Category: General

Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – May 10, 2021

Dear College Community, Welcome to May!  Thank you for all of your work over the past year.  Many, many students will graduate because of what you do to help them be successful.  Please know you have helped improve the lives …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – March 27, 2021

Greetings! Hopefully this email finds you well.  I look forward to in-service on Thursday, April 1 – no joke!  The agenda is attached. Here is an update on a few happenings from around the college: Overcoming COVID in 2021:  We …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Jan 31, 2021

Greetings, Colleagues! Perhaps a shorter weekly update will be appreciated, or at least forgiven. 😊 Here is an update: Economic Outlook Senator Marklein sent this update on Friday regarding the state’s financial situation. There is reason to believe improvements can …

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Note to Staff From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Nov 25, 2020

Dear College Family and Friends, Please enjoy the holidays with your family and friends.  Please join me in stepping away from work, if at all possible, to be grateful and enjoy the company of loved ones albeit probably fewer in …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Oct 31, 2020

Greetings, Colleagues. With the pandemic raging around us, I plead for people to find ways to make safe and meaningful connections with other people through service or simple acts of kindness.  It may not be as easy as it used …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Oct 24, 2020

Greetings, Colleagues. The climate survey has been completed and results will be shared broadly in the near future.  Please join me in celebrating the overall satisfaction with employment trend! This success is not by accident and is a credit to …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Oct 3, 2020

Dear Campus Community, We continue to be grateful for your caring service to students and each other during these incredibly challenging times.  I was recently reminded by Betsy Tollefson of an important book entitled, “The Upside of Stress.”  Author Kelly …

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Unity in Humanity – The Executive Team Commitment

Unity In Humanity Dear Campus Community, Our hearts go out to the grieving family, friends, and loved ones of Mr. George Floyd.  His tragic death, indeed murder, was despicable and heinous.  It never should have occurred.  The perpetrator should face the full extent …

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UPDATE FROM SOUTHWEST TECH – March 15, 2020

Southwest Tech is now closing campus and the Child Care Center tomorrow Monday, March 16 to the public, including students. Key faculty and staff who are part of the Emergency Response Planning efforts will still report or work virtually. Crossing Rivers …

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Southwest Tech Foundation awarded $1500 from the United Fund of Iowa County

The Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Foundation received a $1500 grant from the United Fund of Iowa County (UFIC) to support the Charger Dream Fund. The Charger Dream Fund is a grant program to help low-income students weather financial emergencies. Students …

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