Student Organizations and Clubs

All 'Bout Children (ABC)

Adviser: Tracy Craker

  • Club activities: We have been limited by COVID. Typically, we have stress relief/social gatherings, promote Early Childhood Education with advocacy efforts and attend a state conference. 

  • Club Officers: Bridget Gunther and Katelyn Schmitz 

  • Club meetings: Once a month, varies by term

Alliance for Equality

Adviser: Leah Durnin-Hoover

Not an active club for 2021-2022

ASHRAE/HVAC

Adviser: Michael Stewart

Not an active club for 2021-2022

Biomedical Electronics

Adviser: Lilly Kosir

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Criminal Justice

Adviser: Mike Earll

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

CRU

Adviser: Eddie Hale

  • Cru is a campus ministry where we reach college students on all levels of life to create a spiritual connection. We create bible studies at our campus and come together as one to share, spread, and talk about God. We have game nights, worship nights and fellowship days and nights just to talk about our lives and create friendships!

  • Club Leaders: Kimberly Rushlow, Carmel Larson, Dillion Allard, Josiah Flood, and Andrew Lettner

  • Meetings: Bible Studies are once a week every Wednesdays. We also have worship nights joined with UWL campus every Thursday at 8. Leaders meet on Mondays. and then once a month we have a big gathering just for ALL the leaders. 

Coulee Region Architecture

Advisor: Pete Zirbel

  • Explore the world of architecture and design while collaborating with Western Tech and coulee region communities.

  • Club Leaders: Tyler R, Will M, Josh I, Joshua S

  • Club Activities: The Coulee Region Architecture Club partakes in design contests, community fundraisers, educational fieldtrips, campus events, and conversations with local builders and tradesmen.

  • Club Meetings: 1 to 2 meetings per month

Coulee Region Creation/Mechanical Design

Alex Bahl & Matthew Sierra

Not an active club for 2021-2022

DECA

Advisers: Dave Wignes & Ray Slattery

Club info not available

Electromechanical & Automation

Adviser: Randal Hytry

Not an active club for 2021-2022

EMS

Adviser: Tim Kolonick

No information available at this time.

E-Sports

Advisor: Dustin Schultz

No information at this time

Fine Arts

Adviser: Lisa Heise and Pam Solberg

  • Anything pertaining to the arts, we are all about! 

  • Club Leader: Jacob Boudreau

  • Club Activities: Halloween Pumpkin Carving, Blackout Poetry Night, and Valentine's Day Friendship Bracelets and Card-making.

  • Club Meetings: Every other Wednesday during open hour (meeting times may vary)

Fire Fighters

Adviser: Robert Smith

Not an active club for 2021-2022

Foods Club

Advisers: Deb Klug, Margaret Nineman & Jean Ahrens

  • The Foods Club provides opportunities to explore the food industry through activities, field trips, and guest lectures. The club is open to all students at Western Technical College interested in enrichment through the study of food.

  • Club Leaders: Jaron Thompson, President
    Xue Xiong, Vice President
    Mike Cade, Secretary
    Nate Schooley, Treasurer

  • Club Activities: Recent activities include tours of unique industry kitchens, restaurant dining, overnight travel to food destinations, Thanksgiving pie fundraiser, and additional scholarship opportunities. 

  • Club Meetings: The Foods Club meets twice a month on Wednesdays during open hour, or more frequently as needed during fundraisers or activities.

Foundation of Teacher Education

Adviser: Shelley Bauer

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Green Energy Efficiency

Adviser: Josh Vandeberg

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Graphics Club

Adviser: Ken Hey

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

HIT/MCS

Adviser: Susan Summerfield

[Start with full name] Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Human Service

Advisers: Keith Lease & Ann Lichliter

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Landscape Horticulture

Adviser: David Lein

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Medical Lab Technician Club (MLT Club)

Advisers: Kari Christenson & LeeAnne Schwan

  • The MLT Club at Western Technical College creates an educational environment that promotes professionalism and learning among Health Occupation students pursuing a Medical Lab Technician career. Our club hosts speakers from various hospitals and clinics within our region to address the needs of those organizations in relation to MLT career opportunities. Shared with our members are tips on information to include within your resume and cover letter with the goal of highlighting your educational achievements through the lectures, labs, and clinical rotations you experience. MLT Club has been involved in many activities including River Watch, blood drives, club fundraising, and career preparation presentations. An additional activity our members experience includes attending the ASCLS-WI Conference during the second year of studies. 

  • Club Officers: Ryan Myers - President
    Al Yanacheck - Vice President
    Griffin Gunderson - Treasurer
    Robyn Cernak - Secretary

  • Club Meetings: Once per month (second Monday)

Multicultural

Adviser: Terrelle Wilson

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Professional Agricultural Students

Adviser: Dona Goede

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Phi theta Kappa

Advisers: Linda Duffy

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an international honor society available to Western students. Click the link below for more info!

Respiratory Therapy Club

Advisers: Kathy Nelson & Franz Schuttenhelm

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

SHRM

Advisers: Mabel Gehrett & Lori Olson

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Skills USA Auto

Advisers: Doug Thesing, Brian Kanable, & Phil Solberg

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Skills USA Welding

Advisers: Art Karbowski

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Student Nursing Association

Adviser: Stacy Rice

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Student Occupational Therapy Assoc.

Adviser: Lori Krammer

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Study Abroad

Adviser: Linda Duffy

Club description goes here. Get info on goals, purpose, etc.

Western Dungeons and Technical Dragons

Adviser: John Heath

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The Golf Club

Advisor: Eric Jacobson

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Join a Club

Find your niche

This is one of the simplest ways to get involved on campus. There are over 30 + student organizations and clubs that you can choose from. You can start by joining a club, perhaps taking a leadership role as an executive officer or serving as a club representative at General Assembly meetings. For more information about each specific club contact the advisor(s) listed below or the Student Life Office. By joining one of our many clubs, you will be able to find your place on campus and be part of a community.

 

Resources for Student Orgs and Clubs

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Fundraising Form

For every club, student organization, student or class project that involves fundraising or working with or for the community, specific guidelines need to be followed. This must be filled out prior to the fundraiser.

Volunteer Opportunities

Western uses Ugetconnected to share information about volunteer opportunities in our community. This is a great resource if your club is looking to do some volunteering

Club Account Balances

Clubs looking for their current account balance can find it here.

General Assembly Minutes

What General Assembly worked on the last meeting.

Travel Forms

Here are all the forms for club travel.

Activity grants

Activity grant form. Must be open to all students or be a community service activity that all students can take part in.

Club Sanctioning Forms

Have an idea for a new club? Here is the form to create one!

Check Request

Form for student clubs and organizations to request a check.

Club Deposit Form

This is the form for clubs to deposit funds into their account.

Operation River Watch

Sign up to volunteer for Operation River Watch. This is a great way to help earn money for your club while helping your community.

Student Organization Handbook

A resource book for student organizations / clubs and advisers

 

Committee Participation

Clubs who have a member sit on a committee are eligible to earn up to $100 in travel funding based on the attendance of the member. To join a committee as a club member, reach out to Ge vang (linked below) with your name, club, contact information, and what committee you would like to join.