The Path to Compounding Courage

Southwest Wisconsin often boasts about the natural beauty of the region, the immense amount of agriculture, the hard work ethic of the people, and the home of two prominent educational systems in Fennimore and Platteville. As partners in education, Southwest

Lactalis selects West for Sponsor-A-Scholar program

Shane West, a current student at Southwest Tech, has recently accepted a position at Lactalis in Belmont as its first Sponsor-a-Scholar Program (SASP) student. West, a native of Mt. Hope, is currently enrolled in the Electro-Mechanical Technology program and will

Jeff Dornink Memorial Scholarship endowed

“Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same,” artist Flavia Weedn once said. Jeff Dornink was one such person. As a show of incredible support for the late Southwest

DRA grant helps equip new Teaching and Learning Studio

These are exciting times for Innovative and Alternative Learning Department (IALD) Director Kim Maier and her staff at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College. New and expanded programs give Maier many ways to grow her department’s reach and a new state-of-the-art Teaching

Real Estate Foundation breaks ground on new facility

With a waiting list of more than 50 students wanting student housing, the Southwest Tech Real Estate Foundation Board voted to approve adding 24 new beds in three new buildings in 2019. After gaining approval from the Fennimore City Council

Student emergency funds receive boost during #GivingTuesday

The Southwest Tech Foundation successfully increased funding for the Charger Dream Fund on Tuesday, Nov. 27, otherwise known as #GivingTuesday. The Foundation received gifts from 29 donors and raised $8,110 that will provide funding for at least 16 Charger Dream

3M Prairie du Chien, Southwest Tech partnership recognized

The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board and Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (Southwest Tech) honored 3M Prairie du Chien on Tuesday evening with a ‘Futuremaker Partner’ award. Among other efforts, the partners have collaborated on the “Grow Your Own” workforce

Trees to memorialize Southwest Tech instructors

The Southwest Tech Foundation hosted two Giving Tree dedications this fall to recognize and memorialize two Southwest Tech instructors who recently passed away. A tree for Jeff Dornink and a tree and bench for Cecil Allen will serve as special

Farm to Tech event offers unique dining experience

The first-ever Southwest Tech Farm to Tech Table Progressive Dinner offered a unique dining experience on Sept 15. More than 100 attendees were treated to a delicious meal of local farm fresh ingredients, some grown on campus. The meal was

Lactalis partners with Southwest Tech for the Sponsor-A-Scholar program

Lactalis recently signed an agreement with the Southwest Tech Foundation to participate in the Foundation’s Sponsor-A-Scholar Program (SASP) which aims to recruit qualified students into technical degree programs and place them with companies seeking qualified entry-level employees. The SASP was