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U.S. Government Shutdown | Information

January 8, 2019
Greetings Western Technical College Students and Future Students, In light of the recent U.S. government shutdown, there may be concerns or questions regarding how your student financial aid and/or VA educational benefits may be impacted.  The U. S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid (FSA) office has communicated that the shutdown should not affect student financial aid at this time. It has also been confirmed with the Veteran Administration, that GI [...]

A Penske Truck Leasing Branded-Classroom To be Unveiled at Western Tech

November 28, 2018
El Paso, Texas – November 13, 2018– Western Technical College and Penske Truck Leasing will proudly unveil the official Penske-branded-Classroom at Western Tech’s Plaza Campus during Western Tech’s annual Motorsports Day Event on November 14, 2018 at 10am. In attendance for the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be Penske Truck Leasing’s Area Vice President, Fred Haddad. “The Penske Classroom [...]

Factory level Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks training with the Diesel Advanced Education Program to start in 2019

November 9, 2018
September 13, 2018– Western Technical College a 2017 Innovation in Education award winner has formed a strategic partnership in education with industry leaders Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks. Utilizing OEM approved curriculum Western Technical College will offer the Diesel Advanced Technology Education (DATE) Program beginning early next year. Western Technical College is the only college [...]