Archive for the ‘Gillette News’ Category


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.


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.


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.


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.


Gillette College tech center to host ‘Dyno Day’

Monday, May 4th, 2015
gillette college

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.


2015 Mountain Lecture Series at Spear-O-Wigwam

Friday, May 1st, 2015
Spear O Wigwam file photo

A variety of community events will be offered this summer at Spear-O-Wigwam Mountain Campus, part of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, in the Bighorn Mountains.


Gillette College students excel at SkillsUSA

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
Gillette College welding (Dennis Jacobs photo)

Three Gillette College tech students won individual goal medals at the 2015 Wyoming SkillsUSA competitions in Casper and Gillette.


Gillette College Energy City Voices to perform Saturday

Monday, April 27th, 2015
gillette college voices

The Gillette College Energy City Voices will present “Sonnets & Chocolates,” on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. inside the Gillette College’s Tech Center.


GC student honored at national technical conference

Monday, April 27th, 2015
gillette college faculty

A Gillette College diesel technology student earned recognition last week at the American Technical Education Association’s (ATEA) 52nd annual national conference in Indianapolis.


NWCCD President chosen to lead national education association

Friday, April 24th, 2015
paul young atea sheridan college

The board of the American Technical Education Association (ATEA) selected Dr. Paul Young, President of the Northern Wyoming Community College District and sitting ATEA vice president, to serve as the organization’s new president through 2017 in Indianapolis on Friday.