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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., May 16, 2018 – Western Technical College Communication Skills instructor Tracy Helixon recently authored Caleb’s Lighthouse, a children’s book about the relationship between a boy and a local lighthouse. The story is inspired from...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 27, 2018 – Officials at Western Technical College and Viterbo University today signed a formal agreement to provide a new engineering pathway program for students starting this fall. Students enrolled in the pathway program...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 10, 2018 – Starting this fall, Western Technical College’s Business Management program will be offered in a new hybrid model, combining online study and Saturday face-to-face classes. The ratio for the program will be 80...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 6, 2018 – Western Technical College is offering a number of shorter-term summer classes for students this year. The classes include general education subjects such as English, college algebra, and general psychology. Classes...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 3, 2018 – Western Technical College’s Collegiate Distributive Education Club of America (DECA) chapter sent eight competitors to the Wisconsin State Career Leadership Conference held recently in Delevan, Wis. Representing...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 22, 2018 – Alyssa Boardman, of La Crosse, has been selected as the 2018-19 Western Technical College Student Ambassador, an official spokesperson for Western and the Wisconsin Technical College System. As Student Ambassador,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 21, 2018 – Western Technical College was honored with 2017 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Tree Campus USA is celebrating its 10 th anniversary...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 19, 2018 – Western Technical College’s Alumni Association awarded this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award to Bernadine “Bernie” Hornby, president and chairperson of Vernon Electric Cooperative. Hornby, of Viroqua, is a 1980...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 16, 2018 – Western Technical College and the Wisconsin Technical College System are pleased to recognize National Ag Day 2018 on Tuesday, March 20. Agriculture is a major economic driver for the state of Wisconsin,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 7, 2018 – Nine Western Technical College electrical, plumbing, and machine repair apprentices have received $1,500 scholarships from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, a non-profit organization that...Read more
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

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