Gillette College announces fall 2018 graduates

Almost 40 students received degrees or certificates from Gillette College at the end of the fall 2018 semester. The following is a list of Gillette College students who completed their course work and received a degree or certificate: Andrew, Callie, Associate of Science, Business                                                                     Appledorn, Nathan, Associate of Arts, Social Science with Honors Bailey, Sarah, 

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NWCCD All-Academic Team nominees honored in Cheyenne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 8, 2019 Seven Northern Wyoming Community College District students were honored as members of the 2019 All-Wyoming Academic Team at the 2019 WACCT Awards Ceremony & Legislative Reception at Laramie County Community College yesterday. Each year, Wyoming community colleges nominate high-achieving students to represent them at the state level. Academic Team 

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High school teams prepare for Tech Battle Day at Gillette College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 5, 2019 Gillette College will host Tech Battle Day this Friday, Feb. 8 at the Technical Education Center. Teams made up of high school juniors and seniors from all across Wyoming and parts of South Dakota will take part in the skills competition in the areas of welding, diesel, machine tool 

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Gillette College announces fall 2018 honor rolls

Gillette College is pleased to recognize students named to the fall 2018 honor rolls. There were a total of 154 students were named to the President’s, Vice President’s, and Part-Time Honor Rolls. For full-time students to earn a place on the President’s Honor Roll, they must maintain full-time enrollment by completing 12 or more college-level 

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America’s Promise grants connects NWCCD students with education, jobs

Depending on their area of study, Northern Wyoming Community College District students have the opportunity to receive funding for college through America’s Promise grants. NWCCD is the lead college in a four-college consortium across Wyoming and Montana, in partnership with Casper College, Laramie County Community College, and City College of Montana State University – Billings. 

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Tech Programs Tools for Success

Taylor Littlejohn started his career in the automotive industry, detailing cars for high-end auctions in his hometown of Scottsbluff, NE. It was a good job, but he wanted more. “I’ve always been interested in how things work, how I can fix something, how do I tear something apart and put it back together,” he said. 

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Nursing Allowed Sawyer Poitra ’10 to Provide for her Family

After her daughter, Rylan, was born, Gillette local Sawyer Poitra thought she would have to put her college plans on hold. Then she found out about the Nursing program at Gillette College. “The program allowed me to stay in my hometown and be around family who could support us while I continued my education. It 

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NWCCD instructor recognized for excellence in distance education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 10, 2018 Dr. Rachel Kristiansen, a Sheridan native and full-time Northern Wyoming Community College District faculty member, was recently selected as the 2018 NWCCD Master Distance Educator of the Year. The Wyoming Distance Education Consortium awards one faculty member nominated by each of the seven community colleges and the University of 

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