Year in Review


EVP on Complete College America team

Central Wyoming College’s Executive Vice President for Student and Academic Services Jason Wood is one of two state community college representatives selected to serve on Gov. Matt Mead’s Complete College America team.  (full story)


Rural Justice Center awarded  training grant
Central Wyoming College’s Rural Justice Training Center (RJTC) and the Eastern Shoshone Tribe were awarded a grant to train and equip law enforcement officers both on and off the reservation for the next three years. (full story)
CWC provides career options for Lander students

The Central Wyoming College Lander Center and Lander School District 1 have partnered to provide students at Pathfinder and Lander Valley High School new career options. The students are attending Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT) classes at the CWC Sinks Canyon Center four mornings each week and can work on a credential, certificate or Associate of Applied Science degree while achieving their core high school requirements. (full story)


CWC finalist for diversity award
Central Wyoming College has been chosen as the recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees 2012 Diversity Award. The award made Central the sole nominee from the western region for the prestigious Charles Kennedy Equity Award. CWC and four other regional award recipients were recognized at the ACCT Annual Community Leadership Congress that was held in Boston, Mass., Oct. 10-13. (full story)
Students appear in book on The American Nurse
Several current students and graduates of the Central Wyoming College nursing program figure prominently in a photography book that celebrates the nursing profession in America. The American Nurse is a collection of essays and photographs of 75 nurses from across the country. The coffee table-style book by Carolyn Jones features five nurses who are connected to CWC. (full story)
Mills wins state trustee award
A two-term member of the Central Wyoming College Board was honored with a Leadership Award from the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees. Caroline Mills, who represented the Wind River Reservation subdistrict for eight years on the CWC board, was honored at the WACCT’s annual Awards and Legislative Reception in Cheyenne for her public service. (full story)




Archaeology students impress professionals

Students in Central Wyoming College’s Western American Studies program presented papers and received recognition at the joint meeting of the Wyoming Association of Professional Archaeologists and the Wyoming Archaeological Society held recently in Laramie.  (full story)


CHA names Stalley as Instructor of Year
Central Wyoming College Equine Studies Professor Patti Stalley has been named the International Instructor of the Year by the Certified Horsemanship Association.

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Outdoor Ed students 'rough it' at Sinks Canyon
A select group of Central Wyoming College outdoor education students are taking part in a pilot residency program at CWC’s Sinks Canyon Center as the college begins the considers permanent housing at the facility south of Lander. Seven second-year students are living in the rustic cabins at the SCC this spring as plans come together to construct a 24-bed student residence facility at the site. (full story)
Culture of safety promoted for theater program

Central Wyoming College Technical Theater Director Chontelle Gray’s efforts of building a culture of safety at CWC have been recognized nationally and she has been asked to promote it to academic and professional theater and entertainment companies across the country. (full story)

CWC only Wyoming venue of '8'
Central Wyoming College was the only venue in Wyoming to see the reading of 8, a play about California’s Proposition 8, which eliminated the rights of same-sex couples to marry.
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Students build coffee shack for reservation entity
Students enrolled in a Central Wyoming College course are learning construction and facilities maintenance skills while building a facility for an organization with similar goals.
Andy Eckart, the instructor of CWC’s Facilities Maintenance Technology (FMT) program, is teaching building skills while his students construct a training facility for Red Feathered Eagle Vocational Rehabilitation (RFEVR). (full story)
Women's basketball team gets high academic honor
Central Wyoming College’s women’s basketball team has been named the Academic Team of the Year by the National Junior College Athletic Association. “The team registered the highest team grade point in the nation,” Coach Serol Stauffenberg said of his team’s 3.52 GPA. The CWC women’s volleyball team, coached by Tiffany Stauffenberg, also qualified for the award with a team GPA of 3.27. (full story)


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