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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., Nov. 29, 2016 – Western Technical College has been named to the 2017 list of Military-Friendly Schools by Victory Media. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Nov. 09, 2016 — Western Technical College alumni, Jeff and Brian Wieser, have been recognized by the Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association as the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipients. Jeff is a 1983 and...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Oct. 17, 2016 – After 28 years as the president of Western Technical College, Lee Rasch will retire on June 30, 2017, at the end of the current academic year. Rasch made the announcement Monday to the staff and faculty during a town...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Oct. 17, 2016 - Western Technical College’s Food Club is hosting a Thanksgiving Pie sale from now until Nov. 11. Varieties available include Pumpkin for $11, Apple Streusel for $12, and Pecan for $14. Only advance, pre-paid orders...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Sept. 27, 2016 – The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) office recognizes September as Trades and Apprenticeship month as part of the WTCS Spotlight Opportunities. Apprenticeships in high-skill, high-tech fields were recently...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Sept. 22, 2016 – The Farmland Preservation Program offers a tax credit to landowners of $7.50 per acre on all acres if you meet some basic requirements. All farms in La Crosse County may be eligible for the tax credit if they have a...Read more
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis., Sept. 14, 2016 – Western Technical College in Black River Falls is partnering with a community volunteer, Betty Althaus, to offer free basic computer classes for beginner level computer users. Classes will be held at the...Read more
#WesternTCMoveIn and #WesternTCFirstDay are the official hashtags for Fall Term 2017 kickoff. Congratulations on getting to college and thanks for choosing Western! Make sure to share your photos with your friends and tag Western to spread the love...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Sept. 2, 2016 – Western Technical College will offer a 30-hour ACT for Healthcare Personal Care Worker (PCW) certificate course that provides training for entry-level employment in a healthcare setting. The course will be held...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., Aug. 30, 2016 – Western Technical College ranks in the top 3 percent of the nation’s community and technical colleges, according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. That’s up 3 percent from last year. In a survey released on...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., August 31, 2016 – Western Technical College will have adjusted business hours on Wednesday, Aug. 31, to allow college employees to attend staff meetings. On Aug. 31, the La Crosse Campus and all regional locations will open at Noon...Read more
If you purchased a 2016-17 Student Planner/Handbook from the Campus Shop bookstore, please note that there were errors in the calendar section. Some events may be listed on two dates or the incorrect date. The following are the correct dates:...Read more
SPARTA, Wis., July 26, 2016– 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 21, 2016 - Several Western Technical College student athletes received an All-Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) Southern Division Academic award for the 2015-16 season: Women’s Basketball: Morgan Day, Early Childhood...Read more
LA CROSSE, Wis., May 4, 2016 – Students in the Wood Tech program at Western Technical College recently excelled at the Wisconsin SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference in Madison. Two Western students competed against other technical colleges in...Read more

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