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Lamar Community College Announces the Hiring of New Faculty and Staff

Lamar Community College Announces the Hiring of New Faculty and Staff

(LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) is pleased to announce the recent hiring of several new faculty and adjunct instructors and Academic Support Staff. LCC’s newest faculty and adjunct instructors are Dr. Khaled Chowdhury, Ron Dunn, Dr. David Friedman, Cortney Beshara, Susan Gibbons, Donnie Hollingsworth, Russ Waston, Colby Mick, and Elizabeth Kenny. New staff […]

LCC Hires New Director of Nursing and Allied Health Programs

LCC Hires New Director of Nursing and Allied Health Programs

  (LAMAR, Colo.) — Morgan Clark is the new Lamar Community College (LCC) Director of Nursing and Allied Health Programs, but she is hardly a stranger to the two-year institution. Clark served as an adjunct professor of nursing at the college for four years and is an alum of LCC, so she has, quite literally, […]

Boots, Bling & Blessings returns to Lamar Community College on Oct. 16

Boots, Bling & Blessings returns to Lamar Community College on Oct. 16

(LAMAR, Colo.) — The Lamar Community College (LCC) Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Boots, Bling & Blessings on October 16 at the LCC Equine Complex from 6-9 p.m. Presented by Secom and the Southeast Colorado Power Association, the event will feature food, fun and fellowship to help raise money for the LCC Foundation. The 501(c)3 […]

PEP Approves Wiley Clinic Matching Funds

PEP Approves Wiley Clinic Matching Funds

  A new medical clinic, opening in Wiley, received matching funds of $5,000 from Prowers Economic Prosperity (PEP) after board members voted to approve the money which will be coupled with $5,000 from the Wiley Steering Committee.  The incentive funds will help pay for remodeling the facility which will be a small, single provider, family […]

Fall Sod Covering Escondido Park for 2022

Fall Sod Covering Escondido Park for 2022

    Now that the two soccer fields at Escondido Park off North 14th Street in Lamar have been prepped, Timberline Construction employees began a final step today, September 15th, as roll after roll of sod is being laid out on both fields, due north of the parking lot. Official ground-breaking ceremonies were held at […]

LCC Director of Residence Living, Student Life named UCCS program Ethics Champion

LCC Director of Residence Living, Student Life named UCCS program Ethics Champion

    (LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College’s (LCC) new Director of Residence Living and Student Life was recently named to the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) College of Business’ Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative (DFEI) Collegiate Program. Andres “AJ” Arrendondo Jr. is one of 16 faculty and staff members appointed as “Ethics Champions” from […]

LCC Expanding Education Classes to Weekends

LCC Expanding Education Classes to Weekends

  (LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) is now offering Early Childhood Education classes on the weekends to help meet the growing demand for trained educators in Southeast Colorado and beyond.  Starting in January, students interested in a career as a preschool or kindergarten teacher, childcare center administrator or caregiver for young children can […]

LCC Hires Dr. Janet Steinkamp, Interim VP of Academic and Student Services, Announces National Search

LCC Hires Dr. Janet Steinkamp, Interim VP of Academic and Student Services, Announces National Search

      (LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Janet Steinkamp as its Interim Vice President of Academic and Student Services. Steinkamp will serve in the position as the college conducts its national search for someone to fill the position permanently. Steinkamp is currently Chief Executive […]

Bent County Students Can Receive Scholarship Funds at LCC

Bent County Students Can Receive Scholarship Funds at LCC

        (LAMAR, Colo.) — Bent County students getting ready for college have a scholarship that can help them pay for their education at Lamar Community College (LCC). The LCC Foundation plans to award more than $100,000 in Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Scholarships in the 2021-2022 academic year, including more than $36,000 […]

Lamar Community College to Offer Classes in Baca, Kiowa and East Prowers this Fall

Lamar Community College to Offer Classes in Baca, Kiowa and East Prowers this Fall

  (LAMAR, Colo.) — Residents of Prowers, Baca and Kiowa counties will have access to a Lamar Community College (LCC) education without needing to travel to the main campus. LCC recently expanded its capacity to serve students by creating Distance Learning Sites in Eads, Granada and Springfield, lessening the distance and increasing access to higher […]

LCC Offers Scholarships for All Online Students

LCC Offers Scholarships for All Online Students

(LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) students have the benefit of getting a college education from anywhere and for the same price as it would cost them to attend in-person. The college began to offer scholarships specific to higher-cost online courses in Summer 2020 to help students who did not want to attend in-person […]

Governor Polis Launches Comeback Cash Scholarship, Powering the Comeback Business Pledge

Governor Polis Launches Comeback Cash Scholarship, Powering the Comeback Business Pledge

      DENVER – Governor Polis announced the Colorado Comeback Cash Scholarship drawing, where five eligible Coloradans, ages 12-17, will be randomly selected to win a $50,000 scholarship each week for five weeks. This public health initiative is meant to promote vaccine uptake. “Last week we launched the Colorado Comeback Cash for Coloradans 18 […]

Lamar Community College Foundation Awards Scholarships with More Available

Lamar Community College Foundation Awards Scholarships with More Available

(LAMAR, Colo.) — The Lamar Community College Foundation (LCCF) is proud to fund and administer numerous merit and need-based scholarships that benefit both graduating high school students and adult students. While Lamar Community College provides access to higher education in Southeast Colorado, LCCF assists students in making it an affordable reality through significant aid opportunities. “The […]

LCC Commencement Ceremonies for Class of 2020-2021

LCC Commencement Ceremonies for Class of 2020-2021

(Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) graduates from the class of 2021 and the class of 2020, which was unable to have an in-person ceremony last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, were recognized during the 82nd Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 8. The ceremony was held outdoors to minimize risk and, with the […]

Payton Rae Arbuthnot -  2021 Golden Plains Insurance Scholarship Recipient

Payton Rae Arbuthnot – 2021 Golden Plains Insurance Scholarship Recipient

    Lamar— May 6, 2021 — Each year Golden Plains Insurance awards an eligible graduating senior an educational scholarship based on their commitment to their community, educational institution, faith and to furthering their educational journey. The quantity and quality of the applications we received this year were amazing, with over 20 superior quality applications […]