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Southwest Gas Donates Arc Welder to WNC

August 20, 2017

Southwest Gas has donated a Lincoln 300 Classic arc welder to the WNC Foundation that professor Randy Naylor will be able to use in his welding classes.

WNC Recognizes 32 Students on Summer Dean’s List

August 17, 2017

Western Nevada College is proud to announce that 32 students have qualified for the 2017 Summer Dean’s List.

Burton Accepts New Position with NSHE

August 16, 2017

Western Nevada College (WNC) President Chester (Chet) Burton’s has accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer for the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

WNC to Start New School Year Tobacco Free

August 15, 2017

Students, faculty, staff and visitors will not be permitted to use tobacco and vapor products in buildings or outdoor areas on the Carson City, Fallon and Douglas campuses starting Aug. 14.

Douglas Campus to Open on Monday, Aug. 14

August 9, 2017

Starting Monday, Aug. 14, Douglas Campus Manager Jean Way will be on campus to provide assistance to students. Hours are Monday through Wednesday from 2 to 7 p.m. and on Thursday from 2 to 6:30 p.m. 

Jack C. Davis Observatory to Celebrate Total Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21

August 8, 2017

Although Carson City will be hundreds of miles south of the path of totality, the public can get a better-and-safe view of the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21 at the observatory on the Carson City campus.

WNC Foundation’s Second Annual Fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 12

August 3, 2017

The WNC Foundation’s fundraiser for academics provides a nighttime celebration on Aug. 12 at Jack C. Davis Observatory on the Carson City campus,

WNC Debuting Automobile Restoration Class

July 25, 2017

For the first time, WNC is planning an automotive restoration class this fall: Special Topics in Automotive Mechanics (AUTO 198).

Positive Outcomes for Graphic Communications Students

July 10, 2017

Research has shown that WNC’s Graphics Communications grads serve a wide range of business niches in the Carson City area.

WNC Has Money to Help You Pay for College!

WNC Has Money to Help You Pay for College!

July 6, 2017

More than $400,000 is available to individuals attending WNC through the Silver State Opportunity Grant and other programs.