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Governor Signs Bill at WNC, Mandating High Schools Offer Dual Credit


Gov. Sandoval signed SB 19 at WNC on Wednesday, May 24. The bill requires all Nevada high schools to provide dual-credit opportunities to their students.

WNC Offers Accelerated Plan for Pre-Nursing Students


Through an accelerated model, Western Nevada College students can complete nursing prerequisites in just two semesters, in preparation for acceptance into the program.

Studying Advanced Manufacturing Nets Career Growth for Russell


David Russell graduated on Monday, May 22 with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Automated Systems. It capped a dream that began more than three years ago.

WNC 2017 Commencement Photos


Photos from the Western Nevada College’s Commencement Ceremony on Monday, May 22 in Carson City.

WNC Announces Participation in the Nevada Promise Scholarship Program


Western Nevada College is delighted to announce that it will participate in the state’s new Nevada Promise Scholarship program, so that young Nevadans can attend WNC starting with the fall 2018 semester, free of class fees.

WNC’s Adult Literacy, Language Program Celebrates Students’ Success


Seventy-nine men and women received HSE certificates and 18 students were inducted into the National Adult Education Honor Society at WNC’s Adult Literacy and Language program celebration Monday.

Jump Start College Stories of Success


Students in Jump Start are succeeding at high rates.  Read many positive and rewarding stories, including perspectives from students, instructors and parents, as well as Governor Sandoval’s recent signing of Senate Bill 19, which aims to make programs like Jump Start more accessible to all students in Nevada.

CIT Programs Prepare Students for Variety of Tech Jobs


WNC provides many directions for individuals interested in the morphing world of computer technology.

WNC Rodeo Club Sends Four to College National Finals Rodeo


WNC’s Courtney Wood, Kayla Norcutt, Sydney Howard and Quincy Crum have each earned spots in the June 11-17 national competition in Casper, Wyo.