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Gillette College show choir to perform live

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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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.

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GC men’s basketball to open season ranked 9th

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Monday, September 8th, 2014
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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.

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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.

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Gillette College receives donation from First Interstate Bank Foundation

Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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First Interstate Bank and First Interstate BancSystem Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Gillette College in support of the planned Education and Activity Center.

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Spear-O-Wigwam to host lecture on Hemingway

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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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.

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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.