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Mother, daughter earn tech-college degrees

May 17, 2013 in River Falls Journal

When Ashley Colbeth came to the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) River Falls Campus a couple of years ago to take a placement test in typing, her mother, Susan, came along with her. Continue Reading

New administrator offers outlook for CVTC’s future

March 21, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Since starting at Chippewa Valley Technical College in January, Campus Administrator/Dean Beth Hein has been busy mapping the future. Continue Reading

Displaced workers poised to launch healthcare careers

February 7, 2013 in River Falls Journal

When the city of River Falls decided to stop enforcing parking meters for a year, for most people it meant saving some dimes and quarters on downtown visits.
For Eve Cole, it meant the loss of a job she held for more than 20 years.
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Editorial: A jumpstart coming for local education, business

January 25, 2013 in River Falls Journal

It started in the 1990s in a small, vacated Pizza Hut building on North Main Street. By last year, the Chippewa Valley Technical College, with its own 20,000- square foot facility at 500 S. Wasson Lane, had nearly 1,200 full- and part-time students with programs at 100% capacity in administrative professional; business management; human resources; marketing management; nursing; nursing assistant; criminal justice; building construction; and liberal arts. Continue Reading

CVTC eyes expansion, new leadership

January 22, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Chippewa Valley Technical College is expanding its leadership team at the River Falls campus as it prepares for an expansion of the campus itself. Continue Reading

Survey says: Tech college teachers made more than UW counterparts

January 9, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Wisconsin News
Teachers at Wisconsin’s technical colleges were paid more last year than UW professors, according to a review of public-employee salaries by Gannett Wisconsin Media, which has 10 daily newspapers around the state.
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CVTC project boosts local nonprofit shelter

December 24, 2012 in River Falls Journal

Before beginning a project management class, Chippewa Valley Technical College student Taylor Mabis had never heard of 2nd Chances or Turningpoint, the River Falls-based organization that supports domestic and sexual violence victims and runs the downtown secondhand store. Continue Reading

CVTC holds concealed carry license classes Sept. 6

September 5, 2012 in Pierce County Herald

Chippewa Valley Technical College will hold a class in River Falls to meet the training requirements necessary to receive a concealed carry license. Continue Reading

CVTC celebrates special class of graduates

May 17, 2012 in River Falls Journal

Over 70 students are now proud to say they are River Falls Chippewa Valley Technical College alumni. Continue Reading

CVTC seeking new board member

March 20, 2012 in River Falls Journal

The Chippewa Valley Technical College Board Appointment Committee is again accepting applications for the employer position on the CVTC Board of Trustees. The person appointed to the employer position will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2012. Continue Reading