Gillette College will begin offering a machine tool program in the coming academic semesters, thanks to the support of many local organizations. Joy Global Inc. of Gillette recently donated $30,000 in support of the machine tool program, offsetting a variety of costs.
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The Pronghorns are the only Region IX team in the top 25 poll. Head coach Shawn Neary, entering his sixth season at Gillette College, led the Pronghorns to a 26-3 record last season.
The NWCCD Marketing and Public Information Office, which oversees public relations for Sheridan College, Gillette College and outreach centers in Johnson County, earned three awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations’ (NCMPR) District 4 region.
The Northern Wyoming Community College District was recently named a “Military Friendly” school for 2015. This is the third straight year the college district has received the distinction, from the Military Friendly Schools organization.
Fast-track courses are split into two 8-week classes. For example, students taking Spanish 1 during the first eight weeks of the fall semester have the opportunity to take Spanish 2 for the second half of the term.
The public is invited to meet Gillette College student-athletes on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 5:30-7 p.m. inside the GC Tech Center.
Gillette College has hired a new show choir director who will bring two decades of experience to bolster the college’s performing arts. Dennis Gilbar will take over the Energy City Voices, as well as Gillette College’s collegiate chorale classes.
First Interstate Bank and First Interstate BancSystem Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Gillette College in support of the planned Education and Activity Center.
On Sunday, Aug. 17, from 1-3 p.m., Valerie Hemingway will present “The Importance of Knowing Ernest: Lessons learned while I was Hemingway’s secretary 1959-60,” at Spear-O-Wigwam.
The Northern Wyoming Community College District, which includes Sheridan College, Gillette College and outreach centers in Johnson County, now offers two tests, the GED and HiSET, all of which meet the standards of high school equivalency. The TASC exam will be available in the middle of the fall semester at NWCCD.