Submit your nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Recent Alumni awards.

About Us

The CVTC Alumni Association strives to keep our alumni connected to the College and to each other. We are committed to supporting the CVTC vision and mission, acting as ambassadors for the College, and providing services and recognition to alumni. You can catch up on what we've been up to on Facebook or LinkedIn.

Alumni Association Board

  • Tim Haukeness, ‘07 (President)
  • Michele Koch, ‘84 (Vice President)
  • Megen Lube, '10, '07 (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Melissa Eslinger, '11, '91
  • Dawn Gregorich, '11
  • Dan Pekol, ‘04
  • Roger Stanford, ‘86
  • Wendy Stelter, ‘81
  • Dave Thompson, '92
  • Lee Vang, '14
  • Justin Zoromski, '12

Latest Alumni Newsletter

2016 Fall Alumni Newsletter cover

2016 Fall Alumni Newsletter

Contact Us

Holly Bembenek
Alumni Relations & Annual Gifts Officer

Aliesha R. Crowe
​Executive Director Foundation & Alumni Association

CVTC Alumni Association
620 W. Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Phone: 715-831-7299

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Distinguished Alumni Award

This prestigious award honors outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to their community, college, and career.

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Proven Business Partner Award

CVTC is proud to recognize our important business partners within the Chippewa Valley through the Proven Business Partner Award.

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Alumni Scholarship Award

​The Alumni Association is honored to be able to present scholarships to current CVTC students, soon to be CVTC alumni.

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Outstanding Recent Alumni Award

​CVTC’s Outstanding Recent Alumni Award honors outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to their community, college, and career.

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The Alumni Association provides several events throughout the year to keep you connected to the College. Events give you the opportunity to network with fellow alumni, share your success stories, and hear what is happening at CVTC. 

Spring Gala

The Spring Gala is an opportunity for CVTC alumni, friends of the College, and area business partners to come together to celebrate CVTC’s success. The Alumni Association is honored to present scholarships to current CVTC students, as well as the Distinguished Alumni and the Proven Business Partner awards at the event.

2016 Spring Gala

The 2016 Alumni Spring Gala was definitely a celebration of CVTC Excellence. At this gathering of more than 300 CVTC partners, friends, and alumni there were selfies, social media posts, and cell phones on the tables! The cork event was a huge success with more prizes than ever before! Again this year, the most prestigious awards given by the college were presented.

Honorees included:
Trevor Wuethrich, President of Grassland Dairy, recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award
PMI, LLC, recipient of the Proven Business Partner Award
Steph Roth, Nursing Associate Degree, recipient of the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award
Jay Endvick, Nicole Frey, Joshua Kohnke, Hanna Koltis, Jonathan Patterson, John Vonmans and Chelsey Weiss each received a $1,000 Alumni Association Scholarship.

Save the date for the 2017 Spring Gala, Thursday, April 6, 2017!

spring gala attendees

Get Involved

The Alumni Association is a great resource for professional networking. Through our partnership with Wisconsin TechConnect, you can look for qualified employees (graduates from the 16 Wisconsin Technical Colleges) or you can look at available positions for a career change. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin to network with CVTC alumni and find out about upcoming events.

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Recent Alumni Committee

The Alumni Association Board of Directors created the Recent Alumni Committee in response to alumni feedback indicating an interest in opportunities to engage with CVTC and the Alumni Association. The committee consists of Alumni Association board members, as well as other recent CVTC alumni. The committee strives to provide meaningful networking, learning, and volunteer experiences for alumni who have attended CVTC within the past ten years. If you are interested in learning more about recent alumni opportunities, please contact Holly Bembenek in the Alumni Office, Room BEC 100.

Alumni Mentoring

The Alumni Mentoring Program connects current CVTC students with CVTC alumni to promote personal and professional development through guidance, counsel, and networking opportunities.

Mentor Benefits:

  • Be an active CVTC alum
  • Pay it forward–help others succeed by giving back
  • Share your story of success for others to emulate
  • Connect with current CVTC students and faculty
  • Networking opportunities
  • Enhance leadership abilities
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Alumni Benefits

SALT – Financial Resources

SALT is a free online resource that helps students and alumni manage their money and student loans. Chippewa Valley Technical College has teamed with the nonprofit organization American Student Assistance to offer this free program to current students and alumni. Join SALT to get free tips and tools to take charge of your money during college and beyond.

Start using SALT today!

SALT can help you with:

  • Tracking and planning your student loans
  • Managing student loans and repayment options
  • Creating a manageable budget
  • Credit and debt management
  • Saving and investing
  • Finding scholarships, internships, and jobs