Archive for the ‘Gillette News’ Category


Gillette College students take part in international leadership conference

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Seven students from the Northern Wyoming Community College District took part in the six-day Association of College Unions International I-LEAD 2014 institute at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Illinois, last week.


NWCCD receives Department of Education grant

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The Northern Wyoming Community College District has been awarded a grant from the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) to fund improvements to its distance education programs. The NWCCD is one of two community college districts in Wyoming to receive the grant, according to the WDE.


Gillette College students excel at national SkillsUSA

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Several students from Gillette College and the Northern Wyoming Community College District competed at SkillsUSA’s 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, dedicated to career and technical education students.


Pronghorns earn national recognition for academics

Friday, June 27th, 2014
GC CrossCountry

Three Gillette College athletic teams garnered 2013-14 NJCAA Academic Team of the Year honors recently. The teams with the top cumulative GPA in each sport earn the distinction from the NJCAA.


Gillette College rodeo athletes excel at CNFR

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
Gillette College rodeo

The Gillette College men’s and women’s rodeo teams shined at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper last week.

Led by Taylor Engesser, who won the barrel racing championship, the GC women finished fifth in the team standings.


Gillette College to host “Theatre on the Creek”

Friday, June 20th, 2014
Gillette College play

The Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company will present “Mary Stuart,” the story of Mary, Queen of Scots, on Thursday, July 10, at 6 p.m. on the Gillette College campus, behind the main building.


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

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

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.”


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.


Gillette College receives donation from Basin Electric; readies new program

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Gillette College donation

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.


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.