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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
For the third straight summer, Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for the Industrial History of Texas is participating in the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to active and retired military members and their families.   The program kicks off Saturday, May 26, the first day of the Memorial Day weekend, and runs through Labor Day.   Blue Star Museums is a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, May 21, 2018
The 14th annual American Astronautical Society (AAS) CanSat Competition returns to Tarleton State University June 8 through 10, with more than 40 college and university teams from around the world vying for top honors. Teams from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, India, Iran, Turkey, Poland and the United Kingdom will compete to launch a space probe into the sky. Each probe will carry a large hen’s ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, May 21, 2018
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce hosted the May luncheon with guest speaker Todd Gibson of the Granbury High School CTE program. Mr. Gibson brought with him members of the F1 in Schools program representing students from the STEM challenge program. This program is the only global multi-disciplinary challenge in which teams of students aged 9 to 19 deploy CAD/CAM software to collaborate, design, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Acton Middle School sixth grader Braeden Whitton was honored by the Granbury Chamber of Commerce on May 17, 2018, for designing the winning entry in the chamber-sponsored Fourth of July celebration’s t-shirt competition.   Making the presentation on behalf of the chamber was marketing and events director Kim Vezo, who spearheads the annual event to be held July 3-4 this year.   The parade ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Monday, May 14, 2018
Dr. Kim McCuistion has been named chief of staff to Tarleton State University President F. Dominic Dottavio, effective Aug. 1. She succeeds Dr. Tod A. Farmer, who has been chosen president of Weatherford College.   McCuistion was among the top finalists in Tarleton’s search for a chief of staff last summer.   She is director of animal nutrition for the United Sorghum Checkoff Program, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Dr. Daniel O’Meara will join the Weatherford College family this summer as the newest dean of the Wise County campus. Originally from Venezuela, O’Meara grew up in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual home that he said instilled a high level of creativity, communication skills and cultural competency that will aid him in his role at WCWC. O’Meara is also a community college product, having ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Registration is open for several Granbury ISD summer camps to be held in June, July, and August 2018.   Athletic camps are scheduled throughout the summer at Granbury High School and open to boys and girls in various incoming grade levels:   Baseball Camps (June 4-7):  grades K-4 at 8:00-10:00 A.M., grades 5-8 at 10:30 A.M. -12:30 P.M. Boys Basketball Camp (June 25-28):  grades 3-9 at 9:00 ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, April 27, 2018
Students at Tarleton State University now can earn an affordable bachelor’s degree that awards credit for past vocational training and coursework.   The Texas Affordable Baccalaureate program allows working and nontraditional students to quickly complete their studies and graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science (B.S.A.S.). Students can earn concentrations in business or ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 26, 2018
For its 10th edition, Taste of Parker County will take place at a new location this year. In partnership with the City of Weatherford, the Weatherford College Foundation will host the food-tasting event at Heritage Park on Thursday, May 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. “We’re looking forward to partnering with the City of Weatherford to bring this fun event to the middle of town,” said Bob Glenn, WC ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Weatherford College Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa attended Catalyst, the two-year college honor society’s annual convention this past weekend, where they were recognized as one of the top 100 chapters out of nearly 1,300 chapters worldwide, ranking them among the top eight percent of the entire society. Phi Chapter is the oldest chapter in Texas and was proud to send five students and two ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release

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