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High Flier: TSTC’s Impact on the Waco Economy

Jun 15, 2018

Article by Daniel Perry, TSTC Communication Specialist, published in the first quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine   Even as far back as the 1980s, the airport at Texas State Technical College has been a target for economic development for Waco and McLennan County.   “Dallas-Fort Worth Airport is congested and becoming more…

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The Greater Waco Aviation Alliance Member Highlight

Jun 5, 2018

Featured in the first quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine.    The Greater Waco Aviation Alliance promotes Greater Waco as the center of aviation excellence. With three airports, three colleges and 30+ aviation companies, Waco is ideal location for aviation businesses needing facilities and a highly skilled workforce. Local member companies include:…

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Betting on Rockets: A Tech School in Waco Dreams of Becoming a Spaceport

May 29, 2018

Story by Joe Pappalardo, featured in the first quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine — this story was originally published in the Dallas Observer   A funny thing happened to spaceflight in the late 20th century: Engineers began to design new launch vehicles that could reach space but operate like airplanes. Instead…

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Independent Pilot: Denton Finley

May 18, 2018

Story written by Denton Finley, featured in the first quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine   I have been interested in aviation ever since my childhood. When I was five years old, my parents took my sister and me on vacation to California. We went to Disneyland, Universal Studios, the beach, and…

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Small Business Q&A with Jay Ehret, Owner, Pickup Outfitters

May 14, 2018

Featured in the first quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine   Small businesses are the engine of our economy in the Greater Waco community – more than 70 percent of our membership is considered “small business.” We’ve decided to introduce a “Small Business Spotlight” to our quarterly magazine to showcase some of…

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Preparing Our Students to Take On the Universe: It IS Rocket Science!

May 10, 2018

Article by Jessica Attas, featured in the first quarter edition of the 2018 Greater Waco Business Magazine   Fascination with space and the universe has long been a part of our national culture and leadership in research and exploration a part of our national identity. As science evolves, knowing what we used to consider “the…

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