Current and prospective WNC students are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity to fund their education.

WNC Foundation is able to provide more funding this year to students because of the generosity of college donors, community, corporations and private donations, as well as fundraising events such as Golf For Education.

The only requirements are that students be enrolled in at least six units, have a minimum grade-point average of 2.0 and complete the application by April 1.

Students will be considered for several hundred scholarships when they fill out the simple application at

For more information on applying for a scholarship, contact the WNC Foundation at 775-445-3240.

Student News
2022 Paramedic Grads Take Their Careers Seriously
An inherent responsibility to others, a great sense of accomplishment and more employment possibilities are the results for the nine grads of WNC’s Paramedicine Program.
Enroll in Short-Term, Late-Start Classes for Spring Semester
Many of these classes are offered online and start March 28. For a list of classes and course descriptions, go to
Job Fair Features Talented Nursing, CNA Students
Students from WNC's Nursing & Allied Health program interviewed with area hospitals and health care facilities during the Feb. 15 Job Fair.
Become A Leader by Joining ASWN
Students can apply to become part of the student government group from Feb. 23 through March 11 in the Dini Student Center.
Nursing Program Entrance Exams Continue in March
Students must have completed the entrance exam in Fall 2021 or finish it during spring semester to be considered for admission into the Fall 2022 Nursing program.
Club's Donations Welcomed at Senior Center
Senior citizens were appreciative of the donation of blankets and socks from the Nerd Herd, a student club at WNC.
Apply for Spring Graduation by Friday, March 18
Complete the graduation application at and submit it to Admissions and Records.
Good News
Doctors’ $250K Endowment to Help WNC Nursing Students Achieve Dreams 
Drs. Sandra Koch and Tim McFarren recognize the important role nurses play in our local community and have been very generous in offering support for WNC students who choose this critical path.
Twenty-Five Employees Celebrating NSHE Anniversaries in February
Geography Professor Chris Ryan, Mathematics Instructor Debbie Barnes, Computing Technologies Professor Dave Riske, Scholarship and Student Employment Coordinator Temple Campana and Executive Assistant Kelly Kiesow are celebrating NSHE anniversaries exceeding 20 years this month.
Nevada Green Business Network Certifies 30 Nevada Green Businesses in 2021
These new green businesses were able to accumulate a total aggregate cost savings of $109,165. WNC is a program partner of the Nevada Green Business Network.
On Campus
WNC Hosts NSHE Chancellor, Regents to Discuss Strategic Planning
The discussion will help Western and NSHE plan for the future so the college can better serve students and communities.
Former WNC Baseball Star Finds Job Security in Korea
After playing for the Dodgers and Rangers in 2021, DJ Peters will don a Lotte Giants uniform and play nearly 7,000 miles away in Busan, South Korea, in the Korea Baseball Organization.
Spring Topic Series to Continue with Olympic Discussion
A two-part series on “Boycotts, Conflict and Controversy” in the Olympics Games is set for Feb. 25 and March 11 at 5 p.m. in Room 304 of Virgil Getto Hall.
Movie Night Attracts Record Crowd
The Nerd Herd is planning a couple more Movie Nights this semester. Don't miss out on the growing campus activity.
How to Know of Campus Closures, Delays
Details of WNC closing or starting late because of weather will be provided on the home page, social media and digital media, as well as messaging to students, faculty and staff.
Important Dates
Spring Break: March 21-25
No classes are scheduled for students during this week, but the college will remain open.
Drive-Through Grad Ceremonies Scheduled in May
The commencements are May 23 and 24 on the Carson City campus and will be determined by degrees. The Fallon campus graduation is May 26.
Register Now for Engaging Driver’s Ed Course April 11-15
This course meets NAC 389.568 requirements for 30 hours of classroom driver education training for students under the age of 18.
WNMTC to Show 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' in May
All performances are on weekends from May 6-15 at the Carson City Community Center, located at 851 E. William St., in Carson City.
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