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Western’s News Page is a place to share some of the great stories and exciting things happening at the college that help create the essential experience.

LA CROSSE, Wis., March 21, 2019 – Western Technical College Respiratory Therapist students Benton Krupicka, Talman Wiles, Marissa Holzer and Lucas Massman recently won the 2019 Top RT Challenge earlier this month at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 13, 2019 – Western Technical College’s Alumni Association awarded this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award to Mao Kong, a registered nurse at Gundersen Health System and a prominent domestic violence advocate in La Crosse. Kong...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., March 5, 2019 - Western Technical College’s women’s basketball team has earned the five seed at the 2019 NJCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship, playing four seed Hibbing Community College on Thursday, March 14 at...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 26, 2019 – Western Technical College joined 22 other colleges and universities earlier this month in signing a call to action, calling for accelerated equitable and just climate solutions in response to the growing urgency...Read more
SPARTA, Wis., February 21, 2019 - Western Technical College will offer a 720-Hour State Certified Basic Recruit Academy for persons seeking Wisconsin Law Enforcement certification. This classroom and scenario-based instruction is set to run Monday-...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 11, 2019 – Western Technical College is sending students from the Business Management program to the State Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 19 as part of a system-wide showcase of service learning. Western students Trenton Anderson...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 6, 2019 – Western Technical College is among six colleges nationwide being designated a Leader College by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a network of colleges committed to helping students, particularly low-income students and...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 5, 2019 – Two Western Technical College instructors will travel to Thailand this summer as part of the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad program from the U.S. Department of Education. Lin Rauch (Nursing) and Pam Solberg (...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., February 4, 2019 – Tara Johnson, Chairperson of the Board Appointment Committee of the Western Technical College District, has announced that she will accept applications of District residents for consideration for appointment to...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 16, 2019 – Western Technical College’s Shaundel Spivey will be presented the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award at the La Crosse area Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday community celebration on Monday, Jan. 21 at 7:...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 11, 2019 – Several Western Technical College student athletes have earned all-academic honors with the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) for the 2018-19 year. Volleyball: Kiersten Weiland, Occupational Therapy...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., January 9, 2019 – Western Technical College’s student-run restaurant will open for the spring term beginning Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on the first floor of the Kumm Center, 400 6 th St. N., La Crosse. The Union...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 20, 2018 – Western Technical College announced Thursday the selection of Kevin Dean as the college’s dean of the Health and Public Safety division. Dean’s career in public safety spans nearly 30 years. He previously served...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 17, 2018 – Western Technical College was recently named the recipient of a $95,571 grant from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Fast Forward Funds. The grant, which runs until June of 2020, helps...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., December 11, 2018 – Western Technical College’s Coleman Center recently achieved gold certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The building, which was originally built in 1923, was remodeled in 2016...Read more

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