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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.
May 21, 2010 -- Jonathan Schaffer spent some of his senior year digging through the trash at Western State College of Colorado (WSC).
May 18, 2010 -- Hartman Rocks, the popular recreation area just five minutes from Gunnison, was recently featured on CBS, and the Western State College of Colorado (WSC) connections were numerous.
May 13, 2010 -- After beating the University of Wyoming, the Western State College of Colorado (WSC) baseball team is on its way to Johnstown, Pa., for a shot at becoming national champions in the National Club Baseball Association Division II (NCBA DII) World Series held May 21 to 25.
May 13, 2010 -- Theodore "Ted" Dean Violett, professor emeritus of physics, passed away on May 2. He taught at Western for 50 years -- longer than any professor in the College's history.
May 12, 2010 -- Western State College of Colorado (WSC) awarded emeritus status to two retiring professors and tenure to three faculty members on May 6.
May 11, 2010 -- “Wednesdays at Western,” organized by the Office of Extended Studies at Western State College of Colorado (WSC), will return this summer with new activities (as well as some old favorites).
April 29, 2010 -- Western State College of Colorado (WSC) will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 8. The program begins at 10 a.m. at the WSC Mountaineer Bowl in Gunnison.
April 29, 2010 -- This summer, Western State College of Colorado (WSC) geography professor Phil Crossley will travel to Mexico to continue research he started as a doctoral student in the late 90s.
April 20, 2010 -- Western State College of Colorado (WSC) has been honored by National Wildlife Federation (NWF) as a winner in the annual competition "Chill Out: Campus Solutions to Global Warming." This award program honors U.S. schools that are advancing creative solutions to global warming on their campuses. Western is one of five winning schools that were chosen from a national pool of entries and received an award of $1000 to put toward a campus sustainability project.
April 16, 2010 -- High school students going to school on a Saturday, it sounds like punishment right? But for a group of students from across Colorado, it was a unique opportunity for fun and learning.
April 15, 2010 -- Dr. Douglas Fields will speak about his book, “The Other Brain”, at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 19 at the Western State College of Colorado College Center Ballroom.
April 14, 2010 -- The Western State College of Colorado (WSC) Sustainability Coalition will be hosting events the week of April 19, in honor of Earth Day on April 22. All events are open to the public.
April 2, 2010 -- Lacie Richardson puts meeting Sarah Palin and starting an open-mic poetry club at the top of her list for her year-long National Student Exchange (NSE) experience at the University of Alaska, Southeast (UAS).
Mar. 31, 2010 -- This winter Western State College freshman Max Seeger saved his friend’s life by digging her out of an avalanche.
March 25, 2010 -- Harvey Harriman, a 40-year Gunnison resident who had a distinguished career at Western State College and active role in local civic life, died at his S. Wisconsin Street home of natural causes Monday morning. He was 74.
Mar. 24, 2010 -- The Western State College (WSC) freeride ski team finished its inaugural season at the Freeskiing World Tour Championships in Snowbird, Utah last week.
Mar. 23, 2010 -- You may have seen the commercials on network television -- Pepsi is giving away more than a million dollars this month for its Good Idea contest.