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UW community outreach event planned for Nov. 29 at Gillette College

GILLETTE, Wyo. – University of Wyoming representatives will be at Gillette College next week during a free public event to speak on collaborative efforts between the two institutions and initiatives to boost entrepreneurism and the economy. 

On Nov. 29, the public is invited to the Gillette College Pronghorn Center where UW President Ed Seidel is expected to speak on collaborations between Gillette College and the university in an effort to prepare students for the modern economy as well as boost entrepreneurism and the state’s economy, a Nov. 15 release says. 

“This will be a great opportunity for community members to interact with [Siedel] and others from UW, learn about exciting initiatives for students and the state, and see some of the collaborative work UW is doing with local partners,” said Chad Baldwin, UW associate vice president for marketing and communications. “UW alumni and everyone across Campbell County are invited for what will be a fun evening.”

The Campbell County gathering, scheduled for 7 p.m.,  is the third in a series of “UW in Your Community” gatherings planned around Wyoming, the release says. 

Seidel will be joined by several others on Nov. 29:

  • Janell Oberlander- President of the Gillette Community College District
  • Fred McLaughlin- Director of the Center for Economic Geology Research, UW School of Energy Resources
  • Mackenzie Bannister- Current UW student and Campbell County High School graduate 
  • Dani Jones- Current UW student and Thunder Basin High School graduate
  • Nayeli Robles- Current UW student, Gillette College graduate, Thunder Basin High School graduate