Gillette College Foundation creates emergency fund for students

The Gillette College Foundation has created a special relief fund to help students struggling financially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The emergency funds are available to current students. According to Executive Director Heidi Gross, Gillette College students who have experienced some sort of hardship due to COVID-19 are eligible for a one-time award of $100. “These 

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Sheridan College Science Lecture next week via Zoom by Kennon employees

Kennon Products senior design engineer Dakotah Gali and design engineer David Klug will give a lecture called “Kennon Innovation: Engineering and Product Highlights” on Wednesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. This event is free and open to the public. To attend online, go to www.sheridan.edu/lecture at the event time. Gali will introduce Kennon 

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Whitney Benefits gifts 3D printer, materials to College

Sheridan College students in several academic programs already utilized 3D printers as part of their learning experience prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, those same printers, along with a new Stratasys F170 Industrial 3D Printer and materials donated by Whitney Benefits Foundation, are part of the local effort to create personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare 

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NWCCD trustees take extraordinary steps in face of COVID-19

During a special meeting tonight held via Zoom, Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees adopted a resolution to grant unusual authority to President Dr. Walter Tribley. The resolution outlines Board support for decisions made by Tribley in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and grants him additional authority moving forward. “During this unprecedented time, 

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NWCCD extending spring break in response to COVID-19 outbreak

Northern Wyoming Community College District’s regularly scheduled spring break is Monday, March 16 through March 19, 2020. President Dr. Walter Tribley announced today the District will extend spring break by two weeks in response to the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Beginning at the close of business on Friday, March 13, Gillette College, Sheridan College 

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SC Bands Spring Concert Week features three events

The Sheridan College Department of Music will present three events this week. All events will be held at Whitney Center for the Arts at Sheridan College and are free and open to the public. On Friday, March 6, Jazz at Sheridan College will present a concert featuring Mardi Gras, blues, funk and big band swing 

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Sheridan College to host high school students from three states

Next Wednesday, March 4, students from 25 Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota high schools will come to Sheridan College for Demo Day, Culinary Experience Day and Cyber Day – three events designed to give them the college experience. All events feature hands-on activities highlighting degree programs available within each area. In addition, students will be 

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College closer to offering four-year degree locally

Northern Wyoming Community College District successfully reached another milestone in its efforts to offer four-year degrees during a meeting of the Wyoming Community College Commission held in Cheyenne last week. The Commission unanimously voted to authorize NWCCD to proceed to the next step, which includes working directly with its accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, to 

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Former students reopen Sheridan Iron Works

Sheridan College alumni Tucker Goss, from Sheridan, and Trevor Clark, from Jordan, Montana, have reopened the iconic Sheridan Iron Works and are restoring it to its original glory. Both majored in Welding and became business partners last spring with the shared goal of opening a fabrication shop in Sheridan. Building owner Derek Gilbert originally purchased 

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Local college students honored in Cheyenne yesterday

Six Northern Wyoming Community College District students, three from Sheridan College and three from Gillette College, were recognized last night as members of the 2020 All-Wyoming Academic Team at this year’s Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees Awards Ceremony & Legislative Reception at Laramie County Community College. Each year, Wyoming community colleges nominate high-achieving students 

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