Styling a Career

Styling a Career

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Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with Jennifer Haese

Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with Jennifer Haese

Before Jennifer Haese began teaching at FVTC, she spent years in the legal system working as an attorney. Jennifer now taps into that real-world...
Nature’s Classroom

Nature’s Classroom

Heidi Docter enrolled at FVTC with one goal—to get practical, hands-on training in the Natural Resources field. As a recent grad, Heidi is...
Heavy-Duty Operations

Heavy-Duty Operations

The hands-on Diesel Equipment Technology program is exactly what Kyle Kollmann needs to gain the skills to take over the family business. 

A Servant’s Heart

A Servant’s Heart

Fire Protection student Tessa Wilson is preparing to start a career serving the public. She is also a deserving recipient of the Mitch Lundgaard...
Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Joe Lauer

Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Joe Lauer

Employees are the key component of any business and Joe Lauer wants to make sure they return home safely to their families every day. Joe explains...
The Business of Worms

The Business of Worms

Connor Freimuth was working for his family’s business when an unexpected conversation wormed its way into his life and steered him toward a...
Focus on Faculty: Q&A with Chef Gary

Focus on Faculty: Q&A with Chef Gary

Focus digital-only feature: Chef Gary Lyons is proof that a strategic nudge can be life-changing. Chef Gary says he entered the workforce...
From Service to Studio

From Service to Studio

Focus digital-only feature: Having overcome personal challenges during her time in the Marines, Business Management student Valery Liriano...
Piecing Together a Career

Piecing Together a Career

Focus digital-only feature: To celebrate Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin, three female students in the Machine Tool Technician program at...

Focus | Spring 2023 Edition

Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Garry Moïse

Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Garry Moïse

Garry Moïse was an international college student from Haiti when he graduated from FVTC in 2000. Now living in Wisconsin, he leads Marian...
Kindness and Courage

Kindness and Courage

El Salvador native Ana Mejia came to the United States to secure a better future for her family. With hard work and some help from FVTC, she...
Keep Calm and Bake On

Keep Calm and Bake On

When Emily was about to graduate from the FVTC Culinary Arts program and launch her career as an executive chef, she learned about the new Baking...
The Intrigue of Cybersecurity

The Intrigue of Cybersecurity

It involves mystery. Fascination. And a healthy dose of suspicion. Those are just a few of the qualities that have attracted students Kim Hinson...
Women in Criminal Justice

Women in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Instructor Carrie Koepp wants more women to pursue careers in criminal justice, and open their eyes to the variety of options in...
Promise Made, Promise Kept

Promise Made, Promise Kept

Faith McHugh did not know what the Promise scholarship was when she first heard of it. But just as the name suggests, the program held a lot of...
Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with Bob Ebben

Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with Bob Ebben

Students often ask Bob Ebben what he would do if he was not a teacher. He admits he does not have a good reply other than to say he is doing...
Bridging a Communications Gap

Bridging a Communications Gap

A first-of-its-kind training solution developed by FVTC provides required Department of Transportation Annual Inspection Training with Spanish...