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NWCCD police chief Vela appointed to state civil rights committee

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced in November 15 appointments to the Wyoming State Advisory Committee, including Jason Vela, police chief of the Northern Wyoming Community College District.

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NWCCD Campuses Closed for Holiday Break

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

The Northern Wyoming Community College District campuses will be closed from December 24, 2014 – January 4, 2015 for the winter holiday break. This includes Sheridan College, Gillette College and Sheridan College in Johnson County. Campuses will reopen January 5 and spring classes begin January 21.

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Men’s basketball team ready for Region IX action

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Head coach Shawn Neary’s squad ranks first in the nation in total points scored this season, at 1,666, according to the NJCAA. The Pronghorns also rank in the top 10 in points per game, field goals attempted and made per game, shooting percentage and assists per game.

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Gillette College to host community forum

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

The public is invited to Gillette College’s Community Education Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. inside the Pronghorn Room in the Tech Center.

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Gillette College’s Shafer to tackle Workforce Training effort

Monday, December 15th, 2014
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With 10 years of experience in bolstering workforce education, the new director of Gillette College’s Center for Workforce and Community Education, Carole Shafer, is considered a leader in Wyoming.

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NWCCD announces WACCT Leadership award nominees

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

The Northern Wyoming Community College District is pleased to announce its nominees for this year’s Wyoming Association of Community College Trustee (WACCT) Leadership awards.

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No tuition hike for Gillette College

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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The Wyoming Community College Commission voted 6-1 on Thursday, Nov. 27, to keep the current tuition rates the same for the state’s seven community colleges.

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College trustee Walter Wragge named to national committee

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Walter Wragge, a member of the Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees, has been reappointed as an associate committee member to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) for 2015.

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Gillette College scholarships help turn dreams into reality

Friday, November 21st, 2014
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At the Gillette College Scholarship and Annual Awards Dinner in November, scholarships were presented to nearly 150 students, thanks to 50 donor-sponsored awards.

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Gillette College nursing graduates find success, jobs

Friday, November 21st, 2014
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Gillette College’s class of 2014 nursing graduates passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses at 95.9 percent, said Louise Posten, Director of Nursing.