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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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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Sheridan College announces fall 2019 honor rolls

Sheridan College is pleased to recognize students named to its honor rolls for the fall 2019 semester. Sheridan College has three honor roll lists: the President’s Honor Roll, Vice President’s Honor Roll and the Part-Time Honor Roll. The 110 students who earned a place on the President’s Honor Roll earned a perfect 4.0 GPA for 

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NWCCD launches welding certificate aimed at working adults

Northern Wyoming Community College District is launching a new welding certificate designed to accommodate working adults. The Weekend Welding Certificate will be offered at Gillette College and Sheridan College with courses being held on Fridays and Saturdays. Students will be able to complete the program in one year. The Weekend Welding Certificate is part of 

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Hector Martinez – Paving the Way

Hector Martinez’s parents immigrated to the United States as teenagers, fleeing violence and a lack of opportunities in Mexico. Now, as the first person in his family to go to college, it is his turn to face the unknown in pursuit of a better future. “Knowing that I can be the first person in my 

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NWCCD moves applied four-year degree program forward

Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees received an update during their board meeting Thursday night on efforts to offer an applied four-year degree program. During the meeting, NWCCD President Dr. Walt Tribley announced that the District anticipates offering a Bachelor of Applied Science in Management and Leadership with two areas of emphasis – 

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Sheridan College named top 150 U.S. community college, eligible for 2021 Aspen Prize

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Sheridan College, part of Northern Wyoming Community College District, as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges, eligible institutions demonstrate strong and improving student 

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