Archive for the ‘Gillette News’ Category


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.


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.


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.


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.


3 GC basketball players pledge to DI universities

Monday, November 17th, 2014
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A trio of Gillette College basketball players signed their national letters of intent to play for NCAA Division I universities next season.


Gillette College show choir to perform live

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
gillette college show choir energy city voices

The Energy City Voices will perform “An Evening with the Voices,” on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 8:30 p.m. inside the Chophouse Restaurant. The performance is free and open to the public.


Machine tool program receives donation

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
machine tool gillette college

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.


GC men’s basketball to open season ranked 9th

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Ben Glover

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.


NWCCD earns recognition for marketing efforts

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Gillette College welding (Photo by Dennis Jacobs)

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.


NWCCD earns “Military Friendly” distinction

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Sheridan College Veterans Day

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.