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Lancers win Otero golf tournament to wrap up fall season

The Eastern Wyoming College golf team completed the fall season with the Otero Junior College tournament held October 7-8. The Lancers won the tournament with a score of 558. McCook Community College was second with 567.

“The guys played insanely well on Thursday, all 6 guys shot level or under par. I think that was the first time that we’ve done that since I started coaching over 8 years ago,” said Coach Zach Smith. “They followed it up with a solid day-two to get the team win and Russel walked away with the individual win. Getting some wins, the last two weeks has been huge in the overall battle for another region 9 championship and a possible birth to our 8th straight national championship appearance. We’ll work hard in the gym, in the classroom and on the course when weather permits this off-season to maintain momentum going into the spring season.”

Leading the Lancers and winning the tournament was sophomore Russel Sprecher from Casper, WY. Sprecher shot 66, 72 – 138. Other Lancer scores were as follows:

Conrado Chozas, sophomore, Madrid, Spain – 69, 70- 139, 2nd

Joshua Wiese, freshman, Cape Town, South Africa – 70, 70 – 140, 3rd

Johannes Lindstrom, sophomore, Falkoping, Sweden – 70, 71 – 141, tied 4th

Brendan Thomas, sophomore, Farmington, UT – 70, 73 – 143, 8th

Remington Newell, sophomore, Spanish Fork, UT – 69, 78 – 147, tied 11th

The Lancers will begin their spring season March 24-25 in Lamar, CO.

EWC concludes fall rodeo season in Lamar

The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer rodeo wrapped up the fall season of rodeos in Lamar, CO October 8-10.

Karissa Rayhill continues to earn points each weekend in her events. In the barrel racing, she was 2nd in the first round, 4th in the short round and finished 3rd in the average. In the goat tying, she split 2nd and 3rd in the first round.

Sophomore Tristan Hunter, Ardmore, SD and team roping partner Ty Moser, freshman, Volga, SD were 5th in the first round and 3rd in the short round. They ended the weekend winning 2nd in the team roping average.

The Lancers will begin their spring season March 18-20 in Gillette. They will host the Lancer rodeo March 25-27.

EWC Vet Tech club holding dog wash

The Eastern Wyoming College Veterinary Technology Club will be holding a dog wash on Saturday, October 23rd.  Appointments will begin at 8:00 am and will conclude at 1:30 pm. The student technicians will do minimal brushing and do not shave out mats. A current rabies certificate is required to participate. If you have a dog that is scared of the dryer, they need to be here early so they can stay until they are dry.

Pricing per dog is as follows:

Bath:

Small Dog (0-20#) $10

Medium Dog (20.1-50#) $12

Large Dog (50.1 – 90#) $15

Extra Large Dog (90.1 and above) $20.00

Added charge for long hair: (Require additional grooming and Drying Time)

$5.00 per dog

Other Services:

Nail trim: $10

If the weather permits, the students will set up a registration table outside of the north entrance to the Veterinary Technology building.

Vet Tech students will be calling previous customers for appointments. To make an appointment please contact Raeghan at 307.254.4793. Leave a message and a student will return your call.

Community invited to participate in developing presidential profile

The Eastern Wyoming College Board of Trustees is beginning the search for a new president and are committed to offering the community opportunities to provide input. Members of the community are invited to participate in a community forum to provide suggestions on the presidential profile.

This open forum will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 4:30-5:30 pm. Dr. Walt Nolte, EWC’s search consultant will be on campus conducting the forum.

The forum will be held in the Dolores Kaufman Boardroom, Tebbet Classroom Building, Room 274.

Please take this opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas. If you are unable to participate, but would like to provide feedback, please email your comments to: presidential.search@ewc.wy.edu.

For more information, please contact Holly Lara, Search Liaison at 307.532.8330

 

Transcripts are now available

Eastern Wyoming College has announced that transcripts are now available. Students in need of a transcript can contact the Registrar at 307.532.8223. Thank you for your patience and understanding as this restoration took place.

Special Board Meeting

The Eastern Wyoming College Board of Trustees will hold a Special Board meeting on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 1 pm. The Board will immediately adjourn to executive session to discuss contract negotiations.

EWC update on IT incident

EWC update on IT incident

Eastern Wyoming College is in the process of responding to a security incident involving the targeting of our information technology systems by an unknown third party.  We are treating this incident with the highest priority and working with outside experts to remediate the problem and responsibly and securely restore full IT operations.

Upon discovery of evidence of a security incident on the morning of Tuesday June 22, 2021, we immediately took our systems offline and initiated contact with independent computer security and forensic experts, who are helping us understand the full nature and scope of the event. We have reported the incident to law enforcement and are sharing information for that investigation.

We have been conducting a methodical process to assess, restore and rebuild impacted individual IT systems and equipment using available backup files, and are only returning affected computers to service after they have been reformatted and scanned.  Additional measures include resetting administrative credentials and passwords and implementing advanced monitoring and threat detection across our network.

By following our established procedures, we are hopeful to safely restore IT operations shortly.  Although our investigation is ongoing, we have received no reports to-date that the Canvas module have been impacted by this incident. In fact, access to Canvas has now been restored to currently enrolled summer students. Those students should call Sue at 307.575.0646 or Dixie at 307.575.6250 to obtain their new Canvas password.

In addition to completing extensive measures to restore and confirm the security of our system, EWC is committed to conducting a thorough forensic investigation and taking all appropriate action in response to our findings.  We also will be working with our outside experts to implement additional security enhancements to help protect against future attacks.

We apologize for any inconvenience or concern caused by this incident.  As our investigation and recovery continue, we will provide updates on our progress.

 

Canvas access for summer students

Eastern Wyoming College has established access to Canvas courses for currently enrolled summer students. Students can call Sue at 307.575.0646 or Dixie at 307.575.6250 to obtain their new Canvas password. Passwords will also be mailed to all students currently enrolled in summer courses.

All summer sessions will be extended by two weeks.

Please watch the EWC website and social media accounts for any updates.

 

EWC Douglas Campus PSA

Eastern Wyoming College

Public Service Announcement

June 29, 2021

 

Eastern Wyoming College Douglas Campus will be closed Monday, July 5 for the 4th of July holiday. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 6th.

 

EWC PSA

Eastern Wyoming College

Public Service Announcement

June 29, 2021

 

Eastern Wyoming College will be closed Monday, July 5 for the 4th of July holiday. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 6th. The Fitness Center will be open Friday July 2 from 5 am to 12:00 pm and closed through Monday, July 5.