Kent’s first course at Western Nevada College was an elementary algebra class
in Spring 2013 to prepare her to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude
Battery test. She has been an enlisted member of the Nevada Air National
Guard since April 2013, and that class was an integral part in setting her up
returned to WNC in 2017, and, in 2018, decided that her goal was to gain
entrance into the nursing program. This semester, she’s taking her last two
prerequisite courses and has applied to the nursing program.
switch to online courses during this time has provided a whirlwind of
the one hand, I am very grateful that the school has gone strictly online so
that we students, our professors and the rest of the WNC staff can maintain
their health and well-being. On the other hand, this transition has been much
more difficult than I had anticipated,” she said. “I've taken online classes
before, so having the curriculum online isn't anything new. What I find most
challenging is not being able to socialize with my classmates before and after
class. There is something cathartic about being able to stress with your
friends before a big exam, cross-referencing answers after a quiz or laughing
about the silly things we all sometimes do under pressure during tests.”
being said, Kent believes going online has given all students the somewhat
unique opportunity to become more creative in the ways that they interact and
work with their classmates and professors.
we students, the professors and the staff make this transition, I feel it's
best to keep in mind that we are all learning this new existence together,” she
said. “Just because we can't physically assemble doesn't mean we have to lose
our sense of community.”
Social Media Accounts Activated; Registration Contact Number Created
Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts are now active for
Fernley students and residents to keep up to date on WNC happenings. Feel
free to follow us and like our pages!
- Facebook: @WNCFernley https://www.facebook.com/WNCFernley/
- Twitter: @WNCFernley https://twitter.com/WNCFernley
- Instagram: @wncfernley https://www.instagram.com/wncfernley/
Fernley students now have
a line to call for help with the registration process. Call 775-461-9526.
New Wildcats Always Welcome. Registration
for Summer, Fall Underway
Admissions and Records is offering full
services through the campus closure. Staff is available to take phone calls
during regular business hours and are happy to assist students and the campus
Staff is dedicated to summer and fall
registration, which started the week of April 6 for returning students and on
April 13 for new students. Students who have not
attended WNC before can start by applying for admission at wnc.edu/starthere/. The class schedule is available online at www.wnc.edu/class-schedule/.
Students may submit forms online when
available and can send others by fax, scan and email, or by mail. We are
processing transcript orders and all services as usual.
Contact Admissions & Records at
775-445-3277 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterans Center Provides Services Via Zoom
Looking for a way to stay connected while
practicing social distancing? The Veterans Resource Center has you covered with
our Virtual Center!
Earlier this month, the Virtual Veterans Center debuted on
Zoom with operating hours from 8 to 10 a.m. Monday through Thursday. The
virtual center is open to all students, friends and family. So, please don’t be
shy, access one of the provided links to say hi, hang out with the Wildcat
Veterans Student Club ... play board games?
If you have questions regarding either
school or VA benefits, there will be a team member to assist you.
You can find the daily links to our
virtual center at https://www.instagram.com/western_nevada_wildcat_vets/ and