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Lamar Elks Lodge Donates to LCC Foundation

Lamar Elks Lodge Donates to LCC Foundation

The Lamar Elks Lodge, #1319, recently contributed $5,000 towards the Lamar Community College Rodeo Committee. The donation, according to LCC Foundation director, Anne-Marie Crampton, will be used for separate $1,000 scholarships for five students.  The presentation was made this past Tuesday, March 28th at the Elks Lodge in Lamar. “There are several programs of study […]

Busy Spring at LCC

Busy Spring at LCC

  Dr. Linda Lujan, Lamar Community College President, will celebrate her eight month anniversary at the college on April 1st.  She presented an overview of activities at the college during the Lamar City Council’s meeting on March 27th. Lujan noted that April will be one of the busiest months for LCC, as well as other […]

Renovations for LCC Lecture Halls Almost Complete

Renovations for LCC Lecture Halls Almost Complete

Work crews are putting the finishing touches to the two lecture halls at Lamar Community College. According to Sean Lirley, Director of Facilities Management, The Bowman building construction was complete in 1968. This is the first renovation/improvement of the halls since 1968. Working with a grant of $642,815, the renovations including removal of all asbestos […]

Recognizing a Championship Season

Recognizing a Championship Season

The Lamar City Council issued a resolution honoring the Lamar High School Girls Basketball State Tournament Team for their championship performance this year in Class 3-A Basketball. Their achievement marks the 5th state girl’s title and their first in 19 years.  Lamar Mayor, Roger Stagner, awarded each player with her own Key to the City […]

Executive Director Kim Hunter Reed Embarks on Colorado Campus Tours

Executive Director Kim Hunter Reed Embarks on Colorado Campus Tours

DENVER – March 13, 2017: Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education kicks off a public campus tour this week with a first stop to the Colorado School of Mines in Golden. Reed plans to visit all Colorado public institutions of higher education in the coming months, where she’ll […]

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes set for April 22

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes set for April 22

Teams, sponsors invited to participate in event to benefit Domestic Safety Resource Center (Lamar, Colorado; March 20, 2017) Lamar Community College and the Domestic Safety Resource Center (DSRC) will be hosting a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to be held on April 22, 2017, from 10am-noon. As the old saying goes, “you can’t […]

PTK All-Colorado Academic Team honored on March 8

PTK All-Colorado Academic Team honored on March 8

LCC’s Castanos and Christopherson honored among 37 top-performing students (Lamar, Colorado; March 20, 2017) On March 8, 37 top-performing and service-oriented students from across the state were inducted into the community college All-Colorado Academic Team. The annual induction, in its 19th year, was presented by the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges and the Credit Union […]

LCC Hosts 9th Annual Girls in the Middle Event

LCC Hosts 9th Annual Girls in the Middle Event

  9th Annual Girls in the Middle encourages students to Outsmart, Outwork, Outshine (Lamar, Colorado; March 13, 2017)  On Saturday, March 4, middle school girls from Lamar, Granada, Holly, Wiley, McClave, Eads, Campo, and Pritchett schools attended the Girls in the Middle Conference held at Lamar Community College. The day was packed with fun-filled activities […]

Schleining Genetics returns to LCC for AI seminar

Schleining Genetics returns to LCC for AI seminar

  (Lamar, Colorado; February 10, 2017) Schleining Genetics will return to Lamar Community College in March for its popular artificial insemination (AI) course: Artificial Insemination Management.  This is an intensive four-day class taught by Dallas Schleining worth two college credits. Artificial Insemination Management is designed for individuals who have little to no experience with bovine […]

Regional Science Fair Features 191 Student Projects

Regional Science Fair Features 191 Student Projects

(Lamar, Colorado; March 3, 2017) On Wednesday, March 1, Lamar Community College’s Wellness Center was packed with area students and their projects for the annual Southeast Colorado Science Fair.  The science fair featured 191 projects from the elementary through high school levels and included students from Alta Vista, Campo, Cheyenne Wells, Eads, Holly, Lamar Middle […]

Hemp in Agriculture, Part ll

Hemp in Agriculture, Part ll

This is the second article in The Prowers Journal relating to a Hemp Road Show held February 25th at Lamar Community College. The program offered three speakers who described the history of hemp agriculture and production in the U.S. and its recent resurgence in the farming community. The first article focused on the mechanics and […]

HOPE Center Features a Busy Schedule

HOPE Center Features a Busy Schedule

  Several different topics were covered during the Partners for HOPE Center Coalition meeting on Monday, February 27th.  Updates were presented for the One Step Up student group, Helping Hands clothing center at the former Lincoln School on North 10th Street, an update on progress in the Alternative School and a bullying prevention grant recently […]

Future of Hemp Farming in Colorado Discussed at LCC

Future of Hemp Farming in Colorado Discussed at LCC

Area farmers were presented with three aspects of hemp farming this past Saturday, February 25th, at a Hemp Road Show, presented at Lamar Community College.  The presenters at the seminar, which was attended by about 50 persons, included Rick Trojan, Northeast Colorado Hemp Farmer, Mitch Yergert from the Colorado Department of Agriculture and John Finamore, […]

LCC Open House set for March 2

LCC Open House set for March 2

  (Lamar, Colorado; February 17, 2017) Lamar Community College will be hosting an Open House on March 2, 2017, from 5:00 to 7:00pm in the Betz Technology Center. The event will include free food and attendees will have the chance to win door prizes all night long. LCC’s Open House will serve as a one-stop-shop […]

Scholarship Deadlines Approaching at LCC

Scholarship Deadlines Approaching at LCC

(Lamar, Colorado: February 15, 2017) Each year, over $300,000 is available in scholarship funds at Lamar Community College.  While the College and LCC Foundation plan to award the same amount next academic year, application deadlines are quickly approaching.  All interested students should apply for scholarships as soon as possible. The College and LCC Foundation administer […]