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From referendum to reality
Appleton Post-Crescent
August 28, 2013
These are heady times at Fox Valley Technical College, as finishing touches are being put on two major projects authorized in a 2012 referendum. Read more >>

FVTC gets Boeing 727 donation
WTAQ
October 25, 2012
A major piece of equipment was donated by FedEx to the new Fox Valley Technical College Public Safety Training Center. Read more >>

FVTC breaks ground on $32.5 million Public Safety Training Center
Appleton Post-Crescent
October 25, 2012
By late 2014, the Fox Cities will be home to a unique new facility expected to draw public safety professionals from throughout the U.S. for specialized classroom and hands-on training, says Susan May, Fox Valley Technical College president. Read more >>

FVTC breaks ground on training center
WLUK-Fox 11
October 25, 2012
The beginning of a step forward Wednesday in the training of emergency responders. Those involved in building a $32.5 million public safety training center for Fox Valley Technical College hope it will eventually improve the protection of area communities. Read more >>

Miron will direct FVTC projects
Appleton Post-Crescent
April 10, 2012
Miron Construction Co. will help shepherd Fox Valley Technical College officials through several building projects over the next two years, following voter approval last week of a $66.5 million referendum. Read more >>

FVTC moves ahead with $66.5 million project
Appleton Post-Crescent
April 4, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College officials switched gears Wednesday, thrilled to be moving ahead with plans to expand and upgrade facilities over the next two years after a strong voter endorsement on Tuesday. Read more >>

Referendum backed nearly 2 to 1
Oshkosh Northwestern
April 4, 2012
With most precincts reporting from Fox Valley Technical College's two largest counties, voters were overwhelmingly supporting the school's request for $66.5 million to expand its campuses by a more than two-to-one margin. Read more >>

Returns show strong support for referendum
Appleton Post-Crescent
April 3, 2012
A $66.5 million referendum to expand and upgrade Fox Valley Technical College was headed toward approval late Tuesday. Read more >>

Editorial: FVTC vote will boost Fox Valley
Appleton Post-Crescent
March 24, 2012
It's certainly a small and worthwhile investment in the community's future. Read more >>

FVTC referendum would enhance law enforcement training
Oshkosh Northwestern
March 23, 2012
When a Fond du Lac police officer was killed in a standoff a year ago, three Fox Cities police officers were sent to the scene with a special piece of equipment owned by Fox Valley Technical College. Read more >>

Opinion: Please support the FVTC referendum
Chilton Times-Journal
March 21, 2012
I very strongly support the referendum to fund an expansion program. I am a graduate of Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton.
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Fox Valley Technical College wants to expand to help growing workforce
Appleton Post-Crescent
March 17, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College, the state's busiest technical school, intends to get even busier over the next few years. Read more >>

Business, labor back $66.5 million Fox Valley Technical College referendum
Appleton Post-Crescent
March 6, 2012
Business and labor organizations don't always agree, but both groups have set aside their differences to rally behind one cause — passage of Fox Valley Technical College's $66.5 million referendum.
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FVTC means business (pdf)
Insight Magazine
March 1, 2012
business leader about the potential benefits of Fox Valley Technical College’s referendum for their companies, and they’ll be happy to explain. But more often, they prefer to steer the conversation to the impact on the region as a whole. Read more (pdf) >>

FVTC seeks approval for expansion
Waupaca County Post
February 29, 2012
Area citizens will see a referendum to provide funding for Fox Valley Technical College on their April 3 ballots. FVTC, which has regional centers in Waupaca and Clintonville, is seeking authorization to borrow up to $66.5 million for seven projects. Read more >>

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce unanimously approves support of FVTC expansion plans (pdf)
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce
February 24, 2012
The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously approved support for the Fox Valley Technical College expansion plan and capital referendum, and urges its members to vote YES on Tuesday, April 3. Read more (pdf) >>

FVTC helps fill growing demand for truckers, technicians
WFRV - CBS 5
January 24, 2012
Increased demand for materials for manufacturing plus more retirements has boosted the demand for trained truck drivers. Read more >>

FVTC: Expansion would help job training
WLUK-Fox 11
January 18, 2012
Fox Valley Technical College and area businesses believe the economy will only go up from here.
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FVTC board OKs vote
Appleton Post-Crescent
January 17, 2012
Voters in nine counties will be asked April 3 to approve a $66.525 million building referendum for Fox Valley Technical College, the state's busiest technical school. Read more >>

FVTC Trustees send $66.5 million referendum to voters
WBAY-ABC 2
January 17, 2012
A $66.5 million expansion project at Fox Valley Technical College will go before voters April 3rd. Read more >>

FVTC staff recommends referendum at cost of $66.5M
Appleton Post-Crescent
December 21, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College administrators are recommending an April 3 referendum to get voters' permission for $66.5 million in new facilities projects. Read more >>

FVTC staff recommends $66.5 million referendum
Oshkosh Northwestern
December 21, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College administrators are recommending an April 3 referendum to get voters' permission for $66.5 million in new facilities projects. Read more >>

Public expresses support for Fox Valley Technical College projects
Appleton Post-Crescent
December 14, 2011
A former student, three representatives from local employers and a public official spoke favorably Tuesday night about seven proposed capital facilities projects being studied by Fox Valley Technical College. Read more >>

Speakers support proposed FVTC expansion

Oshkosh Northwestern
December 14, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College’s proposed $65 to $85 million expansion plan met with near-unanimous support at a public meeting at the college’s Riverside Campus in Oshkosh Wednesday night. Read more >>

FVTC and Outagamie Co. Regional Airport expansion plans
WLUK-Fox 11
December 13, 2011

The Outagamie County Regional Airport is looking to expand, but not just in airport operations. "The best way for us to do that is to maximize the value of our land," said airport director Marty Lenss. Lenss says the airport is in talks to lease a 74 acre parcel of land on the south end of the airport to Fox Valley Technical College for a new public safety training center. Read more >>

Fox Valley Technical College board aims for project referendum in April
Appleton Post-Crescent
November 16, 2011
Plans are advancing for an April 3 referendum that would seek public approval for up to seven proposed Fox Valley Technical College capital projects totaling $65 million to $85 million. Read more >>

FVTC looks to voters with major expansion plan: updated
WBAY-ABC 2
November 16, 2011
Plans are advancing for an April 3 referendum that would seek public approval for up to seven proposed Fox Valley Technical College capital projects totaling $65 million to $85 million. Read more >>

FVTC eyeing major expansion plans
WLUK-Fox 11
October 21, 2011
Fox Valley Technical College is considering five major projects to the tune of more than $65 million. With enrollment up 30 percent over the last three years, the school says it will soon be bursting at the seams. 
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