College announces budget cuts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 25, 2020 The budget to be considered by the Northern Wyoming Community College Trustees during a special meeting July 1 includes a net decrease of approximately $3.96 million. The financial emergency declared by the Trustees on June 18 is due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as imminent cuts 

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Sheridan College’s Hayley Uecker receives national scholarship

Sheridan College social sciences student Hayley Uecker was one of five students nationwide recently selected for Optimal’s spring quarter Community College Scholarship. Uecker, from Dayton, plans to graduate in 2021 and eventually become an elementary school teacher. She will be the first in her family to complete a college degree. Optimal, an education research publisher 

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Gillette College announces spring honor rolls

Almost 130 students were named to the Gillette College honor rolls this semester. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some students must still complete in-person portions of their coursework. An additional honor roll list will be released at a later date to include those students. For full-time students to earn a place on the President’s Honor 

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Sheridan College announces spring honor rolls

Over 230 students were named to the Sheridan College honor rolls this semester. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some students must still complete in-person portions of their coursework. An additional honor roll list will be released at a later date to include those students. For full-time students to earn a place on the President’s Honor 

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NWCCD relaunches weekend welding program, spots available

This past March, Northern Wyoming Community College District launched a new welding certificate designed for working adults. The Weekend Welding Certificate, available at Sheridan College and Gillette College, is intended to be completed in one year, and courses are held on Fridays and Saturdays. After a brief hiatus due the coronavirus crisis, the District is 

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Colleges to reopen campuses for enrollment activities

Northern Wyoming Community College District, including Gillette College, Sheridan College and Sheridan College in Johnson County, will enter Phase II of their reopening strategy on Wednesday, June 10. Current and future students will be able to come to campuses to meet in-person with college personnel to register for classes, plan their education and explore financial 

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NWCCD creates new, online computer science program for teachers

Northern Wyoming Community College District has a new computer science certificate designed for teachers seeking a Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board Computer Science endorsement. The Computer Science Pathway Certificate, recently approved by the Wyoming Community College Commission, focuses on the topics, tools and best practices needed to teach computer science in grades 6 through 12. 

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President Tribley Message to the NWCCD Community

Dear members of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, It is important to recognize the multitude of stressors facing our young people today. Not only are we in the midst of a pandemic, our country is reeling from the injustice that occurred in Minneapolis last week. Over the past days, powerful instances of both peaceful 

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College reopening campuses this fall, starting semester a week early

Northern Wyoming Community College District, including Gillette College, Sheridan College and Sheridan College in Johnson County, plans to begin all fall classes on Aug. 24. This is one week earlier than originally planned and is just one of the measures the District is taking to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff while reopening 

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