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2014-03-24 23:02:29

Antron Brown, 2012 NHRA Top Fuel world champion and driver of the Don Schumacher Racing-owned Matco Tools dragster, will visit Western Technical College in El Paso, Texas with his dragster for the sixth consecutive year on March 25. The former college track star at Mercer (N.J.) Community College will speak to Western Tech students about education and career choices. El Pao, Texas (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 “I love doing these school visits with Matco Tools,” Brown said. “I have been in...

2012-01-25 08:00:00

Western Technical College Offers EHR Training by Using Train For EHR´s Electronic Health Records Training Course Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Train For EHR Enterprise is proud to announce that its Electronic Health Records Training Course will now be offered by Western Technical College of El Paso, TX. Western Tech chose Train For EHR´s course because it fit with the school´s mission to prepare students for careers by combining traditional classroom instruction...

2008-09-10 03:00:11

By Anonymous MADISON - A University of Denver official with La Crosse roots will be the first leader of the state's new program to promote access to higher education. Gov. Jim Doyle said Friday that Amy Bechtum will start next month as the director of the Office of the Wisconsin Covenant. Bechtum moved to La Crosse in 1980 at age 6, and she grew up south of the city. She first attended Pleasant Valley School, a small country school, and then went to Harry Spence Elementary. She also...

2008-06-20 03:00:24

By Lang, K J More than 3,000 students from area colleges were recently handed diplomas and are taking their first steps into the career world. And despite the slowing economy, those steps often lead graduates into jobs in their field of study. Area colleges collect information each year from surveys and other sources to see what their graduates go on to do after school. "It is kind of our bottom line," said Beth Dolder-Zieke, director of career services at Viterbo University. "This is a...

2007-05-29 03:03:47

By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. May 29--Two high school senior musicians who will study at the Indiana University School of Music in the fall and several state singing audition finalists headline the 2007 class of outstanding senior musicians in the La Crosse area. Percussionist John James Pearse of Aquinas, who has played marimba with the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, and Logan cellist Maxfield Wollam-Fisher will major in music at Indiana. Pearse has won awards and...

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