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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 […]

SCALE Hosted at Lamar Community College

SCALE Hosted at Lamar Community College

    SCALE, Southeast Crops and Livestock Expo, hosted about 200 visitors at the LCC Wellness Center this past Friday, February 3rd.  The event was sponsored by Colorado State University Extension, LCC and KVAY Radio. The day long expo/trade show was comprised of three areas of interest in the agricultural world, starting with financial information […]

LCC Seeks to Recognize Outstanding Alumni

LCC Seeks to Recognize Outstanding Alumni

  (Lamar, Colorado; February 1, 2017)  Lamar Community College is currently accepting nominations for its 2017 Alumnus/Alumna of the Year. Nomination forms are available at www.lamarcc.edu/alumni-relations and must include the nominee’s name, complete contact information, summary of education & career, special interests, and any other information which would assist the selection committee to appraise the […]

Lamar Community College Provides Free Tax Filing Services for Local Families

Lamar Community College Provides Free Tax Filing Services for Local Families

(Lamar, Colorado; January 30, 2017) This tax season, Lamar Community College is partnering with the Denver-based Piton Foundation to help hard-working families become more financially secure by providing free tax preparation services through the Tax Help Colorado program.  Beginning Tuesday, February 14, IRS-certified LCC students will be available for six days in February to prepare […]

LCC’s Applegarth to rodeo at Chadron State

LCC’s Applegarth to rodeo at Chadron State

Lamar Community College Rodeo recently announced that sophomore Jessica Applegarth of Yuba City, California, has transferred on to the next level in her rodeo career. After completing her degree at LCC this fall, Applegarth signed with Chadron State where she plans to continue to compete while pursuing a degree in Business.  She will start competition […]