Weatherford College to return $1.4 million to state

Published Saturday, April 30, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

This week the Agency Operations Committee, a subgroup of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), decided Weatherford College must pay back $1.4 million in disputed state funding, but it will have five years to do so, instead of the originally suggested two-year time frame.

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College responds to audit findings

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Weatherford College officials have asked the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) for more time to repay $1.4 million.

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College facing million-dollar loss

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Weatherford College could lose $1.4 million in state funding over the course of the next two years.

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Local students earn honors from Weatherford College

Published Saturday, April 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

Two Weatherford College Wise County students won outstanding student awards this month, named the top history students on all Weatherford campuses.

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Ready to level up: Students compete at district UIL with regionals in mind

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Racey Burden

There's a lot of waiting to be done at UIL academic meets. Waiting to compete, waiting for results. Waiting for the pizza, which is late.

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Communities unite for job fair

Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

Those out of work or seeking a career change will have the chance to meet with at least 30 employers at a job fair next week.

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Local students graduate Weatherford College

Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Several local students graduated from Weatherford College in December 2015.

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Next Weatherford College teacher certification program begins this summer

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016
By Messenger Staff

The next Weatherford College Teacher Certification Program begins this summer, and the deadline to apply for admission is April 22.

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Weatherford College calls for alumni award nominations

Published Saturday, January 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

In the ongoing tradition of honoring exceptional former students, Weatherford College is seeking nominations for the 2016 Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Alumnus awards.

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Weatherford College opens online scholarship application

Published Wednesday, January 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Weatherford College has opened its online scholarship application for the 2016-17 academic year.

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Dean’s last day

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Joe Duty

Duane Durrett, dean of Weatherford College Wise County, bids farewell to friends and staff during a reception Thursday afternoon.

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College tax rate to remain the same

Published Wednesday, August 19, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

The college branch campus maintenance tax rate in Wise County likely will not increase in fiscal year 2016.

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Officials debate calculation, use of indirect cost

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

The disagreement over the Weatherford College branch campus maintenance tax rate continues to brew among county and college officials.

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Judge, college president embroiled in ongoing dispute

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Five cents doesn't sound like a lot, but it's caused distress in Weatherford College tax rate and budget negotiations for months.

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ConocoPhillips grant awarded for STEMania day

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Weatherford College Wise County has been awarded a $3,488 Community Engagement Grant from ConocoPhillips.

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Weatherford College tuition won’t go up for 2015-16

Published Saturday, February 14, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Tuition rates for Weatherford College students will remain unchanged for the 2015-16 academic year following approval from the WC board of trustees during their meeting Thursday afternoon.

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Weatherford College accepting applicants for Vocational Nursing program

Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Applications for the Weatherford College Vocational Nursing program are being accepted through March 31 for the class that begins in August.

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Weatherford College honors 6 teachers

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Six teachers from area schools were among the 32 honored by Weatherford College at the 2015 Jack Harvey Academy of Exemplary Teachers celebration, held Jan. 30 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center in Weatherford.

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Meeting Agendas for Saturday, February 7, 2015

Published Saturday, February 7, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The Bridgeport City Council has a special meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, to discuss in closed session the city administrator position.

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Weatherford College announces fall 2014 graduates

Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By Messenger Staff

More than 270 Weatherford College students graduated in December with either an associate's degree or certification preparing them for the workforce.

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