Seamands named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Gillette College Pre-Professional sophomore Kindall Seamands has been selected as a 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Seamands, from Wright, Wyoming, plans to pursue a career in the medical field. After she graduates from Gillette College next fall, she hopes to transfer to a four-year university to continue her 

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NWCCD ranks fifth in nation for best community college

Northern Wyoming Community College District ranked fifth on the “Best Community Colleges in the U.S.” list released yesterday by WalletHub. NWCCD received a total score of 68.07 based on three key metrics, including cost & financing, education outcomes and career outcomes. NWCCD, including Sheridan College, Gillette College and Sheridan College in Johnson County, is one 

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Significant funding available for college students this fall

New and current Northern Wyoming Community College District students can now apply for additional funding recently announced by Gov. Mark Gordon to pay for college. Created with federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding, the Adult Education Grant Program and the CARES Wyoming College Grant Program provides $57.5 million dollars in aid 

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Last Call for Fall at Gillette College this Thursday

Gillette College will host Last Call for Fall on Thursday, Aug. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gillette College Main Building. This walk-in registration day will provide prospective students with everything they need to enroll at Gillette College for the fall 2020 semester. This event is free and open to the public. 

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College hosts CNA info session

The Certified Nursing Assistant course at Sheridan College prepares students for entry-level employment in the health care field. The CNA program will host a free information session on Monday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. at Sheridan College Broadway Center, Rm 134, located at 245 Broadway in Sheridan. The next CNA course at Sheridan College begins 

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Artist picks up new skills with certificate program

A year ago, local artist Denica Shell heard that Sheridan College was offering a new Arts Administration certificate. A mom and entrepreneur, she decided it would be a great way to broaden her skill set and job opportunities while staying in Sheridan. Shell graduated in 2006 from Sheridan College with her associate degree in fine 

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Scholarships still available to Johnson County college students

While the annual Rope for Knowledge event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Johnson County residents still have the opportunity to apply for scholarships until August 1. Any Johnson County resident interested in attending a Northern Wyoming Community College District location, including Sheridan College in Johnson County, Sheridan College, or Gillette College, is eligible. 

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NWCCD expanding online degree programs

Northern Wyoming Community College District has added two degrees to its growing list of programs available completely online. Starting this fall, an Associate of Science in Health Science and an Associate of Arts in Human Services will be available to students online. The District is expanding its online degree programs in an effort to serve 

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NWCCD trustees approve reopening plan, emphasize flexible approach

Northern Wyoming Community College District will resume on-campus classes and activities at the start of the fall semester on Aug. 24. While the District plans to begin classes face-to-face, it has developed a highly flexible plan to protect the health of students, staff and the public while operating amid the COVID-19 pandemic. At their board 

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Walk-In Wednesdays at Sheridan College through August 5

Sheridan College will host Walk-In Wednesdays every Wednesday beginning July 15 through August 5 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Whitney Academic Center. These weekly registration events will give prospective students an opportunity to drop by without an appointment to register for classes and work with enrollment counselors to prepare for the fall 

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