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University of Wyoming Outreach School
Dept. 3106
1000 E. University Ave.
340 Wyo Hall
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-4300
Toll Free: (800) 448-7801
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News and Events

2014 Outreach School Graduation Reception - Laramie Campus

The Outreach School is pleased to announce that a reception honoring the 2014 Outreach School graduates, faculty, administration, and staff will be held on Saturday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Paul Roach Hall in the Fieldhouse (west side of War Memorial Stadium).  To RSVP for this event and to view a map, please click here.

Division of Social Work to Host Open House for Graduate Program

The UW College of Health Sciences division of Social Work will be hosting an open house for their Social Work Graduate program on Friday, November 4 from 4pm to 6pm in the Health Sciences Building, 1st floor atrium on the UW Laramie campus.  Interested students can learn about the program, meet faculty and fellow students, and enjoy refreshments.  For more information, contact Andrea DeVita, LCSW at (307) 766-4058,, or click here to download a flyer for this event.

College of Education Names New Statewide Elementary Education Program Coordinator

August 30, 2011 — Athena Kennedy is the University of Wyoming College of Education's new Statewide Elementary Education Program (SEP) coordinator.  To read more, click here.

TIE Faculty Fellowship Announcement

April 5, 2011 — Karen Williams in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) was one of the first online instructors at UW in the 1990s and sought to apply best practices in active teaching and learning strategies to distance learning. Now, she’ll be responsible for highlighting the innovative, curricular, research and training opportunities done through the outreach school. To read more, click here.

Two Outreach Educators Receive Award for Online Teaching

April 12, 2010 — Randy Weigel, a professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, and Rhonda Shipp, a retired educator at the Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service, recieved the Pearson Excellence in Online Teaching award in April. The pair received the award for their class, "Understanding Community Leadership," which they developed for seniors and graduate students. To read more, click here.

Elementary Education Degree Pilot Program Expands

Jan. 20, 2010 — The Statewide Elementary Program has been expanded beyond its pilot stage to create cohorts in the fall semesters of 2010, 2011, and 2012. The Statewide Pilot Elementary Program (SPEP), begun in 2006 to meet the state's demand for elementary education teachers and to allow state residents to complete their bachelor's degrees where they live. Click here for the full release.

Outreach School student presents research at 17th annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium

July 31, 2009 — Outreach School student Amanda Parks presented her research on first-generation college graduates’ utilization and satisfaction with services at their college during UW’s 17th Annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium at the UW Laramie campus.
Parks, who is a McNair Scholar in Lander, is in her final year of coursework for her bachelor’s degree in psychology. As a first-generation college student herself, she studied how often these students use student college services compared to traditional students.
The McNair Scholars Program provides academic opportunities for first-generation and low-income students who are considering attending graduate school. For more information, visit the UW McNair Scholars Program page.

Outreach School Accounting Professor Honored for Off Campus Teaching

April 22, 2009 — Gary Fleischman, the McGee Hearne and Paiz Faculty Scholar in Accounting and an associate professor in the UW Department of Accounting, received this year's Hollon Family Award for Teaching Excellence in Off Campus Programs.
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First Accelerated Nursing Degree Program Students Graduate at UW

The inaugural class of an innovative nursing education program at the University of Wyoming has graduated. Nineteen students were awarded nursing degrees under the Accelerated Nursing Degree program in the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing and delivered through the Outreach School.
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