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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Chippewa Valley Technical College Board Appointment Committee is accepting applications for three positions on the CVTC Board of Trustees. The open positions are for one employer member, one employee member, and one school district administrator and will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2012.
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