(Lander, Wyo.) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the future Central Wyoming College Lander Center is set for July 30. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at the site of the future facility, the corner of Highway 789 and Leedy Boulevard, just south of the Wyoming Life Resource Center.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The new President of Central Wyoming College told a welcome reception in his honor Wednesday night that he has learned to be brief. “People listen to your hips, not your lips,” he said. The meaning was clear: Actions speak louder than words.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The new President of Central Wyoming College, Dr. Cristobal “Chris” Valdez, had his first “official” day at work on campus today, but he actually arrived last week and spent three days getting to know the staff and area.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Workforce Development Council awarded Central Wyoming College’s Lori Ridgway with the Outstanding Individual Performance Award at a state safety summit last week.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Former Central Wyoming College President Dr. Jo Anne McFarland often said during her career that there would be “dancing in the streets” when she left the college. A street dance was actually planned to fulfill her prophecy, but Thursday afternoon’s deluge convinced planners to move the dance and picnic inside. Rustler Gym on campus was the venue for the college’s farewell to it’s 25 year-long president who had been at the college a total of 41 years, starting as an adjunct professor.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College’s 2014 spring semester grades have been computed and 87 students were named to the President’s Honor Roll for earning a 4.0 grade point average while 105 others were named to the Dean’s List for having a 3.5 or better GPA.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Four Central Wyoming College Trustee seats are up for grabs in this fall’s election, and at least one current trustee will not seek re-election.