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With so many ways to connect, you will never lose touch with your Western family.

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Connect Newsletter

Western Connect newsletter is sent twice a year and provides updates on what is happening at the college and features stories about our alumni. See the the most recent issues below, and add your name to the mailing list by completing the "Update Your Information" section above.

Spring 2017

Western Connect Cover - Spring 2017Feature Story: Starting Over

Sometimes, life has a way of putting you on the path you were meant to travel, even if there are detours along the way. For Jeff McCullick, '13 Industrial Electronics and Maintenance, of Ferryville, Wis., that is the case.

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Fall 2016

Western Connect Cover - Fall 2016Feature Story: It's Her Time

Sometimes, dads know best. When Diane (Forde) Raaum, '75 Fashion Merchandising/Marketing, wanted to go to New York to be a fashion designer, her dad said she could probably find something closer. So, she researched and saw that Western had the program she wanted. "Western," he said, "would serve her well," and it has.

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Spring 2016

Western Connect Cover - Spring 2016Feature Story: Love is in the Air

For those who attend Western, it’s the college where they get a great education and the start of a great career. For some of our alums, it’s also where they found their spouse! In fact, when doing our research for this article, we discovered there are more than 1,100 couples who either met at Western or are both Western alums! Let’s meet three of those couples now.

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Fall 2015

Western Connect Cover - Fall 2015Feature Story: A Golden Year

This year marks the 50th anniversary of varsity athletics at Western or Coleman Technical Institute as we were known in 1965. Starting with four sports, men’s basketball, wrestling, golf and bowling, Western’s athletics program has continued to grow throughout the years. Those first teams had 33 players total, while current teams average 75 players per year.

But while some things have changed, others have stayed the same. We have always been the Cavaliers!

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Alumni Map

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Alumni Marketplace

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