Life @ Central

Activities
The Student Center at Central Wyoming College is the hub of student activities at CWC. You can relax in the student lounge and watch movies or play games. Drink a latte at The Grind in the Food Court Bar & Grill, play pool or work out in the well-equipped Fitness Center. If you’re competitive, intramural activities are scheduled regularly in the gym or at the campus volleyball pit, soccer fields, and at the uni-court; a combination basketball/racquet sports facility. The college also has a climbing wall. The student handbook has a date book to keep track of activities and events.

Cultural Events
Cultural programs offer students the opportunity to see live performances by college groups and touring professionals. The CWC Theater Department stages four productions each season and auditions are open to all. Students and community members may also participate in the CWC Collegiate Chorale and Community Band, as well as in student touring ensembles.
Cultural Events Cultural programs offer students the opportunity to see live performances by college groups and touring professionals. The CWC Theater Department stages four productions each season and auditions are open to all. Students and community members may also participate in the CWC Collegiate Chorale and Community Band, as well as in student touring ensembles.

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College Access Programs introducing local high schoolers to CWC

(Riverton, Wyo.) – CWC Talent Search, Upward Bound, Gear Up and the Student Success Center have been busy this semester arranging campus visits, bringing area 6th – 12th graders into various classrooms, the cafeteria, the Student Success Center, and providing workshops loaded with pre-college activities to introduce the youth in Fremont County to the opportunities they might find by pursuing their education beyond high school.

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Central Wyoming College Jazz Concert is Friday

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Community jazz lovers will be treated to Central Wyoming College’s best of the Times A Wastin’ Jazz Band, CWC Instrumental Jazz Combo, and the Jazz Choir this Friday evening, November 14th, at 7:30 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Center. CWC students, community members, and faculty will perform various pieces for their audience and admission is free.

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TEDxCentralWyomingCollege to feature Film Professor Nielsen

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Film Professor Jeremy Nielsen will be one of six featured speakers at TEDxCentralWyomingCollege with his talk “Cast of 1,000, All of them are Dudes” on October 22 at the Robert A Peck Arts Theatre. Nielsen’s talk is about gender disparity in the film business. His examples stem from the stories we tell and the statistics of those who tell the stories. Nielsen asks, “Would your favorite movie be the same if we made a few changes?”

CWC Second Wind students. Photo provided by CWC.

CWC launches new criminal justice program for Second Wind students

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College’s Second Wind Grant Program is offering a Criminal Justice program starting on November 10th and running through April 2015. The Second Wind program is designed to assist 18-21 year olds who have had a youthful offense, but not had an adult conviction, make a life change. The program offers students college credit and marketable job skills.

Working on a glacier during the study. (Courtesy Jackie Klancher)

CWC Assistant Professor Jaquelyn Klancher to speak at Saturday U in Jackson

(Jackson, Wyo.) – Saturday University, a semi-annual Jackson event from the Wyoming Humanities Council and the University of Wyoming that is free and open to the public, will feature three lectures on ecology and conservation, climate change, and interpretations of nature on Saturday, October 11, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The presentations will occur at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, 2820 Rungius Rd. Jackson, WY.

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CWC Lander presents Math Tidbits: Help for the math anxious, the rusty minds, and the reluctant learner

(Lander, Wyo.) – Are you feeling hopelessly defeated by your children’s or grandchildren’s math homework? When they ask you for help do you find yourself suddenly wanting to do anything but math?! Help is here! Dr. Marcy Tepper has taught math in middle schools, high schools, and major universities. She has been fascinated by the mystery of math anxiety and phobia and has helped many overcome their math fears. By truly caring about students and infusing humor into her lessons, she has help many students succeed.

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CWC Theatre Department presents George Orwell’s ‘1984’

(Riverton, Wyo.) – CWC’s first major production of the year, George Orwell’s “1984” will debut in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Thursday October 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Based on one of the most important novels of the 20th century, the play addresses highly relevant issues in today’s society: government surveillance, the Patriot Act, never-ending war, and the rapid development of surveillance technology.