A New Layer Of Support

Learning Commons Manager Kirsten Daykin never gets tired meeting with students at Western. “Hearing about their dreams and goals is my favorite part of this work,” said Daykin. “It’s just so fulfilling.” Daykin leads Western’s Personalized Applied Learning Strategies (PALS) efforts at the college. Developed within the past year, PALS is a strengths-based academic support […]

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Suits For Success Tradition Carries On

Every year, Western Technical College’s Business Management students help organize and create Suits for Success, a one-day, free shopping experience held on campus. The event is open to the community, offering individuals a chance to pick out professional clothing at no cost. In recent years, the event has expanded, offering tie tying demonstrations, resume reviews, […]

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A New Approach To Mental Health

In normal times, mental health and self-care are often overlooked or swept under the rug. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, however, physical and financial hardships have greatly impacted our mental and emotional well-being.   Just recently, Western Technical College reorganized the college’s Counseling and Case Management Services, offering strength-based, holistic, wrap-around service model to promote resilience […]

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