GWC Actresses Win American College Theater Festival Recognition

Congratulations to Golden West College actresses Katherine Heflin and Carolyn Feres for being named nominees for the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival (ACTF) Irene Ryan Acting Scholarships for their performances in GWC’s production of Dracula by Steven Dietz and directed by Tom Amen. Katherine Heflin (Lucy) and Carolyn Feres (Mina) will be eligible to compete […]

November Employee of the Month Announced

Congratulations to Jimmy Nguyen, our Employee of the Month for November 2018. Jimmy is GWC’s Senior Custodian with Maintenance & Operations. This was sent in with his nomination: “Outside of his daily responsibilities I have seen Jimmy stop and give directions to students and visitors, assist with set up of special events. The most impressive […]

Therapy Dogs On Campus – Every 3rd Tuesday

Therapy Dogs Poster Fall 2018[PDF]

13th Annual Chefs For Scholarships Event Raises $33,000 For Golden West Students

(GWC student Jassmin Davari and GWC Patrons President Jacki Wirta.) On Sunday, October 7, 2018, Golden West College hosted its 13th Annual Chefs for Scholarships fundraising event at the college’s Student Center. This year, over $33,000 was donated to support student scholarships! Jassmin Davari, an international student at GWC, was awarded the Golden Chef Award, […]

Ben Olague Announced as October Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Ben Olague, our Employee of the Month for October 2018. Ben Olague is GWC’s Outreach Program Specialist. This was sent in with his nomination: Ben has been a one-man department for basically his whole time at GWC but that has not stopped him from being one of the most helpful and informative staff […]

GWC’s Center for Global & Cultural Programs Announces “Going Global Photo Contest” Winner

Golden West student Devin Olsen won first place in the Center for Global & Cultural Programs’ “Going Global Photo Contest”, announced on Monday, October 1, 2018. Out of 20 student entries received, Devin was awarded the grand prize – a $150 gift card to the GWC Bookstore – after votes were tallied from students, faculty […]

September Employee of the Month Announced

Congratulations to Dorsie Brooks, our Employee of the Month for September 2018. Dorsie Brooks is GWC’s Business & Career Technical Education department’s Grants Coordinator. This was sent in with her nomination: “Dorsie is a ‘behind-the-scenes’ person that not everyone sees, but is there supporting the students to make sure they are successful in their careers […]

Nominate Employee of the Month for November

Nominations are now open for November’s Employee of the Month! Take a moment to give a “shout out” to one of your fellow GWC employees by submitting a nomination today! (Even if you have already nominated someone in the past and they were not selected, try again! As long as the employee has not received […]

Golden West College Inspires The Next Generation of Scientists at 10th Annual Science Showtime

GWC hosted its 10th annual Science Showtime at the college’s Math/Science Building and around campus on September 28, 2019.  The event featured over 30 hands-on activities for kids, including making exploding gummy bears, bug hunting in the college’s Native Garden, programming a Lego robot, and making slime. Science Showtime introduces kids to the world of […]

Golden West College’s Regional Criminal Justice Training Center Class 158 Honored At Graduation Ceremony

GWC’s RCJTC Basic Police Academy Class 158 20 recruits from GWC’s Regional Criminal Justice Training Center’s (RCJTC) Basic Police Academy Class 158 graduated from the intensive six-month program on September 14, 2018, at the OCC’s Robert B. Moore Theater. The RCJTC prides itself on providing the highest level of training, to ensure graduates become successful […]