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Western’s Respiratory Therapist Program Honored

Western Technical College’s Respiratory Therapist program was recently honored with a Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success award earlier this month by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Programs are awarded using specific requirements, including: having three or more years of outcomes data, hold accreditation without a progress report, document RRT credentialing success of 90% […]

A New Normal

Western Technical College’s Electromechanical Technology program is highly developed for the manufacturing world. Students learn about systems that integrate with computers, hydraulics, and mechanical control systems. It’s a mix of both theory and hands-on work, and prepares students with a skillset in an increasingly technological field. But a few weeks ago, everything changed.  Since the […]

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Honoring The Heroes

Over the last several weeks, Western has been highlighting recent Respiratory Therapist grads on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are just a few of those stories. Lauren “The COVID19 pandemic has created a unique opportunity to highlight the value of respiratory therapists, an oftentimes unrecognized field. I am proud of my colleagues, […]

Athletics

Western’s Brent Thill Named National Coach-Of-The-Year

Western’s women’s basketball head coach Brent Thill was named National Coach-of-the-Year this week by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The first year coach led the Cavaliers to their first national championship in school history by defeating conference rival Northland 69-60 in the NJCAA Division III National Championship last month in Rockford, Ill. This […]