Friday, November 09, 2012
Veterans enter workforce with help from Wisconsin technical colleges
Monday, November 05, 2012
Pink Collar Careers
Women find manufacturing a pathway to opportunity, better pay
Monday, September 10, 2012
Data Center Move Complete
Following a weekend shut-down, all systems were back online at CVTC Monday morning.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Students Put Colorful Spin on New Year
Many CVTC students are carrying around new brightly colored book bags at the start of this academic term, thanks to the CVTC Student Government Association.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Island Party Kicks Off CVTC Year
Beach balls, Hawaiian leis, great food, games, and live music were all part of this year's welcome picnic.
Monday, August 06, 2012
CVTC Places More Emphasis on Helping Veterans
CVTC announced it will have a social worker dedicated to veteran students on hand once a week, beginning this fall, to ensure military veteran students receive valuable resources to better assist them in being academically successful.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Machinists in High Demand
There is an immediate and growing need for machinists in the Eau Claire area, and Chippewa Valley Technical College has the programs to connect job-seekers with those valuable employment opportunities.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Gift to CVTC's FireMedic Program Impacts Many
The Presto Foundation has made a gift to CVTC Foundation, Inc., that will allow the FireMedic program to purchase necessary equipment that will benefit the students and community.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
CVTC Board to See New Faces on July 1
Two new members will be joining the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) Board of Trustees: Russell Ratsch and Jennifer Vogler will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2012.
Monday, May 21, 2012
New CVTC Grads Help Menomonie Counseling Practice Grow
When Becky O’Connor and Jamie Beattie received their diplomas during Chippewa Valley Technical College’s spring commencement ceremony, their new employers were among those in attendance offering congratulations.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Hard Road Behind Her
Jamie Dodge grew up amid substance abuse, violence and neglect. However, those experiences helped forge a desire to care for children and understand their challenges.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Electromechanical Students Proudly Show Off Final Projects
The Electromechanical Technology program students have been working very hard this past semester putting together final projects that wrap up everything they have learned over their two-year experience at CVTC.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Proud Moments During the GED/HSED Graduation
Each of the more than 30 graduates honored during Chippewa Valley Technical College’s GED and HSED Recognition Ceremony had their own reason for being proud of their accomplishment.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Lee Pao Xiong Speaks With CVTC and ECASD Staff
In early 2012 a small group from Chippewa Valley Technical College and the Eau Claire Area School District (ECASD) joined together to discuss ways in which the two institutions could partner to better help district students learn more about CVTC.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Sharing the Warmth
CVTC students join Girl Scouts in making, donating blankets for hospice patients.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Mark Franson Named CVTC Distinguished Alumni
Mark Franson, co-owner of Bartingale Mechanical Inc., an Eau Claire-based mechanical contracting firm, has been chosen to receive Chippewa Valley Technical College’s (CVTC’s) 2012 Distinguished Alumni award.
Friday, March 09, 2012
CVTC Seeks Board Applicants
The Chippewa Valley Technical College Board Appointment Committee is again accepting applications for the employer position on the CVTC Board of Trustees.
Friday, March 02, 2012
CVTC Makes Its Presence Felt at Home & Garden Show
The handiwork of students from two CVTC programs was on display for large audiences during the 34th annual Home & Garden Show, held recently at the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center.
Monday, February 27, 2012
CVTC Honor Society to Induct New Members Wednesday, March 7
The Chippewa Valley Technical College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will induct its newest members Wednesday, March 7, during a ceremony at 5 p.m. in the auditorium of the Business Education Center.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Financial Aid Changes 2012-2013
Due to changes in federal regulations for the 2012-2013 Financial Aid Year there will be changes to Pell Grants, Loans and the type of required documentation you may need to turn into the Financial Aid Office.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
CVTC Donors Give Blood to Save Lives
Students and staff members donated 31 units of blood at the Student-Government-Association-sponsored blood drive on February 16.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Jabali Afrika Gets Students Up and Dancing
CVTC kicks off Black History month with a visit from Jabali Afrika, an energetic music and dance group from the east African nation of Kenya.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
River Falls Grads Proud of Accomplishments
Endurance. Accomplishment. Fun. Success. These were just a few of the words heard at the Chippewa Valley Technical College commencement ceremony held at the Meyer Middle School on Monday evening.
Friday, December 09, 2011
Physics Students Use Solar Energy to Fly Balloon
Students, staff, and passersby may have noticed a black sausage-shaped object floating in mid-air outside CVTC’s Business Education Center in Eau Claire on a recent brisk fall day.
Wednesday, December 07, 2011
CVTC Custodian Decks the Halls at Health Center
Tom Schwechel, one of the custodians in CVTC’s Health Education Center (HEC), used items that normally would end up in the landfill to create holiday decorations.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
CVTC Students Jazz Up Show Truck
Last year's Big Rig Truck Show showed off dozens of big rig trucks that were fancier than some people’s homes.
Friday, November 04, 2011
Donation to Help Vets
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) veterans have a valuable, new service available to them.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
CVTC Holds Energy Fair at Mayo Health Systems
Over 150 Mayo Health System employees enjoyed a beautiful fall day to learn more about energy efficiency technologies that are incorporated into the infrastructure of the Luther Campus and to learn about the CVTC mobile energy demonstration lab.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Jason Michaud Receives Domer Award
CVTC Instructor Jason Michaud received the Domer New Faculty Teaching Award for researching and developing new curriculum in CVTC’s machine tool program.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Connections Made at Veterans’ Open House
CVTC veterans recently had the opportunity to connect with other veterans, enjoy some pizza, and learn about veterans’ benefits and services.
Friday, September 02, 2011
CVTC Agriculture Program Wins State Award
CVTC’s agriculture program has been named the 2011 top postsecondary program in Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators (WAAE).
Monday, August 15, 2011
Email and Phone Call Sent in Error
An email and phone call were incorrectly sent to all students and all staff regarding classes being dropped for nonpayment of tuition and fees.
Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Farmers’ Market Offers Variety of Fresh Goods
Fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, salsa, jams, jellies, honey, and chilled beverages are some of the items available at the farmers’ market held at CVTC.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
CVTC Hosts Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show
The Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show is an event designed to expose people who would otherwise not have an opportunity to learn about the world of trucking.
Friday, June 03, 2011
CVTC Celebrates Earth Day
It may have been a rainy day, but that didn't stop CVTC students, staff, and faculty from celebrating Earth Day.
Friday, June 03, 2011
Speaker Tells of Harrowing Story of Hmong Refugees
To celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, CVTCs Diversity Student Organization and Pride Alliance partnered in bringing Blia Van Schwahn to share her story of escaping Laos when she was just 10 years old.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Pirates Come To Life At CVTC Puppet Show
Over 2,200 attend the annual even over the course of three days and eight performances. Children came from Dunn, Pepin, Chippewa, Eau Claire, and Buffalo counties.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
The Yost Knot Can Make All the Difference
Criminal Justice instructor Layne Yost recently held his 8th annual necktie tying class, part of what Yost calls personal improvement mentoring.
Wednesday, May 04, 2011
CVTC Instructors Receive State Recognition
Two Chippewa Valley Technical College instructors have received state awards from the Wisconsin Association of Career and Technical Education (WACTE) for teaching style and community involvement.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
CVTC Weld Show A Great Success!
The CVTC Welding program once again put on a great Weld Show. Over 150 students, CVTC staff, and community members checked out the latest in technology and equipment in the welding industry.