CVTC Plans Open House October 25

October 14, 2016
Event gives prospective students, families a chance to explore careers
 
Eau Claire, WI – People of all ages interested in furthering their education will have an opportunity to explore the advantages of programs focused on career opportunities at Chippewa Valley Technical College’s (CVTC) Fall Open House Tuesday, Oct. 25.
 
The free event will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the CVTC Business Education Center (BEC), 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire. Those who preregister at www.cvtc.edu/FallOpenHouse  will receive a voucher for a free gift, but registration is not required.
 
The Fall Open House is designed for anyone thinking about attending CVTC, or wants to learn more about the College’s programs and facilities. High school students are welcome, as well as nontraditional students, current university students, even those who may already hold postsecondary degrees.
 
Faculty members and students will be present to answer questions. Participants can learn about academic programs, academic services, admission requirements, disability services, diversity services, financial aid, student life and clubs, and veterans’ services. Tours will be available of the CVTC Bookstore, Shear Inspiration Salon & Spa and the Learning Center.
 
Breakout sessions will be held on starting the application process, career exploration, paying for college, and Returning to Learning for prospective students who have not been in school for some time.
 
A $500 scholarship to CVTC will be given away at the event.
 
“CVTC has so much to offer people of all ages interested in pursuing higher education and finding a good-paying job and successful career. I really encourage people to stop by and get to know us, see what we have to offer, and why we say that CVTC is the right choice,” said CVTC President Bruce Barker.
 
CVTC has over 85 programs to choose from and those completing an associate degree program earn an average of $41,000 a year.
 
For more information, visit the CVTC website at www.cvtc.edu/FallOpenHouse, or call 715-833-6300.
 
Contact:
Mark Gunderman, Communications Specialist
mgunderman1@cvtc.edu, (715) 831-7288