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LA CROSSE, Wis., February 11, 2019 – Western Technical College is sending students from the Business Management program to the State Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 19 as part of a system-wide showcase of service learning. Western students Trenton Anderson...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 6, 2019 – Western Technical College is among six colleges nationwide being designated a Leader College by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a network of colleges committed to helping students, particularly low-income students and...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 5, 2019 – Two Western Technical College instructors will travel to Thailand this summer as part of the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad program from the U.S. Department of Education. Lin Rauch (Nursing) and Pam Solberg (...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 4, 2019 – Tara Johnson, Chairperson of the Board Appointment Committee of the Western Technical College District, has announced that she will accept applications of District residents for consideration for appointment to...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 16, 2019 – Western Technical College’s Shaundel Spivey will be presented the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award at the La Crosse area Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday community celebration on Monday, Jan. 21 at 7:...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 11, 2019 – Several Western Technical College student athletes have earned all-academic honors with the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) for the 2018-19 year. Volleyball: Kiersten Weiland, Occupational Therapy...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 9, 2019 – Western Technical College’s student-run restaurant will open for the spring term beginning Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on the first floor of the Kumm Center, 400 6 th St. N., La Crosse. The Union...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 20, 2018 – Western Technical College announced Thursday the selection of Kevin Dean as the college’s dean of the Health and Public Safety division. Dean’s career in public safety spans nearly 30 years. He previously served...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 17, 2018 – Western Technical College was recently named the recipient of a $95,571 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Fast Forward Funds. The grant, which runs until June of 2020, helps...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 11, 2018 – Western Technical College’s Coleman Center recently achieved gold certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The building, which was originally built in 1923, was remodeled in 2016...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 6, 2018 – For the first time, Western Technical College will be offering a select amount of student services on Dec. 26-27 from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Dec. 28 from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Western’s La Crosse campus. The...Read more
VIROQUA, Wis., December 3, 2018 – In partnership with T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Wisconsin, Western Technical College will be offering a Wisconsin Family Child Care Credential program beginning in Jan. 2019 at Western’s Viroqua location, 220 S. Main...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 14, 2018 – Western Technical College unveiled today a new Veteran Military Center on the downtown La Crosse campus. The 1,400-square-foot center now serves as the central facility for veterans at Western, located between...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., September 24, 2018 – Western Technical College Human Services student John Stokes, of Onalaska, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the 2018 Coca-Cola Military Leaders of Promise Scholar award. The scholarship is sponsored by the...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., September 20, 2018 – Western Technical College announced today the launch of a new college-wide strategic plan, Experience 2025, aimed at improving overall student success at Western. The plan was developed over the last year with...Read more

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