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Western’s News Page is a place to share some of the great stories and exciting things happening at the college that help create the essential experience.

LA CROSSE, Wis., February 13, 2018 – Western Technical College Computer Support Specialist students will be offering a technology support help desk for the community from Feb. 26-April 13. Services will be available online, over the phone, or in...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 6, 2018 – 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
SPARTA, Wis., February 8, 2018 – Western Technical College will offer a 720-Hour State Certified Basic Recruit Academy for persons seeking Wisconsin Law Enforcement certification. This classroom and scenario-based instruction is set to run Monday-...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 6, 2018 – Western Technical College is sending students from the Architectural Technology program to the State Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 20 as part of a system-wide showcase of service learning. Western students Seamus Byrne...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 30, 2018 – Western Technical College was recently awarded $20,000 in scholarships from Trane® as part of a continuing educational partnership. The partnership, which also includes Western’s Trane Center of Excellence, allows...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 11, 2018 – Western Technical College’s student-run restaurant is planning to open every Thursday for the spring term beginning Jan. 25, from 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on the first floor of the Kumm Center, 400 6 th St. N., La...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 11, 2017 – Western Technical College was recently awarded a $268,680 grant to further support student parents through on-campus child care services. Western received a CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School)...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 27, 2017 – With great sorrow, Western Technical College President Roger Stanford announces the unexpected passing of Vice President of Academics Cherrie Bergandi. Bergandi, 57, was visiting family in Atlanta when she...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 21, 2017 – Western Technical College has been recognized as a top performer in the 2017 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving top-10 status for overall sustainability performance among associate colleges. The index, which is...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., October 13, 2017 – Building on the success of Western Technical College’s Cavalier Cupboard, the food pantry is now offering fresh produce packages for eligible recipients on the last Wednesday of every month during normal operating...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., October 6, 2017 – Western Technical College was recently awarded a $5,000 grant to further promote diversity and inclusion on campus and in the community. There were nearly 300 submissions for the grant from Campus Compact, a Boston...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., September 5, 2017 – Western Technical College recently received international recognition for its sustainability achievements by earning a STARS Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 22, 2017 – For the second year, Western Technical College ranks in the top 3 percent of the nation’s community and technical colleges, according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. In a report released on Aug. 21,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 30, 2017 – Western Technical College will receive $325,000 in Workforce Advancement Training (WAT) grants to upgrade the skills of workers at 11 companies in the 7 Rivers Region. The funding is part of $4 million from the State...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 6, 2017 – Western Technical College President Lee Rasch has signed a letter of support to continue sustainability efforts, despite the federal decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement. Rasch joins an alliance of...Read more

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