Latest News at CVTC

Personal protection equipment and other medical supplies are stacked at CVTC just before being delivered to the 11 counties in CVTC’s district as they prepare to fight the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

CVTC Joins Fight Against Virus

CVTC Respiratory Therapy program alumni Samantha Gruen, left, and Megan Wermske sit inside a helicopter ambulance holding a medical simulation mannequin when they trained to become flight therapists with the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. They are trained to help premature babies during emergency medical transports.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

CVTC Alumni Flying High in New Careers

Two women look for safety hazards set up in the HVAC lab at CVTC’s Energy Education Center during a Hazard Hunt as part of the 2019 Safety Day.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Safety Day Spotlights Workplace Hazards

Photo of CVTC Seeks Public Input on Facilities Needs

Friday, September 27, 2019

CVTC Seeks Public Input on Facilities Needs

Photo of Benedict Joins CVTC Board

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Benedict Joins CVTC Board

CVTC Gas Utility Construction & Service instructor RC Jensen, left, shows a tool used in the trade to incoming program student Michael Carolfi of Wisconsin Rapids while Michael’s parents, Berni and Dave, look on at the CVTC West Campus Open House Thursday, April 25.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

CVTC Showcases Two Top Facilities

Instructor RC Jensen demonstrates testing for natural gas leaks in the CVTC Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration lab. Jensen will teach students skills needed to construct and maintain natural gas lines in a new Gas Utility Construction & Service program starting in June 2019.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

CVTC to Offer New Gas Utility Program

Photo of CVTC Named Military-Friendly School

Friday, January 25, 2019

CVTC Named Military-Friendly School

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers takes a look at a recipe using eggs students were learning about in the Culinary Management program area Wednesday, Jan. 23. Evers toured several CVTC programs during a visit the day after his first State-of-the-State address. To Evers’ left is CVTC President Bruce Barker.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Evers Brings State-of-State Tour to CVTC

Lance and Jennifer Leisgang of Black River Falls were one of two couples in CVTC’s Organizational Leadership program to graduate at the Fall Commencement at CVTC Tuesday, Dec. 18. With their credits from the program transferrable, they plan to continue their education at UW-Stout.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Local Couples Graduate Together at CVTC

CVTC Entrepreneurship instructor Ben Zugay speaks to about 120 people interested in starting their own businesses at the Start a Business: Step One event at CVTC Nov. 6.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Entrepreneurs Take First Step at CVTC

CVTC Culinary Management instructor Kevin Brown shows a rotating deck oven while giving a tour of the new state-of-the-art teaching kitchen. At left is new program student Judy Ewer, a Gilman native and former Lake Holcombe resident.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Culinary Debut Highlights New CVTC Year

Workers from general contractor Market & Johnson prepare to attach a steel joist as work continues on a 7,200 sq.-ft. addition to the River Falls campus of Chippewa Valley Technical College. Work is scheduled to be completed by the start of the fall semester in August.

Monday, June 18, 2018

CVTC Expanding in River Falls

CVTC graduate Jennifer Georgeson is joined by her husband and fellow graduate, Garrett Georgeson, and the parents who adopted her at age 16, Robert and Kimberly Cropp of Durand, after the CVTC spring

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Graduate Finds Another Home at CVTC

John Koehler, who attended Eau Claire Memorial High School, addresses a group of CVTC students and community members as the leader of Reflections of Vietnam, a project of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 351 of Appleton, at CVTC’s Business Education Center in Eau Claire April 24. The group shared personal stories and displayed memorabilia from the war.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Vets Bring Reflections of Vietnam to CVTC

Photo of Grant Funds Available for Worker Training

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Grant Funds Available for Worker Training

Panelists at CVTC’s Safety Day Thursday, Feb. 8 discussing workplace safety culture are, from left, Nancy Haldeman of Bush Brothers Beans in Augusta, Scott Rud of Mason Companies of Chippewa Falls, Kate Carlson of Phillips Medisize in Menomonie and Sonja Leenhouts of Kerry Ingredients in Owen.

Friday, February 9, 2018

CVTC to Expand OSHA Training Services

Ladysmith High School student Henry West tries his hand at a miniature billiards game while fellow Ladysmith student Paul Kroening, left, and CVTC Automation Engineering Technology student Casey Schellhorn look on at the 2017 CVTC Manufacturing Show.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

CVTC Event Showcases Manufacturing

Jodi Lepsch, who will be the instructor for the CVTC Beekeeping class beginning in March, examines a frame from a beehive.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

CVTC to Offer Beekeeping Class

CVTC graduate Dave Scheidler prepares to weld during the last week of classes at CVTC Welding program lab.

Friday, December 22, 2017

CVTC Grad Has Volunteer Spirit

Workers from Market & Johnson place a steel learning sculpture on the grounds of CVTC’s Energy Education Center in Eau Claire Thursday, Nov. 30. The sculpture depicts various methods and materials associated with attaching steel beams together and will be a useful learning aid for students in the Architectural Structural Design program.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

New Sculpture at CVTC Has Teaching Function

CVTC Dental Hygienist program student Tina Rush of Bloomer prepares to take X-Rays of David Till of River Falls, the Pierce County Veterans Service Officer, at the Give Vets a Smile event at the Chippewa Valley Technical College Dental Clinic Saturday, Nov. 4. Approximately 75 veterans, who do not normally have dental care as part of veteran’s bene

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Veterans Find Free Dental Care at CVTC Clinic

Bill Miller, who has won three Grammy awards and numerous Native American music awards, will be performing live at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire Thursday, Nov. 9.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Grammy-Winning Artist to Perform at CVTC

Kevin Brown, left, and Jonathan Fike will lead the new CVTC Culinary Management program that will begin in August 2018.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

CVTC Hires Faculty for New Culinary Program

Honored for excellence in teaching at CVTC are, from left, Domer Award winner Justin Borgwardt, and Fuerstenberg Award winners Don Raymond and Pam Entorf.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

CVTC Honors Three for Teaching Excellence

Ronald J. Walsh (left) and Justin J. Zoromski (right) are the newest members of the Chippewa Valley Technical College Board of Trustees.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Zoromski, Walsh Join CVTC Board

From left, Amanda and Guy Hudson, and Lucas and Kayla Bleskacek gather after the CVTC River Falls campus commencement ceremony Thursday, May 18. Guy and Lucas became good friends both needing a change of careers and entered the Residential Construction program together. Their wives became good friends as well.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Buddies Find New Direction at CVTC

Cadott High School student Derek Scheidler sets up in a welding booth at the high school Feb. 20 during a Welding Academy class.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

High School Welders Earning College Credits

Gov. Scott Walker speaks with a group of Eleva-Strum High School students following his remarks on his proposed state budget at CVTC’s Applied Technology Center Friday, Feb. 10.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Walker Touts Budget at CVTC Visit

Students work on computers at the Learning Center, the library at CVTC. The increasing use of technology in libraries makes continuing education essential, which CVTC will provide with a new Library & Information Services program.

Monday, January 30, 2017

CVTC Adds Program for Library Workers

Kohler Award winner Stephanie Vobornik, right, is pictured with Paul and Karen Kohler, who founded the award for part-time faculty.

Friday, January 27, 2017

CVTC Honors Part-Time Instructor

CVTC Adult Education Services instructor Juli Baker, standing, speaks with her class during the first week of the Spring 2017 semester. New classroom and lab facilities for the Adult Education students opened Jan. 23.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

CVTC Opens New Adult Ed Services Area

Pictured in this 2015 file photo, Brandon Anderson became the first CVTC student intern in the Machine Tooling Technics program, turning that internship into a full-time job at Schmitt Prototypes in Menomonie. A new grant will enable CVTC to expand internship opportunities for students.

Friday, January 20, 2017

CVTC Receives Grant to Boost Internships

Applications are being accepted for three positions on the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) Board of Trustees.

Friday, January 20, 2017

CVTC Seeks Board Applicants