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Spear-O-Wigwam to offer free lecture series starting Sunday

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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The first installment of the 2014 Mountain Lecture Series at Spear-O-Wigwam will take place Sunday, June 22, with Randy Stout’s presentation of “The Solitude Trail Experience.”

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GC students head for National SkillsUSA competition

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Two Gillette College students who excelled in the statewide SkillsUSA Conference and Skills Championships, held in Casper in April, will compete on the national stage this month.

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Gillette College receives donation from Basin Electric; readies new program

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Basin Electric Power Cooperative has generously donated $10,000 to help fund the new Machine Tool program at Gillette College, and has pledged an additional $20,000 of support to assist in the program’s startup, Gillette College officials have announced.

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Learning centers a major focus at Gillette College

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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Students at Gillette College utilized the learning centers more than 3,300 times during the 2013-14 academic year, totaling nearly 9,000 hours of aided study.

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GC bareback rider Devan Reilly prepares for CNFR

Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Reilly, a recent graduate of the industrial electricity program at Gillette College, finished third in the Central Rocky Mountain Region standings of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. Guided by head coach Will LaDuke, both Gillette College men’s and women’s teams won the region, earning bids to the CNFR, which starts Sunday, June 15, in Casper.

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GC rodeo athlete Jade Black wins new truck

Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Gillette College bronc ride Jade Black is the lucky recipient of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s 2014 Dodge Truck award, the association announced recently.

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Former Montana prep teammates making mark at Gillette College, Sheridan College

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Gillette College basketball player MacKenzie Lepley and Sheridan College’s Tiana Hanson and Erika Erickson and are competitive rivals on the court.

Off it, though, is a different story entirely.

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Q&A with GC welding instructor Troy Miller

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Troy Miller is an award-winning welding instructor at Gillette College. He is a well-liked innovator whose work in the classroom merited recent recognition from the American Technical Education Association as the Outstanding Technical Teacher of the Year.

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Gillette College Tech: Meeting community needs

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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The Gillette College Technical Education programs have earned national recognition while matching graduates with jobs at an eye-popping rate.

What’s more is Gillette College’s commitment to the Energy Capital’s needs.

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Gillette College teams with Westwood High School

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Fostering success and pioneering new avenues for students to reach their goals have long been pillars of Gillette College.

This year, the college, with an eye focused on community development, is eager to magnify those mantras by teaming with Westwood High School to provide higher education to alternative school students.