employment Seminar - Appleton

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 8:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m., Appleton Campus

3 Feb 2015

Foxes Basketball vs. Gogebic

Foxes Basketball vs. Gogebic

Women play at 5:30 p.m., Men play at 7:30 p.m.

4 Feb 2015

Calendar

«January 2015»
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28293031123
45678910
1112
1/12/2015 - 1/16/2015
26404

Interim Week

Interim week offerings are available to all FVTC students. 
Read more
13
1/12/2015 - 1/16/2015
26404

Interim Week

Interim week offerings are available to all FVTC students. 
Read more
14
1/12/2015 - 1/16/2015
26404

Interim Week

Interim week offerings are available to all FVTC students. 
Read more
15
1/12/2015 - 1/16/2015
26404

Interim Week

Interim week offerings are available to all FVTC students. 
Read more
1617
18192021
22
1/22/2015 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
20442

1/22: On Campus: UW-Green Bay

Thinking of transferring to UW-Green Bay? 

Read more
2324
1/24/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8883

Discovery Day

Want to visit us in person? Attend Discovery Day to experience campus life at FVTC.

Read more
2526
1/26/2015 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
22606

FOXES vs Madison College

Women start at 5:30 p.m. | Men start at 7:30 p.m.

Read more
27283031
124567

FVTC eConnect Newsletter Sign-up








CAPTCHA image
Enter the code shown above: