Western’s Coleman Center Receives LEED Gold Certification

Western Technical College’s Coleman Center recently achieved gold certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The building, which was originally built in 1923, was remodeled in 2016. The project highlighted wide-ranging energy efficient building systems, extensive construction activity pollution protection, and alternative transportation for low emission vehicles.In total, Western’s efforts in all of […]

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Western Staff Grant College Credit To Challenge Academy

For the first time, staff from Western Technical College reviewed portfolios of cadets from Wisconsin’s Challenge Academy on Thursday, Dec. 6. Cadets were assessed on whether they meet the course competencies for Western’s Professionalism and Success course. If they demonstrated their knowledge, cadets were granted three college credits. In total, all 88 cadets received college […]

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Western To Offer Child Care Credential

In partnership with T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Wisconsin, Western Technical College will be offering a Wisconsin Family Child Care Credential program beginning in Jan. 2019 at Western’s Viroqua location, 220 S. Main St. The Wisconsin Family Child Care Credential is made up of four, three-credit courses, designed for family child care providers and individuals seeking to […]

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Gundersen, Tri-State Donate Ambulance To Western

Western was the recipient of an expensive piece of learning equipment, thanks to Gundersen Health System and Tri-State Ambulance. The two organizations donated a retired ambulance for Western’s EMT/EMS programs on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The 200,000 mile ambulance will be used in training scenarios and classroom learning exercises. Despite the high mileage, Western officials say […]

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Western Offering Smartphones And Tablets Class

Western Technical College and Tri County Communications will be offering a smartphones and tablets class on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 5-7:00 p.m. at Western’s Independence location, 36084 Walnut St. The class will focus on the basic use and features of smartphones and tablets, including email, downloading apps, and using the web. The class is free […]

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