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Updated April 17, 2015 8:42 AM
Casper College News

Thursday, April 16, 2015
RESTORING BUFFALO TOPIC OF ZIMMERMAN
The Casper College Zimmerman Lecture Series will feature a presentation by Daniel Brister, executive director of Buffalo Field Campaign, titled: “Wild Yellowstone Bison: Working to Restore an Imperiled Icon” on Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
AUDITION SET FOR SUMMER MUSICAL AT CASPER COLLEGE
The Casper College Theatre and Dance Department will hold auditions for its summer musical “Footloose” on Saturday, April 25 from 4-7 p.m. and on Sunday, April 26 from 1-4 p.m. on the McMurry Mainstage. Callbacks will be held on Saturday, May 2 from 2 to 5 p.m.
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
DIVINE NAMED NEW PRESIDENT OF CASPER COLLEGE
Casper College has selected Darren Divine, Ph.D., vice president for academic affairs/acting vice president of student affairs from the Community College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, to serve as the next president of Casper College. The Casper College Board of Trustees selected Divine through a unanimous vote today at a special board meeting scheduled to discuss personnel. Divine is one of three candidates who visited the campus in late March.
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Monday, April 13, 2015
“HOW TO” ON MAC LAPTOPS OFFERED AT CASPER COLLEGE
A short mini-course for those who use Mac laptops will be offered on Saturday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at Casper College.
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Monday, March 30, 2015
REDSTONE RECITAL AND GALLERY SERIES PRESENTS ‘BOTANICALS IN ART AND MUSIC’
A pairing of art and music is scheduled for the Casper College RedStone Recital and Gallery Series on the evening of Friday, April 10. “Botanicals in Art and Music” features photographs by Gerald Lang and Jennifer Anne Tucker, and award-winning musicians Jeff Troxel, on guitar, and Trevor Krieger, on fiddle.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
HORNECKER RECEIVES COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY AWARD
A Casper College instructor has been named the Community College Faculty Member of the Year for the state of Wyoming. Heath Hornecker was recently named the winner of the prestigious award given by the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
PHI THETA KAPPA INDUCTEES AT CASPER COLLEGE ANNOUNCED
Casper College officials have released the names of the 2015 spring inductees into the Casper College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, JILLIAN BALOW, TO SPEAK AT CASPER COLLEGE FOR “DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE
Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jillian Balow, will be the guest speaker for the Casper College 2015 Holocaust “Days of Remembrance” commemoration ceremony on Wednesday, April 15 at noon in the Chapman Lobby on the second floor of the Gateway Building.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
TWENTY-SEVENTH WELLNESS CONFERENCE SET FOR THREE DAYS
David Kaplan featured speaker
The 27th annual Casper College Wellness Conference will be held April 8 through 10, 2015. The three-day event will feature a workshop by David Kaplan, Ph.D., and chief professional officer at the American Counseling Association.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
CASPER COLLEGE RECEIVES FRACKING SOFTWARE FROM BAKER HUGHES
Donation to help CC’s Extractive Resources Program grow
The Casper College Extractive Resources program recently received the MFrac™ Suite software package from Baker Huges. The software suite is valued at $44,250.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
SPRING CONCERT FEATURES THREE GROUPS
The Casper College Concert Band, Brass Ensemble, and Flute Ensemble, will be in concert on Saturday, March 28 at 3 p.m. in Wheeler Concert Hall.
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Monday, March 23, 2015
POPULAR HYPNOTIST FREDERICK WINTERS RETURNS TO CASPER COLLEGE
Comedy hypnotist Frederick Winters will return to Casper College on Friday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in Durham Auditorium, located in Aley Hall on the Casper College campus.
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Saturday, March 21, 2015
SATURDAY CLUB LOOKS AT “BRONTO BUGS”
The April edition of the Tate Geological Museum’s Saturday Club will look at “giant insects from the Carboniferous Coal Age,” said Russell Hawley. The free event will take place on Saturday, April 4 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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Saturday, March 21, 2015
GARNER RECEIVES CHE DESIGNATION
Ginny Garner, Casper College marketing and hospitality management instructor, has been awarded the Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) designation from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute.
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Friday, March 20, 2015
CASPER COLLEGE TO HOST FIRE FIGHTER 5K
Runners are encouraged to sign up for the Casper College Fire Fitness 5K to be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015.
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Friday, March 20, 2015
CASPER COLLEGE FIRE SCIENCE PROGRAM HOSTS WORKSHOP
The Casper College Fire Science Department, under the direction of Dale Anderson, will host a free Fire Science Workshop on Saturday, April 11.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
CLASS OFFERED TO HELP START YOUR OWN BUSINESS
A short class on starting up a new business will be offered through the Center for Training and Development at Casper College on Tuesday, March 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR JUDGE-A-THON AT COLLEGE
The Casper College Foundation and Alumni Association are seeking volunteers for its Spring Judge-A-Thon March 23-27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day.
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
32ND ANNUAL WESTERN HISTORY CELEBRATION LOOKS AT WILL ROGERS AND HIS WIFE
Richard and Mary Maturi will give a presentation titled: “Wit of Will Rogers and the Woman Behind the Wit, Betty Rogers,” as part of the Casper College Western History Center’s 32nd Annual Western History Celebration on Thursday, March 26 from 5-7 p.m.
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Saturday, March 14, 2015
TATE CO-SPONSORS CAVE TALK WITH MARK JENKINS
The Tate Geological Museum will be co-sponsoring a talk by Mark Jenkins titled “Vietnam Underground: The Viet Cong, Spelunkers and the Biggest Cave on Earth’ on Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m.
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Saturday, March 14, 2015
“YOU BE THE JUDGE” PROGRAM COMES TO CASPER COLLEGE
The Wyoming Supreme Court’s “You Be the Judge” program is coming to the Casper College campus on Monday, March 23, and again on Monday, April 6, 2015. The program will be held both nights from 6-8:30 in Room 322 of the Casper College Student Union/University of Wyoming at Casper building.
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Saturday, March 14, 2015
CASPER COLLEGE PROGRAM TO TRAIN FOR CAREERS IN CULINARY AND CATERING FIELDS
The Casper College Empower, Train, Employ (ETE) Program is currently seeking qualified applicants for no-cost training to learn the skills to become employed in the culinary and catering field.
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Saturday, March 14, 2015
INFORMATIONAL MEETING SET FOR CRETE TRIP
The Casper College Continuing Education Department is holding an informational meeting for an upcoming trip to Crete and central Greece in January 2016. The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 26 beginning at 6 p.m. in Room 223 in the Gateway Building on the Casper College campus.
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Saturday, March 14, 2015
FOODS FROM THE FRENCH ISLE OF MARTINIQUE CLOSE OUT 2014-15 DINNER SERIES AT CASPER COLLEGE
Dishes from the French isle of Martinique will be served at the final cultural dinner for the 2014-15 school year at Casper College. The dinner will be held on Thursday, March 26 from 5-6:30 p.m. in Tobin Dining Hall.
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Saturday, March 14, 2015
“COWBOY ETHICS” TOPIC OF DOORNBOS
The 15th Annual Doornbos Agriculture Lecture Series will feature James P. Owen, founder, and Kent Noble, executive director, of the Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership on Monday, April 27, 2015. The day will feature a one-hour presentation by Owen and the two-hour ethical-leadership workshop: “Standing Tall: What Do YOU Stand For?” with Noble.
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Friday, March 13, 2015
INTERVIEW SCHEDULES ANNOUNCED FOR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES
The names and interview schedules for the three job candidates vying to become the sixth president of Casper College have been announced.
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Friday, March 13, 2015
COLLEGE ANNOUNCES MARCH BOARD MEETING TIME CHANGE
The Casper College District Board of Trustees will hold its March 2015 board meeting on Tuesday, March 17 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Gateway Building, Room 312.
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Thursday, March 12, 2015
COLLEGE HOSTS SHOW LAMB AND PIG SALE
The Casper College Agriculture Department is hosting its 35th Annual Lamb and Pig Sale on Sunday, April 12 at 1:30 p.m. in the Casper College Grace Werner Agricultural Pavilion on the Casper College campus. Viewing of the animals up for sale will begin at 10:30 a.m.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
OPEN HOUSE FOR “FROM THE EARTH” ART SHOW ANNOUNCED
An open house for the annual Tate Geological Museum’s spring art show will be held on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 4-6 p.m. at the museum.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
NUTRITION CARNIVAL SET FOR CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS
Students enrolled in the “Principles of Nutrition” class at Casper College will be holding a Children’s Nutrition Carnival on Tuesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 2 from 9-11 a.m. both days in Room 103 of the Myra Fox Skelton Energy Institute.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
“JULIUS CAESAR” TRANSFORMS TO 1940s IN CASPER COLLEGE ADAPTATION
The Casper College Department of Theatre and Dance will transport Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” to the late 1940s for the department’s next production in the Empey Studio Theatre.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
CHORAL GROUPS TO PRESENT “AMERICANA” CONCERT
The Casper College choral groups, under the direction of Dr. Zachary Vreeman, will present a spring concert titled “Americana” on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 3 p.m. in the Wheeler Concert Hall.
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Wednesday, March 11, 2015
TATE EASTER BASKETS AVAILABLE
The Tate Geological Museum is selling Easter baskets in the gift shop now through Saturday, April 4, 2015.
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015
JAZZ AMBASSADORS OF WASHINGTON, DC
The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at the Wheeler Concert Hall located in the Music Building on the Casper College campus on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7 p.m. The Jazz Ambassadors’ concert in Casper is sponsored by the Casper College Music Department.
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
CASPER COLLEGE SEEKS HORSES AND THEIR HOOFS
Horses needing to have their hoofs shod or trimmed are needed by the Casper College Agriculture Department for its spring horseshoeing class. The class, which begins Monday, April 6, will run for two weeks from 6 to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday, according to Tom Parker, Casper College rodeo coach.
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
TRENCHING AND SHORING OFFERED AT CASPER COLLEGE
“Trenching and Shoring” (CEU 0882 70), the introductory class to OSHA’s Construction Regulation on Excavations, the “Trenching and Shoring Rule,” will be offered on Monday, March 9, 2015, at Casper College.
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
COLLEGE OFFERS CONFINED SPACES TRAINING
The Center for Training and Development at Casper College will offer a class on confined spaces for one day, Tuesday, March 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Taught by Micah Rush, the class “Confined Spaces” (CEU 0812 70) is “an introductory class on OSHA’s permit-required confined space entry regulations.
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
LEARN iCLOUD IN TWO HOURS AT CASPER COLLEGE
A two-hour course on Apple’s iCloud service, “Keeping Your Head in the iCloud” (CEU 1131 70), will be offered at Casper College on Tuesday, March 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
SATURDAY CLUB LOOKS AT THE PLANETS
The March edition of the Tate Geological Museum's Saturday Club will "discuss the geology of other planets, their past history and the possibility of extraterrestrial life," said Russell Hawley. The free event will take place on Saturday, March 7 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
THUNDERBIRDS HOST WESTERN WYOMING IN REGION IX NORTH TOURNEY
The Casper College men's basketball team will take on the Western Wyoming College Mustangs in a Region IX North Tournament game. The game will begin at 5 p.m. in the "Swede" Erickson Thunderbird Gym on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.
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Saturday, February 21, 2015
VOLUNTEERS AND DONATIONS OF FOOD SOUGHT BY NURSING STUDENTS
As part of their service-learning project, Casper College nursing students are hosting a food-packaging event along with a food drive on Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Chapman Lobby located on the second floor of the Gateway Building on the Casper College campus.
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Saturday, February 21, 2015
CASPER COLLEGE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH WYOMING HUMANITIES COUNCIL
A partnership between the Casper College Humanities Festival and the Wyoming Humanities Council was recently announced.
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Saturday, February 21, 2015
HUMANITIES FESTIVAL TO FOCUS ON “REVOLUTION”
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble to perform
The 30th Annual Casper College Humanities Festival will be held February 25-27, 2015. This year’s Keynote Demorest Performance will feature Cleo Parker Robinson and the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble from Denver on Thursday beginning at 12:15 p.m. in the Wheeler Concert Hall.
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Saturday, February 21, 2015
REDSTONE RECITAL AND GALLERY SERIES PRESENTS “REVOLUTION IN ART AND MUSIC”
A pairing of art and music is scheduled for the Casper College RedStone Recital and Gallery Series as part of the 2015 Casper College Humanities Festival focused on Revolution. “Revolution in Art and Music,” featuring Casper artist E.K. Wimmer, and the Heather Conner and Caleb Harris Piano Duet from Salt Lake City will take place on Friday evening, February 27.
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Saturday, February 21, 2015
CONTEMPORARY DANCE CONCERT TO FOCUS ON ART AND CULTURE OF WYOMING
As part of the Casper College Department of Theatre and Dance Department’s season theme “Revolution” the spring dance concert “Revolution of Spirit – The Art and Culture of Wyoming” will look at “What makes Wyoming special and so different that artists, professionals, and ranchers could occupy the same space, and want to do so?” said Jodi Youmans-Jones, director and choreographer of the show.
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