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FVTC Named PULSE Champion of Young Professionals

Fox Valley Technical College has been named a PULSE Champion of Young Professionals (YPs) by the Fox Cities Chamber. This designation recognizes employers who pledge to provide support and a positive work environment for YPs within their company.

Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) is part of the largest higher education system in the state, the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). FVTC offers more than 200 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs, and instruction related to 19 apprenticeship trades, in addition to providing services to business and industry. The college serves over 50,000 people annually, more than any other technical college in Wisconsin.

FVTC is comprised of multiple facilities and regional centers. The main campus and many other satellite facilities, including the Public Safety Training Center are located in Appleton. Additional facilities include the Oshkosh Riverside campus and four regional centers in Chilton, Clintonville, Waupaca, and Wautoma.

FVTC is committed to creating a work environment in which its employees couldn’t imagine working anywhere else. Employees at FVTC have access to a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including a WRS pension plan and unique voluntary benefits such as pet health insurance. Staff also benefit from unique on-site perks like a fitness center, campus care clinic, and beautiful walking trails. A full-service salon and restaurant run by FVTC students, benefits the student academic experience as well as provides a unique on-site service to staff and the community.

The culture at FVTC fosters the growth, development, and engagement of its staff. One of the key strategic objectives for the College includes a commitment to the redesign and implementation of comprehensive leadership development programs, that foster growth and refine leadership skills for employees in all employment categories.

The College offers a variety of engagement opportunities to its staff. Including dedicated time for training and development and all employee update meetings. Staff can also participate in various voluntary committees or groups, such as Adopt-A-Family, Seeds of Hope, or college

resource groups. Staff are always encouraged to use their unique gifts, talents, or passions by getting involved in a cause that they are passionate about.

FVTC is committed to enhancing and deploying procedures and training that support workplace flexibility for faculty, staff, and management at FVTC. The College understands the evolving needs of its employees and works hard to provide the best possible experience for its staff.

FVTC understands that YPs are the future of FVTC and engaging them in growth and development opportunities is recognized as a key priority. YPs at FVTC are supported, engaged, challenged, and valued.

Any Fox Cities company can apply to be classified as a PULSE Champion of Young Professionals and pledge to provide support and a positive work environment for YPs within their company.

“Young Professionals are the future!” said Jodie Federwitz, Director, Fox Cities Chamber PULSE Young Professionals Network. “PULSE and the Fox Cities Chamber are elated to promote the support given to the next generation of leaders through the Champion program. Area businesses who help their YPs succeed are not only setting up their business for success, but also that of the business community in the Fox Cities. Thank you to our Champions for seeing the potential, creating the opportunities, and showing support for this crucial demographic!”

To learn more about PULSE Young Professionals and the Champion of Young Professionals Program, visit https://foxcitieschamber.com/pulse-young-professional-network/


About Fox Cities Chamber

The Fox Cities Chamber captures the energy of one of Wisconsin’s most dynamic regions and transforms it into innovative programs and services championing employers, economic development, and quality of life in the counties of Outagamie, Calumet, and the northern portion of Winnebago. For more information, visit www.foxcitieschamber.com.