Western Celebrates Manufacturing Month

Western Technical College celebrated Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin with two special events on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Western’s Business and Industry Services hosted a manufacturing luncheon from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The event highlighted partnerships between local school districts and businesses, as well as showcased various student projects from the area. Tours of Western’s Integrated Technology Center […]

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New Report Shows $1.6 Million In Transcripted Credit Savings For Western District

A new report from Western Technical College’s K-12 Relations department showed Transcripted Credit saved local students roughly $1.6 million throughout 2018-19, a jump of nearly $600,000 from the year prior. The latest report showed the amount of unduplicated students served from Transcripted Credit rose from 2,357 in 2017-18, to 3,369 in 2018-19. In total, area […]

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Western Hosts Bionics Activity Day

Students from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater La Crosse and the Good Fight Community Center participated in a Bionics Activity Day on Tuesday, July 9. During the event, students constructed Bionics4Education kits, building various machines that mimic animal functions, including a swimming fish, an elephant trunk, and a chameleon tongue. In the afternoon, […]

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High School Students Complete First EMT Academy In Independence

High school students from Arcadia, Blair-Taylor, Independence, and Osseo-Fairchild completed the first EMT academy held at Western Technical College’s Independence location earlier this month. Upon successful completion of the program, students earned the Emergency Medical Technician – Basic technical diploma. The following students completed the academy: Arcadia High School: Jaylen Glenzinski, Charlie Halvorsen, Brooke Pronschinske […]

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Western Hosts Manufacturing Day Events

Western Technical College celebrated October as Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin with two special events on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Western’s Business and Industry Services hosted a manufacturing luncheon from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. that day. The event highlighted partnerships between local school districts and businesses, as well as showcased various student projects from the area. Tours of […]

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Heroes Are Made Here

High school juniors and seniors were invited to learn more about Western Technical College’s public safety programs at “Heroes are Made Here,” an open house event on Thursday, Sept. 27 . at the Sparta Public Safety and Training Center. The event allowed those interested a chance to learn more about the Emergency Medical Services (EMS), […]

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