Archive for the ‘Gillette News’ Category


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Gillette College, NWCCD welcome new Student Affairs Vice President

Monday, February 1st, 2016

The Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) announced today the hiring of Dr. Leah Barrett as the new Vice President for Student Affairs.

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New services and name for NWCCD adult basic education program

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Now under the name of “Center for College and Career Readiness,” the Northern Wyoming Community College District will work to assist adults to research their career interests in the pursuit of a career pathway and prepare for successful college entry.

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NWCCD Board of Trustees member Walter Wragge named to national committee

Friday, December 11th, 2015

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 2016.

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NWCCD earns “Military Friendly” distinction

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

The Northern Wyoming Community College District was recently named a “Military Friendly” school for 2016. This is the fourth straight year the college district has received the distinction, from the Military Friendly Schools organization.

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Gillette College to host renowned graphic novelist; part of series in partnership with Library

Friday, September 18th, 2015
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GILLETTE — Graphic Novelist, Jason Brubaker, a professional artist who has worked on movies such as Pitch Black, Van Helsing and the Kung Fu Panda trilogy, will be in Gillette September 17 – 18, 2015. He will host a book signing and conduct workshops with local high school students. The event is co-sponsored by Gillette College’s Center for Workforce and Continuing Education and the Campbell County Public Library (CCPL) and is paid for through funds from the Campbell County Community Public Recreation District Grants.

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Gillette College Machine Tool Technology Program hosts open house

Friday, September 11th, 2015

GILLETTE — Gillette College Machine Tool Technology instructors and students will be on-hand Friday, Sept. 18 to showcase and highlight the program and potential careers in the technical area. From 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. the Machine Tool Lab, room 118 in the Gillette College Technical Center, will be open to all.

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NWCCD hires Winter as new athletic director

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Jenni Winter has been named the new Intercollegiate Athletics Director for the Northern Wyoming Community College District, which includes Sheridan College and Gillette College, officials announced recently.

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Gillette College continues commercial driver training courses; hires new instructor

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Gillette College recently welcomed Robert James as the new Driver Training Instructor. James has 13 years of classroom and hands-on teaching experience, including Class A and B Commercial Driver Training, Defensive Driving, Winter Driving, passenger training, and a variety of safety courses. His 23 years of experience in the transportation industry includes experience in the oil and gas industry, business ownership, over-the-road, and military.

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Gillette College to host culture-themed community education courses

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Community members interested in learning about Celtic and Latin American cultures are encouraged to sign up for the upcoming Community Education Cultural Series “A Little Bit of Culture.”

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Campbell County High School student named national Youth of the Year

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

A 2015 Campbell County High School graduate was recently chosen as the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships GEAR UP Youth of the Year.