(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College English Professor Buck Tilton has once again organized a special opportunity for writers – The Wind River Outdoor Writers Conference. This conference features two days of inspirational guest lectures from bloggers, editors, publishers and authors combined with workshops and conversations around outdoor writing. The conference is scheduled to take place at CWC’s Sinks Canyon Center Field Station in Lander, Wyoming May 29 and 30. For writers just starting out, to professionals looking for inspiration this conference provides a venue to gather, converse and enhance writing skills among highly accomplished professionals.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College’s Sinks Canyon Center hosted an adventure day for area 5th graders this week. The day focused on skill building, local history and science.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – President Cris Valdez at Central Wyoming College has recommended a change in the definition of “administrator” in the Board of Trustees policy 2C. This effort will enable supervisors to operate more efficiently and will distribute responsibilities throughout the college; establishing a “flatter” organizational structure.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A groundbreaking new television program to be produced by the film and television students at Central Wyoming College is going to be filming right here in Fremont County.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College’s Rural Justice Training Center hosted the course “Missing Children: Dynamics and Response,” last month for state and local law enforcement. The event was coordinated by RJTC coordinator Kathleen Tilton, to help support local law enforcement personnel in missing children cases. “When I contacted local law enforcement about bringing this training to the RJTC, there was a strong interest. We had an outstanding level of attendance and participation,” said Tilton.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Longtime Central Wyoming College employees Ruby Calvert and Martha Davey were honored during a luncheon Friday recognizing their upcoming retirement.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The rodeo team did well this last weekend but were unable to bring scores up to make it to the College National Finals Rodeo. Central Wyoming College men’s team finished the season in ninth place with 1,200 points while the women’s team kept a steady sixth place, finishing with 975 points.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Central Wyoming College United Tribes Powwow was held last night on campus drawing drum groups and dancers from around the region.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Jo Anne Youtz McFarland Health and Science Center was officially christened today with a short ceremony in front of Central Wyoming College’s newest building on campus.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The new Health and Science Center will be officially named after former Central Wyoming College President Dr. Jo Anne Youtz McFarland in a ceremony today at 12 Noon. McFarland served as the college’s president for 25 years and was a 41-year member of the campus community.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Robert A. Peck Arts Center commons this morning is filled with 40 employers and a steady stream of job seekers trying to make an employment connection. The fair began at 9 a.m. and continues through 2 p.m.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The 2015 Fremont County Job Expo will be hosted tomorrow (Wednesday) by Central Wyoming College again this year along with the Department of Workforce Services. This is a greatl opportunity for members of the community to network, search for jobs and learn more about training/ educational opportunities available to them, according to a news release from the college. The Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, young men from the area’s middle and high schools will converge at Central Wyoming College to participate in workshops presented by men involved in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields. The conference rotates annually between Women in Science and Men in Science and is organized by a variety of volunteers primarily from the National Weather Service and Central Wyoming College.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College is hosting the 2nd annual family retreat for children and families living with Type I Diabetes.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College art students had a reception featuring artwork from the academic year Tuesday night at the Robert A. Peck Art Center.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Representatives from auto industry leader NAPA Auto Parts shared cutting edge automotive training with Central Wyoming College’s students, auto instructors and members of the automotive repair community on Tuesday, April 7. Hosted by the CWC automotive department, NAPA Autotech trainer Scott Nichols presented an Electrical World Class Diagnostics seminar to almost 50 attendees.
(Fennimore, Wis.) — Central Wyoming College’s recently resigned Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Services Dr. Jason Wood has been selected as the president of Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Eight CWC Theatre students are busy polishing their productions for Showcase 2015.
(Denver, Colo.) – The Daniels Fund has awarded a total of $70,000 in Boundless Opportunity Scholarship funds to Casper College, Central Wyoming College, and Laramie County Community College.
(Riverton,Wyo.) – Five students and the men’s basketball coach received recognition during the NJCAA DI Region IX tournament last week.