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Foundation & Alumni

Foundation & Alumni

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Faculty Association...

Faculty Association...

The Fox Valley Technical College Faculty Association donated $3,000 to Feeding America and $3,000 to the FVTC Foundation Seeds...

Foundation: In Her Honor

Foundation: In Her Honor

Scholarship grows in memory of Mackenzie Leeman.

Bridgestone Donation...

Bridgestone Donation...

A donation of $10,000 from Bridgestone Tires helps remove financial barriers for students.



Congratulations, fall 2019 FVTC Foundation scholarship recipients.

Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient

Bonnie Behnke, 2020 FVTC Outstanding Alumni Award Winner

Bonnie Behnke, former vice president of development for a Fox Valley elder care facility, has been named recipient of the Fox Valley Technical College 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award.

A 1981 graduate of the Accounting program, she earned the award for demonstrating the value of technical education through career advancement, community service, continued personal and educational growth, and support of the Wisconsin Technical College System.

At the age of 17 and after losing her father, the ninth of 11 children went on to become the first member of the family to earn a college degree. Behnke’s pathway since graduating from FVTC has included a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from then-named Lakeland College in 2015 and leadership roles in both the financial services and health care industries.

In addition to a successful career as a vice president overseeing the launch the first U.S. Chapter of Cycling Without Age program and pet therapy activity in an elder care setting, Behnke’s service in the community is second-to-none. She currently serves on the FVTC Oshkosh Area Advisory Committee, the Oshkosh Community Foundation Basic Needs Grant Committee, and has been a PALS volunteer for over 20 years.

Behnke is also past president of the Oshkosh Women's Fund and Southwest Rotary. As an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, she also finds time to serve on the board of Excellence in Leadership. She is Six Sigma LEAN certified, a graduate of Leadership Oshkosh, and is a past recipient of Ambassador of the Year by the Oshkosh Chamber.

Finally, her long list of impressive leadership and volunteerism to our region includes service on the DARE advisory board, serving as a Sunday school teacher, and helping Meals on Wheels and Junior Achievement.

You're Welcome Here

Congratulations on being one of the thousands of Fox Valley Tech alumni! As someone who has been through our doors and knows us well, you have access to a variety of additional resources. And who knows? Further involvement with FVTC just might open up some new doors. Here are a few ideas to inspire you:

Do you know an Outstanding FVTC Alumni? 

Please nominate them now for the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Award! Nominations will be accepted until noon on February 22, 2021.

2021 Outstanding Alumni Nomination Form

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Contact the Foundation


1825 N. Bluemound Drive
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
Room A102 (by Entrance 1)

Email: FVTC Foundation
Phone: 920-735-5608
Fax: 920-735-2582

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