Sheridan College to Host Open House Event During First Ever Whitney Days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 9, 2017

Contact: Wendy Smith Director of Marketing and Public Info., Northern Wyoming Community College District (307) 674-6446 ext. 2801 |

The week of September 18-23 will be a busy one at Sheridan College.  Students, staff, and coaches will be participating in a number of events organized around the celebration of Edward A. Whitney, a man who made it his life’s goal to support higher education in Sheridan, Wyoming.

“It is important that our students learn about the man that made so much possible here at Sheridan College,” said Dr. Leah Barrett, Vice President of Student Affairs. “The vision for Whitney Days includes informative, educational, fun events centered around service learning and civic engagement.  We see this happening every year.”

Student activities begin early in the week, and several of the scheduled events are open to the public beginning with a free Whitney Days Open House Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 4-8:00 p.m. in the Whitney Mall on the main Sheridan College campus.

During the open house, the public is welcome to tour the campus, enjoy refreshments, hear student music ensembles, and get photos taken at the Vanderbooth. Sheridan College student-athletes will also be on hand, sharing activities related to their sports.

Events open to the public are listed below:

Wednesday, Sept. 20 – Open House………………………………………… 4 – 8:00 p.m., Whitney Mall

Thursday, Sept. 21 – Find us at Third Thursday…………………….. 4 – 9:00 p.m., Main St., Sheridan

Friday, Sept. 22 – SC General’s Volleyball vs. LCCC…….. 7:00 p.m., Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

Friday, Sept. 22 – Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo……….. 7:00 p.m., Sheridan County Fairgrounds

Saturday, Sept. 23 – SC General’s Volleyball vs. EWCC… 3:00 p.m. Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome

Saturday, Sept. 23 – Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo……. 7:00 p.m., Sheridan County Fairgrounds

Sunday, Sept. 24 – Pat Hamilton Memorial Rodeo……. 10:00 a.m., Sheridan County Fairgrounds


For more information regarding Whitney Days at Sheridan College, please contact Andrea Morgan at (307) 674-6446 ext. 2308.