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Community College Workforce Partnerships Receive $23 Million n State Grant - LCC will benefit

Community College Workforce Partnerships Receive $23 Million n State Grant – LCC will benefit

April 18, 2024 (Denver) – The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) will partner on critical workforce development projects that received more than $23 million through the state’s competitive Opportunity Now program. Created two years ago by House Bill 22-1350, Opportunity Now seeks innovative solutions to meet Colorado’s workforce needs through industry and education collaboration. The […]

Lamar RE-2 Board Hears Reports from LCC and Hutton Construction

Lamar RE-2 Board Hears Reports from LCC and Hutton Construction

  At its monthly meeting on February 12, 2024, Board members were presented with a quarterly Financial Report as well as a quarterly Food Service Report.  Both showed that the district is in good shape financially. Addressing the Board were Del Chase, Concurrent Enrollment Coordinator at Lamar Community College and Larry McLemore, Vice President of […]

LCC-/-PEP Job Fair and Career Expo Set for September 20th

LCC-/-PEP Job Fair and Career Expo Set for September 20th

        The Lamar Community College/Prowers Economic Prosperity Job Fair and Career Expo is scheduled for September 20th at the Lamar Community College Wellness Center. There will be a morning session for students from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and an afternoon session for job seekers from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This […]

Precision Agriculture Student Spotlight – Garret Stecklein

    In today’s rapidly evolving agricultural landscape, many farmers have begun to utilize precision agriculture, an innovative approach that integrates computer technology with farm equipment, including drones and satellite applications. Precision agriculture programs offer farmers advanced technologies and data-driven insights to revolutionize farming practices. By collecting precise data on soil conditions, crop health, and […]

Lamar Community College Hosts Visit with Attorney General

Lamar Community College Hosts Visit with Attorney General

  Lamar Community College (LCC) had the honor of welcoming Colorado’s Attorney General, Phil Weiser, to its campus on Friday, July 21.  The visit was an opportunity for the Lamar Community College, a leading institution in construction trade education, to highlight its vital contribution to the Colorado Partnership for Education and Rural Revitalization as well […]

LCC Graduates Empower Future Generations

  LCC Graduates Empower Future Generations Lamar Community College (LCC) has always been committed to providing exceptional education and creating opportunities for our students. One of the noteworthy aspects of LCC is our ability to empower our graduates, not only through education but also by connecting them to employment opportunities within the community and the […]

Historical Entertainment – Stories of Our People

Historical Entertainment – Stories of Our People

  Area residents can become involved in community history and civic events by attending several gatherings sponsored by Prowers County Extension and the Lamar Community College Library. Friday, June 2nd, at 6pm, the evening will allow attendees to meet members of several Lamar families and learn about their historical involvement with the community. Friday, June […]

LCC's Flower Sale Helps Support Commencement Activities

LCC’s Flower Sale Helps Support Commencement Activities

Flowers for graduates will be available for purchase at Lamar Community College’s (LCC) Nurse Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, May 4 and commencement on Saturday, May 6. Dorothy Choat, LCC financial aid coordinator, will be on-site for both ceremonies selling flowers for friends and family of graduates to purchase for their soon-to-be alumni. She will be […]

LCC Phi Theta Kappa Holds Spring Induction

New inductees and LCC leadership (left to right): LCC President Dr. Rosana Reyes, Kellie Sanchez (Lamar), Teagan Farmer (Lamar), Lacey Griego-Musick (Granada), Raylee Cathcart (Texhoma, OK), Yesenia Rodriguez (Granada), Sydney Casas (Longmont), Madi VanRiper (Farmington, NM), Karina Hazlett (Longmont), Rhye Ann Sanchez (Granada), Renee Brookshire (Lamar), Christiana Montanez (Lamar), Jami Jo Quick (Pritchett), Alexi Hoy […]

PEP Annual Meeting Highlights Local Businesses

PEP Annual Meeting Highlights Local Businesses

  Three area businesses were highlighted for their achievements during the March 23rd Prowers Economic Prosperity annual meeting, held at Las Brisas Restaurant in Lamar. PEP Executive Director, Cheryl Sanchez presented Shane and Tori Hawks of Stampede Services in Wiley with the Rising Star award for their contribution to the economy and workforce of the […]

CU Denver Partners with Lamar Community College

CU Denver Partners with Lamar Community College

  DENVER—Lamar Community College (LCC), found on the eastern plains of Colorado, will join the group of community colleges partnering with CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development to help curb the dire teacher shortage. The expansion of The Partnership for Rural Educator Preparation (T-PREP) program is happening thanks to a $6.4 million Teacher […]

LCC President, Dr. Rosana Reyes, Outlines New Growth Opportunities at the College

LCC President, Dr. Rosana Reyes, Outlines New Growth Opportunities at the College

      Dr. Rosana Reyes, Lamar Community College President, met with the Prowers County Commissioners for the first time this past Tuesday, March 7th, since her hiring as the new president.  The informal meetings between the commissioners and leaders of various organizations have become a mainstay over the years. Dr. Reyes provided a monthly […]

PEP Annual Meeting set for March 23rd at Las Brisas

PEP Annual Meeting set for March 23rd at Las Brisas

    Prowers Economic Prosperity will hold its annual meeting, Thursday, March 23rd at 6:30pm at Las Brisas Restaurant in Lamar.  PEP project manager, Tallie Harmon, outlined the basic agenda for the annual gathering, informing board members during the February 27th monthly meeting, Gregory Thompson from the state Office of Economic Development and International Trade […]

LCC President Dr. Linda Lujan Retires, Leaves Behind a Rich Legacy of Dedication to Rural Community Colleges

LCC President Dr. Linda Lujan Retires, Leaves Behind a Rich Legacy of Dedication to Rural Community Colleges

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2023 (Lamar, Colo.) — After an illustrious 40-year community college career, including 13-and-a-half years as a college president, Lamar Community College (LCC) President Dr. Linda Lujan is retiring in February 2023. While the transition is bittersweet for Lujan, she feels confident passing the baton now because she believes […]

AG Office Expanding Funds for Rural Housing, Trade Programs for Southern Colorado

AG Office Expanding Funds for Rural Housing, Trade Programs for Southern Colorado

  Feb. 3, 2023 (DENVER) – Attorney General Phil Weiser today announced that his office is expanding its rural housing revitalization grant to support a new trades program at Pueblo Corporate College, a division of Pueblo Community College, and expanded programs at Trinidad State College and Lamar Community College. Communities in southern Colorado have long […]