central wyoming college http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Privacy Concerns Swirl Around Statewide Student Database http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/privacy-concerns-swirl-around-statewide-student-database <p></p><p>Nationwide, including Wyoming, states are working to build huge databases that can track students from preschool all the way into the workforce. In the brave new world of big data, the thought is—more information means smarter education policy decisions and improved learning. But some parents worry that these systems will go too far.</p><p>At Laramie County Community College, a classroom full of people is talking about control groups and independent variables. It’s not as exciting as it sounds, but it is important.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:16:19 +0000 Aaron Schrank 60526 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Privacy Concerns Swirl Around Statewide Student Database New Institute Runs Business Boot Camp For Entrepreneurs http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-institute-runs-business-boot-camp-entrepreneurs <p>We've all heard stories about businesses that start in a garage or on the back of a cocktail napkin. But it takes a lot more than a great idea and some elbow grease to build a business from scratch. So a new Jackson program, called the Start-Up Institute, is running a business boot camp for entrepreneurs. Wyoming Public Radio's Rebecca Huntington has more.&nbsp;</p><p>REBECCA HUNTINGTON: This is what you might consider finals for sixteen students completing Jackson's first-ever Start-Up Institute.</p><p>KELLIE HOTEMA: I'm too tired to be nervous.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 23:13:49 +0000 Rebecca Huntington 51633 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New Institute Runs Business Boot Camp For Entrepreneurs Wyoming Stories: Sergio Maldonado reflects on Native identity http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-sergio-maldonado-reflects-native-identity <p>Sergio Maldonado is a Mexican-Arapaho who grew up on the Wind River Indian Reservation outside of Lander, Wyoming.&nbsp; He now teaches at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.&nbsp; In these two stories, Sergio talks about his experience with the Arapaho and Shoshone tribes.&nbsp; His personal history informs his understanding of Native identity.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:24:59 +0000 Cordelia Zars & Micah Schweizer 51141 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories: Sergio Maldonado reflects on Native identity Stewart Collection of Native American Artifacts – Central Wyoming College – Riverton http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/stewart-collection-native-american-artifacts-central-wyoming-college-riverton <p> The rare and valuable Stewart Collection of clothing, toys, tools, weapons and other artifacts was donated in 1996 to Central Wyoming College by Pat Stewart of Lander and her son, Lynn Stewart, of Dubois.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 20:49:47 +0000 Central Wyoming College 37737 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Stewart Collection of Native American Artifacts – Central Wyoming College – Riverton CWC Peck Arts Center – Riverton http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/central-wyoming-college-peck-arts-center-riverton <p>The Robert A. Peck Arts Center was built in 1983 and is one of the finest visual and performing arts facilities in the region. The facility has several performing spaces, including the 942-seat theater, a music rehearsal hall, and a black box theater/dance studio. The theater is fronted by a 6,000 square foot gallery space which leads into the Art Wing.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:39:00 +0000 Central Wyoming College 37386 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org CWC Peck Arts Center – Riverton Central Wyoming College will launch an innovative education program http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/central-wyoming-college-will-launch-innovative-education-program <p>Central Wyoming College will be getting over a million dollars from the Department of Labor to launch an innovative program to help young adults who have been in the Juvenile Justice system.</p><p>The one-point-two million dollar grant will enable the college to set up the Second Wind Project that will help former juvenile offenders between the ages of 18 and 21 to develop life and work skills with the goal of keeping them out of the criminal justice system.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 22:46:57 +0000 Bob Beck 25959 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Central Wyoming College will launch an innovative education program