Sustainability Institute Announces Rebranding Of MPower Business Champions Program

The Sustainability Institute announced today the rebranding of its MPower Business Champions program to SUSTAIN: La Crosse, to better reflect evolving needs in the 7 Rivers Region. SUSTAIN: La Crosse is designed to provide businesses and other organizations in our region with inspiration, tools, and networking in order to better implement sustainability initiatives. SUSTAIN: La […]

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Western, UW-La Crosse Sign Transfer Agreement

Officials with Western Technical College and UW-La Crosse have formally announced a new Business Pathway transfer agreement for students in Western’s Associate of Science-Liberal Arts (ASLA) program beginning with the 2019-20 academic year. Students enrolled in Western’s ASLA program can now earn 58-59 credits that will transfer into UW-La Crosse’s College of Business Administration, providing […]

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New Parking Procedures

This summer, the City of La Crosse implemented pay-by-phone parking on several streets surrounding Western. With this program, anyone planning to park on these streets pays $1 per hour using a smartphone app with a limit of four hours parking in each block. We have heard from several of our students regarding your frustration with […]

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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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Chinese Delegation Visits Western

A delegation from Harbin University in China will be visited Western Technical College on Wednesday, July 3. The university is located in the Heilongjiang province of China, which is a sister state to Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the university to increase collaboration between the two […]

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Western Hosts Veterans Conference

The Wisconsin Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (WACRAO) hosted the 2019 Veterans Conference at Western on June 25 and 26. The conference included presentations on Veterans Affairs education resources, information on credit for prior learning, and veterans’ educational benefits. Thank you to everyone who attended!

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Western’s Juan Jimenez Recognized For Work

Western Technical College’s Juan Jimenez was recently recognized for his work in reviewing the third edition of Course-Based Learning Assistance Best Practice Guidelines, literature used by the National Organization for Student Success as the standards for accreditation of peer learning programs by colleges and universities around the country. Jimenez is currently the associate dean for […]

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Western to have adjusted business hours

Western Technical College will have adjusted business hours for the Fourth of July holiday. Western’s Campus Shop will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3. Student services, including Admissions, Cashier’s Office, and Financial Aid will also be closing at 4:00 p.m. that same day. All Western regional locations will be closing that evening […]

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