Educating the economy

Huntington, Rebecca
April 2007
High Country News;4/30/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p8
The article discusses the establishment of a new college Lander, Wyoming. According to the author, the raising of $300,000 by the residents showed how much the community support the establishment of the first private four-year college in the area. The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is one of the primary reasons why the Catholic college was set up Lander. The college leaders plans to capitalize on the area's natural amenities through its outdoors, which is why NOLS was hired to create and lead an expedition into the Wind River Mountains for freshman orientation.


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