CNCC works, plays at retreat

Hal Bidlack appeared as Alexander Hamilton to kick off the annual CNCC retreat Sept. 6 and 7.

RANGELY I The CNCC Foundation held its annual retreat Sept. 6 and 7, when several activities took place at foundation board member Bud Striegel’s mountain ranch, a productive setting for those in attendance.

Long-time CNCC dental hygiene teachers retiring

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With 20 and 30 years respectively invested in Colorado Northwestern Community College’s dental hygiene program, newly retired faculty Barbara and Mark Patterson say that while retirement has been enjoyable so far, they’ve loved their years as educators and plan to stay involved in the profession.

RANGELY I Colorado Northwestern Community College dental hygiene faculty Barbara and Mark Patterson are used to adventures. They’ve shepherded generations of students into an ever-evolving profession. They have been a part of that evolution themselves. They wouldn’t have had it any other way.

CNCC receives grants

RANGELY I Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) is pleased to announce the receipt of two $10,000 grants, one from The Bacon Family Foundation (Grand Junction) and one from The Goodwin Foundation (Grand Junction).

Newly remodeled and enlarged Rector Sciences Building dedicated at CNCC

On hand for the dedication of the remodeled and expanded Rector Science Building on the Rangely campus of CNCC were, from left, CNCC President Russell George; Peggy Rector’s daughter-in-law, Rebecca Rector holding her nephew, Quinton; Peggy Rector; her son, Jeff Rector; and grandson, Brian Rector.

RANGELY I College officials, local dignitaries and the Rector family were on hand Thursday for the dedication of the refurbished and enlarged Rector Science Building on the campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely.

Rector Science Building dedication…

Thursday, the Rector Science Building was officially dedicated on the Rangely campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College. The ribbon cutting offered a twist. Peggy Rector said CNCC President Russell George gave the job of a “scientific ribbon cutting” to Dr. Jay, CNCC’s “Science Guy.”  Jay didn’t need scissors, just sugar and oxygen, and when the flame and smoke cleared, the ribbon was gone. About 220 people attended the barbecue and dedication. Speakers spoke of how important teamwork is in getting a task such as this building renovation done, and Rector said that if it wasn’t for the taxpayers, it wouldn’t have been possible.

Thursday, the Rector Science Building was officially dedicated on the Rangely campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College. The ribbon cutting offered a twist. Peggy Rector said CNCC President Russell George gave the job of a “scientific ribbon cutting” to Dr. Jay, CNCC’s “Science Guy.” Jay didn’t need scissors, just sugar

Sign up now for CNCC Meeker classes

MEEKER I Interested fall students should register now for Colorado Northwestern Community College Fall Community Education classes at CNCC’s Meeker Center, 345 6th St., in the Riegel Building, Suite 7.

Ice bucket challenge…

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Kierstyn Roundy, a freshman volleyball player at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely, decided to take on the popular ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) ice bucket challenge this week in front of the Weiss campus center. Roundy, a freshman, gave two-thumbs up to signal fellow freshman Abigail Thompson when she was

Rector Science Building grand opening today…

The ribbon cutting for the Rector Science Building grand opening is today on the Rangely campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Rector Building dedication Aug. 28

RANGELY | The ribbon cutting for the Rector Science Building grand opening is Aug. 28 on the Rangely campus of Colorado Northwestern Community College.

Sunset Climbing Club at CNCC offers open hours at climbing gym

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RANGELY I From now until Aug. 11, beginning and experienced climbers can participate in Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) Sunset Climbing Club, with open hours at the college’s climbing gym Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.

Wind damage…

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Wind with a sprinkle of rain hit Rangely on June 10, enough to once again strip the trees of branches on the hill at the CNCC campus.

Sign up for CNCC classes

MEEKER I Now is the time to sign up for summer Community Education classes at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Meeker as classes begin in the next couple of weeks.