Virtual Graduation Celebration | Video

Congratulations graduates! The time has come to celebrate, if you haven’t already. We wish we could be together to mark this important milestone. Without a doubt, many faculty and staff members are in front of their computers right now watching …

Virtual Graduation Celebration | Video Read More »

Special video to highlight Southwest Tech graduates

Given the public health crisis that has been created by the COVID-19 virus, the scheduled May 15 and 16 graduation ceremonies at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College were postponed. In its place, a special video is being produced to honor the …

Special video to highlight Southwest Tech graduates Read More »

Southwest Tech Foundation creates S.O.S. fund

The Southwest Tech Foundation has created the Support Our Students (S.O.S.) Fund to support current students in the most impactful ways possible throughout the crisis.  Uses of the fund include but are not limited to: Emergency grants– similar to the …

Southwest Tech Foundation creates S.O.S. fund Read More »

Alumni Spotlight – Jenna Taylor 2011 Nursing graduate

We have an amazing amount of faculty and staff who are also Southwest Tech alumni. We want to take this time to give them the spotlight to share their Southwest Tech story. Jenna Taylor is a 2011 Nursing graduate and …

Alumni Spotlight – Jenna Taylor 2011 Nursing graduate Read More »

Alumni Spotlight – Matt Schneider, 2005 Finance graduate

We have an amazing amount of faculty and staff who are also Southwest Tech alumni. We want to take this time to give them the spotlight to share their Southwest Tech story. Matt Schneider is a 2005 graduate from the …

Alumni Spotlight – Matt Schneider, 2005 Finance graduate Read More »

Southwest Tech team delivering food pantry items

Even though the Southwest Wisconsin Technical College campus is closed, work continues to get food into the homes of students with a need. Rex Smith, Dining Services manager, is leading the effort of taking the Chargers Cupboard food pantry mobile. …

Southwest Tech team delivering food pantry items Read More »

Southwest Tech alumnus earns success in auto body industry

Jason Garfoot, a 2002 graduate of the Southwest Wisconsin Technical College auto collision repair and refinish technician program always had an interest in cars and mechanics. “The American Chopper TV show was really popular when I was in high school …

Southwest Tech alumnus earns success in auto body industry Read More »

Charge Forward Scholars Program impacting lives at Southwest Tech

The Charge Forward Scholars Program at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College is giving students a lift in their pursuit for success. A cohort of 24 students were each presented with a $500 scholarship, courtesy of the Southwest Tech Foundation. Each student …

Charge Forward Scholars Program impacting lives at Southwest Tech Read More »

Southwest Tech’s economic impact nearly $160 million to the region

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College’s economic impact to the region it serves tops $153.9 million annually, says a report from Emsi, an Idaho-based analytics firm. That economic impact number may seem significant, but Southwest Tech President Jason Wood and the college’s …

Southwest Tech’s economic impact nearly $160 million to the region Read More »

Platteville Community Fund supports Southwest Tech students

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Foundation received a grant in the spring of 2019 from the Platteville Community Fund and specifically the Clarence Gribble Trust for the Southwest Tech Foundation Fuel a Charger program. The Fuel a Charger program is a …

Platteville Community Fund supports Southwest Tech students Read More »