Opening doors for our students through Alumni Connection.

Alumni relations fosters community, promotes life-long learning, offers helpful resources to our alumni, and support services to the College of Western Idaho (CWI).

Stay up-to-date on alumni news by signing up for the quarterly CWI Alumni Newsletter.

Welcome to the Alumni Connection

Your key to staying connected with your fellow CWI Alum and with the College.

Reasons to Connect

As a CWI graduate you have access to resources specific to the next step in your journey. The CWI Foundation and the Alumni Connection are opening doors for your future! You have support along the way.

  • Engage with fellow alumni and the College community
  • Continue relationships and networking formed at CWI
  • Help shape the direction and future of the College
  • Create a legacy for future students

Stay Connected

It’s all about staying connected — it’s about the people; fellow graduates, faculty, staff, and current students. These connections represent what is best about CWI. We want to stay connected and help you stay connected to the people who can continue to open doors for you. Join today!

Alumni Benefits and Resources

Alumni News and Blogs

Kailie Leggett has always jumped at the chance to gain life experiences. Although she is just 30 years old, she has already learned a lot about the world first-hand. She has traveled internationally, moved around the country, and explored different interests. Along the way Leggett’s...

CWI Alumni Jason Billig, 2014

The CWI Electronics program helped Jason Billig transition from the United States Navy to a rewarding career building and wiring control panels.

Dana Hoyer (center) and two EMS students/classmates.

The clinical coordinator for CWI's Emergency Medical Services programs is celebrating an major achievement as a student.

CWI Alumni Heather Griffin, Advanced EMT, 2011

Growing up, Heather Griffin never imagined she would be working from a mobile office while saving lives. And yet that is exactly what she does. A paramedic with Life Flight Network, she travels from Oregon to Utah and all points in between. Dispatched to...

CWI Alumni Amber Shoopman, History, 2013

Without a doubt, Amber Shoopman has done a little bit of everything. Once quiet and very reserved, the College of Western Idaho (CWI) alumnae now spends her time interacting with a variety of people and presenting at conferences in large cities. Although she has come a long way from where she...

Workforce Development Alumni Ken Silvers, Medical Assistant, 2014

It took a while, but Ken Silvers is finally on a career path that he says makes a difference. After delivering medical supplies to a number of Treasure Valley clinics and hospitals for nearly a decade, Ken decided it was time to do something else. After saving enough money to pay for the classes...


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