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Lamar Nursing Program Waives a Requirement for Admission

Lamar Nursing Program Waives a Requirement for Admission

(Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College Nursing Program is waiving the requirement of the Kaplan Admission Assessment Exam as a requirement for admission into the program for the Fall 2020 semester. All other requirements remain in effect, including the successful completion of all prerequisite coursework and GPA of 2.5 or greater. “Now is the best time […]

LCC Ranks High in State Online Academic Achievements

LCC Ranks High in State Online Academic Achievements

      LCC Ranked #1 Best 2-Year Online College in Colorado, #5 Best Online Community College in Colorado (Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) is being recognized as one of the elite online colleges in Colorado. In January, it was ranked Colorado’s #1 Best 2-year Online College by Affordable Colleges Online, and recently […]

Welding Student Project Installed at LCC

Welding Student Project Installed at LCC

  (Lamar, CO) – A welding installation was erected on the Lamar Community College (LCC) campus this Spring. Concurrent enrollment students in LCC’s Welding Program completed a learning-based project on campus to create a large “LCC.” Each letter weighs between 300 and 400 lbs. They are made from ¼” plate metal, and were finished with petenia. […]

Colorado students named to spring 2020 Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University

Colorado students named to spring 2020 Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University

HAYS, Kan. – Local and area students from Colorado are among the1,802 named by deans at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., to the Deans Honor Roll for the spring 2020 semester. The Deans Honor Roll includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have completed 12 or more credit hours and earned a […]

LCC's Innovate & Make Space Coordinated Mask-Making Efforts for SE Colorado

LCC’s Innovate & Make Space Coordinated Mask-Making Efforts for SE Colorado

        (Lamar, CO) – Lamar Community College (LCC) is home to an Innovate & Make Space (I&MS), where volunteers and seamstresses from 6 counties in southeastern Colorado donated countless hours making masks for community members and healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic.  Volunteers from Baca, Kiowa, Bent, Prowers, Crowley and Otero Counties […]

Alison Reye Wilson, Recipient of 2020 Golden Plains Insurance Scholarship

Alison Reye Wilson, Recipient of 2020 Golden Plains Insurance Scholarship

  Lamar— May 8, 2020 — Alison was selected by adhering to our guidelines for a scholarship application which included submitting an official high School transcript (which shows she had a 3.98 GPA), along with three letters of recommendation from an instructor, counselor, or coach. Her attached letters were glowing examples of her commitment to […]

Lamar Community College Granted Over $500,000 in Relief From CARES Act

Lamar Community College Granted Over $500,000 in Relief From CARES Act

Half of the funds will go directly to students impacted by COVID-19   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lamar, CO) – Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law last month, Lamar Community College will be granted $588,420, half of which must go directly to students whose education has been impacted by […]

Health Officials Caution Against Virus Complacency

Health Officials Caution Against Virus Complacency

    The Prowers County Commissioners conducted their regular April 28th meeting via conference call to determine the safest course of action in light of Governor Polis’, Safer-at-Home regulations which went into effect on April 27th. The new regulations suggest an easing of some COVID-19 restrictions which will help open general, non-essential businesses to the […]

LCC Serving Students from New Locations

LCC Serving Students from New Locations

  (Lamar, CO) – Lamar Community College is expanding its capacity to serve students in Prowers, Baca and Kiowa Counties by creating Distance Learning Sites in addition to campus in Lamar. In addition to LCC’s main campus, it will add sites in Eads, Granada and Springfield. Classes will be offered at these distance learning sites, […]

Lamar Community College Announces Alternate Plans for its 81st Annual Commencement Ceremony

Lamar Community College Announces Alternate Plans for its 81st Annual Commencement Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lamar, CO) – Despite hopes for one last gathering to celebrate student accomplishments, Lamar Community College has made the difficult decision to cancel in-person events through the end of May. This includes year-end LCC celebrations such as the 81st Annual Commencement Ceremony, the annual Antelope Night awards ceremony, and the Nursing Pinning […]

Lamar Community College Honors Employees of the Year

Lamar Community College Honors Employees of the Year

Lamar, CO – The students at Lamar Community College (LCC) are supported by an experienced and highly trained faculty and staff. The best of the best were highlighted recently by LCC president Dr. Linda Lujan when she named the 2018-2019 Employees of the Year. In addition to recognition by the college, each recipient will also […]

Meat Packing Proposal Discussed by Granada Trustees

Meat Packing Proposal Discussed by Granada Trustees

    Granada Trustees voted to approve a letter of intent to supply water and electricity to businessman Curtis Tempel who is proposing a small-scale slaughter, harvest and processing facility in Granada in the vicinity of Camp Amache. Temple explained the operation would be filling a need for the area with the construction of a […]

Retired Lamar Community College Coach Inducted to NJCAA Baseball Hall of Fame

Retired Lamar Community College Coach Inducted to NJCAA Baseball Hall of Fame

    Charlotte, NC – The NJCAA Baseball Coaches Association has selected four prominent head coaches for its 2020 Hall of Fame class, announced by the NJCAA National Office on Thursday. Among the four inductees was Scott Crampton of Lamar (CO) added to this year’s illustrious class. Scott Crampton arrived on campus at Lamar in […]

People’s Credit Union Announces Scholarship Applications

      Peoples Credit Union will award four (4) each scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to each to our area’s high school seniors that plan to continue their education by attending a college, university or technical school this summer or fall. All of the schools have received the application, as well as a […]

John Hopper was awarded the Beveridge Family Teaching Award.

John Hopper was awarded the Beveridge Family Teaching Award.

  Local Dual-Enrollment Instructor and Historian Wins Prestigious Teaching Award LAMAR, CO – John Hopper, teacher and dean of students at Granada Public Schools and dual-enrollment instructor for Lamar Community College (LCC), has been awarded the Beveridge Family Teaching Prize by the American Historical Association (AHA). This biennial prize is AHA’s most prestigious honor for […]