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Aug 26, 2015, 11:00 ET

Westwood College to Host Open House on August 27 to Showcase Dental Assisting Program and New Dental Lab

WHAT: The public including local business leaders, community members, prospective students, guidance counselors and elected officials are...

Aug 25, 2015, 12:30 ET

Westwood College's Chicago Campuses Host Annual Graduation Ceremony

 Nearly 460 students graduated Sunday, Aug. 23 from Westwood College's four Chicago area campuses. These graduates earned bachelor's degrees,...

Aug 17, 2015, 17:14 ET

Westwood College awards $62,500 in 2015 "Ready For More" Scholarships

 Westwood College's Ready for More scholarship program awarded $62,500 to 45 students who have proactively taken steps to plan their careers in...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:32 ET

Westwood College Opens Campus In Peachtree Center

 Westwood College has opened a new campus in the Peachtree Center. The 40,000-square-foot facility offers programs in technology, healthcare,...

Feb 13, 2015, 10:35 ET

Westwood College Opens Campus In Aurora

 Westwood College has opened a new campus near the Town Center at Aurora. The 34,000-square-foot facility offers programs in technology,...

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
www.Westwood.edu.  (PRNewsFoto/Westwood College)

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...