Learning won’t stop between the end of fall semester and the start of spring semester at Western Nevada College.

Winter session provides students with the opportunity to take accelerated online courses in three- and five-week increments for full credit.

Register now for 5-week classes that begin on Dec. 20 and end on Jan. 21 and three-week courses that start on Jan. 3 and end on Jan. 21.

For more information, go to wnc.edu/winter-session-classes. View winter session classes at wnc.edu/class-schedule/.

 

Student News
WNC Fall Enrollment Increases by 1 Percent
That’s nearly 7 percent better than the national average for public two-year institutions across the country.
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Opportune Time to Register for Spring Classes
Students are reminded that they need to complete a COVID Vaccine Form before they can register for spring semester classes.
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WNC Celebrates Nevada Promise Applicants
More than 950 Northern Nevada high school seniors have applied for the Nevada Promise Scholarship through WNC. Nearly 500 of those applicants from Carson High were treated to pizza and WNC swag recently.
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Native American Enrollment Rising
A number of factors have contributed to Native American students increasing by 22 percent at WNC since last fall.
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Deadline Extended to Nov. 30 to Apply for Fall Graduation
Students graduating this fall can participate in commencement ceremonies in the spring.
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How to Know If Campuses Will Be Closed Due to Weather
Details of WNC closing because of inclement weather will be provided on the home page, social media and digital media, as well as messaging sent to students, faculty and staff.
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Register Now for Upcoming CDL Classes
The next sessions are set for Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting the week of Nov. 29 on the Fallon campus.
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On Campus
President Solis Resigns to Lead Texas College
WNC's eighth president plans to return to his home state of Texas to serve as president of Brazosport College and be closer to family.
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Churchill County Meets New Fallon Campus Director
Students, faculty, staff and the community showed support for tenured English Professor Jessica Rowe, who has been leading the Fallon campus since August.
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Near-Total Eclipse Captured at JCDO
Dr. Thomas Herring followed and photographed the longest lunar eclipse of the century on Nov. 19 at Jack C. Davis Observatory.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Sugar skull treats, face painting and touching altar tributes were part of the sixth annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration.
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College to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend
In addition to WNC being closed on Nov. 25 and 26, students should be aware that Wednesday, Nov. 24 is an instructional day, meaning there will be no classes.
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Dayton Chamber Donates to WNC Veterans Program
WNC received a $1,000 donation during a dinner to honor veterans earlier this month.
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NSHE Board of Regents Elects Temporary Officers 
Regent Carol Del Carlo has been elected the NSHE Board of Regents temporary chair and Regent Amy Carvalho has been elected the vice chair.
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COVID, More Test WNMTC's Resolve to Present Show
Lead performer tests positive for COVID and replacement gets laryngitis but remarkably the show still goes on.
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Grimes Voted Best of Fallon Instructor
WNC Psychology Professor Teresa Gehman was runner-up in voting from community members and Chemistry Professor Dr. Gary Evett was third.
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Congrats to Employees Celebrating November NSHE Anniversaries
Of the 21 employees celebrating an NSHE anniversary in November, seven have provided at least 10 years of service.
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Current and Upcoming Events
Driver’s Ed Is Back with Parent of Teen Driver Leading Class
Suzanne Pipho, an educator and experienced WNC employee, will lead WNC’s resumption of driver’s education training Dec. 27-31.
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Videogaming Switch Social Set for Nov. 30
This will be a drop-in, casual event open to everyone to play SmashBros, Mario Kart, Mario Party, and Just Dance via the WNC-owned Switch.
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Geology Club's Rock, Gem and Fossil Sale to Raise Scholarship Funds
The fifth annual sale runs from 2 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3 in Room 329 of the Bristlecone Building on the Carson City campus.
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Classified Council Fundraiser Presents Sweet Deals
The Classified Council fundraiser goes through Dec. 3. Thanks for contributing!
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Wildcat Reserve Open House Scheduled for Dec. 9
Learn more about how WNC's food and hygiene pantry is supporting our students.
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Wildcat Teach Holding Book Drive for Children, Teens
Drop-off boxes are located at Starbucks stores and in WNC's Reynolds and Bristlecone buildings.
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