Welcome Minnesota West Alumni
Southwestern Technical College located in Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone and Worthington Community College located in Worthington, Minnesota merged on January 1, 1997 and became Minnesota West Community and Technical College.
Former names of the two institutions include Worthington Community College, Worthington State Junior College, Worthington Junior College, Southwestern Technical College, Southwestern Technical Institute, Southwestern Vocational Technical Institute, Canby Area Vocational Technical Institute, Canby Vocational Technical Institute, Canby Vocational School, Jackson Vocational Technical Institute, Jackson Vocational School, Granite Falls Area Vocational Technical Institute, Granite Falls Vocational Technical Institute, Granite Falls Vocational School, Pipestone Area Vocational Technical Institute, Pipestone Vocational Technical Institute, Pipestone Vocational School.
So if you are a graduate of any of these, you are a Minnesota West alumnus!
Alumni, we want to hear from you! Stay connected by hearing about special events and keeping up with the latest campus news. And we're always interested in hearing what our former students have been doing.
Stay connected by completing our Alumni Profile with your current information.
Staying Connected, our alumni newsletter, provides an update on campus happenings as well as stories on alumni and Foundation events.
Andy Heinecke, 2008 graduate of the fluid power program on the Granite Falls Campus of Minnesota West, talks about why he chose the program and why he attended Minnesota West. Andy is currently working in Inside Sales for Certified Power in Burnsville, Minnesota.
Questions or more information?
Michael Van Keulen, Director, Minnesota West Foundation