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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
Across this nation many have stood in solidarity to address the unrest sparked by the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. As the Senior Leadership Team for a predominantly white institution, we recognize our privilege, but we...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 28, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Business and Industry Services is offering 10 free Self-Paced Tutorial (SPT) courses for the community through June 30. The course include: Creating Web Pages, Creating WordPress Websites,...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 21, 2020 – Officials with Western Technical College and Viterbo University have formally announced a new transfer agreement for healthcare students beginning in the fall of 2020. The new agreement will allow Western students who...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 15, 2020 – Western Technical College’s Summer Term kicked off earlier this week with an increase in enrollment, even as classes shifted to alternative delivery methods in response to Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’s Safer at Home...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 6, 2020 – Western Technical College announced Monday the selection of John Gillette as the college’s dean of the General Studies division. Gillette brings a strong and diverse background in higher education. He has taught at the...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., April 30, 2020 - Registration for Western Technical College’s Fall Term is now open. The hope at this time is for all classes to be held in their original format beginning Tuesday, Sept, 8. Whether the classes are online or face-to-...Read more

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