Western Nevada College


EMT Class Returning to WNC Fallon Campus

By Editor | July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Submitted courtesy WNC public relations — Thanks to the efforts and contributions by the Rotary Club of Fallon and Banner Churchill Community Hospital, Western Nevada College will resume offering an EMT class to its rural counties starting with the Fall 2019 semester. This program meets the needs of WNC’s growing community and the future demand…

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WNC Announces Dean’s List

By Editor | June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Western Nevada College has named 308 students to the Spring 2019 Dean’s List. ​​For consideration to WNC’s Dean’s List, students must complete at least 12 units during the semester and accumulate a grade point average of 3.50 or higher.  ​​Honorees include: Fallon Megan Behimer, Ryan Bitter, Breanna Catlin, Julianne Celik, Dario Ceresola, Bailey Diede, Haley…

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Fallon Grads Jump Start College Education

By Editor | May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

                      Oasis Academy and Churchill County High School Students Jump Start College Education by Graduating from WNC — courtesy of WNC Public Relations Western Nevada College’s record-setting Jump Start graduation class included 34 students from the Fallon area. WNC’s Jump Start graduation class totaled 150 students,…

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Record 617 Students Graduate from WNC

By Editor | May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Western Nevada College will celebrate a record 617 graduates during its commencement ceremony on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Marv Teixeira Pavilion in Carson City. The 2019 graduating class will receive 651 degrees and certificates of achievement. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford will address WNC’s graduating class during its commencement…

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Local Students become Local Nurses

By Editor | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Leanna Lehman — When Western Nevada College lost its nursing program amidst the economic strain of 2011, it was unknown if the highly successful professional nursing program would reopen. Fortunately, it has done just that — and is better than ever. Thanks to the concentrated efforts of individuals like Bus Scharmann, Raylene Stiehl, Linda…

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WNC Express Classes Give Working Students a Quick Path to Degree

By Editor | May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Working a full-time job with family and other commitments can make it difficult for many people to believe it is possible to go to school and earn a degree. However, Western Nevada College is helping individuals reach their educational dreams — and do it faster. This fall, WNC is launching a new evening class program…

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WNC Fallon Holds Honor Society Induction

By Editor | April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Staff report — President Vince Solis, Western Nevada College gave the keynote address Friday night at the induction ceremony to the Beta Theta Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, held at the Pennington Life Center in Fallon.  There were 19 new members inducted into the chapter. Speaking to a large group of family members and…

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WNC Juried High School Show

By Editor | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Staff report — Marie Nygren is having a great time showing off the art gallery at the Western Nevada College Fallon Campus. Last week she closed the High School Juried show, and this week prepares a show for the WNC art students. Both Oasis Academy and CCHS students submitted their work that was juried by…

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New WNC Policy Helps Military Personnel Hasten Earning College Degree

By Editor | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 Editor | April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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