Thickman Lecture: Why is Stress Such a Pain in the Neck?

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Dr. Rachel Kristiansen will present a Faculty Lecture “Why is Stress Such a Pain in the Neck?  When: Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7 pm in Kinnison Hall at the Sheridan College Whitney Center for the Arts Dr. Kristiansen will explain how both acute and chronic stress manifests in the brain and body, how it […]

Rob Milne – making college a little more affordable

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College is already expensive – what if students could access some of their required instructional materials online for free? Over the years, chemistry instructor Rob Milne has watched his students struggle to pay for all the materials needed for classes and recently decided he could do something to help. After receiving a Sheridan College Foundation […]

Trevor Larson ’92 – Building his Future

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Trevor Larson  didn’t know what he wanted to do with the rest of his life… but since his parents were both teachers, he thought Secondary Education was a good choice for a major in college. Little did he know, his life would lead him in a different direction. Recruited to play basketball at Sheridan College […]

Faculty Spotlight – Edith Johnson-LaMeres – all about student success!

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“Edith Johnson-LaMeres is always willing to help wherever needed” said co-worker Jim Will.  “She has done so much and continues to do so much – to ensure the success of Sheridan College and its students.” Edith was born and raised in Sheridan, Wyoming. She attended Sheridan College and completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in […]

Thickman Lecture – Practical Applications of Music

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Practical Applications of Music and Neuroscience Knowledgepresented by Carly Flaagan, MM, MT-BCCarly Flaagan will discuss:– Basic principles of Cognitive Neuroscience– Music Cognition – Cortical Activation and Music– Benefits of Music Relation to the Brain– Practical Applications of this Knowledge – Purposeful music listening; Music for relaxation; Active engagement with music; Music in regard to child […]

Thickman Lecture: “Major” Fourth be With You

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“MAJOR” FOURTH BE WITH YOU, a Brief Overview of the Music of Star Wars presented by Dr. Chris Erickson Dr. Erickson will discuss some of the music from the Star Wars Suite to be played by the SC Symphony Orchestra on April 2nd. The lecture will include live and recorded audio examples, as well as […]

SC Online Computer Science Certificate

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SC online computer science certificate connects teachers with needed education.. Sheridan College launched its Computer Science Pathway Certificate program in fall 2020 after Senate Enrolled Act 48 required Wyoming school districts to offer computer science classes, increasing the demand for computer science teachers. The fully online program prepares teachers to earn their computer science endorsement […]

Thickman Faculty Lecture: Why are we so Divided?

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The Thickman Faculty Lecture Series is proud to sponsor Sheridan College Psychology instructor Dr. Rachel Kristiansen who will present her lecture Why are we so Divided? Conflict, Cooperation and Morality on December 9, 2021 at 7pm. This lecture will be available to attend in person in Kinnison Hall at the Sheridan College Whitney Center for […]

New Scholarships honor Skatulas

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The Vernon S. and Rowena W. Griffith Foundation has established two scholarships in honor of Roman and Martha Skatula for Sheridan College students. Starting this fall, the Roman and Martha Skatula Nursing Scholarship and the Roman and Martha Skatula Performing Arts Scholarship will be awarded to students. The Griffith Foundation established these scholarships in recognition […]