News Release

Published on Thursday, September 29, 2011

Western Technical College will host the annual College-wide Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the La Crosse campus and regional locations in Black River Falls, Independence, Mauston, Tomah, and Viroqua.

Admissions information, program information, facility tours, and refreshments will be available at each location. For the second year, the college will be waiving the $30 application fee for those who apply during the open house. The offer is available to high school seniors and older, who wish to apply to attend Western in Spring or Fall 2012, and they must apply in person.

Historical displays will be featured at several of the locations in honor of the college’s centennial. Founded in 1912, Western is celebrating its 100th year in education during the 2011-12 academic year.

The public is invited to attend anytime during the open house events, which are free. For details on activities, visit For more information about additional Western Technical College programs and services, call 608.785.9200 or visit the website at