(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College Professor Val Whitmore was presented with a Master Distance Educator Award at the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium spring conference held recently in Cheyenne.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College has hired a new choral director and music instructor to replace longtime vocal music professor Robert Hussa who retired this spring.
CWC Board approves first reading of budget, including the contested elimination of Sinks Canyon Center coordinator position
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved the first reading of its proposed 2015 budget yesterday evening, including the contested elimination of a Sinks Canyon Center assistant coordinator position. The final reading will be in July.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – On Friday evening, Central Wyoming College graduated the Class of 2014. This was also the final graduation for out-going president Jo Ann McFarland to attend.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College President Dr. JoAnne McFarland will preside at her final graduation ceremony as the campus leader tonight when the class of 2014 crosses the stage at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theatre. McFarland retires at the end of next month after more than 40 years of service to the college, the last 25 as its president.
Central Wyoming College’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) program presents high school equivalency certificates (HSEC) to 112 students Saturday, May 17.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Central Wyoming Class of 2014 is led by nine valedictorians who have earned a 4.0 grade point average while obtaining their degrees.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – It started at 9 a.m. and goes until three today and by all appearances, a good number of job seekers sought out potential employers at a job fair at Central Wyoming College Friday.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – New Central Wyoming College Security Chief Chuck Carr was given an interesting case on Tuesday when maintenance workers at the college found a small baggie with a white substance in it next to the Unicourt between the Robert A Peck Arts Center and the campus housing area on the west side of campus.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Current and former students in the Central Wyoming College anthropology program were awarded scholarships and prizes for work presented at the 2014 conference of the Wyoming Association of Professional Archaeologists / Wyoming Archaeological Society May 2- 4.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College ceramics students are selling homemade chili in handmade bowls at a Chili Bowl Sale Wednesday, May 7 in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The floor of Rustler Gymnasium on the campus of Central Wyoming College was filled with colorful dancers and five drum groups Friday night while outside, two portable kitchens served up Indian Tacos and other treats to the crowd.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College President Dr. Jo Anne McFarland was honored at Friday night’s United Tribes Spring Powwow by the reservation community for her dedication and support of Native students. One after one, college and tribal personnel paid tribute to McFarland, who is retiring next month after serving as CWC’s president for the past 25 years.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College’s Community Band, Collegiate Chorale and Handbell Choir perform a Spring Showcase Concert Thursday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert A Peck Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A variety of student-produced films will be showcased at Central Wyoming College’s Student Film Festival on Wednesday, May 7.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Of this year’s 16 University of Wyoming students who received a Chief Washakie Scholarship for the coming academic year, 15 had been students at Central Wyoming College, CWC said today in a news release.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Alpha Lambda Chi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa international scholastic society recently inducted exemplary Central Wyoming College students for their academic achievements.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – in preparation for the Central Wyoming College Powwow coming up this Friday, May 2nd, the CWC Diversity Committee has erected a Tipi in the Intertribal Center on campus. “Everyone has a story to tell and share,” said Diversity Coordinator Sergio Maldonado and, as such, the Diversity Committee is inviting people to come for “Story Telling in the Round,” tonight and Thursday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The focus of the event is an 1840 buffalo hide tipi from the St. Stephen’s Indian School, a replica of an Arapaho Tipi from the Smithsonian Institution.
To learn about the project and to view a short video: http://vimeo.com/93325411
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Dr. Cristobal “Chris” Valdez has been named the new president of Central Wyoming College in action taken by the Board of TrusteesTuesday night on campus shortly after 7 p.m. Valdez, the current president of Edison State Community College in Ohio, will replace long-time CWC President Jo Anne McFarland, who is retiring at the end of June.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Recipients of the Wyoming Arts Council 2015 Visual Arts Fellowships will be announced during a public reception in the Peck Gallery at Central Wyoming College in Riverton April 5, at 6:30-8 p.m.