Located among the beautiful hills and valleys of southwestern Wisconsin, Southwest Tech is a comprehensive technical college standing ready to offer you excellent educational opportunities, a broad array of support services, and a student-friendly atmosphere.
This website conveniently outlines the programs and services available to you. However, it cannot render a complete picture of all that comprises the Southwest Tech experience.
Our classrooms, shops and labs are equipped with the latest technology to ready you for current and future careers. Our seasoned faculty and staff are prepared to meet your educational needs. Our facilities are modern, easily accessible, and inviting.
After reviewing our website, you should plan a personal visit to our campus to actually see what we have to offer and experience our warm learning environment.
Southwest Tech can prepare you with the skills necessary to succeed now and in the future. We welcome the opportunity to serve you.
Dr. Duane M. Ford
Articles from the President's Blog
Legislature's Joint Finance Committee supports tech colleges in state budget
Saturday, April 18, 2015
By: Conor Smyth, Director for Strategic Advancement, Wisconsin Technical College System. MADISON - The Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance took action on Friday that demonstrated its ongoing commitment to Wisconsin' 16 technical colleges. The Committee's budget limits to 30 percent … Continue reading
Tech College Board highlights partnership with Great Lakes Higher Education
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College has benefited from several grants and other forms of support from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation. Their support enabled us to expand the capacity of our electromechanical technician program, offer Gold Collar Certification to help area … Continue reading
Southwest Partners. Dreaming and Doing Together.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The following article first appeared in the February 5, 2015 Fennimore Times as part of its "Buzz About Town" series. It is reprinted here with Editor Rob Callahan's permission. Something exciting is happening in and around Richland County! People are organizing, … Continue reading
Governor's State of the State maintains focus on Wisconsin's technical colleges
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
By: Conor Smyth, Wisconsin Technical College System MADISON - In his State of the State address Tuesday night, Governor Scott Walker highlighted the role of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) in providing economic opportunity for individuals and a talent … Continue reading
The Graduations I’ve Seen
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
The following article first appeared in the December 24, 2014, Fennimore Times as part of its "Buzz About Town" series. It is reprinted here with permission from Fennimore Times Editor Rob Callahan. I love graduation ceremonies! For graduating students and … Continue reading