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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Suits For Success A Hit At Western

Western Technical College Business Management hosted Suits for Success, an event that offers free, gently used professional clothing, on Wednesday, March 6. The event, which was open to the public, offered new or gently used professional clothing, including suits, blouses, sweaters, dresses, and dress shoes. There was also be a tie tying demonstration and an […]

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Western Hosts Tax Assistance Event

Sponsored by Marine Credit Union Foundation and with collaboration from Great Rivers United Way, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of La Crosse, and UW-La Crosse’s It Make$ Cents program, Western Technical College hosted a free tax assistance event for individuals and married couples making less than $66,000 in 2018 on Thursday, Feb. 28. Tax assistance was […]

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Western Hosts Construction And Apprenticeships Career Fair

Western Technical College and various local employers hosted a Construction and Apprenticeships Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Lunda Center. Twenty employers, including JF Brennan, Tradesmen International, and Mathy Construction, were on hand to speak with students about construction and apprenticeship opportunities. In addition, interested individuals were able to connect with local unions […]

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