Friday, May 1, 2020

CVTC to Offer Telepresence Classes at Regional Campuses

People can earn college credits without the commute.


Eau Claire, WI – Chippewa Valley Technical College will be offering classes via telepresence technology this fall at its Neillsville and Chippewa Falls campuses. The classes starting Aug. 24 will provide the opportunity for area residents to earn CVTC credits that can be used toward a degree or diploma in 28 different programs.

“CVTC greatly appreciates the communities support in helping to pass the most recent referendum.  We are committed to providing this community with the necessary education and training to assist the local workforce needs,” said Angela Eckman, administrator of the CVTC campuses in Neillsville and Chippewa Falls.

Offerings for the fall semester at Neillsville include Accounting, Intro to Human Resources, Oral and Interpersonal Communication, College Algebra, Intermediate Algebra with Apps, Ethics, and Principles of Microeconomics.

Offering at Chippewa Falls include English Composition, U.S. History, Intermediate Algebra, Advanced Anatomy & Physiology, Ethics, Principles of Microeconomics, Pre-Algebra, and Elementary Algebra with Apps.

“We realize that the availability of remote and distant learning is more important than ever during these unprecedented times,” Eckman said. “Students will be able to come to the campus and participate in a distant learning experience with our certified instructors and other classmates throughout our 11-county district area without having to leave their communities.”

People interested in taking individual classes can learn about the registration process at cvtc.edu/admissions/just-take-a-class. Those who wish to take classes as part of a specific program can get started at cvtc.edu/admissions/ready-to-apply. People can also find out more by calling the Neillsville campus at 715-743-3965.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for people all around the Neillsville area to improve their skills or start working toward a degree,” Eckman said. “We encourage people to explore how these offerings can help them."