Western Technical College

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Western Technical College
Western Technical College logo.jpg
Established 1912
Type State Technical College
President Lee Rasch
Students 6,502 program students and 12,851 continuing ed
Location La Crosse, WI, USA
Campus Urban
Mascot Cavaliers
Website www.westerntc.edu

Western Technical College is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System. The main campus is located in La Crosse, in the U.S. state of Wisconsin.

The school was previously known as Western Wisconsin Technical College (WWTC), but the "Wisconsin" part of the name was officially dropped on March 29, 2006.[1]

Other locations[edit]

Black River Falls campus

Other locations where classes are offered include:


Western Technical College offers 43 programs of study including Associate of Applied Science, as well as technical diplomas and certificates. Also, Western has agreements with four-year colleges that allow students to transfer in with junior standing. As of 2006, these colleges were:


Western Technical College's sports teams are called the Cavaliers, who play in red and white colors. The school began athletics in 1975.

Former names[edit]

  • 1912-17: La Crosse Continuation and Adult Schools[2]
  • 1917-63: La Crosse Vocational School
  • 1936-65: Coleman Vocational and Adult Schools
  • 1965-68: Coleman Technical Institute
  • 1968-87: Western Wisconsin Technical Institute
  • 1987-2006: Western Wisconsin Technical College
  • 2006–present: Western Technical College


  1. ^ News
  2. ^ Transforming tech school; La Crosse Tribune; February 11, 2007; Schott, Kate; Retrieved October 2, 2007

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