In the face of so many changes brought to education by the coronavirus, students at Western Nevada College can take comfort in knowing that some things are remaining the same.

Like the start of any other school year, the Associated Students of Western Nevada (student government) and Student Life are presenting a Welcome Back Week full of activities Sept 14-18 so new and returning students learn opportunities available to them on campus and give them an opportunity to meet new people and renew acquaintances.

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Enjoy this special week of activities and fun!


Things to Know
Student Designs Women’s Suffrage License Plate
Maxine Thew collaborated with the Commission of Women's Molly Walt to design a specialty license plate to mark the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement.
Apply for Promise Scholarship by Oct. 31 Deadline
High school seniors have until Oct. 31 to apply for the Nevada Promise Scholarship, which covers tuition and mandatory fees not met by federal or state aid.
Engineering Students Adapt to COVID with Creativity
Using only spaghetti sticks and tape, students in Lior Singer's engineering classes learned an important lesson in team building.
Veterans Honor Victims of 9-11 Terrorist Attacks
Lives lost in 9/11 were honored with a commemorative flag planting and exhibits at WNC on Sept. 10-11.
93 Students Make Dean’s List for Summer Session
Students needed to earn a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and complete 6 units of classes or more to make the Dean's List.
Good News
Lactorium to Open on Campus on Sept. 14
Nursing mothers will now have privacy in a new Lactorium in Room 109A in the Student Center. It was funded by Carson City Health and Human Services.
Welcome Back: 3 Staff, Team Members Honored
Faculty and staff awards were presented to Dr. Elizabeth Tattersall, Dr. Judith Cordia and Lorraine Plympton, as well as faculty in the Higher Education in Prison Program.
Provost Attends Changing Workplace Workshop
Dr. J. Kyle Dalpe and other panelists provided their perspectives on the big issues facing society as changes in employment and the workplace accelerate. 
CDC, Art Gallery Receive Best of Carson Awards
For the third straight year, the Child Development Center has been chosen as the top child/day care provider in Nevada Appeal’s Best of Carson City voting.
Pilot Ground School Class Takes Off for Fall Semester
In Aviation 110, instructor Troy Wadsworth is providing students with aeronautical information to pass the private pilot knowledge test.
Thanks To WNC, Green Business Guide Goes National
WNC has been credited with making the national resource guide possible through federal grants it procured through the Environmental Protection Agency.
WNC-Oasis Academy Partnership Expands
The college prep high school’s new location is on the Fallon campus, creating more possibilities for future students in the dual-enrollment program.
What's Next?
Variety of Artwork Now Showing in Bristlecone Gallery
Check out "Ink, Paper, Print” from the Capital City Arts Initiative in the Main Gallery, as well as three additional exhibits in the Bristlecone Building.
Free Diversity & Inclusion Classes Offered Online
Check out 8 free online diversity and inclusion classes suggested by WNC's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
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