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LA CROSSE, Wis., December 1, 2022 – Three Western Technical College employees were recognized for their commitment to student success at a college meeting earlier this year. The recognition is part of Western’s first-ever employee awards, which...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 29, 2022 – Western Technical College announced today it has recently implemented Community-Based Learning (CBL) in 100 percent of its associate degree and technical college programs, a key component of its strategic plan,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 1, 2022 – Officials with Western Technical College and UW-La Crosse have formally signed a number of transfer agreements for students in Western’s new Associate of Arts program. The agreements stem from Western’s new...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., October 5, 2022 – Western Technical College has been recognized as a top performer in the 2022 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving top-10 status for energy reduction among all colleges and universities, as well as top-10 for overall...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 17, 2022 – Western Technical College’s athletic programs announced today the launching of its electronic ticketing service system for all home games. The new system allows fans to purchase tickets ahead of time, reducing...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 9, 2022 – A new report from Western Technical College’s K-12 Relations department showed Transcripted Credit saved local students roughly $2.5 million in 2021-22, a jump of approximately $700,000 from the year prior. The...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 3, 2022 – Western Technical College’s AJ Clauss (they/them) has recently been appointed co-chair of the Wisconsin Technical College System’s (WTCS) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee. Clauss currently serves as...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 21, 2022 – Western Technical College announced today the removal of testing and high school transcript requirements for a majority of programs, including programs in the General Studies, Business, and Integrated Technology...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 20, 2022 – Western Technical College’s agriculture and horticulture programs received a $50,000 grant from Compeer Financial’s Agriculture and Rural Initiative, helping provide funding for the program to purchase hydroponic...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 19, 2022 – Western Technical College, along with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), awarded the WTCS Futuremaker Partner Award to LAB Midwest, a regional distributor of curriculum, training equipment, and eLearning...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 1, 2022 – Western Technical College was named a recipient of a $22,593 youth fire training grant from the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) at a press conference Tuesday morning. The grant from...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 24, 2022 – 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 from the year prior, as normal campus...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 23, 2022 - Thirty-five Western Technical College construction and industrial trade apprentices recently received a $1,500 scholarship from Ascendium Education Group, a non-profit organization that helps students across the...Read more
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

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