Your neighbor, our graduate: Bob Biba

Bob Biba, ’82, Auto Body Repair alumnus, said he was drawn to cars at an early age. He grew up on a dairy farm outside of Boscobel and was always good at fixing farm equipment.  “I’m a muscle head!” he

Steffel Recognized as 2019 Innovation of the Year Award Recipient

The Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Foundation recognized 18 employees on Thursday, April 18 at the all-campus in-service on the Southwest Tech campus as nominees for the Innovation of the Year award.  Mike Steffel, Southwest Tech Web Analyst/Programmer was the 2019

Three Southwest Tech employees receive Wood Family Employee Excellence Award

President Jason Wood and his wife Kathryn established the Wood Family Employee Excellence Award to recognize current faculty and staff for service to the college that goes above and beyond, while demonstrating the values of the college. A committee on

Southwest Tech Foundation awarded $3000 from the United Fund of Iowa County

Fennimore- The Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Foundation received a $3,000 award from the United Fund of Iowa County (UFIC) to support the Charger Dream Fund.  With this grant award, the UFIC has generously donated more than $10,000 to the Southwest

Southwest Tech students raise funds to support their peers

Fennimore- The Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Foundation partnered with students in the Psychology of Human Relations courses and the Graphic Innovations Group to host two fundraisers to promote student philanthropy on campus March 15-26.  In the Psychology of Human Relations

Southwest Tech alumna ascends to key healthcare role

Shannon Millin, chief clinical officer/advanced practice nurse prescriber for Southwest Health in Platteville, Wisconsin, mother of four and four-time alumna of Southwest Tech in Fennimore, Wisconsin, could be the definition of resilience. Meeting someone with the title of chief clinical

Alumna credits Southwest Tech for belief in paying it forward

Debbie Kent Johnson started school at Southwest Tech in 1981 when she was a 21-year-old, recently divorced, single mom. Johnson said it was her attorney that encouraged her to go back to school and even bought her books for the

Barry puts community and financial resiliency first

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan once said, “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.” As prominent educational institutions in rural, southwest Wisconsin, Southwest Wisconsin Technical College is collaborating with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville

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