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GC Foundation hires new Executive Director Heidi Gross

Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Gillette College is pleased to announce the hiring of Heidi Gross, who will serve as the GC Foundation Executive Director.

Gross, an Aberdeen, S.D., native who has lived in Gillette for the past 24 years, will start on Jan. 9, 2014.

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Gillette College closed for Winter Break

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Gillette College, along with Sheridan College and Sheridan College in Johnson County, will be closed for Winter Break (Dec. 24 – 31) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1). The colleges will resume regular hours Thursday, Jan. 2. Spring semester starts Monday, Jan. 20.

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GC men’s basketball team ranked No. 23

Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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For the first time in school history, the Gillette College men’s basketball team earned a spot in the NJCAA’s top 25 poll.

The Pronghorns (13-2) are ranked No. 23 in the nation. The high-flying squad of head coach Shawn Neary has won 12 straight games.

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GC promotes police officer Trebby to lieutenant

Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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Gillette College police officer Chad Trebby was promoted to the title of Police Lieutenant recently. A ceremony honoring Trebby’s promotion and contributions was held Wednesday morning at Gillette College.

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GC basketball player Lorenzo Bonam earns national honor

Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Gillette College basketball player Lorenzo Bonam merited National Player of the Week from the NJCAA for Dec. 2-8.

Bonam, a 6-foot-4 freshman guard from Inkster, Mich., averaged 24.5 points, six rebounds and four assists, powering the Pronghorns to two conference victories, including a 113-88 dismantling of Sheridan College.

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GC Energy City Voices to perform at Sheridan College

Monday, November 18th, 2013
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Singing and dancing are coming to the Sheridan College Edward A. Whitney Academic Center Atrium.

The Gillette College Energy City Voices will perform “One Singular Sensation” on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door or at the Sheridan College front desk. Seating is limited.

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NWCCD Board of Trustees member Walter Wragge named to national committee

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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Walter Wragge, a member of the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees, has been appointed as an associate committee member to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) for 2014.

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GC cross country teams shine on national stage

Monday, November 11th, 2013
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The Gillette College cross country teams dazzled at the NJCAA DI National Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 9, in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

In the women’s 5K field of 60 teams, the Gillette squad raced to a third place team finish.

At the 1 mile mark, the Pronghorns were in 13th place as a team with a score of 404.

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NWCCD Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools ® Designation

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Northern Wyoming Community College District to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

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NWCCD wins $2.75 million Department of Labor grant for technical programs

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Northern Wyoming Community College District has been awarded a grant for $2.75 million for their project, Pathway to Success in a Technical Career: Leveraging TAACCCT projects to improve programs. This award is part of the third round of annual grant awards made from a Department of Labor program. NWCCD was also the lead applicant on a round one grant for $2.7 million which they are implementing with Western Wyoming Community College and Central Wyoming College.