Central Wyoming College Dean of Students, Steve Barlow, received the Jackie Freeze Award for Outstanding Commitment to Student Success during the Wyoming Student Affairs Conference on May 30 at CWC.
After being nominated for Student of the Week, Rebekah Hutchison, a Central Wyoming College graduate from Riverton, Wyoming, was selected to be Student of the Year.
Kierra Muehler is from Riverton and will graduate this May from CWC with an associate of science degree in health and science. She has been accepted into Casper College’s respiratory program which she will start in June.
Audrey Ward will be Central Wyoming Colleges’ first person to receive an honorary degree during commencement May 11. The Associate of Humane Letters honorary degree was created to recognize those who have made significant and enduring contributions to the culture or quality of life in the communities that CWC serves. The degree is given to those of great integrity and who inspire others through example.
In April, Central Wyoming College archaeology students successfully presented several research papers to a large audience at the joint conference of the Wyoming Association of Professional Archaeologists and both the Wyoming and Montana Archaeological Societies in Billings, Montana.
Shelli Johnson, of Lander, will be the commencement speaker Friday, May 11. The graduation ceremony will be at 7:30pm in the Central Wyoming College Arts Center theater. Johnson is an entrepreneur, life and leadership coach, keynote presenter, writer and adventure guide. In the last seven years, Johnson has coached more than 150 individuals throughout the United States and has taken countless others on unplugged wilderness adventures.
Michaela Tschirhart chose CWC because she knew it would be a good starting point for her. She is studying human services with an addictions option.
Central Wyoming College had a Disaster Drill on May 2 for nursing students to experience a real-life scenario to assess and administer patient care.
The Central Wyoming College music department will highlight students at the spring recital on Tuesday, May, 8 at 7pm.
Central Wyoming College alumni, Grace Hartman and Marten Baur, were honored at the University of Wyoming’s Undergraduate Research Day this past week for their performance on research through CWC’s Interdisciplinary Climate Change Expedition (ICCE) in August 2017.