Bast and Dombeck Receive Inaugural Wood Family Employee Excellence Award

Forty-four Southwest Wisconsin Technical College employees were recognized on April 13 at the all-campus in-service on the Southwest Tech campus as nominees for the Wood Family Employee Excellence award.  Karen Bast and Jeff Dombeck, Culinary Instructors, were chosen as this

Kretschman Receives Innovation of the Year Award

Eight Southwest Wisconsin Technical College employees were recognized on April 13 at the all-campus in-service on the Southwest Tech campus as nominees for the Innovation of the Year award.  Tom Kretschman, Criminal Justice Instructor, is the 2017 recipient of the

The RAYOVAC® Fennimore Plant Provides Endowment for Southwest Tech Students

RAYOVAC®, a division of Spectrum Brands, Inc. has pledged to endow annual scholarships for Southwest Tech students in order to provide support for many years to come. The RAYOVAC Alkaline Battery Plant, which opened in Fennimore in 1970, is the

$100,000 Montchevre gift kicks off Southwest Tech Dairy Goat Certificate Program

The Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Foundation recently received a $100,000 lead gift from Montchevre to support the College’s new Dairy Goat Herd Management program.   The certificate program was established because of the need to ensure that dairy goat producers are

Southwest Tech Foundation Receives Gift from Wisconsin Association of College Stores To Help Students

WACS donation photo 2.21.17 The Southwest Tech Foundation received a $1,000 donation from the Wisconsin Association of College Stores, WACS, to support students at Southwest Tech.  Nancy Devlin, Southwest Tech bookstore manager, and Jen Fonder, bookstore assistant, directed the Foundation to use the donation

Southwest Tech Foundation Receives Gift from Grant County EDC

The Southwest Tech Foundation received a $750 donation from the Grant County Economic Development Corp. to support the Charger Dream Fund. The Charger Dream Fund is a grant program to help low-income students weather financial emergencies. Students can apply for

Southwest Tech Foundation is focusing efforts on students for #GivingTuesday

The Southwest Tech Foundation is planning to promote the Charger Dream Fund for #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement that has been driven by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Since

Four Trees Dedicated on the Southwest Tech campus

The Southwest Tech Foundation held a Giving Tree dedication in conjunction with the fall retiree reunion. Four trees were dedicated for Julie Antonson, Kathy Borowski, LaVerne “Shot” Doll and Maurie Thole, and Michael P. Smith. Julie Antonson is lovingly remembered

Daniel Glass and Katie (Friar) Glass Scholarship Established at Southwest Tech

The Southwest Tech Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Daniel Glass and Katie (Friar) Glass Scholarship. This scholarship is for incoming freshman at Southwest Tech who have graduated from Lancaster High School or Cassville High School. Katie

Paula vW. Dáil Midwifery Scholarship Established at Southwest Tech

The Southwest Tech Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Paula vW. Dáil Midwifery Scholarship. Paula vW. Dáil, Emerita Research Professor of Social Welfare and Public Policy, served as a member of the Southwest Tech Board of Directors