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Jessie Combs Smashes Women’s Land Speed Record

On October 8, WyoTech graduate and spokeswoman Jessi Combs broke the women’s land speed record by taking a jet-powered “car” up to 344 mph.

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WyoTech in Blairsville has No. 1 Graduation Rate Among U.S. Trade Schools

WyoTech’s campus in Blairsville, Pa., has the highest graduation rate among schools of its kind in the United States, according to a new national educational survey.

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Beat the Heat World Finals – Columbus Ohio

What’s real excitement? It’s watching police officers and firefighters race emergency and squad car vehicles. Learn more about this event.

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How Hollywood Sees the Automotive Future

As any movie buff will tell you, cars in science fiction films come in all shapes and size. Some are sleek. Some are clunky. Some are luxurious. Others are strictly utilitarian. Some roll, some hover and some actually fly. Let’s go back to the future to see how science fiction filmmakers have imagined future cars over the last four decades:

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Is Automotive Technology Changing too Quickly?

Is automotive technology changing too quickly? At least one industry analyst thinks so. Writing for Automotive Technology, staff writer Larry P. Vellequette notes that rapid advancements in automobile safety, performance, connectivity and fuel economy may produce better vehicles and attract customers, but immediately adding these improvements to existing production lines can ultimately hurt a company’s profitability.

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Denver TV News Team Covers WyoTech Volunteer Truck Restoration

Denver television station KUSA’s 9News recently aired a heartwarming feature on students from WyoTech’s Laramie campus helped an Afghanistan War widow restore her classic 1959 Chevy Apache pickup truck.

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WyoTech in Laramie Receives National Recognition for 4th Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year, WyoTech in Laramie has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

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WyoTech Announces Partnership with Orange County Choppers

WyoTech students will participate in custom bike build that will be featured on an upcoming episode of American Chopper on the Discovery Channel.

SANTA ANA, Calif. – (May 24, 2011) – WyoTech has announced a partnership with Orange County Choppers (OCC), the custom motorcycle shop founded by Paul Teutul Sr. As part of the agreement, WyoTech students will help construct an OCC custom-built, WyoTech-branded motorcycle under the guidance of OCC’s Teutul. In addition, WyoTech, “The Official Technical School of OCC” has also arranged for students to intern at the world-renowned bike building facility in Upstate New York.

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WyoTech Joins Daytona Bike Week 2011 to Host Several Events, Shows

Beginning Friday, March 4, the WyoTech campus in Ormond Beach will host a series of events, including Destination Sportbike, Brute Horsepower Shootout, “Icon Limiter Live” Fashion Show, and more.

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Inclement Weather Delays Registration for WyoTech’s Laramie Campus

LARAMIE, Wyoming — For the protection of its students, WyoTech’s Laramie campus will temporarily postpone registration until Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011 due to inclement weather.

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