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CWC welding supervisor gets certified as an American Welding Society Welding Inspector

August 20, 2020

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.

K9 Training Utilizes CWC Campus During Pandemic

August 13, 2020

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.

CWC's Sinks Canyon Center Earns a New Name to Reflect Programs Specific to the Area

July 21, 2020

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 Visits CWC

July 17, 2020

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,, food insecurity affects 12 million children in the U.S. and about 23,500 children in Wyoming.

CWC Plans a Soft Reopening for Enrollment Services

July 16, 2020

Central Wyoming College plans to have a soft reopening for enrollment services on Monday, July 20.

CWC Utilizes Multiple Strategies for FY21 Budget Reductions

July 15, 2020

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.

CWC Adjusts to NJCAA Plan for the Athletic Season

July 15, 2020

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.

CWC announces the spring 2020 president's and dean's list honorees

July 10, 2020

The 2020 spring semester grades have been computed and more than 180 students have earned the honor of appearing on the president’s and the dean’s List at Central Wyoming College.

CWC Board Approves Fee Increase for Fall 2020

July 6, 2020

In a special meeting on July 6, 2020, the CWC Board of Trustees approved a revised proposal for the 2020-21 Academic and Non-Academic Fees for Fall 2020 for the FY21 budget.

CWC Prepares for Budget Reductions

June 17, 2020

In the regular meeting on June 17, 2020, the CWC Board of Trustees faced challenging issues regarding future decisions for the college.