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GC men’s basketball to host tourney game Saturday

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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The Gillette College men’s basketball team will face Miles (Mont.) Community College on Saturday in the opening round of the NJCAA Region IX tournament.

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Gillette College nominates tech student for national award

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Gillette College student Bailey Long has been nominated for the Student of the Year award from the American Technical Education Association.

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College awards honorary degree to John Lavrenz

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Longtime Gillette community member John Lavrenz has been awarded an honorary Associate of Applied Science degree from Gillette College, officials announced in February.

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GC receives research grant from Peregrine Academic Services

Monday, February 9th, 2015
From left, Peregrine Academic Services founder and co-owner, Dr. Olin Oedekoven, Gillette College business student Tessa Robinson and GC Associate Dean of Academics Scott Engel hold a check featuring Peregrine’s $100,000 donation to Gillette College. (Photo by Dennis Jacobs.)

The donation will fund creative programming in Gillette College’s business program, supporting student and faculty research. Peregrine has pledged to donate the funds over the next five years.

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NWCCD police chief Vela appointed to state civil rights committee

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced in November 15 appointments to the Wyoming State Advisory Committee, including Jason Vela, police chief of the Northern Wyoming Community College District.

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NWCCD Campuses Closed for Holiday Break

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

The Northern Wyoming Community College District campuses will be closed from December 24, 2014 – January 4, 2015 for the winter holiday break. This includes Sheridan College, Gillette College and Sheridan College in Johnson County. Campuses will reopen January 5 and spring classes begin January 21.

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Men’s basketball team ready for Region IX action

Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Head coach Shawn Neary’s squad ranks first in the nation in total points scored this season, at 1,666, according to the NJCAA. The Pronghorns also rank in the top 10 in points per game, field goals attempted and made per game, shooting percentage and assists per game.

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Gillette College to host community forum

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

The public is invited to Gillette College’s Community Education Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. inside the Pronghorn Room in the Tech Center.

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Gillette College’s Shafer to tackle Workforce Training effort

Monday, December 15th, 2014
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With 10 years of experience in bolstering workforce education, the new director of Gillette College’s Center for Workforce and Community Education, Carole Shafer, is considered a leader in Wyoming.

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NWCCD announces WACCT Leadership award nominees

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

The Northern Wyoming Community College District is pleased to announce its nominees for this year’s Wyoming Association of Community College Trustee (WACCT) Leadership awards.