Western Officially Opens Newly Remodeled Apprenticeship And Industry Training Center

To mark National Apprenticeship Week next week, Western Technical College officially opened its newly remodeled Apprenticeship and Industry Training Center, completing a $3.5 million project that significantly upgrades the facility located at 2860 21st Place South, La Crosse. The project, which began in May of this year, upgrades the space into a state-of-the-art classroom for […]

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Western, UW-Stout Sign New Transfer Agreement

Officials with Western Technical College and UW-Stout have formally announced a new transfer agreement for students beginning this fall. The new agreement allows students who completed the Electromechanical Technology and Automation Systems Technology associate degree programs to transfer into UW-Stout’s Engineering Technology-Automation bachelor’s degree. In addition, students in Western’s Mechanical Design Technology program can transfer […]

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Western’s Learner Support And Transition Department Wins National Award

Western Technical College’s Learner Support and Transition division was recently recognized as an innovative practice in adult education by the Advancing Innovation in Adult Education Project, a national project that recognizes achievements in adult education. The division is being recognized for its curriculum and delivery, designed and built to address the needs of at-risk adults […]

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Western Technical College Joins The National College Transition Network At World Education As Partner In College Success For Singles Mothers

Western Technical College is one of eight community and technical colleges selected through a competitive application process to participate in College Success for Single Mothers. Funded by ECMC Foundation and led by the National College Transition Network (NCTN), the goal of the three-year project is to identify the needs of single mother students on campus and develop a plan […]

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Western’s Respiratory Therapist Program Honored

Western Technical College’s Respiratory Therapist program was recently honored with a Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success award earlier this month by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Programs are awarded using specific requirements, including: having three or more years of outcomes data, hold accreditation without a progress report, document RRT credentialing success of 90% […]

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A New Normal

Western Technical College’s Electromechanical Technology program is highly developed for the manufacturing world. Students learn about systems that integrate with computers, hydraulics, and mechanical control systems. It’s a mix of both theory and hands-on work, and prepares students with a skillset in an increasingly technological field. But a few weeks ago, everything changed.  Since the […]

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Western, UW-Madison Sign Transfer Agreement

Officials with UW-Madison and Western Technical College have formally announced a new transfer agreement for students who enroll in Western’s Associate of Science-Liberal Arts (ASLA) program. Students enrolled in Western’s ASLA program can now transfer a minimum of 54 transferable credits to UW-Madison within three academic years at Western. To complete the transfer, students must […]

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Western Foundation Launches Fundraiser For Student Emergency Fund

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western Technical College Foundation launched a fundraiser this week for the College’s emergency fund for students in need of financial support during this time. The Foundation is seeking donations for the College’s emergency fund, which provides support for students in unexpected financial hardship. These expenses could include dependent […]

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