The Economic Development Pulse Second Quarter 2016 - Page 2

Good News in Education

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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

- SR Education Group announced the university as the #1 Top Medical School for 2106

- Approved by the Accredication Council, the TTUHSC Permian Basin will start a psychiatry residency in the fall

University of Texas of the Permian Basin

- The College of Business and Engineering maintained its business accreditation by AACSB international

- West Texas National Bank gave a $5,000 grant to The John Ben Shepperd Pubiic Leadership Institute to collaboarte on K-12 Financial Leadership training

Odessa College

- One of only 38 community colleges in the U.S. , the college was awarded a grant from Achieving the Dream, a national community college reform network

-OC to offer college experience to middle schoolers

ECISD

- Scholars in Progress (SIP) students completed a two-week summer camp based on the STEAM theme

- George H.W. Bush New Tech Odessa Senior, Luis Trueba, heading to MIT for college

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