Career Program: Criminal Justice | Cyber Crime Investigation | Forensic Science
Hometown: San Diego
Current Residence: Little Chute
Attended FVTC: December 2011 through present
Why did you choose the Law Enforcement programs?
With many years of computer experience, I was looking for a transition into a career that I could leverage my existing life experience and skills. Law Enforcement was an obvious choice and the need for my unique skill set as become increasingly more important.
What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?
One of the most interesting points we have touched on is the emotionally disturbed person and individuals suffering from excited delirium. As a law enforcement officer, we are many times the first responder to any number of situations. Mental health has caught my attention and I would like to pursue my bachelor’s degree in that field once I've completed my program.
Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?
Fox Valley Technical College is known nationally for its outstanding commitment to excellence in the criminal justice field. My desire to be the best was only complemented by the fact that the best educational opportunities existed right here in my own back yard.
How did Fox Valley Technical College change your life?
My life prior to FVTC was comprised of a failing company, unappreciative client base, and struggles with what to do next. FVTC has given me the foundation to build on my past experience and contribute to a profession that has a real need for my specific skill set. FVTC has further become my extended family and I cherish the relationships I’ve gained through the various activities and clubs I’ve had the pleasure of participating with over the past two years.
What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?
I expect to find a job as a patrol officer in the next year. I have already earned my associate degree in Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement, and I am currently finishing up a couple certification track classes. In one more semester, I’ll have earned an associate degree in Cyber Crime Investigation that I hope to put to good use in my future career.
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Registration for Continuing Program Students - Spring Term
(10/20/2014 - 10/31/2014)
Want to visit us in person? Attend Discovery Day to experience campus life at FVTC.
(11/3/2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
11/4 Quick Start: Transportation
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 5-6 p.m. Learn about Fast Forward grant programs in transportation, then complete all your admissions requirements in one visit.
Mock Interviews - Appleton
Monday, Nov. 10-Wednesday, Nov. 12, Appleton Campus
(11/10/2014 - 11/12/2014)
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Mock Interviews - Oshkosh
Thursday, Nov. 13, Noon-4 p.m., Oshkosh Riverside Campus
(11/15/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
(11/15/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Small Business Job Fair
Monday, November 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., FVTC Appleton Campus, Room A170 (use entrance 16)
11/18 Quick Start
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 5-6 p.m. Learn about Fast Forward grant programs, then complete all your admissions requirements in one visit.
Explore Business Model Design
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(11/21/2014 - 11/22/2014)
(11/21/2014 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
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(11/22/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
College Closed for Thanksgiving Break
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(12/2/2014 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
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12/3: On Campus: Concordia University Wisconsin
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(12/4/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
(12/4/2014 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM)
12/5 Quick Start, Transportation
Friday, Dec. 5, 9-11 a.m. Learn about Fast Forward grant programs in transportation, then complete all your admissions requirements in one visit.
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