Central Wyoming College has decided to postpone or cancel events up to May 10 in accordance with the guidance of the Center for Disease Control and the Wyoming governor. All college facilities which include CWC main campus, the equine center, CWC Lander, CWC Alpine Science Institute, CWC Jackson and CWC Dubois are closed for public events.
Central Wyoming College archaeology students are conducting a five-year glacier re-photography project as part of the annual Interdisciplinary Climate Change Expedition in the Wind River Mountains. ICCE is the capstone project for students at the Alpine Science Institute. The re-photography project complements the work of the ICCE-Glacier research team on the Dinwoody Glacier, and provides remarkable documentation of glacial recession during the last hundred years.
Central Wyoming College received approval from the Higher Learning Commission on March 20 for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Management and Leadership degree.
Central Wyoming College administrators decided March 19 not to have the 2020 graduation ceremonies which include CWC and CWC Jackson’s nurses pinning ceremonies, the 2020 graduation commencement at both CWC and CWC Jackson, and the high school equivalency graduation. The decision was made in recommendation with the Center for Disease Control.
From the time Ana Alfianu was around 16, she dreamt of becoming an actress. While she enjoyed her museum job in Romania, the Brasov High School of Art graduate had other plans for her life.
Central Wyoming College will close all physical campus facilities until March 29. The decision was made by administrators Sunday evening, shortly after CWC decided to extend spring break, March 16 through March 29. This decision is for the protection of CWC employees and the community.
In conjunction with the University of Wyoming and the other Wyoming community colleges, Central Wyoming College will extend spring break by one week due to COVID-19. CWC’s spring break was originally scheduled for March 16-20 with classes resuming on Monday, March 23. The extension will now last until March 27 with classes resuming on March 30.
Central Wyoming College President Dr. Brad Tyndall announced March 11 that he will undergo cancer treatments. The announcement was made at the March Board of Trustees meeting.
MacDowell (Mac) Whittington decided to change course in his future by attending CWC for a degree in nursing. The Hailey, Idaho native who has already earned a bachelor’s degree decided to take a new career path.
Kyle Phister who will graduate in May with a degree in science plans to attend the University of Wyoming in the fall. His goal is to major in kinesiology and become a physician’s assistant.