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LA CROSSE, Wis., August 23, 2019 – Western Technical College announces a number of new programs available to students for the upcoming academic year. Additional programs are pursued when a current or future workforce needs develops in Western’s 11-...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 22, 2019 – Western Technical College announced Thursday the selection of Mandy Church-Hoffman as the college’s dean of the Learner Support and Transition division. Church-Hoffman’s career in education spans nearly 30 years...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 14, 2019 – A new report from Western Technical College’s K-12 Relations department showed Transcripted Credit saved local students roughly $1.6 million throughout 2018-19, a jump of nearly $600,000 from the year prior. The...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 9, 2019 – The Sustainability Institute announced today the rebranding of its MPower Business Champions program to SUSTAIN: La Crosse, to better reflect evolving needs in the 7 Rivers Region. SUSTAIN: La Crosse is designed to...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 30, 2019 – Officials with Western Technical College and UW-La Crosse have formally announced a new Business Pathway transfer agreement for students in Western’s Associate of Science-Liberal Arts (ASLA) program beginning with...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 2, 2019 – The Western Technical College women’s basketball team was recently named the 2018-19 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic Team of the Year. The award is given to the team achieving the highest...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 25, 2019 – Western Technical College’s Juan Jimenez was recently recognized for his work in reviewing the third edition of Course-Based Learning Assistance Best Practice Guidelines, literature used by the National Organization...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 17, 2019 – Western student Cooper Richason, of Galesville, was recently appointed to the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board as its student representative by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, pending approval by the...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 5, 2019 - Several Western Technical College student athletes have earned all-academic honors with the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) for the 2018-19 year. Women’s Basketball: Lexy Schroeder, IT–Web and Software...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 28, 2019 – 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, rose dramatically during the 2018-19 academic year. The annual...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 14, 2019 - Four recent grads from Western’s Respiratory Therapist program won a quiz bowl competition at the Northern Regional Respiratory Care Conference (NRRCC) last month in Wisconsin Dells. Representing Western was Lucas...Read more
INDEPENDENCE, Wis., April 30, 2019 – High school students from Arcadia, Blair-Taylor, Independence, and Osseo-Fairchild completed the first EMT academy held at Western Technical College’s Independence location earlier this month. Upon successful...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 23, 2019 – Several students from Western Technical College were recipients of the President’s Writing Award this year. Recipients of this award include: Lindsay Kronebusch, of Dakota, MN, first place Creative Nonfiction and...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 17, 2019 - Nine Western Technical College electrical and plumbing apprentices have received $1,500 scholarships from Ascendium Education Group, a non-profit organization that helps students across the country repay federal...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 4, 2019 – Western Technical College’s Amy Thornton was the recipient of the 2019 Exemplary Leadership Award last month by The Chair Academy, a development organization for higher education and global organizational leaders...Read more

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