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  • June 09, 2015

    The Monument Marathon is proud to announce Platte Valley Companies has once again partnered with the WNCC Foundation and Star Herald as the race's Title Sponsor.   For the fourth year, the Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) Foundation and the Star-Herald are hosting the Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon and Half-Marathonin Gering/Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The Monument Marathon will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015. ... Read more...

  • June 03, 2015

    Robert Devers joined Western Nebraska Community College as the new Community Coordinator for the Chadron area effective April 1. As Community Coordinator, Robert assists in the identification, planning, and implementation of workshops to benefit the community including business and industry, education, health and wellness, and economic development.... Read more...

  • May 27, 2015

    The Military and Veterans Affairs office at Western Nebraska Community College hosts its second annual S.W.A.P. (Service Women Attaining Power) on Saturday, June 6 at the Sidney campus from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Collaborators in the event include the VA Medical Centers of Black Hills, Cheyenne, and Omaha. Chris Wolf, Director of Military and Veterans Affairs at WNCC, encourages all female veterans to attend and learn more about health services offered by the VA Health System.... Read more...

  • May 12, 2015

    Western Nebraska Community College holds its 83rd graduation commencement ceremony starting at 4:00 p.m. inside the Cougar Palace at the WNCC Scottsbluff Campus, 1601 East 27th Street.... Read more...

  • May 06, 2015

    Western Nebraska Community College expands opportunities in nursing to its Alliance and Sidney campuses with an Advanced Placed program for Associate Degree Registered Nursing (AD-N) students. The program allows current Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to advance place into the second year of the AD-N program as a jump-start to a professional career nursing.... Read more...

  • April 20, 2015

    Western Nebraska Community College student Ethan Nelson has been named Nebraska's 2015 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar after posting the state's top application score among nominees to the All-USA Community College Academic Team. Nelson is one of only 50 New Century Scholars from across the United States and American Samoa. More than 1,700 students from over 1,000 community colleges were nominated for the honor. Ethan will receive a $2,000 scholarship and will be presented at the American Association of Community College (AACC) annual convention in San Antonio, Texas.... Read more...

  • April 07, 2015

    Eleven select members of the 2014-15 Western Nebraska Community College Collegiate Chorale will travel to the island of Syros, Greece to perform in the 11th Annual International Festival of the Aegean, June 30 through July 24, 2015.... Read more...

  • April 07, 2015

    Western Nebraska Community College is holding an informational meeting about its new surgical technology program tomorrow, April 8 at 5:00 p.m. in the John N. Harms Advanced Technology Center, Room F016 (bottom floor). All nurses, nursing students, or anyone interested in pursuing a career as a surgical technician is welcome to attend.... Read more...

  • March 17, 2015

    Western Nebraska Community College Sidney Campus has received a $4000 grant from the Thomas D. Buckley Trust for the spring 2015 semester. The college will distribute the grant to eight students, with each student receiving $500. The students are enrolled in either Aviation, Cosmetology, Nursing, Commercial Driver License (CDL) or General Education.... Read more...

  • February 27, 2015

    On February 24 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Western Nebraska Community College nursing faculty hosted a career activity entitled See Yourself as a Nurse. Sixty students from the Scottsbluff and Gering High Schools attended. Nursing alumni and nurses from specialty areas spoke to the students about their journey to become a nurse. The specialty areas represented included nurse anesthetist, flight nurse, and nurse practitioner.... Read more...

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