(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Community College Commission has endorsed and the state Legislature has approved Level II funding for Central Wyoming College. Earlier this year CWC proposed for funding for two facilities: a Jackson Outreach construction and a new agriculture and animal science facility.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A project to enhance pedestrian traffic, increase safety and to improve drainage along the east side of the Central Wyoming College Pro-Tech center is now in full swing.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College rodeo team will have a talented lineup for this year’s season. Rodeo coach Drew Schrock has been busy recruiting new members for the team and this year many of them have been National High School Finals qualifiers.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College professor Todd Guenther received a Preserve Wyoming Award from the State Historic Preservation office at the 2015 Preserve Wyoming conference in Laramie this past week.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Students who earned the honor of being on the Central Wyoming College President’s list are listed below. All are full-time students (minimum of 12.0 credit hours) and have earned a 4.0 GPA.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College students who earned the honor of being on the Dean’s list have been announced. All are full-time students (minimum of 12.0 credit hours) and have earned a 3.5-3.99 Grade Point Average (GPA)
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Two-point guard for Central Wyoming College, Xavier Webb signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. Sul Ross is a NCAA Division III school where Webb will continue as a two-point guard for the team.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College announced Wednesday that candidate Terry Dugas accepted the position for the general manager of Wyoming PBS. Dugas, who will be replacing soon to retire general manager Ruby Calvert, plans to start August 1, 2015.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Before a mural featuring a quote from one of her great grandfathers at the Buffalo Restaurant, Wyoming Indian High School graduate Loveeda White signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Central Wyoming College Friday afternoon.
(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.