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U.S. Department of Education provides a press release suspending federal student loan payments and waiving interest

March 23, 2020
Contact:   Press Office, (202) 401-1576, WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the office of Federal Student Aid is executing on President Donald J. Trump’s promise to provide student loan relief to tens of millions of borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency. All borrowers with federally held student loans will [...]

For the sixth year in a row Western Tech receives rating on the nation’s top 2020-2021 Military Friendly® Schools, achieving bronze status this year

February 12, 2020
EL PASO- Continuing its mission to provide veterans, their spouses, and the military community with the finest choices for education opportunities, Military Friendly today has released the 2020-21 Military Friendly Schools list. Now in its 19th year, the Military Friendly® Schools list has come to set the standard for higher education institutions to provide the [...]

Western Technical College (WTC) Donates $250,000 to Name El Paso Children’s Hospital’s Rehabilitative Gymnasium

February 11, 2020
El Paso, Texas (February 10, 2020)- In conjunction with its 50th year in business, Western Technical College (WTC) is donating $250,000 to name El Paso Children’s Hospital’s Rehabilitative Gymnasium as “The Western Tech Rehabilitative Gymnasium”. El Paso Children’s Hospital will benefit in an increase in pediatric service lines within the region. The Unveiling will be [...]