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40 Nurses Pinned At GWC School of Nursing Spring 2018 Pinning Ceremony

The GWC School of Nursing Spring 2018 Class. [photo credit: Barbara Erselius]   The GWC School of Nursing held its Spring 2018 Pinning Ceremony on Monday, May 14, 2018, on campus in the Forum I auditorium. A total of 40 nurses were pinned, marking their induction into the nursing profession.  The pinning ceremony represents a meaningful […]

Science Camp 2018 Returns This Summer

Golden West College’s Math/Science faculty along with Community Education is once again hosting a week-long science camp with hands-on experiments catered to elementary and middle school age students. Campers will learn biology, chemistry, math, physics, and astronomy. This year’s theme is outer space. The event will be the week of August 13 – 17 with […]

Classified Professionals’ Appreciation Week

Join us next week for Classified Professionals’ Appreciation Week. Breakfast will be served on May 22nd, and lunch will be served on May 24th at noon in the Humanities Staff Lounge.

GWC Staff And Faculty Awards Announced At Annual Appreciation Breakfast, Wes Bryan And Retirees Receive Warm Sendoff

Golden West College hosted its annual Staff and Faculty Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Over 190 GWC employees were in attendance, as President Wes Bryan announced the following award recipients for 2018: Esteban Barrera: Employee of the Year Rick Hicks: Manager of the Year Denise Bon: Charlie Sianez Exceptional Service Award Scott Taylor: […]

Celebration of Life for GWC Professor Lou Mikelson to be held June 2nd

Lou Mikelson, Anatomy professor in the Math/Science Division passed away on April 30, 2018.  Lou taught Anatomy for 40 plus years at GWC.  He also was an instructor in the Physical Education Department teaching Karate.  Lou was an integral part of the campus, as his courses were required for the GWC Nursing Program and other […]

Golden West College Awards 422 Scholarships at Annual Ceremony

From L to R: GWC students Katherine Cormier, Thomas deMartino II, Salvador Cerda Rodriguez, Madrid Ruiz, Nuran Alteir, Joseph Nielsen and Jenna Hirao. [Photo credit: Greg Parks]   Rustler pride was in the air at the annual GWC Scholarships and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  A total of 283 students received 422 scholarships, […]

A Record 135 Rustlers Honored at GWC’s Student-Athlete Academic All-Star Awards

Golden West College’s Athletic Department honored its student-athletes on Wednesday, May 9, at the fourth annual Student-Athlete Academic All-Star Awards.  The 2017-18 year boasted 135 student All-Stars, the highest number ever.  The Awards recognize student-athletes for their many accomplishments, especially in the classroom.   “A very small percentage of athletes end up making a living off of athletics, […]

Student graduation gown, cap and tassel now available at the bookstore

Please give the bookstore staff the following information:   your height, whether you are getting AA Degree or Certificate, whether you are in the Honors List, whether you are in the EOPS program. Important:  The gowns are according to your height and are one-size fits all but if you need special gown sizes (ex. plus sizes, or […]

Institute for Professional Development 2019 – 2020 Sabbatical Leave

Sabbatical_IntentToFile_2019-20 [PDF] Sabbatical-Packet_2019-2020 [PDF] If you are applying for a sabbatical leave next year (or within 3-5 years) and require additional information on the application process or have questions, please contact Amanda Best, Chair of the Institute for Professional Development at abest@gwc.cccd.edu. Common questions… What do I need to think of ahead of time? How […]

Library Extended Hours for May 14-18

GOLDEN WEST COLLEGE LIBRARY EXTENDED HOURS FOR SPRING ’18 COME STUDY WITH US! Monday, May 14 | 8 am – 9:45 pm Tuesday, May 15 | 8 am – 9:45 pm Wednesday, May 16 | 8 am – 9:45 pm Thursday, May 17 | 8 am – 9:45 pm Friday, May 18 | 8 am – 2:45 pm Normal hours for Finals Week May 21-25, […]