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Summer and Fall Registration is now open at LCC

Summer and Fall Registration is now open at LCC

  (Lamar, COLO.) – Registration for summer and fall classes at Lamar Community College (LCC) is now open. Classes at the college are returning to in-person learning for fall 2021, following declining cases of COVID-19 and a green-light from state and local health authorities. A full listing of summer and fall classes is on the LCC […]

Lamar Community College Scholarship Opportunities

Lamar Community College Scholarship Opportunities

  (Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) students are eligible for a whole host of scholarships to help pay for their education — they just need to take the plunge and apply. Incoming and current LCC students are encouraged to access the college’s online scholarship application, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges’ (FCCC) application, and […]

LCC Staff Back on Campus Following Covid Level Upgrade

LCC Staff Back on Campus Following Covid Level Upgrade

  (Lamar, COLO.) – Following a positive designation from the state and weeks of declining COVID-19 cases, Lamar Community College (LCC) is safely returning to campus — completely. Prowers County has been designated as a green county, which indicates the state believes the region is safe to return to many in-person activities and that the […]

LCC student named Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar

LCC student named Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar

  (Lamar, COLO.) – A Lamar Community College (LCC) student has been recognized for his exceptional leadership and academic achievement and will receive the prestigious Coca-Cola Academic Team scholarship to help him pay for his future studies as his reward. Damon Elarton was named a Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar, a designation awarded to just 150 […]

Lamar Community College, Providing Innovations for the Future

Lamar Community College, Providing Innovations for the Future

    Lamar Community College has been creating new educational opportunities for its students over the past year, while at the same time, the college administration has taken steps to improve the overall lifestyle of students for the summer and fall semester. LCC President, Dr. Linda Lujan, explained in a recent interview, that while the […]

Lamar Community College Employees Honored by State System in Virtual Ceremony

Lamar Community College Employees Honored by State System in Virtual Ceremony

    March 10, 2021 (Lamar, CO) – Four of Lamar Community College’s (LCC) employees have been recognized by the Colorado Community College System’s (CCCS) annual Commitment to Excellence Awards for their dedication and exceptional performance in their roles. LCC’s Dean of Academics, Dr. Annessa Stagner Stulp; Welding Professor Doug Cash; English and Composition Instructor […]

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Fall 2020 Semester

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Fall 2020 Semester

    (Lamar, COLO.) – A total of 136 Lamar Community College (LCC) students have earned academic honors for the Fall 2020 semester including 77 named to the President’s List for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA). Each semester, Lamar Community College credits its top-performing students with three distinct honors: President’s List (GPA […]

Yancie Lea Franklin Named Good Citizen from Campo High School

Yancie Lea Franklin Named Good Citizen from Campo High School

  Yancie Lea Franklin, daughter of Jason and Christy Franklin was named Good Citizen from Campo High School. Yancie Franklin excelled in everything Campo has to offer. She ultimately held the office of President in Student Council and Friends of Rachel’s Club. Yancie also participated in Youth Advisory Council, drama, athletics and choir. Her greatest […]

Dr. Linda Lujan among Community College of Denver Honorees

Dr. Linda Lujan among Community College of Denver Honorees

  CCD Honors Three Community Leaders with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award Recognition (Denver, CO) – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. exemplified community leadership and made it the cornerstone of his civil rights ministry. He inspired people to continue his work in their communities. In the spirit of Dr. King, Community College of Denver […]

Lamar Community College Announces Spring 2021 Safe Return to Campus Plan

Lamar Community College Announces Spring 2021 Safe Return to Campus Plan

  (Lamar, COLO.) – Administrators at Lamar Community College (LCC) announced the college’s spring 2021 semester Safe Return to Campus plan today, while encouraging all faculty, staff, and students to join them in continuing to follow local and state health department suggestions to diminish the spread of COVID-19. “While the COVID-19 pandemic is still having […]

Lamar Community College COVID-19 Response Update

Lamar Community College COVID-19 Response Update

  (Lamar, COLO.) – On November 9th, LCC’s COVID-19 Response Team met with Prowers County Public Health and Environments (PCPHE) to review cases at LCC. Because 2 or more positive cases within a 14-day period is considered an outbreak and because LCC has had several outbreaks among cohort groups, we received advice that LCC is […]

Update Around the Town

Update Around the Town

    Some progress is being made for new business development around Lamar; some noticeable from the roadways while others are more off the beaten path. Residents noticed the team of demolition workers at the former site of Opal’s on North Main Street last week. A temporary perimeter fence was erected around the lone, final […]

LCC Student Receives National Scholarship

LCC Student Receives National Scholarship

  Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) student Kristine May has been named a 2020 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar. “Great news for Kristine May, whose recognition was postponed from last spring, but will now be celebrated this fall,” said Dr. Linda Lujan, President, LCC. “We are excited to have […]

Atty Gen Weiser Announces $5M Funding for SE CO Housing Project

Atty Gen Weiser Announces $5M Funding for SE CO Housing Project

  Southeastern Colorado community colleges get a $5 million boost from Attorney General’s Office to revitalize rural housing, support trades programs Aug. 26, 2020 (DENVER, Colo.)— Communities in Southeast Colorado have long faced challenges with blighted housing and shortages on available housing stock. This housing shortage is largely due to the age of houses and […]

Lamar Community College Nursing Program Boasts Perfect Pass Rate

Lamar Community College Nursing Program Boasts Perfect Pass Rate

(Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) Nursing Program’s graduating class of 2020 has achieved a perfect pass rate for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Nurses who pass the NCLEX-RN exam demonstrate that they possess the competencies needed to perform safely and effectively as newly licensed, entry-level RNs. These students faced unique […]