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  • June 22, 2017

    The Western Community College Area (WCCA) Board of Governors has selected Sampson Construction to build the Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) Performing Arts Center, Learning Commons, and Welcome Center as part of the Scottsbluff Campus renovation and addition. Headquartered in Lincoln, Neb., Sampson Construction has wide-ranging experience in constructing all types of commercial projects. The project will be led by the company's Western Operations Office, which is based in Cheyenne, Wyo.... Read more...

  • June 20, 2017

    Clean-up continues in Bayard, Neb. after a tornado struck the community last week. ... Read more...

  • June 02, 2017

    Western Nebraska Community College announces that the following students were honored in the Spring 2017 President's List (4.0 GPA) and Dean's List (3.40-3.99 GPA).     President's List (4.00 GPA) Alliance, Neb. - Kennedy Cyza, Brettni Mills, Anna Peterson; Arthur, Neb. - Alexandria Trimble; Bridgeport, Neb. - Trey Brown; Chadron, Neb. - Ke Blut Doe, Ta Htoo, Maung Maung ... Read more...

  • May 31, 2017

    Western Nebraska Community College named the Scottsbluff/Gering United Chamber of Commerce the recipient of the 2017 Friend of the College Award.    The Friend of the College Award represents the highest honor given by WNCC to a person, business, or community organization for their commitment to education and fulfilling the WNCC mission of "Fostering learning opportunities for all - enriching lives, invigorating communities, and creating futures."   Last fall, while conducting research for WNCC's 90th Anniversary Historic Exhibi ... Read more...

  • May 23, 2017

    The Western Nebraska Community College Sidney Campus received a $5,000 grant from the Thomas D. Buckley Trust for the 2016-2017 academic year.    Thirteen students received scholarships in amounts ranging from $250 - $500 that assisted with tuition and fees. The students are studying in a variety of programs including basic nursing assistant, licensed practical nursing, aviation maintenance, criminal justice, and general studies.   "The support that the Thomas D. ... Read more...

  • May 10, 2017

    Western Nebraska Community College holds its 85th graduation commencement ceremony May 13 at 4 p.m. inside Cougar Palace on the Scottsbluff Campus.   WNCC will confer degrees, diplomas, and certificates to 264 graduates from 34 communities in Nebraska, 17 states, and 16 countries.   Dr. Paul Gordon Brown delivers this year's commencement address, titled "It Only Takes a Tweet." Dr. ... Read more...

  • May 04, 2017

    The Western Community College Area (WCCA) Board of Governors has declared a vacancy in District 4 due to the resignation of Mr. Timothy H. Daniels effective May 1, 2017. The Board is seeking individuals who are interested in filling the vacant position.... Read more...

  • May 02, 2017

    For two years, Andrew Wells of Scottsbluff, Ne. has participated in the region's premier running event, the Platte Valley Companies Monument Marathon and Half-Marathon. "Having participated in large events, it's wonderful to have a race that has a small town feel with a big attention to detail," says Wells.   Andrew moved back to the Scottsbluff area in 2015 after attending the University of Wyoming and meeting his wife Brittany. They now work with the Wells' family business Brown Sheep Company in Mitchell. ... Read more...

  • April 28, 2017

    After five days of national-caliber competition, the Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) Speech and Debate Team earned a second place finish in Community College Team Sweepstakes at the 2017 National Forensics Association National Tournament. ... Read more...

  • April 28, 2017

    April is Community College Awareness Month, and Western Nebraska Community College is celebrating by once again offering the SummerFreeScholarship program.  It's designed to allow students the opportunity to take up to two summer classes for free. The program is open to current full- and part-time students, including online students and high school students enrolled in the CollegeNOW! program, as well as students who have previously attended WNCC but did not graduate.... Read more...

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