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Aug 27, 2013, 13:07 ET
Westwood College's new IT program provides students with five career track options: Microsoft Systems Administration, Cisco Network Security, Cisco Network Wireless, Cisco Network Voice and Virtualization.  (PRNewsFoto/Westwood College)

New Westwood Technology Program Gives Students In-Depth Training For Specialized Career Fields

Westwood College today unveiled a new Information Technology (IT) program designed to provide students with the latest hands-on skills they need...

Aug 14, 2013, 16:07 ET
Westwood College employees volunteer for national "Good Works" Service Program, raising $25,000 for community groups.  (PRNewsFoto/Westwood College)

Westwood College's National "Good Works" Service Program Raises $25,000 For Community Groups

Faculty and staff from Westwood College recently hit the streets on a mission to do "Good Works" by helping more than 38 local community...

Jun 07, 2013, 11:54 ET

Westwood College Launches National "Good Works" Community Service Program

   Throughout June, Westwood College will give out hall passes for its faculty and staff to skip school. But don't worry, it's for a...

May 06, 2013, 17:33 ET
Upcoming Westwood College graduate Teena Gunnoe; Monica Shakin, Director of Career Services for Westwood College; and Joanne Valle, Executive Director for the Harbor City/Harbor Gateway Chamber of Commerce.  (PRNewsFoto/Westwood College)

Westwood College, Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce Host Regional Networking Mixer

 Westwood College hosted the Regional Networking Mixer for Los Angeles Chambers of Commerce on Thursday, April 11 at the South Bay Campus in...

Jan 19, 2012, 13:30 ET
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Westwood College Suggests Looking Beyond the Course Catalog When Considering Colleges

 There is a long list of factors prospective students should assess when considering which college to attend, but many experts...

Feb 27, 2006, 00:00 ET

Westwood College Celebrates New Campus in South Bay Area; Student Demand, Need for Trained Workers Leads to New, Expanded Campus

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing enrollment, plus expected steady employment growth in California and a need for more...

Jan 26, 2006, 00:00 ET

Law Enforcement Careers Continue Strong Growth; Westwood College Offers Criminal Justice Bachelor Degrees at Atlanta Campuses

ATLANTA, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Criminal justice careers are growing at a strong pace, and industry outlooks project this trend will continue...

Sep 12, 2005, 01:00 ET

Westwood College Waives Application and Registration Fees for Students Displaced by Hurricane Katrina

DENVER, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Westwood College, which has 20 campuses nationally that provide hands-on, career-focused education, announced...

Aug 11, 2005, 01:00 ET

Westwood College Brings Its Career-Focused Education to Virginia With Two New Campuses

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Fueled by strong growth of the regional job market and the need for trained workers in many industries,...

May 26, 2005, 01:00 ET

Westwood College Forms Relationship With Houghton Mifflin to Standardize Curriculum

DENVER, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to better prepare students for success and increase retention, Westwood College is working with...

May 17, 2005, 01:00 ET

Broomfield's Westwood College of Aviation Technology Adds Hands-On Heating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Diploma and Degree Programs

BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- People seeking careers in the quickly growing field of heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration...

Jan 13, 2005, 00:00 ET

Jan. 26 Grand Opening Celebrates New Westwood College Campuses in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Fueled by strong growth of the state's economy and the need for trained workers in many industries, Westwood...

Dec 07, 2004, 00:00 ET

Growth in Health Care Industry Spurs New Programs

HOUSTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Training is now available for two of the fastest-growing health care industry fields at Westwood College-Houston...

Apr 16, 2004, 01:00 ET

The New Face of National Security Creates Unprecedented Demand for Criminal Justice, Information Security Experts and Programs to Train Them

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to employment and training needs, Westwood College's Long Beach campus added three new...

Apr 15, 2004, 01:00 ET

Westwood College Rallies Behind Student to Help Her Pursue Degree

UPLAND, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Gina Romero is determined that nothing will get in the way of earning her Bachelor's degree in Visual...

Feb 10, 2004, 00:00 ET

Careers in Law Enforcement and Multimedia Arts Head the List of New Hot Jobs, Even in Slow Job Market

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Westwood College of Technology, with four campuses in Calif., continues to add career-focused...

Feb 10, 2004, 00:00 ET

Westwood College Adds New Game Art and Design Program

DENVER, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- People with a passion for video games have the opportunity to turn that excitement into a lucrative career....

Dec 12, 2003, 00:00 ET

Medical Assisting, Criminal Justice Programs Added to Wide Range Of Career-Focused Education Offerings at Westwood College

DENVER, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- People seeking careers in the thriving fields of health care and criminal justice now have a new opportunity to...

Dec 09, 2003, 00:00 ET

Increase in Retirees and New Defense Contracts Can Boost Employment Opportunity for Airframe and Powerplant Technicians

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The field of aviation technology will grow approximately 10-20 percent from 2000 to 2010, according to the...

Dec 09, 2003, 00:00 ET

New Degree Program Can Lead to High-Demand Jobs in the Entertainment Industry, Emergency Response Training and More

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Amazing as it sounds, playing video games can be the first step toward an exciting and lucrative career. To...