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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., Jan. 12, 2017 - Western Technical College’s student-run restaurant is open for business. The Union Bistro, located on the first floor of the Kumm Center, 400 6th St. N., La Crosse, is open to the public on Thursdays from 10:45 a.m...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Jan. 10, 2017 – Thirteen Trane employees recently completed a Supervisory Management associate’s degree onsite at Trane through a unique partnership with Western Technical College’s Business and Industry Services. The students took...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Jan. 9, 2017 - After gathering input through staff meetings, community forums, phone interviews, online surveys, and face-to-face sessions, Western Technical College’s presidential search committee has posted the position and begun...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Dec. 22, 2016 – Western Technical College, along with Presidents and Chancellors from 170 colleges and universities, including 35 states in the U.S., have joined together to urge president-elect Trump and the incoming congressional...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Dec. 22, 2016 – The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment in the construction sector will grow 2.6 percent annually between 2012 and 2022, which equates to 1.6 million new jobs. Yet a lack of qualified employees...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Dec. 21, 2016 – Western Technical College student Jordan Holter, of La Crosse, was one of four recipients of the 2016 Wisconsin Job Honor Awards, an initiative aimed at recognizing individuals who have overcome barriers to...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 – Western Technical College honored six graduates from the Practical Nursing program and 36 graduates from the Nursing-Associate Degree program during a traditional Pinning Ceremony. A nursing pinning...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Nov. 29, 2016 – Western Technical College has been named to the 2017 list of Military-Friendly Schools by Victory Media. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Nov. 09, 2016 — Western Technical College alumni, Jeff and Brian Wieser, have been recognized by the Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association as the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipients. Jeff is a 1983 and...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Oct. 17, 2016 – After 28 years as the president of Western Technical College, Lee Rasch will retire on June 30, 2017, at the end of the current academic year. Rasch made the announcement Monday to the staff and faculty during a town...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Oct. 17, 2016 - Western Technical College’s Food Club is hosting a Thanksgiving Pie sale from now until Nov. 11. Varieties available include Pumpkin for $11, Apple Streusel for $12, and Pecan for $14. Only advance, pre-paid orders...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Sept. 27, 2016 – The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) office recognizes September as Trades and Apprenticeship month as part of the WTCS Spotlight Opportunities. Apprenticeships in high-skill, high-tech fields were recently...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Sept. 22, 2016 – The Farmland Preservation Program offers a tax credit to landowners of $7.50 per acre on all acres if you meet some basic requirements. All farms in La Crosse County may be eligible for the tax credit if they have a...Read more
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., Sept. 14, 2016 – Western Technical College in Black River Falls is partnering with a community volunteer, Betty Althaus, to offer free basic computer classes for beginner level computer users. Classes will be held at the...Read more
#WesternTCMoveIn and #WesternTCFirstDay are the official hashtags for Fall Term 2017 kickoff. Congratulations on getting to college and thanks for choosing Western! Make sure to share your photos with your friends and tag Western to spread the love...Read more

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