Get Ahead or Catch Up
During Winter Session

Back by popular demand at Western Nevada College is winter session.

After launching last December, students will again have the opportunity to not only earn college credits quicker but to catch up or get ahead in their areas of study.

Winter classes are offered online and start either Dec. 21 or Jan. 4 and conclude on Jan. 22.

Choose between Art, Biology, Core Humanities, Education, English, Environmental Science, History, Information Systems, Management Science, Mathematics, Nutrition, Philosophy, Social Work and Sociology classes that span 3 to 5 weeks.

View classes offered for winter session at wnc.edu/class-schedule/.

Spring semester registration is also underway for returning, continuing and new students. If you are new to WNC, apply for admission and take care of other preregistration requirements at wnc.edu/starthere/. 

Things to Know
Wildcat Reserve Pantry Opens with Curbside Pickup
Students are now able to fill out the necessary forms on the website to receive a bag of nonperishable food and hygiene items once a week.
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Foundation Offering More Than $600,000 in Scholarships
All students are encouraged to apply for scholarship funding through the WNC Foundation in 2021-22. The deadline is April 1, 2021.
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WNC President, Carson City Mayor Elect Record PSA to Help Slow Spread of COVID
Dr. Vincent Solis and Lori Bagwell recorded a public service announcement on Radio Lazer to share imperative information about COVID with the Latino community.
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High Altitude Balloon Research Engages Students
Six students and three professors participated in a high altitude balloon research project to record data from a helium-filled balloon that reached an altitude of 17 miles.
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Fallon Campus Helps Latino Students with Transition to WNC
In an effort to provide more support to Latino students and increase their chances of graduating from WNC on time, the college has expanded the Latino Leadership Academy to Fallon.
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Fall Student Stats Reveal Interesting Information
Institutional Research and Effectiveness Director Cathy Fulkerson has uncovered many statistical facts from WNC’s current student population.
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Latino Leadership Academy Creates Video Emphasizing Importance of Wearing Masks
Students say there are many reasons to wear a mask during this global health pandemic.
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Board of Regents Reinstate S/U Grading Policy
Students may request that Admissions and Records change their final letter grade to a S/U grade once the letter grade is posted for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.
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Nursing Program Offering Upcoming Entrance Exams
Students must complete the entrance exam this fall, winter or during spring semester to be considered for admission into the fall 2021 nursing program.
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Transferring to UNR? Register for Virtual Workshops
UNR visits with students from WNC at least once per month to go over the application process and academic advising. The next virtual workshop is Dec. 16.
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How to Know When College Will Be Closed
Campus closure notices will be posted on the college home page, messages will be sent to staff and students, and notices will be provided to all major TV, radio stations and newspapers.
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Good News
WNC Foundation Holds Virtual Trivia Night Fundraiser in Support of Emergency Funding for Students
Students can receive emergency funding with a recommendation from an instructor or WNC administrator.
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Latino Leadership Academy Founder Earns School Board Award
The Nevada Association of School Boards has selected Lupe Ramirez as the 2020 New School Board Member of the Year.
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That's Entertainment Creates 'One' for Audiences
The dance-and-song virtual show choir's first production includes singing and choreography recorded individually at the performers' homes.
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WNC, greenUP! announce creation of Nevada Green Business Network, Partnerships
WNC and greenUP! have announced partners in efforts to make Nevada a cleaner state, reduce the direct impact on natural resources and achieve climate action goals.
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What's Next?
Art Students Create Notecards for College Fundraising
Three talented WNC art students have created locally themed artwork for holiday gift cards and notecards that the WNC Foundation will make available to the public for a donation.
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Enhance Your Career at WNC in 2021
Students can choose from a variety of classes to pursue degrees and certifications, and enhance their chances of working in a job that interests them and pays more.
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College to Close for Christmas, New Year's
WNC wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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