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4/18/2015 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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4/25/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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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!

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5/5/2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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5/5 Easy Start Session

Tuesday, May 5, 4 p.m., Appleton. Learn about Fast Forward grant programs, then complete all your admissions requirements in one visit.

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5/6/2015 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Public Safety Training Center Open House

Wednesday, May 6, 3-6 p.m. | Tour the new Public Safety Training Center

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5/7/2015 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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5/7: On Campus: UW-Green Bay

Thinking of transferring to UW-Green Bay? 

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5/9/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Cooking Demo: Asparagus 101

Saturday, May 9 | Join Chef RC as he takes you on an Asparagus 101 adventure.

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Engineering & Electronic Related Technologies

Einstein Students Use Fab Lab for Veterans

Einstein Students Use Fab Lab for Veterans

Nov 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.

The guitars symbolically represent each branch of the United States military, including the Coast Guard, and one guitar is designed for the Wounded Warrior Project. The guitars were donated to regional offices of the military branches for display purposes, and the Wounded Warriors’ guitar will serve as a traveling memento in conjunction with the organization’s activities.

FVTC’s Fab Lab is a primary resource for the region’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skill development initiatives in young learners. STEM activities are designed to build relevant skill sets in young individuals to expose them to careers that require such talents in this economy. The skills gap continues to plague the U.S. economy, and STEM skills are what employers need now to stimulate economic development.

Read more in the Post-Crescent >>