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Global Education & International Opportunities

Fox Valley Technical College offers a variety of study options that prepare you to be successful and competitive in a global workforce. More than that, these experiences just might change your life! 

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Learn more about our certificate program.

Community Members - Host or Mentor an International Student 

FVTC is recruiting community members interested in hosting or mentoring grant-funded international students. 

Host a Student
Families are needed to host for one or two semesters. Complete the application (PDF) and email to or call 920-735-2443 for additional information. 

Mentor a Student
Seeking individuals or families interested in mentoring an international student. Contact Julie Melnarik at 920-735-2443 or for additional information. 

Focus on the Student ...

Focus on the Student ...

Recent FVTC grad Cody Leahy’s experience included a gold-medal performance at the national SkillsUSA competition.

Colombian Students ...

Colombian Students ...

Six college students and an accompanying university official from the nation of Colombia visited Fox Valley Technical College through its Global ...

Studying Abroad Helps ...

Studying Abroad Helps ...

Fox Valley Technical College leads in providing study-abroad opportunities that encourage students to think globally and help them develop ...

ELL Students Serve ...

ELL Students Serve ...

The World Relief organization sponsored refugees to the Fox Valley region who recently escaped the brutality of civil war in the Democratic ...

Contact Us

Student Inquiries: 
Kristin MaierMerz

International Student Admissions & Advising: 
Allisen Stojanovic

Corporate Training: 
Aaron Gorenc 

International Activities & Study Abroad: 
Aaron Gorenc 

English Language Programs: 
Julie Melnarik 

Host Family Coordinator
Julie Melnarik 

International Recruitment:
Beverllyn Vasquez 

International Student Activities
Julie Melnarik 

Translation/Interpretation Services:
Mark Labinski

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