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Aug. 19, 2010 -- “Sierra” magazine named Western State College of Colorado (WSC) to its 2010 list of Top 100 “Cool Schools” in recognition of its campus environmental sustainability initiatives.
Aug. 19, 2010 -- “Forbes” magazine ranked Western State College of Colorado (WSC) on its 2010 list of “America’s Best Colleges.”
Aug. 18, 2010 -- Western State College of Colorado (WSC) will soon be back in full swing with the start of fall semester on Aug. 23.
Aug. 4, 2010 -- Last week, four Western State College of Colorado (WSC) students shared the stage with one of opera’s top talents for a one-on-one critique of their vocal technique.
Master of Arts in Education Program Underway at Western; 94 students on campus for one-week intensive
Aug. 3, 2010 -- Nearly a hundred graduate students started a one-week intensive at Western State College (WSC) this week.
Aug. 3, 2010 -- Local author and historian Judy Buffington Sammons will present a free talk and slideshow based on her new book, “Keepin’ the Peace, Early-Day Justice on Colorado’s Western Slope”, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Western State College’s Leslie J. Savage Library.
July 28, 2010 -- Eighteen graduate students began studies in the new Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) program at Western State College (WSC) this past week.
July 21, 2010 -- The original building on the Western State College (WSC) campus, Taylor Hall, began a $21 million renovation this summer, and will reopen its doors in the fall of 2011.
WSC to Host National Poetry Conference, July 30-31; Focus of conference on understanding, critiquing and teaching poetry
July 20, 2010 -- On July 30-31, a select group of poets and critics from across the country will convene at Western State College of Colorado (WSC) in Gunnison for a conference on understanding, judging and teaching poetry.
July 13, 2010 -- The US Green Building Council announced last week that Kelley Hall is officially a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certified building, a first for both the Gunnison Valley and the Western State College of Colorado (WSC) campus.
Western State College of Colorado (WSC) will host its 35th Annual Colorado Water Workshop from July 21 to 23 at the College Center. A separate, two-day seminar, “Colorado Water Law in a Nutshell,” also will be presented on July 20 and 21.
July 1, 2010 -- International travel writer, novelist and screenwriter Knud Kohr will read from his new novel, “In Cuxhaven,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14 in the West Wing of the Savage Library at Western State College of Colorado (WSC). Swiss radio journalist, playwright and publisher Susann Sitzler also will be attending.
June 22, 2010 (by Julie Buckles, The Daily Press) -- There's more than one way to travel home. One could drive, fly, ride the rails or take a bus, for instance. Max Lindsey chose the mode less traveled and biked 1,450 miles — 315 of which he did in one 24-hour stretch — from Western State College of Colorado in Gunnison to his mother's house in Washburn, Wis.
WSC Board of Trustees Elect New Executive Members; Stephanie Foote appointed chair, Sandra Mark appointed vice chair
June 22, 2010 -- At its annual meeting on June 11, the Western State College of Colorado (WSC) board of trustees unanimously approved the election of Stephanie Foote of Denver as chairwoman and Sandra Mark of Gunnison as vice chairwoman.
June 22, 2010 -- The 101st Army Band and the WSC-Colorado Brass Band will perform free concerts this week at the Quigley Band Shell on the Western State College of Colorado (WSC) campus in Gunnison.
Longest Running Wrestling Camp in the United States is at Western; More than 1,000 wrestlers on campus in June
June 15, 2010 -- This month more than 1,000 young grapplers will travel to Gunnison for the longest running wrestling camp in the United States.
June 8, 2010 -- Von Washington, principal at Kalamazoo Central High School and a 1990 Western State College of Colorado (WSC) graduate who played on the men’s basketball team, introduced President Barack Obama during the president’s commencement address last night. The school was chosen as the winner from more than 1,000 schools of the 2010 Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge.
June 2, 2010 -- It started with a professor lost in the mountains of the Gunnison backcountry in the 1960s and it’s grown to be the top college-based mountain rescue team in the United States.
WSC Student Jonny Meyers wins College Boatercross Championships; Title comes just months after major accident
May 28, 2010 -- Jonny Meyers, a senior at Western State College of Colorado (WSC), won the College Kayak Boatercross Championships this month at the Alt Games in Reno, Nev. – just months after a life-threatening snowboarding accident.
WSC Campus to Host Thousands of Guests this Summer; Return of graduate studies, Wednesdays at Western and wrestling camp among the offerings
May 25, 2010 -- School may be out for summer for most, but thousands of guests still flock to the Western State College of Colorado (WSC) campus in the warmer months.