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LA CROSSE, Wis., June 30, 2021 – Western Technical College announced today the hiring of Cody Murphy as the new head coach of the Western Cavaliers Esports team. Murphy brings several years of gaming experience. He first developed a passion for...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 7, 2021 – 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, declined during the 2020-21 academic year, yet still served...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 3, 2021 – Officials at Western Technical College and Viterbo University, along with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), have formally announced a new transfer agreement for students in the Early Childhood Education...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 26, 2021 - Western Technical College has earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 18, 2021 - Nineteen Western Technical College construction and industrial trade apprentices received $1,500 scholarships from Ascendium Education Group, a non-profit organization that helps students across the country repay...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 10, 2021 – Western Technical College announced Wednesday the formation of a new Esports team, competing in the National Junior College Athletic Association Esports (NJCAAE) league this fall. The NJCAAE consists of over 60 two-...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 7, 2021 – Alyson Graef, of West Salem, has been selected as the 2021-22 Western Technical College Student Ambassador, an official spokesperson for Western and the Wisconsin Technical College system (WTCS). As Student...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 25, 2021 – Western Technical College’s Alumni Association awarded this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award to Eric Chrisinger, President and CEO of Co-Op Credit Union in Black River Falls. Chrisinger is a 1980 graduate of...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 1, 2021 – Western Technical College announced today a $4.7 million remodeling and expansion project of the college’s Public Safety Training Facility, located at 11177 County Rd. A, Sparta. The project will expand and...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 25, 2021 – Western Technical College announces a number of new programs available to students for the upcoming Fall term. Additional programs are pursued when a current or future workforce need develops in Western’s 11-...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 17, 2021 – Western Technical College Sales Management student Clifton Traywick was selected as one of eight 2021 DREAM Scholars from Achieving the Dream, a network of colleges committed to helping students, particularly low...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 3, 2021 – With a continuing decline of COVID-19 positive cases in La Crosse and the surrounding communities, Western Technical College is announcing a number of updates to the Summer and Fall Terms. Currently, the majority...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 15, 2020 - Western Technical College will be offering a select amount of student services online on Dec. 28-30 from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all services will be provided virtually or over...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 1, 2020 – To ensure the health and safety of Western Technical College students and staff, the college is announcing a number of COVID-19-related updates in response to recent and anticipated surges in community cases...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 23, 2020 – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Western Technical College announced Thursday the cancelation of all winter and spring sports for the 2020-2021 academic year. The announcement impacts men’s and women’s...Read more

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