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LA CROSSE, Wis., November 13, 2019 – As part of a $162,035 Wisconsin Technical College System grant, Western Technical College will be offering a new six credit Framing and Construction certificate for adults beginning January of 2020. The 11-week...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., October 23, 2019 – Western Technical College announced today the hiring of Brent Thill as the next head coach of the Western Cavaliers women’s basketball team. Thill brings several years of assistant coaching experience. His most...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., October 14, 2019 – A new report on student voting rates shows a significant increase in student voter participation at Western Technical College in 2018 compared to previous midterm election cycles. The report from the National...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., September 18, 2019 – Western Technical College’s campus food pantry, the Cavalier Cupboard, has recently moved locations on campus and expanded its hours to meet growing demand. The Cupboard, which was previously located in Western’...Read more
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

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