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LA CROSSE, Wis., May 12, 2022 – Western Technical College’s Alumni Association awarded this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award to Tom Colbert, IT Director at Kwik Trip, Inc. in La Crosse. Colbert is a 1986 graduate of Western’s CIS Programmer/Analyst...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 4, 2022 – Halaynna Macharia, of Whitehall, has been selected as the 2022-23 Western Technical Student Ambassador, an official spokesperson for Western and the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). As Student Ambassador,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 2, 2022 – Western Technical College’s Avery Strangstalien won the national championship in the National Junior College Athletic Association Esports (NJCAAE) competition in Hearthstone, an online collectable card game...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 27, 2022 – Western Technical College was announced a semifinalist today for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of community and technical colleges that are achieving high...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 12, 2022 – Western Technical College is launching a new Associate of Arts transfer degree beginning this fall, following approval by the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents last week. The agreement expands on Western’s...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 1, 2022 – Western Technical College’s Carl Newman was recently named Apprenticeship Instructor of the Year by the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin. An electrician of 19 years, Newman has been employed with...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 15, 2022 – Western Technical College’s Athletic Department launched a new website this week, aiming to provide more in-depth scores and information on Western’s athletic teams. The site, www.westerncavaliers.com , provides...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 13, 2022 – Western Technical College announced Thursday that enrollment for the Spring Term is up over four percent from the year prior, as more classes resume face-to-face programming during the academic year. Data shows...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 10, 2022 – Eight Western Technical College volleyball student-athletes earned all-academic honors with the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) for the 2021-22 year. The recipients include: Savannah Daly, Associate...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 13, 2021 – Once again, Western Technical College will be offering a select amount of student services on Dec. 28-30 from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Western’s La Crosse campus. The majority of services will be offered at Western...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 18, 2021 – Western Technical College announced today nearly 93 percent of its full-time staff have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Out of 447 full time staff, 412, or 92.2 percent, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. “We...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 4, 2021 – Western Technical College is highlighting American Indian student stories through November at Western’s Learning Commons, 716 Badger St., La Crosse. The tribute focuses on the lived experiences of Western students...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 2, 2021 - Western Technical College is hosting Make Your Mark Month, an application drive throughout the month of November, waiving the $30 application fee Nov. 1-30. Students who apply and are accepted by the end of the...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 25, 2021 – A new report from Western Technical College’s K-12 Relations department showed Transcripted Credit saved local students roughly $1.8 million in 2020-21, a jump of nearly $500,000 from the year prior despite COVID...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 12, 2021 – Western Technical College announced today it will be forgiving nearly $740,000 in student debt for eligible individuals using funds from the American Rescue Plan Act. Eligible individuals include students who have...Read more

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