Posts from April, 2009

EWC to host Job Expo

April 8, 2009
Eastern Wyoming College will be hosting a Job Expo on Thursday, April 16, 2009. There will be over 20 employers, based both locally and from across the region participating, providing a variety of job opportunities for both EWC students and community members.
The Job Expo will begin at 11 a.m. in the Verl Petsch Jr. Activities Center near the cafeteria and continue until 2 p.m. Employers may conduct interviews throughout the afternoon.
Job opportunities range from seasonal, to part-time, to full time in a variety of fields, including health, mining, welding, manufacturing, social services, telemarketing. Representatives from the Department of Corrections, Banner Health Care, Brazier Mine, Rio Tinto, L&H, DSI, Western Mine Services, St. Joseph Children’s Home, Department of Workforce Services, Goshen County Sheriff Department, TIC- The Industrial Company , WOTCO, AEP Railcar Facility, Serve Wyoming, Plumbers and Pipefitters JATC 192, Twin Cities Development, Alliance Animal Care are just a few of the many employers who will be on hand.
Anyone looking for work is encouraged to bring a resume and visit with employers at this free expo.
If you are an employer looking for help, it is not too late to sign up to participate. Please call Aaron Wolfe at 307-532-8366 or e-mail him at for more information.

EWC Announces Pre-Registration Opportunities

April 3, 2009
Register for Pre-Registration Here
Eastern Wyoming College has announced several opportunities for students to register for the fall semester at the main campus in Torrington. The annual pre-registration dates for 2009 are Monday, June 1; Friday, June 26; and Monday, July 27.
Students will have the opportunity to begin with COMPASS placement exams. This placement test is used to ensure placement into the appropriate English, reading and math courses. There is a fee of $15 for these computer-based tests. Students should bring a calculator for the mathematics portion of the test.
Parent are invited to attend a program called ‘You and Your Student” while the students are testing. Advisors will be available following the testing to assist students in registering for classes. Lunch will be provided for students and their families from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Financial Aid staff will be available to assist students with the financial aid process and preparing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Students are encouraged to register early for the pre-registration sessions as space is limited. To register, call Cheri Swarm at 307.532.8230 or go to the EWC website to register online.

Registration for the Summer 09 session is currently open. Registration for the Fall 2009 session opens on April 6 for students who have already completed 30 credit hours and April 8 for all students. A complete schedule is available online at

EWC Launches Redesigned Site

April 3, 2009
Eastern Wyoming College is proud to announce the launch of a newly redesigned website. The website address, which remained the same, is The website features enhanced navigation, increased options, and more photographs.
The updated website was designed by staff in the College Relations department at the College. Research was conducted on website best practices and input was sought from faculty, staff and students throughout the process. The College also purchased a content management system (CMS) during this process.
“We are excited about the changes and the new CMS. It will be very beneficial in the future as we add more dynamic and interactive elements to our website,” added EWC Webmaster Darci Duran.
The College also was able to add personalized web addresses for the branch campus in Douglas and each of the outreach centers located throughout Eastern Wyoming. An example of that is:
Questions regarding the EWC website can be directed to Duran at 307.532.8289.