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Free Soup for Students on Emily's Birthday

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Today, February 10, a very special tradition will be observed at Emily Griffith Technical College and High School with free soup for hundreds of students. The celebration honors the rich history of the schools and the birthday of legendary founder of Denver’s iconic Opportunity School, Emily Griffith. The soup is prepared by the Culinary Arts students at EGTC. 

Emily Griffith was a Colorado visionary born on February 10 in the 1860s. This longstanding tradition of...

The Party of the Century Only Happens Once

Friday, January 29, 2016

There is much to celebrate as we mark Emily Griffith’s birthday: the 2 million students seeking a better life that have taken classes at the 100-year-old Emily Griffith Opportunity School (and now Emily Griffith Technical College) and that successful enrollees have come from more than 100 countries.

Join us Feb. 12 when the Emily Griffith Foundation marks Emily’s birthday and the College’s centennial with The Party of the Century at the History Colorado Center,...

EGTC GIS Students Support African Exploration

Friday, January 29, 2016

Since 2003, Emily Griffith Technical College has introduced the fascinating science of Geographic Information Systems to interested students. The program integrates computerized geographic information, satellite images, digital maps, and global positioning systems (GPS) in decision support systems. Spatial issues are analyzed to make decisions such as risk assessment for homeland security, population growth and the best places to live, where to build a new business and more. GIS also...

EGTC Realigns College Programming

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

For all of its nearly 100 years training a capable work force for Denver, Emily Griffith Technical College has adapted to the ever-evolving needs of the business community. Today, the metro area has a significant number of job opportunities needed to support the growing number of businesses moving to Colorado. Yet these positions no longer require some of the basic administrative skills needed just a few years ago. As a result, the College is realigning its business programs in order to...

New Instructional Dean for Adult Education and Language Learning Center

Monday, January 11, 2016

Emily Griffith Technical College announced Hillary Frances was selected to serve Colorado’s largest Adult Education and Language Learning Center as the new Instructional Dean.

As Dean, Ms. Frances is responsible for providing leadership and strategic vision in the planning, development, administration, and evaluation of curriculum and pre-college programs. Pre-college programs include adult basic education, (ABE), General Educational Development (GED) and English Language...


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