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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
A partnership between Tarleton State University and Collin County Community College District will make it easier for transfer students to continue and complete their education at a four-year institution. As part of the partnership, Tarleton guarantees admission for Collin College students with 30 or more semester hours of transferrable college credit and a cumulative GPA of 2.0. Students with ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
In an article released January 23, 2017 by PR Newswire, U-Haul announced its top U.S. growth cities of 2016 and Granbury, Texas heads the list for populations between 10,000 and 50,000. U-Haul calculates their numbers based upon one-way truck arrivals over departures for a calendar year. This growth data is an effective gauge of how well cities are attracting and maintaining residents. Arrivals ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, February 13, 2017
The Weatherford College Teacher Certification Program is currently admitting teacher candidates to their program starting this summer, and is now offering certification for those wishing to teach hospitality, nutrition and food sciences for 8 th through 12 th grade. “The Hospitality, Nutrition and Food Sciences certificate was requested by several area school districts,” said Joyce ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
For the fourth year in a row the Weatherford College Board of Trustees approved flat tuition rates during their regular meeting Thursday afternoon. Tuition rates for the 2017-18 academic year at WC will remain at $80 per credit hour for in-district tuition, $124 for out-of-district tuition, $98 for out-of-district Wise County, $115 for out-of-district Granbury, and $176 for out-of-state. “I ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Granbury, TX February 9, 2017 – Accessible Granbury is pleased to announce construction of their new website, AccessibleGranburyTx.com , is complete! The website is for individuals with mobility issues and their families, and rates venues for accessibility in Granbury on a five star rating system. The website already contains a wealth of information about accessible dining, lodging, event, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, February 06, 2017
Granbury, Texas – The Granbury Chamber of Commerce celebrated its Annual Best of Business Awards Banquet on Friday, February 3, at the Granbury Resort Conference Center. The theme this year – “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” – was brought to life by the rich decorations of burlap and dusky lighting by the outstanding staff of the Conference Center. The ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Weatherford College is gearing up to celebrate its 150 th anniversary in 2019, and organizers are looking for input from alumni, employees, students and the community at large on the activities to take place during that time. A survey is available at www.wc.edu/150 for those wishing to submit their thoughts on the celebration. A preliminary committee made up of a cross-section of WC employees ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Tarleton State University today received approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) for a new bachelor of science degree program in mechanical engineering. The new degree builds on Tarleton’s existing undergraduate programs in civil, electrical and environmental engineering as well as engineering physics. “This is a major step forward,” said Tarleton ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The transformation of Granbury High School was featured in the Fall 2016 issue of Learning by Design magazine. GHS was selected for recognition by the magazine for Outstanding Project, which was led by the Huckabee school architectural firm. Construction at the high school began in November 2014 with principal work completed last fall. The Buford Thompson Company is the construction manager ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Visit Granbury, Inc. is conducting image perception and brand research on the Granbury area. As a community, business and/or visitor industry stakeholder it is essential that we receive your feedback and opinions in order to best brand Granbury. The success of this initiative will have positive impacts for the city and most importantly, people and businesses such as yourself who are involved in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Two Granbury Theatre Company productions and several cast members were recently honored in the The Column Best in DFW Theatre 2016. Singin’ in the Rain , which was on the Granbury Opera House stage in June and July, was among four shows named the year’s best by associate theatre critic Genevieve Croft. Her colleague, Elaine Plybon, chose February’s Little Shop of Horrors as one ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Acton Middle School has been named to the list of “Texas Schools to Watch” by the Texas Middle School Association. As part of the commendation only bestowed upon a handful of middle schools in the state, AMS is honored as a high achieving school, designated as a model school, and recognized as a school for others to visit. The campus was chosen following an extensive application ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Tarleton State University in 2017 celebrates its 100th anniversary as a founding member of the Texas A&M University System with a yearlong slate of activities honoring the people and events responsible for creating one of the fastest growing schools in the nation. The Texas Legislature approved the partnership on Feb. 20, 1917, following a 3½-year effort by supporters to raise money to ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, January 06, 2017
In what was supposed to be only a “trial run” based on 2015-16 data, the Texas Education Agency has released the preliminary results of their A-F system to the public. What we see in these results is the state continuing to use a once a year bubble test to assign grades to individual campuses across our state and pit campuses against each other. This system uses a one-size-fits-all ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Concert pianist and Weatherford College Artist-in-Residence Dr. Hyeyoung Song performed to a sold-out audience at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Dec. 28. The concert wrapped up her 2016 international tour which included Paris, Spain and Korea. The concert, held in Carnegie Hall’s elegant Weill Recital Hall, included selections from Bach, Beethoven and Debussy as well as modern pieces by ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, January 02, 2017
The Weatherford College Foundation has opened its online scholarship application for the 2017-18 academic year, utilizing a new platform designed to simplify the process for students and donors alike. The foundation is contracting with AcademicWorks, an Austin-based vendor used by more than 500 colleges, universities and foundations across the country. “We’re very excited to roll out ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release

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