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Press Releases: 2015

Press Releases
December 2015 Press Release
 December 8 Submission Deadline: Jan. 8
Film Festival Looking for Independent Films
  ASWN Donates to Holiday Program for Less Fortunate
  WNC Employees Lend Their Expertise
Carson City Emergency Response Team Wins ‘Rodeo’
  New Video Takes a Personal Look at the Veterans Resource Center
  PTK Honor Society Leads Winter Care Pack Drive for Needy
  Tuition Assistance for Qualifying Students
JOIN Aims to Get Nevadans Working
  Accuplacer Prep Provides Students with Free Training for Test
 December 4 Fallon Campus Open House
  Bookstore Launches Price Match Program
  Flu Shots Offered on Campus
 December 3 Free Event In Advance of ‘The Force Awakens’ Release
WNC Lecture to Clarify ‘Star Wars’ Movies
November 2015 Press Release
 November 23 Carson City School District to Expand Jump Start College Offerings through WNC
 November 19 WNC Students, Instructors Create Imperative Sets for ‘Mary Poppins’
 November 16 Browse WNC Spring Classes
 November 12 Learn Job Search Skills from the Experts
Business Association Hosts First Event
 November 11 WNC & Recycled Rides Program Make a Difference
Veteran Receives Restored Car on Veterans Day
 November 5 Nevada Day Parade Photo Gallery
  Construction Classes Do More Than FISHing
  Thursday, Nov. 12, Carson City Campus
Craft Fair: Do Some Holiday Shopping
 November 4 WNC Student Vet to Get New Wheels on Veterans Day
 November 3 Pilot, Architect, Entrepreneur and More Speak to Students
“Inspired Women’s Luncheon” Inspires High School Girls
  WNC Exhibition on War in Reno, through Jan. 15
“Always Lost: A Meditation on War” in Reno
 November 2 Cookies and Hot Cocoa courtesy of ASWN
Roundabout Cafe Grand Opening Nov. 17, 10 am-2 pm
  Free Lecture Saturday, Nov. 14, 6:30 pm
Learn About Mars at WNC Observatory
  Photo Gallery
Career and Technical Ed. Open House
  WNC Goes Tobacco Free for a Day- Nov. 19
Take a One Day Stand Against Tobacco
  Photo Gallery
Child Development Center Pumpkin Parade
October 2015 Press Release
 October 21 Former Students on Broadway, Hollywood and More
WNC Musical Theatre Company Build Performance Careers
  Beekeeping Workship Saturday, Nov. 7
What's the Buzz About Bees?
 October 15 Organizational Meeting October 22
New Business Group Forming at WNC
  Like us on Facebook
 October 7 Get WNC's Mobile App
  Tour of facilities planned
Visualize Future Careers at WNC Technical Education Open House, Friday, Oct. 23
  National Moment of Silence for Umpqua CC
WNC Remembers Umpqua Community College Students
  High School Program Expands to Include Technology Students
Jump Start For Career and Technical Education Students
  Faculty, Staff's No. 1 Goal: Student Success
College Welcomes New Employees
  Weekends, November 6-22
Western Nevada Musical Theatre Presents ‘Mary Poppins'
 October 6 Join the Fun! It's Free!
Flag Football Tourney Fri., Oct. 23, 1 pm
  Wildcats Scrimmage Seasons a Success
  Lake Tahoe Artist Liz Penniman
Gallery Exhibit Showcases Narrative Paintings
  New Tech Careers Director to Emphasize Value of Programs
 October 1 John C. Strozzi Post #12108 to Display Nationally Touring Exhibition
VFW Beatty To Host ‘Always Lost’
  Fallon Campus Opens Vet Resource Center
September 2015 Press Release
 September 24 Washoe Tribal Member Teaching Language at WNC
Fall Class Learning Washoe Language
  Veterans BBQ Photo Gallery
 September 23 Workshop Saturday, Oct. 17 at WNC
Workshop Focus on Growing Artisan Food
  Raises $16,000 To Assist Students
Community Supports WNC Golf Classic
 September 11 Home Construction on the Rise
Residential Inspector Training Prepares for Jobs
 September 10 $2.9 Million Grant for Training WNC, TMCC Apprenticeship Programs
 September 9 Makes College More Affordable
Students Welcome Silver State Opportunity Grant
  Open Eyes to Technical Education Opportunities
New CTE Coordinator to Guide Students Toward Careers
  College Names 2014-15 Outstanding Employees
 September 8 Sunday, Sept. 27, 6-10:30 pm
Observatory Planning Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party
  Former Fernley High School Counselor
Student Success Motivates New Counseling Director
 September 4 Preparing Youth for College
WNC Gears Up to Help Lyon County Students
  Library-College Partnership Offers Manufacturing Training
  Students, Faculty Make a Difference
Salvation Army Lauds WNC Nursing Holiday Project
 September 3 Tutoring, Research Access and Computer Lab Available
WNC Fallon Services During Construction
  Night Transportation from Carson Campus
JAC Bus Offers $1 Cab Fare for Students
 September 1 50 Students Named to Summer Dean’s List
  Watercolor Collection by Victor Sandblom
Pacific Northwest Landscapes on Display in Art Gallery
August 2015 Press Release
 August 28 Students: Enjoy Welcome Back Activities
 August 4 Youngest To Be Admitted
Jump Start Student Gains Acceptance to Nursing Program
  NASA Scientist to Teach Two Courses
Astronomy Classes Offer Gateway to Universe
 August 3 Statewide honor for Suicide Awareness Efforts
WNC Veterans Center Named “Organization of the Year”
  Latino Student Group Pays Tribute to Inspiration Student
  Quick Access to Classes, Event, Services
WNC Goes Mobile With New Phone App
 August 1 Students Encouraged to Take 15 to Finish
July 2015 Press Release
 July 30 Learn the Business End of Construction
Construction Management Bachelor's Degree Leads to Good Jobs
  Tech Courses Prepare Students For Sustainable Energy Jobs
Hands-on Learning in Solar, Wind Training Leads to Jobs
 July 29 Showing August 6-Sept. 27 in Fallon
'Always Lost' War Exhibit at Churchill County Museum
 July 28 Offering Help Preparing for Testing
Student Offers Help With Nursing Test
  Offering Help Preparing for TEAS Testing
Nursing Student Helping Others Succeed
 July 20 Learn Online at Your Own Schedule and Pace
Earn Job Skill Certificates In Applied Industrial Technology
 July 17 Students Can Earn Tech Certifications
WNC Foundation Receives $225,000 in Grants
 July 13 Begins 8 am at Carson Elks Lodge
WNC Vets Club Hosting Pancake Breakfast July 19
 July 4 Students, Faculty Refurbish Auto To Help Student Vet
June 2015 Press Release
 June 30 Letter to the NSHE Community from Chairman Kevin J. Page
 June 19 Students Named to Spring Dean's List
 June 17 Talented Hopefuls Advised to Prepare Ahead of Time
Mary Poppins' Auditions Coming in August
 June 11 Students and Community Support the Decision
NSHE Regents Appoint Burton WNC President
 June 10 Learn Skills, Have Fun This Summer With Non-Credit Classes
 June 5 Students Assist College, Community
Construction Management Students Make a Difference
  Meeting Her Dream of Nursing
Nursing Grad Began Helping Others at Early Age
  Online Classes Help Manage Life
Mother of Three Earns Two Degree With 4.0
  Returning to College Creates Love of Learning
  New WNC Television Ads in Spanish
Latino Cohort Students Star in WNC Ads
  WNC Summer Session Offers Broad Choices
 June 4 Honor High School Equivalency Recipients
WNC Honors High School Equivalency Recipients
  College Honors Emeriti Faculty
  “Always Lost: A Meditation on War”
WNC’s Acclaimed Exhibition Finishing Tour
  Benefits Others Who Served
Veterans Suicide Walk Raises Funds for Vets in Need
 June 3 Learning With a Purpose
Technology Students Assist Carson Little League
May 2015 Press Release
 May 29 Always Lost: A Meditation on War
 May 28 Value-Added Tips For Growing, Selling Products
WNC Specialty Crop Institute Presents Lavender Workshop
 May 22 Carson High School Student Launches Education at WNC
'Jump Start College' Program Awakens Dream of Becoming a Scientist
 May 21 Team Places 5th in Carson City
WNC Faculty and Staff Bike to Work, Set an Example
 May 20 Thirty-Nine Graduates Ready to Take Licensure Exams
WNC Nursing Students Honored at Pinning Ceremony
 May 18 Students Earn 568 Degrees, Certificates
Western Nevada College Graduates 515 in 2014-15
April 2015 Press Release
 April 29 Student Art Show at Carson Galleries
  Treat Mom to a Grand Day Out
  WNC Community Remembers Ellen Shafer
  Raises Disability Awareness; Enjoy Games and Snacks
Journey of Hope Bike Tour Returning to WNC June 12
  Jump Start Program A Success in Year One
 April 27 Nevada State Museum Humphrey Lecture Series
Dr. Hal Starratt to Speak on Ancient Civilizations of Peru
  Dedication to Fallon Community Earns Recognition
Robyn Openshaw Earns $5,000 Regents Scholar Award
  Annual Event at Governor's Mansion
Outstanding Students, Faculty Earn Accolades
 April 24 Inductee Ceremonies at Carson City and Fallon Campuses
84 WNC Scholars Join Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
 April 23 Others Students Invited to Join ASWN
Andrea Senda Voted New Student President
  Friday, May 1, 7 p.m. - Marlette Hall, Cedar Building
'Geology of Our National Parks' - Free Lecture
 April 22 WNC Carson Main Art Gallery
Published Poets to Read on May 7-4 pm
 April 18 Free Lecture Thursday, April 16, 5:30 pm at Fallon Campus
Fulbright Scholar to Speak on Drought Crops, Techniques
 April 15 NC Hosts Skills USA Competitions in Welding, Auto Mechanics
  Celebrate Mother Earth with Free Films, Art, National Parks Lecture
 April 9 College and Community Celebrating Deaf Culture
March 2015 Press Release
 March 30 Join WNC Veterans Walk for Suicide Awareness
  Support Wildcats Athletics
De-stress With Yoga and the WNC Baseball Team
  Easter Festa Back for the Holiday
  Proceeds Benefit WNC Scholarships
George Sakellariou Concert on Tap
  CDC Raises $1500 for St. Jude's
Kids Ride Trikes to Help Other Children
  Acclaimed Exhibition Shares Costs of War Through Words, Photos
'Always Lost' Shows at NV Legislature April 6-22
 March 27 Softball Team's Glow Run A Success
  WNC Professor Named 2015 Regent Scholar
Emily Howarth Earns State Teaching Award
  Plays Weekends, May 8-17
The Music Man Marches Into Carson City
 March 26 Honor Awarded by Board of Regents
WNC Faculty Members Merit Tenure
 March 18 "Creating a Farm Website"
Specialty Crop Institute Presents Workshop April 18
 March 4 College Tours Offer Introduction to WNC
Professor Kortemeier Speaks to Students
  'Works in Progress' Continues Until March 13.
Students Interact with Gallery Exhibit
  Donor Wall Shares Story of Generosity
 March 3 Friday, March 13, Noon-5 p.m.
UNR Tour for Latino Students
  Machine Shop Receives Equipment
WNC Makes Donation to Yerington HS
  Create Art from Recycled Materials
Recycled Art Show Coming! Entries Invited!
  Film Festival Co-Hosted by WNC Garners Praise from Governor, Others
  Run for ASWN Office-Campaign Packets Now Available at Student Life Office
Students - Make a Difference at WNC
  Medicare, Teen Skills, Computers and Self-Defense
Self Improvement Classes Available
  Career Training Opportunity
WNC Offers Short-Term Soldering Classes
  CareerConnect Open House, 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, March 25
Program Helps Students with Disabilities
  SolidWorks 3D Drafting Course on Tap
 March 2 Star Parties, Lectures, Demonstrations
Free Saturday Events at the Observatory
February 2015 Press Release
 February 26 Veterans BBQ at Fallon Campus March 25
January 2015 Press Release
 January 29 Wildcats Website Sports New LookView the new site at wildcats.wnc.edu
View the new site at wildcats.wnc.edu
 January 28 'WNC Anywhere' Makes Student Log-in Easy
Students: Use One Log-in for All Your WNC Accounts
  Workshops on Tap to Help Students Apply
Paid Research Opportunity Available
 January 27 'Recycled Rides' Auto Body Class Offered for Non-Credit
Charitable Project Spawns New Class
  Enjoy Upcoming Student Events
  Carson City Resident Donates Motorcycle
 January 20 International Film Festival at WNC Carson Feb. 5-7
Independent Films Also On Tap - FREE!
  Noncredit Class Studies Culture, Customs
Study Native Washoe Language This Spring
 January 16 Wildcats Open Schedule on Friday, Jan. 30
Developing Freshmen Key to WNC’s Season
 January 14 Meets April 6-9
WNC Offers New Driver Education Classes
 January 12 329 Students Named to Fall Dean’s List
  Find Out About The Possibilities
WNC Construction Management Bachelor’s Degree Leads to Good Jobs
 January 9 Four Students Ace All Nine Certification Exams
Auto Mechanics Students Excel on Exams
 January 8 Helps Students Stay on Track for Graduation or Transfer
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