November 2013 e-Newsletter
AVTEC Mission
AVTEC is a postsecondary vocational and technical training center. Our mission is to train a diverse and effective workforce that supports the economic growth and stability of our state.

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October Students of the Month

Mitchell Halverson and JoeBen Hawkins have been selected as AVTEC’s Students of the Month for October. Both Halverson and Hawkins will graduate from AVTEC’s Diesel Heavy Equipment Technologies program in November.

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New Dorm Set to Open in January

AVTEC’s new three-story dorm is scheduled to be complete in December.

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Alumni News

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Cushman Recognized for Service to
AVTEC Welding Program

Dave Cushman of Air Liquide was presented with a plaque in appreciation of his 20 plus years of service to the Welding Program Advisory Board.

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Meet Maritime Graduate Tanner Greimann

Tanner Greimann, AVTEC March 2012 Maritime graduate, began working for Alaska Marine Highway System in April 2013.

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The AVTEC monthly e-Newsletter is published by AVTEC Alaska's Institute of Technology to keep friends and alumni in touch with the news and events of AVTEC. Comments or feedback regarding this newsletter can be sent to Linda Carpenter at

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AVTEC is a division of the Alaska Department of Labor
and Workforce Development

AVTEC does not discriminate due to race,
color, national origin, age, sex,
political affiliation, religious beliefs, or disability.

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