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Sewell Auto Tech

Our partners from Sewell Family of Dealerships toured Odessa College’s new Sewell Auto Tech construction site this morning to discuss plans to open the facility this fall. The 37,000-square-foot Sewell Auto Tech facility, located on seven acres at 2425 E. Eighth Street, will offer the latest in auto and diesel technology training for Permian Basin students. It will also house the Professional Truck Driving Academy with state-of-the-art simulators, as well as paved parking and driving courses.

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Permian Basin International Oil Show - $80,000 Gift to Odessa College

Thank you to the Permian Basin International Oil Show Board of Directors for their generous gift of $80,000 to fund scholarships for Odessa College students pursuing degrees in the oil and gas industry! To qualify for the PBIOS scholarships, students must be residents of the Permian Basin, maintain a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) and pursue a degree in the oil and gas industry. Scholarships like these help OC students gain the education and skills needed to fill immediate job openings right here in the Permian Basin. For more information on OC scholarships, call the OC Foundation Office at 432-335-6648 or e-mail foundation@odessa.edu.

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