Category: Update

Effective Immediately | Southwest Tech transitions to Phase V of the Return to Campus Plan

Dear faculty, staff, and students, As you likely have heard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a face-covering or practice social distancing. The Wisconsin Department of Health has …

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Vaccination Clinic Update

Good afternoon, Due to the joint recommendation of the CDC and FDA to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine out of an abundance of caution, the Grant County Health Department will now provide 100 Moderna COVID-19 …

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Vaccine Clinic Update

Good morning, Today the CDC and FDA made the recommendation to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine out of an abundance of caution. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will be issuing a statement today, and …

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Vaccine Clinic at Southwest Tech on April 19

Grant County Health Department Clinic will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Southwest Tech, Monday, April 19, 2021.  All faculty, staff and students, and those living in their households are now eligible for vaccine appointments. Dear faculty, staff, and students, The …

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

Good afternoon, Another month comes to a close.  The at-least-not-freezing temperatures locally will continue to trend warmer as we prepare to welcome the rejuvenating powers of spring.  Our traditional academic cycle is not unlike the seasons.  I am grateful for …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Feb 13, 2021

Dear Campus Community, Please know I hope you are well.  As more of us are affected by the pandemic, may we remember to care for each other and care for our students.  The goodwill that comes from caring for others …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Feb 5, 2021

Dear Southwest Tech Family and Friends, So many of you are working extremely diligently to serve our students and each other.  We are grateful for your efforts and appreciate what you accomplish.  You literally improve people’s lives through your actions …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Jan 23, 2021

Dear College Community, Congratulations to everyone!  By many measures we had a great first week to the semester!  Thank you for your efforts to cautiously re-open campus with purpose.  We appreciate your emphasis on helping students learn both inside and …

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Classes Start Monday, January 18!

Good Morning Southwest Tech Students, The faculty and staff at Southwest Tech are extremely excited to open our doors to you tomorrow, Monday, January 18! We are deeply grateful that you chose Southwest Tech to help pursue your goals. As …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Jan 16, 2021

Hi Folks, Thank you for attending in-service.  I appreciated the chance to be together.  My best to everyone as we start another semester on Monday.  We do what we do because we make a difference…and we do it very well. …

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Return to Campus Plan Update – Email to students

Good Afternoon, We look forward to courses starting next week and seeing you! In response to the continued management of COVID-19 at Southwest Tech, the college has been evaluating all viable options for our students to return to campus. Please …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Jan 9, 2021

Dear Colleagues, While I wish I could muster an energetic “happy new year”…I am weary from watching heartbreaking and horrifying events unfold in our country.  I am overwhelmed with my feelings of inadequacy and insignificance to make a difference.  The …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Dec 19, 2020

Dear College Family, The end of each year is always a time of joy for me…we remember to be grateful, we have a chance to give to others, and we are renewed with the opportunity to set goals.  This year …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Dec 7, 2020

Good Evening, Colleagues.  I hope you are well. We were grateful to see many of you at the College Forum.  The recording will be posted on the Hub.  We are thankful for the feedback we have received and recognize there …

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Update From Katie Glass, Executive Director of Marketing and Public Information Officer – Dec 1, 2020

Good afternoon, In response to the continued management of COVID-19 at Southwest Tech, temperature screenings will be performed for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors upon entering Southwest Tech’s facilities. Temperature screenings have been embedded into Southwest Tech’s Return to …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Nov 20, 2020

Hi! Thank you for working at the college.  We are grateful for the positive impact you make on students, with your co-workers, and in your communities.  Please remember to take care of yourself.  The Wellness Committee provides a wealth of …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Nov 14, 2020

Greetings, The exec team recently completed a review of the 13 Behaviors for Speed of Trust.  We will now circle back and explore The Ideal Team Player with an emphasis on the three essential characteristics: Humble, Hungry, and Smart.  If …

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Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – Nov 7, 2020

Dear Southwest Tech Colleagues, Another week passes but one that was unlike any in history.  There isn’t much I can say to solve the circumstances we face in society today.  I hope we can treat each other with kindness as …

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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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