Active education the focus of upcoming camps

Area middle and high school students will have opportunities in June and July to experience active educational events at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College. Tech Trek, for students entering 7-9 grade is scheduled for July 16, 17, 18, and 19. The

Collision repair students earn certification

Three Southwest Wisconsin Technical College collision repair students have passed the I-CAR Non-Structural Pro Level 1 and Refinish Pro Level 1 exams, earning technician level I-CAR certification. They include Angel Sosa, Jesse Nachreiner, and Dave Jones.   “This is the first

Schneider and Anderson receive Janet Kohlenberg Memorial Professional Development Award

On Tuesday, May 15 Southwest Tech Student Success Coach Matt Schneider and Welding Instructor Ed Anderson were surprise recipients of the Janet Kohlenberg Memorial Professional Development Award.  This award was made possible by a donation from Jim Kohlenberg, Southwest Tech

Southwest Tech a prime option for Governor’s Dairy Scholarship students

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College is poised to help students take advantage of the new Governor’s Dairy Scholarship, which is worth up to $2,500 per year for tuition. “Concerns about college and money go hand-in-hand,” said Matt Schneider, student success coach

Upcoming graduation highlights college milestone

This year’s spring graduation ceremony at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College brings an added sense of celebration, as the college wraps up its 50th anniversary. Spring graduation for all programs will be held Saturday, May 19 in the Ag/Auto Center. The

Sosa earns $5,000 national scholarship

Only four students in the nation were awarded the 2018 PPG Foundation Scholarship from the Collision Repair Education Foundation and Southwest Tech student Angel Sosa was one of them. Sosa was surprised with the $5,000 grant award during class on

Excitement for auto body collaboration

A group of Platteville High School students was recently given the opportunity to explore the field of auto collision refinishing, thanks to a collaboration between Southwest Tech, Averkamp Auto Body in Platteville, Wisconsin, and Platteville High School. The students spent

Students simulate ‘dealership’ experiences at Ag Power Day

For a couple of hours on April 26, students in the Ag Power and Equipment Technician Program transformed the Ag/Auto Center into a “dealership.” The students, all of whom will be graduating next month, worked individually and in groups to

Southwest Tech Foundation awarded $2000 from the United Fund of Iowa County

The Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Foundation received a $2,000 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 $7,000 to the Southwest Tech

Southwest Tech Will Host a Career Exploration and Goal Setting Workshop in Boscobel, Wisconsin

The Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Boscobel Outreach Site is offering a Career Exploration and Goal Setting Workshop on May 1 and May 15.  The event will be hosted in the Club Room in the lower level of the Boscobel Library,