Trappers for life, our alumni are a vital member of our community long after they leave campus.
Once a Trapper, Always a Trapper!
Distinguished Alum '19
A retired food company executive, Cal Jacobs has turned his attention to championing philanthropy in his community. Retiring as President and General Manager of Rochelle Foods, a subsidiary of Hormel Foods, in 2011, Mr. Jacobs now focuses on trying to wipe out hunger in Rochelle, Illinois. As President of the Rochelle Area Community Foundation, hundreds of people help support his mission of community philanthropy. Born and raised in Powell, Mr. Jacobs graduated from Northwest College in 1973 and transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where he earned a bachelor’s degree.
We are NWC
Lindsay Linton Buk '10
Meet NWC alumna Lindsay Linton Buk, founder of Linton Productions and Women in Wyoming. In this #WeAreNWC
feature, learn about Linton's experience as a Northwest College Photographic Communications major, her journey to opening her own commercial photo studio, and her advice for current students.
48 - Transfer Degrees
16 - Technical Degrees
18 - Certificates