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Dedication Ceremonies Held for New LCC Dorm

Dedication Ceremonies Held for New LCC Dorm

While ceremonies for the laying of its cornerstone were underway Friday, July 29th, you could hear the whine of electric saws and an occasional hammer from inside Lamar Community College’s newest dorm, “Seven years in the making,” according to departing LCC President, John Marrin. The cornerstone dedication was conducted under the auspices of Lamar Masonic […]

Commissioners Meet with New Action 22 President

Commissioners Meet with New Action 22 President

Action 22 recently announced its new leadership team as Chairman Ivor Hill and President and CEO Jennifer Herrera.   Herrera is replacing John Marrin who is stepping down as president of Lamar Community College at the end of July.  She has been the Action 22 President/CEO for the past six weeks. Herrera was in Lamar July […]

Linda Lujan Appointed President of Lamar Community College

Linda Lujan Appointed President of Lamar Community College

Denver – Dr. Linda Lujan, currently the New Ventures Officer at the Maricopa County Community College District, has been appointed the president of Lamar Community College (LCC) by Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS). Lujan will assume the presidency on August 1, 2016. John Marrin will be retiring from LCC […]

Action 22 Welcomes New Leadership Team, Marrin Stepping Down

Action 22 Welcomes New Leadership Team, Marrin Stepping Down

May 25, 2016/Summary: Action 22 announces the departure of Chairman John T. Marrin due to his pending retirement as President of Lamar Community College as well as the departure of the Interim President and CEO of Action 22, Bob Stovall. Action 22 welcomes Ivor J. Hill as the new Chairperson and Jennifer Herrera as President […]

Brase, Specht Honored as LCC Alumni of the Year

Brase, Specht Honored as LCC Alumni of the Year

(Lamar, Colorado; May 17, 2016) Lawrence Brase and Dale Specht were selected as the 2016 Lamar Community College Outstanding Alumni of the Year. They were honored LCC’s Annual Antelope Night held on May 6. President John Marrin introduced Brase and Specht, remarking on their personal successes since their time at LCC as well as their […]

Semi-Finalists for Lamar Community College President Named

Semi-Finalists for Lamar Community College President Named

Denver – The national search for a president for Lamar Community College began in March 2016.   A search committee comprised of college, community and system representatives has been working to screen and conduct preliminary interviews of applicants in order to identify those most suited to be considered for the role of president.  Current President John […]

New LCC Dorm Financing Almost Completed

New LCC Dorm Financing Almost Completed

“We’re making good progress on the new dorm on campus and we’re down to less than $28,000 from having the cost being fully funded,” according to Lamar Community College President, John Marrin. Marrin made those remarks to the Prowers County Commissioners during one of his few remaining updates this past Monday, March 28th.  The college […]

LCC President Marrin Announces Retirement

LCC President Marrin Announces Retirement

(Lamar, Colorado; March 21, 2016)  John Marrin, Lamar Community College’s president for the past eight years, has recently announced his decision to retire. Marrin said that leaving is bittersweet and that he will miss the LCC family, but having spent 40 years in higher education he thought it was time to retire.  He made this […]

PCDI Annual Business Meeting Set for March 29

PCDI Annual Business Meeting Set for March 29

Prowers County Development Incorporated will hold a scaled-down annual meeting on Tuesday evening, March 29th at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn at 7pm. Traditionally the annual meeting offered a banquet and a featured speaker, but as there is no executive director at this time, it was decided to hold a brief business meeting which will […]