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2/9/2015 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Speaker Series: Dennis Biddle - "Yesterday's Negro League"

Monday, Feb. 9 | Dennis Biddle, former Negro league pitcher, shares his story as baseball player and later, a social worker.

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2/11/2015 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Explore the Fab Lab

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 4-5:30 p.m., FVTC Bordini Center | Come see what the FVTC Fab Lab has to offer.

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2/18/2015 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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2/21/2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Computer 101 Workshops

The FVTC student Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) is hosting a series of Computer 101 Workshops for the community on Saturday, February 21 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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2/22/2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Cultural Cuisine 2015

Join us Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 for endless cultural hors d'oeuvres prepared by our Culinary Arts students. 

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2/28/2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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College Goal Wisconsin

Saturday, Feb. 28 | Get free, on-site professional experience completing the FAFSA.

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3/3/2015 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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3/3 Easy Start Session

Tuesday, March 3, 5 p.m., Appleton. Learn about Fast Forward grant programs, then complete all your admissions requirements in one visit.

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3/5/2015 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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3/5: On Campus: UW-Green Bay

Thinking of transferring to UW-Green Bay? 

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3/7/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Discovery Day

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

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Culinary & Hospitality

Student Spotlight: Mercedes Marcouex

Student Spotlight: Mercedes Marcouex

Culinary Arts and Hotel & Restaurant Management

Jan 6, 2014

Career Program: Culinary Arts and Hotel & Restaurant Management

Age: 19
Hometown: Wisconsin Rapids

Current Residence: Appleton, WI
Attended FVTC: Fall 2012 through Present


Why did you choose the Culinary Arts and Hotel & Restaurant Management program?
As a kid growing up I always had a passion for cooking. I loved everything about it; seeing it, smelling it and of course eating it. I couldn’t imagine my life if I wasn’t cooking, or working in a kitchen with food somewhere.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?
Last semester I took a class called Molecular Gastronomy. This class was so fascinating and I loved learning about the subject in class every week and also from research I did on my own time. This class taught me how to make food fun by using many various techniques and flavors.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?
I decided to attend Fox Valley Technical College when I was about 15 years old. I knew people here and they said they loved it so I decided to check it out for myself and so far I love it too. I found it easy to make friends and meet new people through groups and activities I participate in at school. I also like how affordable it was.

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?
After I graduate I hope to find a job working on a cruise ship. It has always been a dream of mine to travel for my work and what better way to do it than that!