EWC hires Gunsmithing instructor

Monday, May 21st, 2018 • 12:14 pm

Eastern Wyoming College officials have announced that Glen Morovits has been hired to develop and kick off the new Gunsmithing program as the lead instructor. The new program will begin Fall 2019 at the Douglas Campus. Morovits will begin his duties January 2019.

Morovits has 30 years’ experience in the firearms industry manufacturing gunstocks (both high volume and high quality) as well as knife making experience. He is a charter member of the American Custom Gunmakers Guild.

He is presently working as an Associate Professor, gunsmithing instructor, at Trinidad State Junior College in Trinidad, CO, where he has worked since 2013. Prior to that he owned and operated Morcco Inc. in Newell, SD, which was established in 2001. Morovits received an associate of applied science degree in Gunsmithing in 1981 from TSJC.

“We are very excited to welcome Glen on board in January,” stated Dr. Lesley Travers, President. “He has been a long-time instructor at one of the top Gunsmithing programs in the country, Trinidad State Junior College. He will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our students.”

Once on board, Morovits will work on acquiring the necessary equipment, further developing the curriculum, and recruiting students.

Applications for the new gunsmithing program will be accepted beginning in 2019 with enrollment and classes beginning in the Fall 2019 semester. Students interested in acquiring more information on the program can contact Mr. Roger Humphrey at 307.532.8261.

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