Skills USA is a nationwide organization; it is also a club at College of Western Idaho. Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for people from all backgrounds to enhance their technical and leadership skills. In Skills USA, college students can compete in areas of their choosing, which range from prepared speech to diesel mechanics. This competition brings people together to experience the joy of community working for a common interest. Thousands of students across the nation showcase their technical and leadership skills in front of their peers, instructors, advisers, and potential employers. Skills USA offers a place for people to find themselves and expand their horizons of success.

Club Contact(s)

Nick Myles President
Josiah Duff Vice President
Laura Gilmore Treasurer
Ian Naimi Secretary

SkillsUSA News and Blogs

Stampede Study Break

College of Western Idaho is teaming up with the Idaho Stampede for CWI Night!  Join the CWI community on Friday, Feb. 28 as the Idaho Stampede take on the Santa Cruz Warriors!  The game starts at 7p.m. and the doors open at 6p.m.  CWI student clubs are selling discounted tickets...

Title - UROC Harvest Dinner

On December 9, 2013 UROC hosted a Harvest Dinner at the Micron Building for Professional Technical Education. This event allowed clubs to come together to celebrate a successful semester and build relationships. There was an ugly sweater contest, as well as a white elephant exchange. UROC...

CWI employees and students joined forces on Saturday (Nov. 15) for the annual Rake Up Boise and Nampa events.

UROC (United Registered Organizations and Clubs) hosted a spooktacular Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 25th.  This is the third year student organizations have hosted a CWI Halloween bash.  Nearly 20 student organizations participated, sponsoring booths and activities for all...

MEDIA ADVISORY – Five College of Western Idaho (CWI) students traveled to Kansas City, Mo. this past week (June 24-28) to compete in the 2013 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. CWI enjoyed another successful performance at nationals with a pair of students earning top-10...

MEDIA ADVISORY – Five College of Western Idaho (CWI) students are headed to the SkillsUSA national competition following gold medal finishes at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference last weekend (April 11-12). CWI captured 17 medals overall, thanks to seven second-place...


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