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LA CROSSE, Wis., June 16, 2020 – A new report from Western’s department of Equity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement shows use of Western’s on-campus food pantry, the Cavalier Cupboard, rose dramatically during the 2019-2020 academic year. The...Read more
FALL 2020 - RETURN TO CAMPUS The past few months presented a challenge unlike anything our community and respective campuses have ever faced. UW-La Crosse, Viterbo University and Western Technical College responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by...Read more
Across this nation many have stood in solidarity to address the unrest sparked by the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. As the Senior Leadership Team for a predominantly white institution, we recognize our privilege, but we...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 28, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Business and Industry Services is offering 10 free Self-Paced Tutorial (SPT) courses for the community through June 30. The course include: Creating Web Pages, Creating WordPress Websites,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 21, 2020 – Officials with Western Technical College and Viterbo University have formally announced a new transfer agreement for healthcare students beginning in the fall of 2020. The new agreement will allow Western students who...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 15, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Summer Term kicked off earlier this week with an increase in enrollment, even as classes shifted to alternative delivery methods in response to Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’s Safer at Home...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 6, 2020 – Western Technical College announced Monday the selection of John Gillette as the college’s dean of the General Studies division. Gillette brings a strong and diverse background in higher education. He has taught at the...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 30, 2020 - Registration for Western Technical College’s Fall Term is now open. The hope at this time is for all classes to be held in their original format beginning Tuesday, Sept, 8. Whether the classes are online or face-to-...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 4, 2020 – Western Technical College is developing a plan for returning to campus as COVID-19 restrictions are revised or lifted. This plan includes providing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to help ensure the safety of...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 29, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter was recently internationally recognized for its work on the chapter’s annual college project. The chapter received an International Hallmark Award for the chapter’...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 22, 2020 – Nine Western Technical College construction and industrial trades apprentices have received $1,500 scholarships from Ascendium Education Group, a non-profit organization that helps students across the country repay...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis. April 20, 2020 – Due to the continuing concern over the spread of COVID-19, Western Technical College is announcing a number of updates for the upcoming Summer Term. Summer Term classes will begin as scheduled on Monday, May 11, and...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 9, 2020 – Western’s women’s basketball head coach Brent Thill was named National Coach-of-the-Year this week by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The first year coach led the Cavaliers to their first...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 8, 2020 – Western’s women’s basketball player Caitlin Young was named a second team All-American this week by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Young played a key role in Western’s championship season...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 6, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Alumni Association awarded this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award to Chad Wehrs, owner of Wehrs Machine and Racing Products and an advocate for career and technical education in the area...Read more

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