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3/28/2017 12:30 PM
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Troop Talk

Troop Talk is held every other Tuesday, and will help you transition from military service to college to employment.

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3/31/2017
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2017 FVTC FFA Career Development Event

41st annual Fox Valley Technical College FFA Career Development Event, Friday, March 31, Appleton Campus

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4/24/2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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On Campus: Silver Lake College

Thinking of transferring to Silver Lake College?

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4/29/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Aviation Fly-In & Open House

Either fly in or drive in for a French toast breakfast and explore the aviation training hangar and labs, visit with faculty and try out our full-motion Redbird flight simulators.

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5/5/2017 - 5/6/2017
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Wisconsin Energy Efficient Vehicle Association Challenge

Middle and high school teams from across Wisconsin will bring their concept vehicles to the college to measure efficiency, based on design criteria.

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Student & Alumni Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Stacy Garza

Student Spotlight: Stacy Garza

Industrial Welding Technician

Nov 25, 2013

Age: 28

Current Residence: Appleton
Attended FVTC: January 2011 through May 2013


Why did you choose the Industrial Welding Technician program?
I originally started with the one-year welding program to learn a skill quickly and get a job. However, once I completed the year, I discovered I was fascinated by welding and wanted to learn more.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?
There’s a very high demand for welders right now. It’s rewarding that even with one year of training, you can get a job and also that traveling is an option.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?
I live in Appleton and always heard great things about FVTC. FVTC has great leadership opportunities to help students grow. Once I started school I got involved with as much as I could. I started with the Welding Club and became a Student Ambassador, and now I’m in Student Government.

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?
After graduation, I plan on continuing my education at Ferris State University to get my bachelor’s degree in Welding Engineering.