Washington Technology University

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Washington Technology University
Motto"Grow, Explore, Learn"
TypePrivate
Established2017
PresidentSteve Olswang
Location, ,
United States
MascotRed Pandas
Websitewashtechu.com

Washington Technology University (WTU) is an American private university based in Bellevue, Washington. The school offers a bachelor's degree in information security targeted at local residents wanting to join the Seattle technology industry, and admitted its first class in January 2018.[1] WTU is authorized by the Washington Student Achievement Council and meets the requirements and minimum educational standards established for degree-granting institutions under the Degree-Granting Institution Act.[2]

Proposed branch campus[edit]

Beginning in August 2017, several months before the main campus opened to students, WTU was in discussions with landowners around North Bend to open a branch campus on part of the site of the former Mountain Meadows Farm. The campus would be combined with returning the farm to full agricultural production and would offer courses in technology as well as programs in agricultural science, viticulture, and hotel management.[3] At a meeting about the project local residents expressed concerns such as increased traffic and load on sewer systems, with some aggressively opposing the project.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suttner, Joseph (January 25, 2018). "Explore academics with Washington Technology University". K5 News. Seattle, WA: KING-TV. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Colleges and Institutions in Washington". Washington Student Achievement Council. State of Washington. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  3. ^ "Landowner proposes Washington Technology University campus in Bellevue". Bellevue Reporter. August 26, 2017. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  4. ^ Ladwig, Carol (September 5, 2017). "Hundreds turn out to debate future of Mountain Meadows Farm". Snoqualmie Valley Record. Retrieved April 6, 2018.

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Coordinates: 47°36′44″N 122°11′24″W / 47.6121692°N 122.190091°W / 47.6121692; -122.190091