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Press Releases: 2014

Press Releases
December 2014 Press Release
 December 19 Sherry Black Returns to Fallon
College Names Fallon Campus Director
  Governor Recognizes 'Always Lost'
  Proceeds Help Cover Team Expenses
Bowling Night for Wildcats Baseball
  Community Embraces Wildcats
Softball Players Connect with Mentors
  Enjoy Local Ties, Free Screenings
International, Independent Film Event in Carson City
  Automotive Students Earn 9 for 9 Certifications
  Foundation Honors Donors and Scholarship Recipients
Scholarship Donors Make a Difference
  College Holiday Schedules
  WNC clubs raise $1100 for local children.
Students Donate to Holiday with a Hero
  WNC Auto Technology Instructors and Students Rehab Car
Local Woman Receives the Gift of Transportation
  Seeliger Singers Entertain at WNC
  Cohort Talks to K-12 Students about College
Latino Students Promote Higher Ed
 December 18 Refurbished car presented to Carson resident
Christmas Auto Donation Sat. 10 am
 December 15 High School Equivalency Test Preparation
Boot Camp Readies Students for HSE Test
  Car and Tool Donations Assist College
 December 3 Auto, Machine Tool and Welding Opportunities
Dislocated Worker Training Funds Available
November 2014 Press Release
 November 24 Thursday, Dec. 11, 1 pm, Carson Campus
Student Vets Scholarship Workshop Set
 November 18 Learn About Berry Production in Workshop
 November 14 Will Help Lead 2015 Bullpen
Pitcher Max Karnos Signs With Sacramento State
 November 12 College Employees Increase Donations to Scholarships, Programs
  Identify Majors and Career Paths
Free Career Finder Tool Helps Students
  Workshop Wednesday, Nov. 19
WNC Students Can Participate in Business Startup Initiative
 November 10 Campaign Promotes Full-Time Enrollment
Take '15 to Finish' in Two Years
  Fallon Campus Improvements
Beck Library Updates Technology for Student Use
  Earns 5-Year National Reaccreditation
Child Development Center Gets High Marks
  College Plans Veterans Resource Center at Fallon Campus
College Ranks No. 8 for Beauty + Affordability
  College Welcomes New Student Life Coordinator
 November 7 Rob Petersen's Work Shows Nov. 17- Dec. 12
‘Dust to Dust” Photo, Graphic Design Exhibit at Main Gallery
  WNC Offers Students Diverse Spring Classes
October 2014 Press Release
 October 28 Entertainers and spectators welcome.
Open Mic Night: Nov. 13, 5-7 p.m.
 October 27 Craft Fair, Carson City Campus
  Resurfacing Project Enhances Campus
Photo Gallery: Fallon Campus Parking Lot
  New TV Spots Debut in Mid-November
  Internship Program Benefits Students
  Opportunities Available for WNC Students
Space Grant to Create Scholarship
  October is Careers in Construction Month
HS Students Tour Construction Lab
 October 24 WNC Player World Series
Pitching Dominates WNC's Intrasquad Series
 October 23 Filmmakers Invited to Submit Works
 October 17 WNC to Host Nevada Lightning on Sunday
Wildcats Softball Builds on Chemistry During Fall Season
  Nov. 14-15 at WNC Fallon Campus
Learn QuickBooks for the Farm in Weekend Workshop
 October 14 Young Wildcats Baseball Gaining Experience
Scrimmage Season to End with 'World Series'
 October 3 Jump Start TAs Solidify New Program
  Vendors Needed For Craft Fair
  Apply for Fall 2014 Graduation
  Learn about Internship Opportunities
  Self Defense Class on Tap
  Chemistry Department Receives Donation
  Fallon Campus Parking Lot Resurfacing
  Nursing Students Join Medical Mission
  Free Lectures, Science Demonstrations and Sky Viewing
WNC Observatory Opens Each Saturday Night
  Anna Wagner Shows Work
Abstraction, Realism Exhibits at WNC
  Art Professor to Lead Tour
Spend Spring Break in Paris
  WNC Softball Welcomes New Recruits
 October 2 Mayor Delivers Proclamation of Appreciation and Honor
City Supervisors Recognize 'Always Lost'
  Free Scholarship Workshops on Tap
Get Help Writing Scholarship Essays
September 2014 Press Release
 September 30 Federal Funds to Assist with Job Training
$4.4 Million Grant to Increase Job Training Opportunities
 September 25 WNC Hosts Tech Open House Thursday, 9.2
WNC Hosts Tech Open House Thursday, 9.2
 September 17 WNC to Play Shasta College at Hixson Park
Wildcats’ Scrimmages Moved to UNR
 September 15 Workshops at UNR to Help Students with Application
Paid Research Work Available to WNC Students
 September 10 Fall Scrimmage Season In Full Swing
 September 4 Baseball Alumni Make a Difference at Higher Levels
  Classic Musical Plays Carson City Weekends, Nov. 8-23
WNC Musical Theatre Company Presents 'My Fair Lady'
 September 2 Tom Robinson Opens 2014-15 Gallery Season at WNC Fallon
  Research at Kitt Peak National Observatory
WNC Observatory Leads Local Students to Arizona Internship
  Nursing Professor Taught at college for 10 years
WNC Mourns Loss of Nursing Professor
August 2014 Press Release
 August 29 College Welcomes New Faculty and Staff
  Wildcats Launch Fall Baseball Season
  WNC Softball Team to Open Fall Slate in Utah
  Evening Routes Added to Assist Students
JAC Bus Extends Service to Carson Campus
  WNC Seeks Higher Ground for Clean Energy
College Adds Fifth Solar Energy Array
  Wednesday, Sept. 3
ASWN Hosts Welcome Back BBQ in Fallon
 August 28 Students Hit TV Airwaves to Support Their School
 August 27 Tahoe Painter Uses Outdoor Environment as her Studio
Monika Johnson Shares Artistry of Natural Landscape
 August 26 Bob and Penny Waters Make a Difference
Local Couple Assists Students Through Scholarships
  Sixty-eight Students Make the Grade
Students Earn Summer Dean's List Honors
  Non-Credit Skill Development Classes
SolidWorks Class Oct. 16-Dec. 18 Helps Train NV Workforce
 August 22 Showing at Historic Minden Inn Aug. 25-Sept. 12
WNC’s ‘Always Lost’ Exhibition on War Returns to Area
 August 15 ASPIRE Sign Goes Up at Douglas Campus
 August 13 New ATM for Carson City Campus
 August 8 July Activities Keep Kids Learning
Photo Gallery: College for Kids Camps
July 2014 Press Release
 July 30 ‘Always Lost’ to be Shown at Vets Convention
 July 29 Donation Leads to National Media Coverage
WNC Student Veterans' Good Deed Goes Viral
  Community Donations Assist College, Programs
 July 25 Art Students Turn Combat Uniforms Into Paper
'Combat Paper’ Workshop Helps Heal, Enrich Lives
  Helped Build College's Business Department
Former Professor Returns to WNC in Foundation Role
  NV Energy Scholarships Make a Difference for Students
 July 2 Bennett Among Prospect League leaders
WNC Outfielder Earns All-Star Game Start
June 2014 Press Release
 June 30 Nevada Tour Starts in Ely, July 1-31
"Always Lost" Sesquicentennial Exhibit
  New WNC Douglas Campus/School District Partnership to Expand Learning Opportunities
  Wildcats Named All-Academic Teams
 June 27 Upward Bound Program Assists with College Integration
New WNC Partnership to Help Veterans
  Sharing Douglas Campus to Enhance Learning
Douglas Schools/WNC Partnership Offers Opportunities
  Baseball Team Continues Academic Success
'Cats Post Highest GPA in SWAC Conference
  Top 25 Ranking for Grades
WNC Named All-Academic Team, Leads SWAC
 June 26 Proceeds Benefit Local Veterans in Need
Student Vets Sponsor Poker Run
  Always Lost Continues to Touch America
  Big Stretch: Crane Aids in Campus Work
  Evening Hours Enable Students to Get IDs
Student Center Start of Semester Hours
 June 24 Successes Enhance Job Prospects
Automotive Students Excel on Exams
  WNC President Announces 2014 Faculty/Staff Team Award
  Earned Associate of Science Degree in May
WNC Grad Nets Second NSF Research Opportunity
 June 23 Arts and Humanities Professor Left Impression on Others
Faculty, Students Remember Harold LaVigne
  Dr. Tom Herring Makes Physics Fun for All Ages
Professor Gets Students Hooked on Science
  Community Donations Assist College
 June 20 Register for full or half-day sessions
College for Kids Day Camps July 14-25
  Specialty Crop Institute Assists Growers
Lavender Production Workshop July 28
 June 18 11 WNC Players Have Inked Pro Deals Since 2011
MLB Teams Sign Four Former Wildcats
 June 17 My Fair Lady' Musical Auditions Set for August
Famed Musical to play in Carson City Weekends in November
 June 16 History 295 Course Explores Culture and People of India
Discover India in New Fall History Course
  'Star Parties' on Saturday Evenings
WNC Observatory Offers Free Evening Starviewing
 June 15 An Official Sesquicentennial Exhibition
'Always Lost' to Tour Nevada
 June 12 WNC's Tribute to Iraq and Afghanistan War Dead
"Always Lost" Exhibition Draws Interest from San Francisco Area Media
 June 11 WNC to Place All 11 Sophomores
Four More Wildcats Going D-1
  Police Academy Cadets Celebrate Success
19 Prepared to Serve Communities Throughout Region
 June 7 Smart Realizes Boyhood Dream; Woeck Has Security after Surgery
Busy Final Day as Five Former ‘Cats Drafted
 June 6 Sophomore Pitcher Becomes Program’s First Two-Time Recipient
WNC’s Harber Named Third-Team All-American
 June 5 WNC Brings Prospects to MLB Draft
 June 3 Summer Sessions of New Driver Training
 June 2 Students Earn Spring Dean's List Honors
  Couple Gives $100,000 to Support WNC
Ramsdells Invest in Technology Program
May 2014 Press Release
 May 30 Observatory Receives Telescope Donation
 May 23 Thirty-Five WNC Nursing Grads Honored at Pinning Ceremony
 May 19 College Honors Record 543 Graduates
 May 17 Hosts Prevent WNC from Making Third Straight Trip to Finals
South Mountain Ends Wildcats’ Season
 May 16 Wildcats Dispatch Trinidad State From Tourney
WNC Stays Alive in Western District Tournament
 May 15 WNC Squanders 6-2 Lead to South Mountain
Cougars Outslug 'Cats in District Tournament
 May 14 Stolo, Crunkilton Join Harber on First Team
Harber Chosen as Region Co-Pitcher of Year
  Gonzalez, Septon and Covione Honored by Region 18
Three Wildcats Earn Second-Team Honors
 May 13 Baseball in Western District Tourney
 May 10 Reynolds, Bennett Power WNC to Title Win
Wildcats Repeat as Region 18 Champions
 May 9 WNC Baseball Advances to Championship
  Walk Off Home Run Seals the Win for CSN
Softball Team Takes Tough Tourney Loss
 May 8 WNC Softball Advances in SWAC Tourney
  Beating the Odds With Determination
WNC’s Cara McCarthy to Play at N.Y. College
  WNC Baseball Wins First-Round Game
  WNC Wins on Makenzie Hospodka’s Walk-off Homer
Wildcats Advance at Region 18 Tournament
 May 7 WNC Scores 4 Runs in First Inning But Falls at Regional, 10-6
North Idaho Overcomes Fast-Starting Wildcats
 May 6 WNC Meets CSN in Region 18 Tournament on Thursday
Wildcats Set for ‘Wide-Open’ Regional
  WNC to Meet Cardinals in Region 18 Tourney
 May 3 Teams Combine for 15 Home Runs
Septon, Lee Pound CSN Pitching in Homer-fest
  Karnos, Bennett Key 5-2 Victory Over Golden Eagles
Wildcats End Regular Season on Winning Note
 May 2 Brost Shuts Out WNC, but ’Cats Bounce Back in Game 2
WNC to Enter Region Tourney As No. 2 Seed
  Games Continue Saturday at Edmonds Field
WNC Softball Falls to CSN
  Banquet Honors College Community Members
  WNC Remembers 2012-13 Student President
  Phi Theta Kappa Inducts Members
Students Join Honor Society
 May 1 Softball Program to Honor Sophomores
  Sophomore Baseball Players Honored
April 2014 Press Release
 April 30 Ceremonies at Carson, Fallon Campuses
More Than 100 Students Named to Honor Society
  Riders Raise Funds, Awareness of Disabilities
Cross-Country Cyclists to visit WNC June 6
  Fallon Luau is Thursday, May 8, 4-8 p.m.
Finals Survival Luau on Tap
 April 28 Rewards Are in the Giving for WNC Regents Scholar
Ian Greenlee to Be Honored and Attain Nursing Degree
  Hundreds Attend Performance, Workshop
Sign Language Club ‘Abababa’ Event Sells Out
  Daniel Mayes Earns Regents Scholar Award
Alum Credits WNC for his Academic Success
  Harber’s One-Hitter Keeps WNC Alive
Wildcats Still In Running for SWAC Title
  NSHE Board of Regents Votes to Approve
Chet Burton Named Interim WNC President
 April 26 Gonzalez, McCarthy Fuel WNC Offense
Snow Overcomes Wildcats, 9-6
  WNC Pulls Within One Game of First Place
Bennett’s Dramatic Homer Lifts 'Cats Past CSN
 April 22 Earth Day Awareness on Campus
 April 19 ASWN Participates in UNR Relay For Life
  Freshman Slugs Two Homers, Including Game-Winner
Covione Pitches, Hits WNC to Thrilling Win
 April 18 Septon, Lee Homer in Second Game of Twin Bill
Cardinals Cool Down Wildcat Bats
  Learn About Growing Specialty Crops
Native Plant & Seed Production Workshop Sat. May 17
 April 14 Total Lunar Eclipse and Mars April 14
 April 12 WNC Splits Twin Bill with Colorado Northwestern
Wildcats Smack School-Record 22 Hits
  Stolo, Harber, Dorsey, Raven, Crunkilton Do Most of Damage
Wildcats Rally from 6-1 Deficit to Complete Sweep of CNCC
 April 11 Teamwork Leads to Victories
Wildcats Capture Doubleheaders vs CNCC
  WNC Puts Together Complete Game
Hospodka, Covione Power Wildcats to Split
 April 5 Harber, Stolo, Lapointe Key 7-5 Win in Series Finale
WNC-Salt Lake Series Ends in Split
  Salt Lake Uses Final-Inning Rally to Complete Sweep
Covione’s Superlative Pitching Effort Falls Short
 April 4 Crunkilton, Greer Trigger Game-Two Win
Wildcats Keep Pace with SWAC Leaders
  Games Continue Saturday in Salt Lake
WNC Softball Drops Doubleheader
 April 3 Easter Fiesta Offers Family Fun
  History Class on India Coming This Fall
  Child Care Center Kids Ride for a Cause
  'Always Lost' Adds California to Tour
 April 2 What's Shakin' in Northern Nevada?
Dr. Winnie Kortemeier Earthquakes Lecture Friday, April 25
  May 2/3, 9/10 - Includes Field Trips
Weekend Digital Photography Focuses on Landscapes
  Enhance Digital Photography Skills in Short Course
Friday-Saturday Class Includes Outdoors Experience
  ASWN to Host Finals Survival Activities
  Instructor to Offer Alzheimer's Talk
  Free Space Lecture at WNC Observatory
Were There Once Ancient Alien Astronauts?
 April 1 WNC is First to Join in Nevada
WNC Joins Get Skills to Work Initiative
  Student Merits New Century Scholarship
  Student Survey and Assessment - Help WNC and Earn Gift Card
  Skills Workshop on May 3
Guest Service Training Can Lead to Jobs
  Treasurer & Senator Positions Available
Students Elect New Leaders for 2014-15
  Donations Help Club Function
Vets Club Commits to Community Service
March 2014 Press Release
 March 31 WNC Specialty Crop Institute Fallon Workshop
Social Media Boot Camp for Farmers and Ranchers
 March 29 Extends Second-Place SWAC Lead
Greer Delivers as Wildcats Top Golden Eagles
 March 28 Wildcats Take Second Game Against College of Southern Idaho
Fife, Harber Orchestrate WNC's Doubleheader Split
  WNC-CSI Saturday Game Time Moved Up
 March 25 Dini Building Gets New Cold Water Coil
 March 22 Depleted Squad Scores 10 runs in Twin Bill
Wildcats’ Offense Comes to Life Against 14th-Ranked CSI
 March 21 Raven, Reynolds, Hall Lead WNC to 8-3 Win Over Coyotes
Wildcats Move into Second Place in SWAC
  Series Continues Saturday
CSI Dominates Softball Doubleheader
 March 19 Receive a $25 Gift Card
Student Surveys to Help WNC Determine Priorities
 March 15 7th-Ranked Southern Nevada Holds Off Wildcats
  Wildcats Keep Foot on Gas Pedal in Sweep
 March 14 Coyotes Defeat Wildcats Despite Homers
  Series Continues Saturday at Noon
Wildcats Take Two from Mt. Hood
 March 13 Offer Programs for Transitioning Veterans
WNC Joins National Gets Skills to Work Initiative
 March 12 'Books Are Fun' Fair at Carson Campus
 March 11 Wednesday, March 26, 5:30-7 p.m.
Acts Invited for Comedy Event
 March 10 Reynolds Hits First Homer for WNC
Wildcats Third After Two Weeks of SWAC Play
 March 8 Freshman Gives Up Four Runs and No Walks in 10 Innings
Snow Sweeps WNC Despite Pitching Efforts of Covione
  Hall, Klein Lead 10-Hit Attack Following First-Game Defeat
Stolo Pitches Wildcats to Doubleheader Split
 March 7 Teams Back Up Doubleheaders to Saturday, Sunday
Wildcats-Spartans Doubleheader Postponed
  Games Continue Saturday at Edmonds Sports Complex
WNC Softball Tops Snow College
 March 5 Gallery of Smartphone-Driven Photos Opens Wednesday in Fallon
  WNC Earns Fourth One-Run Victory in Seven Decisions
Harber, Kerr Deliver in Clutch to Give Wildcats Series Split Against Salt Lake
 March 1 Salt Lake Gains Split Behind Pitching of Jourdan, Carter
Karnos, Roque Key Wildcats’ SWAC-Opening Victory
  Lee, Ashbaugh Ignite Final-Inning Rally
North Idaho Holds Off Wildcats in Bitter Cold Conditions
February 2014 Press Release
 February 28 Teams Play Three Games with Snow, Extreme Cold in Forecast
Wildcats Lose Tripleheader to North Idaho
  Saturday, April 26, at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center
Classical Guitar Legend George Sakellariou to Perform
 February 27 Students Can Vote March 10-14
Elect your 2014-15 Student Leaders
  Application Deadline is March 7
Research Grants Available for Students
 February 26 Veterans Center Hosts NSHE Peers
  Observatory Director to Speak
Antarctica Lecture at Nev. State Museum
  Donated Vehicles Enhance Auto Program
  Former WNC Student President Passes
 February 25 Tickets On Sale Now for May Show
Blockbuster Musical “Chicago” On Stage
  Give Blood- WNC Carson City - March 10
  Series Opens Scenic West Conference
Wildcats to Host Salt Lake Saturday and Sunday
 February 24 2014-15 Deadline Is March 5
More Than $150,000 in Scholarships Available
 February 22 Hall’s Three-Run Double Ties Score, Then Roque Wins It with Walk-Off Single
Wildcats Rally in Ninth to Beat Colorado Northwestern
  Hospodka Twins Power WNC to Five-Game Conference Winning Streak
Wildcats Complete Series Sweep of Colorado Northwestern
 February 21 Greer Tosses Six Innings of Three-Hit Relief for WNC
Salt Lake’s Jourdan Cools Off Wildcats
  Games Continue Saturday at Edmonds Sports Complex
WNC Softball Tops CNCC in Doubleheader
 February 20 Dorsey’s Five RBI Power Wildcats
Wildcats Rout Canadian Team in Home Opener
 February 19 Works Portray a Cultural and Artistic Journey
WNC Carson Galleries Feature Spanish Artist
 February 18 WNC Playing at Home This Weekend
Weather Forces Move from Colorado
  Fan Appreciation Day - $1 Admission
Wildcats Host Canadians in Home Opener
 February 15 WNC Wins Third Straight Series
Wildcats Erupt for Six Runs, Overtake Riverside
  Beck, Hospodka Twins Carry WNC to 8-7 Win
Wildcats Record Second-Ever Win Over Salt Lake
 February 14 WNC's Strong Starting Pitching Continues
Riverside Evens Series with Wildcats
  Games Continue Feb. 15, noon and 2 p.m. at Edmonds Sports Complex
WNC Softball Drops Two to Salt Lake
 February 13 WNC Opens Home Schedule Against No. 16 Salt Lake
 February 7 Wildcats Capture Win Over Preseason No. 10 Cochise
  No. 9 Southern Idaho Takes Doubleheader
 February 6 Cochise Outlasts WNC in Battle of Ranked Teams
  9th Ranked SWAC Opponent
Southern Idaho Dominates Conference Openers
 February 5 Freshman Pitcher Helps Avoid Sweep
Wildcats Start Season Slowly in Arizona
  WNC Baseball Downs Pima 11-0
 February 1 Beck, McCarthy Key 5-1 Win Against Gulf Coast
Wildcats Win Softball Season Opener for First Time
  Cougars Take First Two Games in Series
Wildcats Drop Season Opener to South Mountain
January 2014 Press Release
 January 31 WNC Begin Season In Henderson Tournament
Wildcats Banking on Offseason Work Ethic for Improvement in 2014
  WNC Launching 2014 Season
New Season Means Many Things to Whittemore, Wildcats
  Follow Wildcats Softball Online With Live Statistics
  Play-by-Play Broadcast and Live Stats
Wildcats Baseball Online Play-by-play, Live Stats
 January 29 Comedian/Storyteller Entertains, Educates
American Sign Language Club Presents “World of Abababa”
 January 28 Wildcats Ranked 14th by NJCAA
  Include Three Stellar Local Athletes
2015 Wildcats Recruits Bring Strong Skills
 January 27 Tuesday, Feb. 4, 9 a.m. at Carson/Fallon
Students Can Attend Hearing on Proposed Fee Hikes
  Students Achieve 89.4% ASE Pass Rate
Accelerated Classes Prep Auto Students
  Meet the Artist, Thursday, Jan. 30
Watercolor Exhibit Shows at WNC Fallon
 January 24 New Programs Enhance Quality of Care
Child Development Center News
  Driver Safety Course Offered in Spanish
  249 Students Make the List
Fall 2013 Dean's List
 January 23 "Always Lost" Exhibit Makes 18th Tour
 January 21 Attain Guest Service Job Skills at 3-Hour Class
Guest Service Gold Workshop Can Enhance Skills
 January 16 Fernley Senior Signs to Play for Wentworth and Wildcats
Callahan Brings Productive Bat to WNC
  Wildcats Pick Up Key Local Recruits
Three Northern Nevada Players Sign for 2015
 January 13 Signing Ceremonies January 15-16
Softball Players to Commit to Wildcats
 January 9 2014 Season Opens January 31
Wildcats Ranked 16th by College Baseball Newspaper
 January 8 Specialty Crop Institute Workshop
Exploring Value-added Products from the Farm
 January 7 Learn Faster, Graduate Sooner
Express Classes Cater to Students with Busy Schedules
  Enjoyment, Challenge and Skill Building
Spring Continuing Education Class Sampler
 January 2 Attendees encouraged to register before Jan. 31
Nevada Small Farm Conference on Feb. 20-22 in Sparks

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