Campus Notes for Oct. 25

SWWC presents at Dakota State

On Oct. 4, the Dakota State University (Madison, S.D.) Department of Education sponsored a technology/diversity conference for its students. This is an annual event specifically for their pre-service educators in both regular and special education. Four staff from SWWC attended and each gave a 50-minute presentation to the students.

Heather Stolp, autism consultant, presented on autism and sensory Issues.

Melissa Andree, behavior specialist, provided tips on “Controlling Your Classroom.”

Kara Damm, technology integration specialist and certified Google education trainer, gave students lots of information on how to “Save Time — Use GSuite!”

Tina Kanthak, school counselor at the Blue Mound Learning Center in Pipestone, spoke about “Identifying Students with Mental Needs & How Teachers Can Best Support Them.”

There were over 100 students in attendance and even some that traveled down from South Dakota State University in Brookings to attend the workshop.

MinnWest Luverne Center will celebrate 10th anniversary

Minnesota West Community & Technical College Luverne Center will host a 10-year anniversary celebration from 2-4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6. The public is invited to attend this celebration. Refreshments and tours of the center will be provided. For more information visit or call 800-658-2330.