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CV Tech students collect and donate food for Thanksgiving

CHICKASHA, OK – November is a wonderful time of year to enjoy family, friends, and a delicious Thanksgiving feast. Unfortunately, there are many families who struggle to afford the staples in a traditional holiday dinner. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, the average cost of a Thanksgiving meal is around $50. 

Architectural Design Nominated for Contest

The architectural design for CV Tech’s El Reno Campus reconstruction by MA+ Architecture of OKC has been nominated for the AIA Central Oklahoma Chapter Design Excellence People’s Choice competition. We’re encouraging you to visit the contest site and vote: http://aiacoc.org/?page_id=871

Cake decorating among short-term courses offered at CV Tech

YUKON -- Short-term courses begin Oct. 20-21 at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s area campuses.

Most courses are offered two days each week and can last from a few weeks to a couple months. Popular courses include Microsoft, QuickBooks, and more. Trade and industry classes include heating and air conditioning, precision machining and welding.

Entire Class of Wind Technicians All Hired the Same Day

EL RENO – Mason Dickerson couldn’t finish his lunch after reading an email on his cell phone earlier this week.

Turns out, he and six other students who were enrolled in Canadian Valley Technology Center’s wind energy technician training program were all hired the same day.

“All of them got job offers of at least $17 per hour, plus benefits and other perks,” said CV Tech wind specialist Sean Hughes.

These perks include a daily meal allowance, free lodging and a round-trip plane ticket home.

Today is National Manufacturing Day in the U.S.

President Barack Obama issued a presidential proclamation declaring today, October 3, as National Manufacturing Day across the U.S.

"When our manufacturing base is strong, our entire economy is strong," he said. "Today, we continue our work to bolster the industry at the heart of our Nation. With grit and resolve, we can create new jobs and widen the circle of opportunity for more Americans."

Manufacturers in Oklahoma account for roughly 11 percent of the state's economy and more than 8 percent of the state's workforce. 

CV Tech students volunteer for foster care event

CHICKASHA, OK – Ten students from Canadian Valley Technology Center volunteered Saturday, September 27, for the Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth (SAFY) Conference held at CV Tech's Chickasha campus. The students volunteered as part of the Ambassador student organization.

2014-15 CV Tech Student Ambassadors selected

CHICKASHA, OK – Canadian Valley Technology Center recently named 23 of its students to represent the school as this year's Student Ambassadors. Thirteen of the selected students will be serving as Ambassadors for the first time, while ten students will be returning for a second year in the program.

Aircraft Maintenance Trainees Cross Similar Career Flight Paths

OKLAHOMA CITY -- David Kimball and Jacob Powell grew up just blocks apart in the small town of Bridge Creek.

Each took a different career path after high school before ending up at the same place again.

Kimball, 28, joined the U.S. Army Reserves after earning a home school diploma. He was deployed to Iraq (in 2008) and Afghanistan (in parts of 2011 and 2012), mostly drawing security detail. 

Chickasha campus welcomes four new instructors

CHICKASHA, OK  – Canadian Valley Technology Center's Chickasha campus is excited to welcome four new instructors for the 2014-15 school year.

Reconstruction on the District Administration Building to be Complete in Spring 2015

Reconstruction on the district administration building (architect's rendering shown) is expected to be complete in spring 2015 at the El Reno Campus. The building will also house the nursing program for the north side of the district and the PIVOT program.