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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Reilly, a recent graduate of the industrial electricity program at Gillette College, finished third in the Central Rocky Mountain Region standings of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. Guided by head coach Will LaDuke, both Gillette College men’s and women’s teams won the region, earning bids to the CNFR, which starts Sunday, June 15, in Casper.