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Wavefront Sensing and Controls Scientist - Longmont, Colorado
Dr. Scott Acton graduated from Riverton High School in 1979 and attended CWC during the 1979-1980 academic year, majoring in Physics. Scott transferred to the University of Wyoming for a semester, and then to Abilene Christian University, returning at one point to pick up a third semester at CWC because of affordability.
Parenting Coach - Arapahoe County, CO
Kido Clark-Riggs (AA Social Science, 1997) is originally from Botswana in Southern Africa. She first attended college at Molepolole College of Education in Botswana, Africa, and taught Middle School afterwards. Kido moved to the United States in January 1992, and settled in Riverton, Wyoming.
Project Specialist at the University of Wyoming - Laramie, Wyoming
Tiffany Bishop is a native of Shoshoni, Wyoming and is currently a Project Specialist at the University of Wyoming (UW) School of Energy Resources (SER). After earning an AS in Criminal Justice from CWC, Tiffany transferred to UW to earn her B.A. degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology in 2004. She worked as an office manager for several years before moving into the Technology Transfer Office at UW in 2015.
Nurse - Cheyenne, Wyoming
My time at Central Wyoming College was very valuable. I received a wonderful education. I was able to complete most of the prerequisites I needed for my bachelor’s degree at CWC while having the benefits of smaller class sizes and more accessibility to my professors.
Student - Laramie, Wyoming
Albert Mason (AS Science, 2000) recently returned to campus to do a presentation on his undergraduate research at the University of Wyoming (BS Biology, 2021). When asked about his experience at CWC, his additional education and future plans, Albert said: My time at Central Wyoming College prepared me for the rigorous workloads of a university.
Admissions Director - Riverton, Wyoming
Rachel Hofer came to Riverton and CWC after graduating from high school in Mountain View, Wyoming, and made the most of her time on campus. Prior to graduating in 2016 with four associates’ degrees (Television, Radio, Film, and Communication Studies), Rachel served as the Student Senate Treasurer and then President, a Student Ambassador, and a Resident Assistant - including one year as the head Resident Assistant.
Administration and Finance Officer for Akiptan, Inc. - Riverton, Wyoming
Carlton graduated from Central Wyoming College in 1997 with an Associates of Science in Accounting. He continued his higher education at the University of Wyoming having graduated in 1999 with his Bachelors of Science in Accounting.
Reclamation Specialist at Jonah Energy LLC - Pinedale, Wyoming
Joshua Sorenson, AS Biological Science - 2000, recently received a prestigious award from the American Society of Reclamation Scientists. Employed by Jonah Energy, LLC, Joshua was named Reclamationist of the Year for 2021 and is the first award recipient from the oil and gas industry in the 37-year history of the award.
Owner Morales Photo & Film - Cody, Wyoming
Erendira "Abbey" Morales always enjoyed holding a camera and it was while working on a television show in high school that jump-started her passion for photography and film. Morales’ passion eventually led her to Central Wyoming College which ultimately gave her the skills to open her own business.
Petroleum Engineer for the Bureau of Land Management - North Dakota
Caitlin Heryford started taking engineering classes at Central Wyoming College because she was looking for a challenging career that would allow her to make a difference. Today, Heryford is a petroleum engineer for the Bureau of Land Management and is grateful for the opportunity the college gave her to hone multiple interests.
Chief Executive Officer at Northwest OB-GYN - Spokane, Washington
Central Wyoming College’s nursing program allowed Mitch Long to jumpstart his career as a registered nurse (RN). After rising to the level of Chief Executive Officer at Northwest OB-GYN in Spokane, Washington, Long said his early career experiences still inform his administrative practices and he looks back on his time at CWC with gratitude.
CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE RECEIVES $100,000 METALLICA GRANT
Metallica’s foundation, All Within My Hands, continues its multimilliondollar investment in critical workforce programs at community colleges nationwide. Among the schools, Central Wyoming College was selected from a competitive pool of applicants to receive $100,000 to transform the futures of students in the community.
Art with local flair
It’s a celebration of sorts – highlighting the many unique kinds of art produced in the region, supporting local artists, and giving the rest of us the chance to support them, too. With a kick-off Saturday, July 15, at 10 a.m., the Summer Scene Functional Art Exhibit will share the beauty of local wares at Central Wyoming College’s (CWC) Robert A. Peck Art Center Gallery.