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WNC students can intern for elected officials

Students have an opportunity this year to earn academic credit while working in federal, state or local government offices.

Local education internships are available with the offices of Carson City Manager Larry Werner, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, U.S. Sen. John Ensign, U.S. Rep. Dean Heller, or with various Democratic and Republican campaigns. Political Science Professor Robert Morin will supervise internships.

For information, contact Dr. Morin at 445-4401 or by e-mail at rpmorin@wnc.edu.

Short-term classes help develop workplace skills

The fall semester is in full swing, but there are a number of business and computing classes that meet for shortened terms throughout the semester. These classes are perfect for anyone with a busy schedule who is looking to enhance workplace skills.

Workplace Time Management & Goal Setting, BUS 115B, meets Saturdays, Oct. 9-16. Cost is $74.75.

Effective Telephone Techniques, BUS 116B. The class meets Saturdays, Oct. 23-Nov. 6. Cost is $74.75.

Visit http://www.wnc.edu for a full list of short-term classes.

Donors fund more than 100 scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of donors throughout the community, the Western Nevada College Foundation has awarded more 100 scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year.

The foundation will honor these donors and approximately 150 scholarship recipients at the 11th annual Scholarship Appreciation and Recognition Reception on Friday, Oct. 15, in Sarah Winnemucca Hall, Carson City campus.

Private giving makes a difference by providing scholarship support, funding equipment, and supporting special projects such as the Jack C. Davis Observatory, Wildcats athletics, or individual faculty projects.

A full list detailing ways to give is available at http://www.wnc.edu

/foundation.