Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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Western Grad Working On Front Lines Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Just nine months ago, Western Technical College grad Ruth Dupey was in a classroom, learning the various ways to collect and analyze blood. Now at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Dupey was originally hired to conduct regular testing in the hospital. However, the COVID-19 pandemic caused her to move to the COVID extraction unit. […]

Western Accelerates Fall Term To Get Students Through Programs

Like nearly every higher education institution, the fall 2020 term at Western Technical College has been a sweeping challenge.   Nearly two-thirds of Western’s programs are in alternate formats this fall. Classes that require in-person instruction, like manufacturing and health care, are limited to nine students. Since planning for the fall began back in the […]


Alumni Spotlight: Ruth Dupey

Our student profile features are back! Today, we are taking a look at Western’s Medical Lab Technician program! To learn more, visit https://www.westerntc.edu/medical-lab-technician. Today’s feature is on Ruth Dupey, a recent MLT grad who is working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. -What do you on a daily basis? I am in the […]


Western Technical College Cancels Winter And Spring Sports Seasons

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Western Technical College announced Thursday the cancelation of all winter and spring sports for the 2020-2021 academic year. The announcement impacts men’s and women’s basketball, as well as baseball. “While we are certainly disappointed with the news, the health and well-being of our student athletes and staff must remain […]