Western Nevada College eHappenings
Money Available to Pay for College

Individuals interested in automotive mechanics, welding, machine tool, advanced manufacturing, construction, building inspection, home inspection, phlebotomy, Certified Nursing Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician and truck driving should apply to receive up to $2,500. READ MORE.


Student News

Student Services in Fernley on Tuesdays

Individuals can receive admissions, financial aid and enrollment help on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Fernley Library. READ MORE.

Student Services to Stay Open Later on Wednesdays in July, August

WNC's Student Services will remain open until 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in July and August. READ MORE.

Receive Advisement at Douglas Campus

Tricia Wentz will be available by appointment on the Douglas campus this summer to help individuals get ready for fall semester. READ MORE.

Complete Classes Faster with Express Format

WNC Express will help working students attend college and begin earning essential credits toward an associate degree. READ MORE.

WNC Announces Spring 2019 Dean’s List

More than 300 Western Nevada College students made the Dean's List for spring semester. READ MORE.


On Campus

WNC’s Child Development Center Receives 4-Star Rating

WNC's Child Development Center has been recognized for its quality service and program with a 4-star designation from the Silver State Stars Quality Rating & Improvement System. READ MORE.

Enroll Now in July Community Ed Classes

WNC’s Community Education Department is enrolling individuals for a variety of summer courses, including R.I.P.P.E.D. Fitness. READ MORE.

WNC Receives Grants to Launch Statewide Green Business Program

WNC has received two Environmental Protection Agency grants that will be used to launch a statewide green business program and to create a database for collecting outcomes that measure environmental performance for the state. READ MORE.

Listen to the June Show of The Western Connection

The eighth edition of WNC's radio show, The Western Connection, is available to listen to online. READ MORE.

Nursing Program Rated Second in Nevada

RNCareers.org has ranked WNC’s nursing program No. 2 in Nevada and among the nation's best. READ MORE.


Arts & Culture

Conkey’s Photography Shown in L.A., Minneapolis Exhibits

WNC graphic design professor Jayna Conkey has shown her image of “Wilhelm Von Gloeden, Taormina 1” in Los Angeles and Minneapolis exhibits this spring and summer. READ MORE.

WNC Students’ Art on Display in ‘Graphically Defined’ Exhibit at the Brick

17 Western Nevada College art students have contributed to the "Graphically Defined" exhibit now showing at the Brick in Carson City. READ MORE.


Foundation News

Foundation Fundraiser Helps Students Reach for Stars

Reach for the Stars, a magical evening on Aug. 10 at Jack C. Davis Observatory, raises much-needed funding for WNC students and academic programs. READ MORE.


Upcoming Events

Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing at Observatory

To celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Nevada State Museum will present a star party from 8 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 at WNC’s Jack C. Davis Observatory. READ MORE.

Seasonally Themed Classes Offered through Continuing Education

Book artists Debbie, Rachel and John-Henry Lambin, who are WNC alums and instructors, are offering a series of seasonally themed classes through the Continuing Education Department this summer and fall. READ MORE.


Fallon Campus Happenings

Native American Mariah Snooks Living Her Dream through Education

Mariah Snooks graduated from Western Nevada College with an Associate of Arts degree on May 20, three days after receiving her high school diploma at Oasis Academy in Fallon. READ MORE.

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