Archive for the ‘Gillette News’ Category


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NWCCD hires Winter as new athletic director

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Jenni Winter has been named the new Intercollegiate Athletics Director for the Northern Wyoming Community College District, which includes Sheridan College and Gillette College, officials announced recently.

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Gillette College continues commercial driver training courses; hires new instructor

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Gillette College recently welcomed Robert James as the new Driver Training Instructor. James has 13 years of classroom and hands-on teaching experience, including Class A and B Commercial Driver Training, Defensive Driving, Winter Driving, passenger training, and a variety of safety courses. His 23 years of experience in the transportation industry includes experience in the oil and gas industry, business ownership, over-the-road, and military.

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Gillette College to host culture-themed community education courses

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Community members interested in learning about Celtic and Latin American cultures are encouraged to sign up for the upcoming Community Education Cultural Series “A Little Bit of Culture.”

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Campbell County High School student named national Youth of the Year

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

A 2015 Campbell County High School graduate was recently chosen as the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships GEAR UP Youth of the Year.

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SkillsUSA: Gillette College students excel at nationals

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Gillette College welding (Photo by Dennis Jacobs)

The SkillsUSA Championships took place June 24-25, as part of the SkillsUSA 51st annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, a showcase of career and technical education students.

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Gillette College to break ground on new activity center

Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Education and Activity Center (Renderings by Plan One and Architectural Nexus)

Gillette College officials will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Education and Activity Center on Monday, June 29, at 4 p.m.

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NWCCD honors Master Distance Educator of the Year

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Nikki Smiley, Health and Human Performance instructor for the Northern Wyoming Community College District, has been selected as the 2015 NWCCD Master Distance Educator of the Year, college officials announced recently.

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Graduation ceremony set for May 15

Thursday, May 7th, 2015
gillette college graduation

Gillette College’s 25th annual Commencement Ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. at the Cam-Plex Spirit Hall on Friday, May 15. Approximately 300 degrees and certificates were earned by Gillette College students during 2014-15.

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Chemist David Bowles named Distinguished Alumnus

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
David Bowles works at Energy Laboratories of Gillette. (Photo by Dennis Jacobs)

David Bowles, an analytical chemist at Energy Laboratories of Gillette, has been named Gillette College’s first-ever Distinguished Alumnus.

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Gillette College tech center to host ‘Dyno Day’

Monday, May 4th, 2015
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The Gillette College Diesel Club will host ‘Dyno Day,’ on Thursday, May 7, giving high school and college students, as well as community members, the opportunity to test their vehicles’ power.