Western Nevada College


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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WNC Foundation Dinner Tonight

By Editor | April 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 Editor | March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 The Publisher | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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