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CWC professor earns distance educator award

May 28, 2015 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College Professor Colleen Bartlett earned the Master Distance Educator Award at the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium spring conference in ... [more]

Community hears ideas on new animal science facility for college

May 28, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  A new agricultural and animal science center is the newest capital construction priority at Central Wyoming College, and community members and college leaders ... [more]

Nebraska TV executive to be next Wyoming PBS chief

May 28, 2015 - From staff reports:  Terry Dugas has been the manager of content distribution for NET Television, the statewide PBS network in Lincoln, Neb., for the past seven ... [more]

CWC to host second retreat for children with diabetes

May 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College is hosting the second annual family retreat for children and families living with Type I diabetes.
The "Stronger than Diabetes" ... [more]

Higher ed in state is more than university, leaders stress

May 24, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Community college officials want to engage the public and industry leaders in efforts to promote the benefits of higher education outside of the University of ... [more]

College chief, VP get raises comparable to CWC staff

May 22, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved changes to administrative compensation at its meeting Wednesday.
CWC president Dr. Cristobal Valdez and ... [more]

Job losses for CWC as grants end, college eyes costs

May 21, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College is losing more than $500,000 in grant funding this year, and administrators say the change will have an impact on staffing.
During a ... [more]

Cheyenne East wins academic contest crown

May 20, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College hosted the state championship.

Cheyenne East beat Big Piney 200-140 to win the 19th Wyoming Academic Challenge State ... [more]

CWC facing 'major' budget challenges; college cutting back, using carryover funds

May 19, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  One of the issues has to do with a decrease in local mineral valuations.

Administrators at Central Wyoming College have identified four "major" ... [more]

CWC official says instructor pay disparity a retention challenge

May 17, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Administrators at Central Wyoming College have noticed a disparity in the local salary structure for instructors at the K-12 and post-secondary levels.
Under ... [more]

Program offering 'mental health first aid' training Wednesday

May 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Methamphetamine Suicide Prevention Initiative says it is hosting Fremont County's first-ever training on "mental ... [more]

Rey resigning from post as CWC director of human resources

May 14, 2015 - From staff reports:  After more than three years of service to Central Wyoming College, executive director of human resources Jennifer Rey announced her resignation April 15 "with ... [more]

Teen artist's work now on display at college

May 10, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A new version of the Wyoming bucking horse and rider is on display at Central Wyoming College.
The iconic image, however, now includes a war bonnet.
The ... [more]

CWC, NWS hosting Men in Science Conference on Tuesday

May 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  Young men from the region's middle and high schools will converge Tuesday at Central Wyoming College to participate in workshops presented by men involved in ... [more]

CWC grads married while in school; both got associate diplomas Friday

May 10, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College graduated 215 students this year, and many of them celebrated the achievement Friday night at the school's commencement.
For one ... [more]

The art of nursing

May 8, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Thursday's pinning ceremony showed some of our community's very best

Florence Nightingale, the woman who is credited with establishing and ... [more]

College's forensics team goes to finals

May 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  Four Central Wyoming College students attended the Universities Debating Championship in Anchorage, Alaska.
Harley Gonzales, Matt Amos, Daniela Palma-Ramos ... [more]

Tuesday notes

May 5, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  May flowers
Those who look for small milestones of the season will note to the spring record that we seem to be having crabapple blossom season in the ... [more]

Tyndall named new vice president for academic affairs at CWC

May 5, 2015 - Staff:  Brad Tyndall has formally accepted the position of vice president for academic affairs and plans to begin his employment with Central Wyoming College on July ... [more]

CWC Health and Science Center gets McFarland name

May 3, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Jo Anne Youtz McFarland Health and Science Center officially was christened Friday in honor of the retired 25-year CWC president and professor emeritus who ... [more]

CWC Health and Science Center to get McFarland's name during campus ceremonies Friday

Apr 30, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Former Central Wyoming College president Jo Anne McFarland will be honored Friday during a naming ceremony for the CWC Health and Science Center.
The CWC ... [more]

Mexican brass quintet performing at CWC

Apr 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Mexican brass quintet Metales M5 will perform Tuesday at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert A. Peck Arts ... [more]

More than 20 businesses to attend annual job fair

Apr 26, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Most of the organizations at the employment expo are hiring for open positions.

The annual Central Wyoming College employment expo and job fair is 9 ... [more]

College to name three past faculty 'emeritus'

Apr 26, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three new names are being added to the list of emeritus professors at Central Wyoming College, including former college president Jo Anne McFarland, former ... [more]

Young security officers must be taught, trained to 'keep their heads'

Apr 21, 2015 - Warren Bryles, Riverton:  It was interesting to me to read about the [more]

CWC selects three finalists for Wyoming PBS leader

Apr 21, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three finalists for the general manager position at Wyoming PBS will come to campus for interviews and a public presentation during the first week of May. ... [more]

Three finalists named in CWC search for new academic dean

Apr 17, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three finalists have been selected in the search to replace Jason Wood, former executive vice president for student and academic services at Central Wyoming ... [more]

Funding still not certain for CWC's ag facility, Jackson outreach center

Apr 15, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Administrators at Central Wyoming College will have to wait until the summer to find out whether additional state funding will be available for projects ... [more]

Panel of patients, doctors discuss cancer after film preview at CWC

Apr 14, 2015 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It's a malady that afflicts the entire planet, and the statistics are staggering. In the United States, one of every two men will be diagnosed with cancer, and ... [more]

An aging college faculty

Apr 12, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  CWC faces a significant challenge and must be supported financially to meet it

There was a wave of hiring in Fremont County school districts in the ... [more]