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Media Advisory: AT&T Foundation to support Virtual Technical College Initiative at Washburn Tech

WHAT: The AT&T Foundation will make a grant announcement and present a check to the Washburn University Institute of Technology Friday, Nov. 1.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at 1 p.m.


Washburn University Institute of Technology

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5724 SW Huntoon
Topeka, KS 66604

DETAILS: The grant will support the cost of developing virtual reality applications for online courses offered to high schoolers in Kansas by the Virtual Technical College Initiative at Washburn Tech. Connecting students to technical education while in high school is a key driver and motivator for students to continue their training in technical education as they are the future workforce who will assume technical careers and create new businesses in Kansas.  

AT&T Inc. is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives. Through its community initiatives, AT&T has a long history of investing in projects that create learning opportunities; promote academic and economic achievement; or address community needs. The company’s signature philanthropic initiative, AT&T Aspire, drives innovation in education to promote student success in school and beyond. With a financial commitment of $500 million since 2008, AT&T is leveraging technology, relationships and social innovation to help all students make their biggest dreams a reality.


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For further information: Lori Hutchinson Washburn Tech lori.hutchinson@washburn.edu 785.670.2199 OR Sarah Towle Washburn University Alumni Association and Foundation stowle@wualumni.org 785.670.1744

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