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UNT offers help to former ITT students

Thu, Sep 8, 2016 - 11:56pm

By Brian Scott

Several local colleges are offering their help to the thousands of former ITT Tech students who now find themselves without a school or a clear path to education.

This week, the for-profit college closed abruptly, shutting down all 130 of its campuses nationwide. As a result, about 35,000 students are reported to be affected and have uncertain educational futures now.

The University of North Texas announced Thursday its intentions to help those students.

Rebecca Lothringer, UNT director of admissions, said the university will accept ITT credits and is making special exceptions to its...

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Tarrant County College, UNT reach out after ITT closure

Thu, Sep 8, 2016 - 12:48pm

By A. Lee Graham

Tarrant County College has announced an education fair for the 500 students affected by the recent closing of ITT Technical Institute in Arlington.

Meanwhile, the University of North Texas in Denton is helping out by enrolling qualified students for fall and and spring classes. UNT has undergraduate degree programs specifically designed to accept 45 or more credits transferred from technical programs, including ITT Technical Institute.

To begin classes this fall, qualified students will receive individualized attention and will be walked through the enrollment process. Interested students may...