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LA CROSSE, Wis., November 23, 2020 – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Western Technical College announced Thursday the cancelation of all winter and spring sports for the 2020-2021 academic year. The announcement impacts men’s and women’s...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., November 12, 2020 – To mark National Apprenticeship Week next week, Western Technical College officially opened its newly remodeled Apprenticeship and Industry Training Center, completing a $3.5 million project that significantly...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., October 28, 2020 – Officials with Western Technical College and UW-Stout have formally announced a new transfer agreement for students beginning this fall. The new agreement allows students who completed the Electromechanical...Read more
Western Technical College's Nursing Petition Process will be open Nov. 9-13, 2020 for acceptance to the Nursing Program Spring 2021 Term. The petition process is the method that students follow to inform the college when they are prepared to move...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., October 13, 2020 – To help ensure the health and safety of Western Technical College students and staff, the college is announcing a number of COVID-19-related updates to the upcoming Spring Term. Similar to the ongoing Fall Term,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., October 12, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Learner Support and Transition division was recently recognized as an innovative practice in adult education by the Advancing Innovation in Adult Education Project, a national project...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., September 1, 2020 – Western Technical College announces a number of COVID-19-related athletic updates. In accordance with schools of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC), Western’s volleyball season has been canceled, as...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 27, 2020 – Western Technical College is one of eight community and technical colleges selected through a competitive application process to participate in College Success for Single Mothers . Funded by ECMC Foundation and led...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 18, 2020 – A new report from Western Technical College’s K-12 Relations department showed Transcripted Credit saved local students roughly $1.3 million in 2019-20, a drop from the year prior due to COVID-19 but was on pace to...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 13, 2020 – Western Technical College’s regional locations in Black River Falls, Independence, Mauston, Tomah, and Viroqua are now open for limited services for students. Computer labs will be open for students and staff to...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 16, 2020 – To ensure the health and safety of Western Technical College students and staff, the college is announcing a number of COVID-19-related updates to the upcoming Fall Term. The majority of classes will be offered in an...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 14, 2020 – Officials from the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) have formally announced a new transfer agreement for students beginning in the fall of 2020. The agreement...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 6, 2020 – In light of growing uncertainty and a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in La Crosse County, Western Technical College is canceling its rescheduled commencement ceremony for Sunday, Aug. 23 at the La Crosse Center...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 16, 2020 – 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 2019-2020 academic year. The...Read more
FALL 2020 - RETURN TO CAMPUS The past few months presented a challenge unlike anything our community and respective campuses have ever faced. UW-La Crosse, Viterbo University and Western Technical College responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by...Read more

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