Community Events

Community events are free and open to the public. These events are delivered by current Western students using their skills learned in the classroom. Academic experiences like these are terrific for connecting students’ academic learning with real hands-on training. Students retain information better when they practice or teach what they learned. Experiences like these will help our students grow academically while providing community members an educational experience.

Make Change Film Series & Community Conversations

Tuesday, January 23
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Location: Integrated Technology Center Room 401
Film: Milwaukee 53206 (click to view the trailer) 

Tuesday, February 13
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Location: Integrated Technology Center Room 401
Film: The Black List Volume 3 (Click to view the trailer) 

Tuesday, March 13
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Location: Integrated Technology Center Room 401
Film: Miss Representation (Click to view the trailer) 

Make Change is a new film series and community conversation program. Each event will consist of a popular documentary covering an important community issue. Following the film, participants will debrief and engage in reflection as we challenge all to think about ways we—together—can make change in our community. A light dinner will be provided. We ask participants to bring change or a small donation, if able. All of the donations will go to the community action project determined by participants of the film series and implemented together in the fall of 2018.

This project is funded by the Positive Impact grant received from Campus Compact.

Suits for Success

Date: March 7
Time: 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Location: Lunda Center

Open to Western students and the community to obtain free professional attire. The event will also have resources and information to help job seekers. To donate gently used professional clothing and accessories to the event, contact engage@westerntc.edu

Technology Help Desk

Running: February 26–April 13

Times:
Mondays 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesdays 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Fridays 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Location: Business Education Center - Room 219
405 8th Street, La Crosse, WI
Free parking during help desk hours in Western Lot H and visitor parking spots.

Students supporting the community with computer software training, hardware support, technology questions, and troubleshooting. Walk-ins welcome; ask your questions or schedule an appointment by emailing studenthelp@westerntc.edu or calling 608-785-9900.

Black River Falls Computer Workshops

The following workshops are happening at Western's Black River Falls Campus:

Every Monday, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Basic Computing 1

This free computer class session is facilitated by the Happy Computer organization and meets every Monday. A participant should attend three times to learn about the basics of a computer before moving on to the Tuesday class. To join the classes, call Betty at 715-896-9544.

Every Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Basic Computer 2

This free computer class session is facilitated by the Happy Computer organization and meets every Tuesday. The program covers Microsoft Office programs and digital camera/uploading photos. To join the classes, call Betty at 715-896-9544.

Coulee Region Tax Assistance Program

More information coming soon.

CPR Saturday

More information coming soon.

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