A new online education center at the University of Wyoming will be open for the first time in the Uintah region in 2017, and the community college is hoping to open its online classes to students in 2019.
The new facility, located in the town of Fairfield, is a joint venture between the University and South West Community College.
The facility will provide online classes for students in grades 9 through 12, as well as a wide range of specialised courses for students who qualify for a financial aid scholarship.
The online program will be offered at both UWM and SWCC, and students will be able to choose from multiple courses.
The facility is designed to help students from all backgrounds, including those who are not enrolled at a local community college, as they will have access to a wide variety of content, including a variety of interactive activities, lectures, lab hours and interactive learning activities.
It’s been an interesting few years for education at the university, as the community education center has been struggling with a lack of resources, said Mark Rennison, executive director of the University.
He said the new facility will bring an important resource to the community.
“This facility is going to allow us to provide an alternative resource to our community,” he said.
The project was started in the summer of 2016, when the UWM Community Education and Technology Center was shuttered.
The project will now be funded through a $40 million state grant.
University of Wyoming President Dan K. Smith said the campus will have about 500 students in 2018.
He estimated the program will cost about $300,000.
The program will take place at UWM’s UWM campus, which is located on the campus of the largest community college in the state, Wyoming State Community College, and will begin in 2018, he said in a statement.
The center will have a large, fully equipped office space, and a full-time support team, and Renniss said he hopes students will get a good experience working with local faculty and staff.
“The online learning will be part of a collaborative effort with the local community,” Rennins said.
Students who are interested in participating in the program can contact the office of the dean of the UWR School of Education for more information.