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LARAMIE — Although the framework for a new scholarship program for nontraditional students in Wyoming is now in place, no awards will be made until the state’s endowment fund reaches $50 million. Gov. Mark Gordon signed into law a bill that creates the Wyoming’s Tomorrow scholarship program in mid-...
CASPER —Say you work at a mine in Gillette. You get laid off because of the downturn in the fossil fuel industry and growing demand for clean energy. The ups and downs of the industry have started to take a toll, and you want to pursue something more stable.  You’ve always been into fixing trucks,...
Most community college bachelor’s students enrolled at Central   RIVERTON (WNE) — Central Wyoming College students make up almost half of the enrollments in the new four-year degree programs now offered at community colleges in Wyoming.  In December, 81 students were enrolled in four-year Bachelor...
Sheridan College to offer software degree   SHERIDAN (WNE) — After nearly one year of collaboration with Cardiff University, the University of Wyoming and other community colleges across the state, Northern Wyoming Community College District will soon offer an associate degree in software...
Gillette College campaign heats up   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — As summer begins and the August special election nears to decide the future of Gillette College, the campaigns for and against the vote to form an independent community college district...
Bill creating new college district clears Senate   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The bill proposing an independent community college district in Campbell County centered around Gillette College is headed to the House after passing the Senate. Last week...
AG opinion clears up questions about new college   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — A recent opinion from the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office helped clear up some of the legislative red tape in the way of an independent community college district in...
Campbell County college plan headed to Legislature   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Campbell County’s application to create its own community college district has cleared its first hurdle, and now it’s on to the state Legislature. In a unanimous...
Committee drafting bill for new Gillette college   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The Select Committee on Community College Funding agreed Friday to start working toward drafting a bill that would clarify state statute regarding community colleges and...
EWC voices opposition to Gillette college during hearing   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The effort to create a new college district in Campbell County officially has opposition from an existing college district. The Eastern Wyoming College Board...

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