Staff Profile: Brian Marx

-What do you do on campus? I am an instructor for the Precision Machining and Programming program. We work with manual and computerized mills, lathes, and surface grinders to produce accurate work pieces made primarily of metal. -Where is your favorite place at Western? My favorite place here at the college is the CNC shop. […]

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Western Announces New Student Ambassador

Evan Whalen, of New Albin, Iowa, has been selected as the 2019-20 Western Technical College Student Ambassador, an official spokesperson for Western and the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). As Student Ambassador, Whalen will have opportunities to speak to potential students, community leaders, community groups, and others, and will spotlight the important role of technical […]

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Western Students Win Respiratory Therapy Award

Western Technical College Respiratory Therapist students Benton Krupicka, Talman Wiles, Marissa Holzer and Lucas Massman recently won the 2019 Top RT Challenge earlier this month at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The three-day competition involved healthcare simulations designed to test the team’s teamwork, knowledge, dexterity, and creativity in a high stress environment. Teams were […]

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Western Hosts Poverty Simulation

Western students from the Early Childhood Education, Foundations of Teacher Education, Medical Assistant, Human Services, and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs participated in the Great Rivers United Way’s hunger simulation on Monday, March 11. Participants were randomly assigned an identity within a family facing a unique set of challenges. The goal of the program was to […]

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