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About Us

President's Welcome

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Greetings and welcome to Minnesota West Community & Technical College!

For over 75 years, we have been proudly serving the diverse needs of the students and communities of southwestern Minnesota. We are committed to being your college of choice by providing career, transfer, and workforce development and education options in a caring and inclusive environment. Our dedicated, passionate faculty and staff  practice this commitment to your personal success by helping you achieve your goals in an engaged and supportive environment.

We have a wide array of ever-changing programs and services, including career and transfer preparation, industry and customized training, community education, athletics, performing arts, student organizations, clubs, and personal enrichment. We strive to provide flexible program options, support systems, and enrichment activities which align with your lifestyle and personal goals.

I invite you to explore Minnesota West’s accessible and affordable education and training opportunities at our five campuses located in Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone, and Worthington, and our centers in Luverne, and Marshall. Come and meet our outstanding faculty and staff!  We are eager to help you achieve your goals and build a pathway that fulfills your dreams!

Terry Gaalswyk, Ph.D
Minnesota West Community & Technical College