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LA CROSSE, Wis., May 15, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Summer Term kicked off earlier this week with an increase in enrollment, even as classes shifted to alternative delivery methods in response to Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’s Safer at Home...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 6, 2020 – Western Technical College announced Monday the selection of John Gillette as the college’s dean of the General Studies division. Gillette brings a strong and diverse background in higher education. He has taught at the...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 30, 2020 - Registration for Western Technical College’s Fall Term is now open. The hope at this time is for all classes to be held in their original format beginning Tuesday, Sept, 8. Whether the classes are online or face-to-...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 4, 2020 – Western Technical College is developing a plan for returning to campus as COVID-19 restrictions are revised or lifted. This plan includes providing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to help ensure the safety of...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 29, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter was recently internationally recognized for its work on the chapter’s annual college project. The chapter received an International Hallmark Award for the chapter’...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 22, 2020 – Nine Western Technical College construction and industrial trades apprentices have received $1,500 scholarships from Ascendium Education Group, a non-profit organization that helps students across the country repay...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis. April 20, 2020 – Due to the continuing concern over the spread of COVID-19, Western Technical College is announcing a number of updates for the upcoming Summer Term. Summer Term classes will begin as scheduled on Monday, May 11, and...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 9, 2020 – Western’s women’s basketball head coach Brent Thill was named National Coach-of-the-Year this week by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The first year coach led the Cavaliers to their first...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 8, 2020 – Western’s women’s basketball player Caitlin Young was named a second team All-American this week by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Young played a key role in Western’s championship season...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 6, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Alumni Association awarded this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award to Chad Wehrs, owner of Wehrs Machine and Racing Products and an advocate for career and technical education in the area...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 2, 2020 – Officials with UW-Madison and Western Technical College have formally announced a new transfer agreement for students who enroll in Western’s Associate of Science-Liberal Arts (ASLA) program. Students enrolled in...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 27, 2020 – In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western Technical College Foundation launched a fundraiser this week for the College’s emergency fund for students in need of financial support during this time. The Foundation...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 25, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Collegiate Distributive Education Club of America (DECA) chapter sent 19 competitors to the Wisconsin State Career Leadership Conference held recently in Delavan, Wis. Representing...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis, March 20, 2020 – Due to the continuing concern over the spread of COVID-19, Western Technical College is postponing its commencement ceremony originally scheduled for April 25 at 2:00 p.m. at the La Crosse Center. “Graduation is...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 18, 2020 - Due to the continuing concern over the spread of COVID-19, all Western Technical College campus locations will be closed to the public beginning Thursday, March 19. Classes will begin using alternative delivery...Read more

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