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WNC Summer Dean’s List

By Editor | August 30, 2019 |

Western Nevada College is proud to announce that 46 students have been named to the 2019 Summer Dean’s List. To earn this distinction during the summer term, students attained a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and completed six units of classes or more. Students achieving the academic honor are: Carson City Danielle Beasom, Ailyn Betancourt,…

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Oasis Academy awards milestones

By Editor | August 16, 2019 |

Last year, the Oasis Academy Board of Directors, passed the Oasis Academy Strategic Pay scale. As part of the model, ALL employees get a 10% incentive check at the beginning of their sixth, eleventh, sixteenth, and twenty-first year of service. This year we were excited to award Nicole Hyde, Amy O’Flaherty, Susan Richards, and Anne…

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WNC – Fallon Campus enrollment rebounds

By Editor | August 16, 2019 |

by Rachel Dahl Bus Scharmann, current Churchill County Commissioner, former Superintendent for ChurchillCSD, and retired dean of Western Nevada College, had lunch the other day with the current president of Western Nevada College, Dr. Vincent Solis, to talk about the college in Fallon, and he received good news. According to Solis, the WNC Fallon campus…

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High Demand IT Essentials Class at WNC Fallon

By Editor | July 22, 2019 |

IT Essentials Class Can Kickstart Job in Nevada High Demand Occupation Get started on earning a career-changing information technology certification this fall at Western Nevada College’s Fallon campus. WNC is offering IT Essentials (CIT 114), an introductory class geared toward A+ certification that is sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association. This certification demonstrates the…

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EMT Class Returning to WNC Fallon Campus

By Editor | July 2, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

                      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 |

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 |

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 |

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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