Archive for the ‘Gillette News’ Category


Gillette College offering fast-track courses

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

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.


Gillette College to host meet-and-greet with student-athletes

Monday, September 8th, 2014
gillette college basketball

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 hires new show choir director

Friday, August 15th, 2014
Gillette College show choir

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.


Gillette College receives donation from First Interstate Bank Foundation

Thursday, August 14th, 2014
Gillette College - FIB donation

First Interstate Bank and First Interstate BancSystem Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Gillette College in support of the planned Education and Activity Center.


Spear-O-Wigwam to host lecture on Hemingway

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
Spear-O-Wigwam photo

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.


NWCCD now offers variety of high school equivalency tests

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

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.


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.