Gillette College officials, legislators talk impact of nontraditional student scholarship

College officials met with local legislators Thursday to give updates on local and statewide community college initiatives before the upcoming February legislative session.

Discussion ranged from how Gillette College will use Wyoming Innovation Program dollars in its commercial driver’s license and workforce development programs to the school’s accreditation status, to the nitty-gritty of installing the school’s IT.

But the two items top of mind for college officials keeping tabs on next year’s legislative session are the authorization for Gillette College to take over building leases and buy new land and the Wyoming’s Tomorrow Scholarship, a program that would provide scholarships to nontraditional students.

Read more from Gillette News Record.


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