Posts from January, 2009

EWC Makes a Difference in Wheatland

January 20, 2009
TORRINGTON, WY -
For years, students of all ages have been able to obtain college credit for classes offered in Wheatland. This has been made possible through the Eastern Wyoming College Outreach Center located in the old Wheatland Junior High building. EWC Outreach Coordinator, Sue Trautwein has been the coordinator for twenty-five years.
A large number of adult students have also seen the benefit from having a community college outreach center located in their community. Many have earned a degree from EWC and have gone on to pursue or obtain a bachelors or masters degree.
The EWC enrollment at the Wheatland Outreach Center for the 2007-2008 year included the following: 47.42 total Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), 101 total credit headcount, 72 concurrent enrollment, 167 community education enrollment. Wheatland also had just over 60 students who participated in Adult Basic Education, General Education Diploma and English as a Second Language courses.
For more information about the EWC Outreach Center in Wheatland, contact Trautwein at 307.322.2433.

EWC Makes a Difference in Guernsey

January 19, 2009
TORRINGTON, WY -
For years, students of all ages have been able to obtain college credit for classes offered in Guernsey. This has been made possible through the Eastern Wyoming College Outreach Center located in Guernsey High School. EWC Outreach Coordinator, Carly Shutt joined EWC as the coordinator last fall.
A large number of adult students have also seen the benefit from having a community college outreach center located in their community. Many have earned a degree from EWC and have gone on to pursue or obtain a bachelors or masters degree.
The EWC enrollment at the Guernsey Outreach Center for the 2007-2008 year included the following: 5.75 total Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), 13 concurrent enrollment, 189 community education enrollment in 19 community education classes.
For more information about the EWC Outreach Center in Guernsey, please contact Shutt at 307.836.2736.

EWC Makes a Difference in Glenrock

January 19, 2009
TORRINGTON, WY -
For years, students of all ages have been able to obtain college credit for classes offered in Glenrock. This has been made possible through the Eastern Wyoming College Outreach Center located in the Glenrock High School. EWC Outreach Coordinator, Margaret Farley joined EWC as the coordinator three years ago.
A large number of adult students have also seen the benefit from having a community college outreach center located in their community. Many have earned a degree from EWC and have gone on to pursue or obtain a bachelors or masters degree.
The EWC enrollment at the Glenrock Outreach Center for the 2007-2008 year included the following: 26.92 total Full-Time Equivalent, 23 total credit headcount, 64 concurrent enrollment, 149 community education classes.
For more information about the EWC Outreach Center in Glenrock, contact Farley at 307.436.5745.

EWC Makes a Difference in Douglas

January 18, 2009
TORRINGTON, WY -
For years, students of all ages have been able to obtain college credit for classes offered in Douglas. This has been made possible through the Eastern Wyoming College Branch Campus located in Douglas. EWC Director of the Douglas Campus is Sue McBride. She is in her first year as the Director, but has been with the college for over three years.
The campus in Douglas also partners with Douglas High School to offer the five-year plan. This plan allows students to earn a high school diploma and a college degree in five years. DHS also has a very strong concurrent enrollment program. Many seniors have graduated with 30-40 college credits from EWC.
Former campus director, Connie Woehl is now the Associate Dean for Outreach and Learning. She maintains an office on the Douglas campus as well as in Torrington. “I went to look at our graduating classes’ pictures, and there are so many stories wrapped in those graduates lives. EWC has made a difference in so many Douglas lives, whether it is the self-confidence built with concurrent classes and a college transcript, a degree for a new job, a class to help in the current job, or class to help with home duties.”
A large number of adult students have also seen the benefit from having a community college located in their community. Many have earned a degree from EWC and have gone on to pursue or obtain a bachelors or masters degree.
The EWC enrollment at the Douglas campus for the 2007-2008 year included the following: 273.00 total Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), 543 students taking site credit classes, 407 concurrent enrollment. The number of students taking distance classes was 91 while 279 students took community education classes.
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