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EWC Vet Tech Club Donates to the Goshen County Task Force on Family Violence

Eastern Wyoming College Vet Tech Club students held a quilt raffle on the Torrington Campus during December. The quilt was donated by EWC’s President, Dr. Lesley Travers. The club raised $164. The club donated the money raised to the Goshen County Task Force on Family Violence.

Eastern Wyoming College Vet Tech Club students held a quilt raffle on the Torrington Campus during December. The quilt was donated by EWC’s President, Dr. Lesley Travers. The club raised $164. The club donated the money raised to the Goshen County Task Force on Family Violence.

Left to right: front row sitting: AdMarie McGuire, Laurie Luhr, Diona McDaniels, Goshen County Task Force on Family Violence, Taylor Ruhoff, Hayley Orth

Left to right: Middle: Clara Carlson. Emily Refice

Left to right Back row: Dr. Coleen Mitchell, Vet Tech Club Sponsor, Maddison Reynolds, Cydne Sexton, Casey Krauter, Rachel Cunningham, Cassie Klein, Taya Leija, Emily Colaiuta, Holly Ayers

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The Eastern Wyoming College men’s basketball team will play Gillette College in a Region IX playoff game on Saturday, February 29 at 4:00 pm in Gillette, WY.

EWC Highlights Upcoming Community Education DIY Essential Oil Products

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering a Do It Yourself Essential Oil Products class. This class will be held on Wednesdays, March 18 through April 29, from 6:00-8:00 pm in CTEC 111 and the cost is $50.

This class includes four products: your own lipstick utilizing safe earth pigments and micas to create individual, custom shades; a powerful and healthy scented laundry soap; flavored salt spices for cooking; and a potent “Peppermint Patties” treat.

You can save money creating these practical household and personal products yourself, reusing containers thus not paying for packaging, marketing, and advertising while avoiding harmful synthetic scents. All materials will be provided.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by the CTEC Building at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC day 1 and day 10 enrollments up

Eastern Wyoming College has released Day 1 and Day 10 enrollment summaries for the Spring 2020 semester.

The Spring 2020 Day 1 headcount increased by 38 (7.8%) students compared to Spring 2019. Full-time enrollment increased by 14 students (4.1%) and Part-time enrollment increased by 24 students (17.0%). The total headcount enrollment was 524, (359 full-time, 165 part-time) compared to 486 in Spring 2019. Full-time equivalency (FTE) increased by 34.91 or 6.6% the same period.

The Day 10 headcount increased by 26 (5.3%). Full-time enrollment increased by 16 students (4.6%) and Part-time enrollment increased by 10 students (6.8%). Total headcount enrollment was 521 compared to 495 in Spring 2019. Day 10 FTE was 557.50, a 5.7% increase over Day 10, 2019.

“Efforts from faculty, advisors, and Academic and Student Services personnel to retain existing students and enroll new students likely contributed to the increases we saw in Spring 2020 headcount numbers,” shared Dr. Heidi Edmunds, Vice President for Academic Services. “We worked hard to register students for Spring classes before they left for Christmas break, and our recruiters and advisors brought several new students to campus to start the semester. We are pleased with the outcome of these efforts.”

The complete enrollment report for the Fall 2019 semester will be available later this spring.

Day 1 – Spring 2017-2020 – Enrollment Report

Day 10 – Spring 2017-2020 – Enrollment Report

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The Eastern Wyoming College Lady Lancers women’s basketball team will host Central Wyoming College in a Region IX playoff game on Friday, February 28 at 6:30 pm in the Petsch Center Gymnasium, Torrington, WY.

EWC highlights Introduction to the Art of Belly Dancing

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering an Introduction to the Art of Belly Dancing class to be held on Tuesdays, March 31-April 28. This class will be held from 6:45-8:00 pm in the Fine Arts Dance room, and will cost $40.

Belly Dancing is considered an excellent exercise because it is a FUN and low impact aerobic exercise. It works your heart and lungs while toning muscles, lengthens the body, and improves both posture and muscle condition. It is a fabulous workout for women of all ages, sizes, and shapes.

Instructor Kim Evezich will teach the fundamental belly dancing movements like hip and chest isolations, shoulder articulations, basic footwork, turns, shimmies, and arm positions.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323 or stop by the CTEC building at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

 

EWC Sophomore Basketball Athletes Recognized

Eastern Wyoming College recognized the sophomore student-athletes for both the women and men’s basketball teams at their last home game on Saturday, February 15. Both teams were victorious against Western Wyoming College.

left to right: Lady Lancers sophomores Mar Bastida Olivares, Barbara Trehub, Paula Martinez Sans with fellow teammates and host families.

left to right: Lady Lancers sophomores Mar Bastida Olivares, Barbara Trehub, Paula Martinez Sans with fellow teammates and host families.

left to right standing: Lancer Sophomores Alexander Karras, Jordan Potts, Sam Tiley, Nick Mirich, David Höök, Jeremi Jiba, Karl Drammeh, Jonathan, Hall left to right kneeling: Jonatan Arvidsson, Earl Baker, Jr.

left to right standing: Lancer Sophomores Alexander Karras, Jordan Potts, Sam Tiley, Nick Mirich, David Höök, Jeremi Jiba, Karl Drammeh, Jonathan, Hall
left to right kneeling: Jonatan Arvidsson, Earl Baker, Jr.

EWC honors Andersen for Win 200

Left to right: Tom Andersen receives a plaque from Roger Humphrey, Vice President for Student Services commemorating his 200th win.

Left to right: Tom Andersen receives a plaque from Roger Humphrey, Vice President for Student Services commemorating his 200th win.

Eastern Wyoming College honored Lady Lancer basketball Head Coach Tom Andersen for his accomplishment of 200 wins at the helm. Coach Andersen is in his thirteenth year after joining the Lancer team in 2007. The Lady Lancer’s current record is 14-12 which has put Andersen on track to his 7th winning season. The Lancer Booster Club sponsored a reception at the Bucking Horse Steakhouse for Coach Andersen after the games on Saturday, February 15.

EWC to host annual Job Expo

Eastern Wyoming College will once again host a Job Expo on Tuesday, February 25th in Torrington, Wyoming.

The Job Expo will begin at 12:00 noon in the Verl Petsch Jr Activities Center Gymnasium at the College and will conclude at 4 pm. Attendees should come prepared with a resume and be prepared for an interview.

Job seekers can preview Job Expo Employers at https://www.collegecentral.com/ewc.wy/. Create an alumni account and sign in. Click on the link at the top of the page to see who’s coming and available jobs. This list is continually updated as employees register, keep checking back.

There is still an opportunity to register your business or company to participate. Please contact Jo Ellen Keigley at 307.532.8288 to register or for more information.

EWC Hosts Wyoming Academic Challenge

Eastern Wyoming College hosted the Wyoming Academic Challenge on February 15, 2020. Six Wyoming high schools sent eleven teams to compete. The two to four-member teams participated in four rigorous rounds of competition. Questions ranged from current events, and mathematics to literature. Schools participating were: Cheyenne East, Cheyenne South, Cheyenne Poder, Douglas, Pine Bluffs, and Riverside.

Cheyenne East High School team #1 placed first with a total of 560 points, those students are Conner Hayes, Savannah Schilling, and Brooke Culp. Second place went to Pine Bluffs team # 1 with 520 points, those students are Gregory Fornstrom, Brian Arzola, Tessa Long, and Diana Sanchez. Third place went to Cheyenne East High School team #2 with 470 points, those students are Fox Nelson, Sophie DeMatteo, and Alexys Cassel. Pine Buffs High School team #1 won the small schools division with 520 points.

The winning teams were presented with medals. Students on the overall first-place team were presented with scholarships to attend EWC.

For more information about the Academic Challenge, please contact Casey Debus, at 307.532.8375.