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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., November 14, 2018 – Western Technical College unveiled today a new Veteran Military Center on the downtown La Crosse campus. The 1,400-square-foot center now serves as the central facility for veterans at Western, located between...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., September 24, 2018 – Western Technical College Human Services student John Stokes, of Onalaska, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the 2018 Coca-Cola Military Leaders of Promise Scholar award. The scholarship is sponsored by the...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., September 20, 2018 – Western Technical College announced today the launch of a new college-wide strategic plan, Experience 2025, aimed at improving overall student success at Western. The plan was developed over the last year with...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 21, 2018 – Western Technical College and the Wisconsin Challenge Academy announced today a new educational partnership, providing college credit upon completion of the Challenge program. The Wisconsin Challenge Academy is an...Read more
La Crosse, Wis., August 16, 2018 - Officials at Western Technical College and Viterbo University have formally announced a new transfer agreement for students in the Foundations of Teacher Education program this fall. Students enrolled full time can...Read more
SPARTA, Wis., July 16, 2018 – 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., June 22, 2018 – Western Technical College announced Friday the selection of Dr. Kathleen (Kat) Linaker as the college’s vice president of academics. Linaker comes to Western from Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) in Utica, NY,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 12, 2018 – Students in several programs at Western Technical College recently excelled at Wisconsin SkillsUSA competitions this past year. At the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC&R)...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 11, 2018 – Western Technical College’s Law Enforcement 720 Academy was recently announced as one of the winners of the 2018 Law Enforcement/DOC Polar Plunge Challenge in Wisconsin. Western was named the top fundraising...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., June 4, 2018 – Western Technical College Health Information Technology student Stephanie Lueck of La Crosse was recently awarded a $1,500 scholarship at a conference for the Wisconsin Health Information Management Association (WHIMA...Read more
VIROQUA, Wis., May 24, 2018 – Western Technical College’s Viroqua regional location achieved Gold certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The building project, which was completed in 2016, highlights wide-ranging...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 23, 2018 – Western Technical College announced Wednesday the construction of a new Veteran Military Center on the downtown La Crosse campus. The 1,400-square-foot center will serve as the central facility for veterans at Western...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 16, 2018 – Western Technical College Communication Skills instructor Tracy Helixon recently authored Caleb’s Lighthouse, a children’s book about the relationship between a boy and a local lighthouse. The story is inspired from...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 27, 2018 – Officials at Western Technical College and Viterbo University today signed a formal agreement to provide a new engineering pathway program for students starting this fall. Students enrolled in the pathway program...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 10, 2018 – Starting this fall, Western Technical College’s Business Management program will be offered in a new hybrid model, combining online study and Saturday face-to-face classes. The ratio for the program will be 80...Read more

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