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New WNC Policy Helps Military Personnel Hasten Earning College Degree

Courtesy of the WNC Public Relations — Clifton Bullock’s extended service to his country put some of his educational goals on hold. Now, because of a new policy at Western Nevada, Bullock will be rewarded with college credit for his military service, expediting his goal of realizing an associate degree and applying for admission into…

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First Annual WNC Fundraiser a Success

by Rachel Dahl — The First Annual Western Nevada College Fallon Campus Foundation Dinner was held at the Fallon Convention Center, with over 250 people attending. The dinner raised nearly $16,000 for scholarships, equipment for the welding and mechanic programs, the art gallery, and the nursing program. County Commissioner Bus Scharmann, former Dean of the…

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WNC Foundation Dinner Tonight

There is still time to get tickets for this exciting new Fallon event and support the WNC Fallon Campus. Proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to meet the current needs in the nursing lab, the auto and welding shops, lighting in the art gallery, and to improve the Interactive Video equipment that allows for…

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WNC Foundation Dinner April 5th

by Rachel Dahl — Western Nevada College, Fallon Campus will hold a benefit fundraiser next weekend, April 5th at the Fallon Convention Center. Proceeds from the event will go toward supporting programs at the Fallon Campus and rural service areas. Holly O’Toole is the Director of the Fallon campus, and she along with Angela Viera,…

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WNC President Speaks at Rotary

by Rachel Dahl — Dr. Vince Solis, the new President of Western Nevada College spoke recently at the Fallon Rotary meeting, giving an overview and update of the WNC programs and the Fallon Campus. Solis spoke about changes in technology over the years, from the use of trains and their impact on the economy of…

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Soroptimists Give $2,500 in Scholarships

By Rachel Dahl —  Soroptimists International of Fallon recently awarded their Live Your Dream scholarships totaling $2,500.  Award recipients were Crystal Smotherman as the first place awardee who is a single mom holding down two jobs and a Mary Kay business, all while coaching her 10-year-old daughter’s youth sports teams. She is currently working toward…

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Oasis Academy Students Make WNC Dean’s List

Congratulations to these Oasis Academy high school students who are enrolled in the Western Nevada College Jump Start program, and were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. The Executive Director of the high school at Oasis Academy Colleg Prep, Rochelle Tisdale, said these high school students are each taking a full…

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