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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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.
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.
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.
First Interstate Bank and First Interstate BancSystem Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Gillette College in support of the planned Education and Activity Center.
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.
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.
Seven students from the Northern Wyoming Community College District took part in the six-day Association of College Unions International I-LEAD 2014 institute at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Illinois, last week.
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.
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.