Latest news and events from CWC
A dedicated group of individuals saw their hard work come to fruition Saturday, August 29, as the first annual Rendezvous City Beef Roundup welcomed more than 100 people to the Central Wyoming College campus to visit with Wyoming meat producers.
An employee at Central Wyoming College has tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement was made to all staff August 27.
Since 1966, Central Wyoming College has been the primary post-secondary educational institution with the opportunity to serve the tribal communities of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho nations of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Fall 2020 marks the start of Welding Shop Supervisor Matt Dripps’ third year at Central Wyoming College. It is also his first year as the newest American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector for the welding program.
Even in the midst of a pandemic, Central Wyoming College is finding ways to serve the community. On July 30 and 31, seven K-9 and handler teams relied on the college for their annual Controlled Substance Scent Detection certification.
The section of Central Wyoming College’s campus, housed in the foothills of the Wind River Mountain Range, merged with the outdoor education, anthropology and expedition science programs to become the Alpine Science Institute on October 18, 2018. Formerly called the Sinks Canyon Center, the ASI now includes the physical campus, and instruction and research efforts.
Wyoming’s first lady, Jennie Gordon, along with several of her guests, visited Lander and Riverton on July 15. Her visit to Fremont County was part of her Wyoming Hunger Initiative to combat childhood hunger. According to the website, www.nohungerwyo.org, food insecurity affects 12 million children in the U.S. and about 23,500 children in Wyoming.
Central Wyoming College plans to have a soft reopening for enrollment services on Monday, July 20.
Wyoming governor, Mark Gordon, announced June 4, 2020, that all state agencies would have to make budget cuts. Central Wyoming College, part of the state’s community college system, was required to make cuts for the upcoming fiscal year.
The National Junior College Athletic Association announced July 13 a plan for the upcoming athletic season. In a press release from NJCAA, the plan is to move all close-contact sports to the spring semester. This announcement came with recent concerns about the spread of COVID-19.