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Lamar Community College Hires Four New Staff for Student Services Department

Lamar Community College Hires Four New Staff for Student Services Department

  Julie Jones is LCC’s new MAP (My Advancement Plan) Center Director. Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in human resources from Friends University and worked in the child welfare system for 27 years prior to working at LCC. Tayla Turner is LCC’s new Colorado Opportunity Scholarship (COSI) Navigator. Turner earned an associate’s degree from LCC […]

Lamar Community College’s Greg Cash honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Lamar Community College’s Greg Cash honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

  Greg Cash, Lamar Community College’s (LCC) interim dean of Academic Services, recently received a notable honor, culminating a long and successful career teaching agriculture in Colorado. The Colorado Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association (CVATA) recently recognized Cash with its Lifetime Achievement Award; an award given to retired NAAE (National Association of Agriculture Educators) who have […]

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LCC announces Academic Honors List for Spring Semester 2022

Lamar Community College (LCC) is again pleased to announce its Academic Honors list for spring semester 2022. In all, 209 LCC students earned 3.5 Grade Point Averages (GPA) or better, with 128 of those named to the President’s List for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA. Each semester, LCC credits its top-performing students with three distinct […]

Lamar Community College (LCC) Announces Jasmine Chambers as New Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

Lamar Community College (LCC) Announces Jasmine Chambers as New Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

      During the previous sports season, Chambers was a graduate assistant for women’s volleyball at Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls, Texas) while completing her master’s degree in sports administration. Chambers also earned a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Alcorn State University (Alcorn, Miss.), where she graduated with magna cum laude […]

Lasley named Dean of Academic Services for Lamar Community College

Lasley named Dean of Academic Services for Lamar Community College

    (Lamar, Colo.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) has filled another leadership position, naming Kyle Lasley as Dean of Academic Services. Lasley is principal of Springfield Junior/Senior High School in Springfield, Colo., a position he has held for the past five years. He previously served as school guidance counselor and Assessment Coordinator with Springfield […]

LCC's New CTE Building to Open for Classes Beginning Fall Semester

LCC’s New CTE Building to Open for Classes Beginning Fall Semester

(Lamar, Colo.) – The long-awaited and state-of-the-art Career and Technical Education (CTE) Building at Lamar Community College (LCC) will be ready for classes this Fall Semester 2022. The CTE Building measures 10,000 square feet, is located just south of the Bowman Building, and will be home to Construction Trades, Precision Agriculture and Renewable Energy. It comprises of […]

LCC’s 83rd Annual Commencement Ceremony Rang of Optimism and Accomplishment

LCC’s 83rd Annual Commencement Ceremony Rang of Optimism and Accomplishment

Lamar Community College (LCC) recognized their 2022 graduates during the college’s 83rd Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7. The ceremony took place in the LCC Wellness Center’s Lopes Gymnasium with a packed house of family, friends, staff and faculty in attendance to share in the celebration. “Today is such a special day, and it […]

Lamar Community College Weekend of Celebrations

Lamar Community College Weekend of Celebrations

(Lamar, Colo.) – Lamar Community College students will have plenty to celebrate on May 6 and 7. First, LCC will formally recognize the accomplishments of their Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing students with a Nurse Pinning ceremony on Friday, May 6 in the Wellness Center at 10 a.m. Livestream for the Nurse Pinning can be found […]

Four Lamar Community College Employees Honored at Colorado PERA-Sponsored Event

Four Lamar Community College Employees Honored at Colorado PERA-Sponsored Event

  (Lamar, Colo.) – Colorado Community College System (CCCS) celebrated its fourth annual Commitment to Excellence Awards ceremony, honoring 54 employees across the state, including four from Lamar Community College (LCC), for their commitment to the success of their colleges, students and communities. The event was held at the Denver mayor’s official residence, Cableland Mansion, […]

Frontier History Encampment Hosted by LCC

Frontier History Encampment Hosted by LCC

    The 2022 Frontier History Encampment was held at Lamar Community College.  A mainstay of the college’s history department for almost twenty years, the encampment is held every two years on the campus, helping bring to life a re-enactment of a century of economic and social development across the High Plains. Close to a […]

LCC Hosting Ribbon Cutting Events

LCC Hosting Ribbon Cutting Events

    Dr. Linda Lujan, Lamar Community College President, issued an invitation to the college on Thursday, April 14th for to celebrate the many new and renovated spaces on the campus. Grand Opening/ Ribbon Cutting: 11:00   MAP Center Ribbon Cutting – Betz Technology Building; Architect: HGF Architects, Inc., Pueblo CO – Construction Company: Skyler Design […]

LCC Hosting FFA Career Development Day

LCC Hosting FFA Career Development Day

  (Lamar, Colo.) –  Lamar Community College (LCC) will welcome more than 700 students from high schools throughout Colorado to campus for FFA Regional Career Development Events (CDEs). The event will be held Wednesday, April 6th, beginning at 9am.  LCC hosts the regional contest each year, which is one of the largest FFA events in […]

Former Ag Dept. Chair Greg Cash Will Serve as Interim Dean of Instruction at Lamar Community College

Former Ag Dept. Chair Greg Cash Will Serve as Interim Dean of Instruction at Lamar Community College

    (Lamar, Colo.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) has named Greg Cash as the interim dean of instruction. Cash replaces Dr. Annessa Stagner Stulp who began a new position with the Colorado Community College System March 1. Cash retired from education in July 2020 after serving as LCC’s agriculture, equine and rodeo department chair […]

LCC Nursing Department Secures Sizeable Grant to Support Simulation Center

LCC Nursing Department Secures Sizeable Grant to Support Simulation Center

    (Lamar, Colo.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) Nursing Program was named the recipient of a Colorado Talent Pipeline Report grant. The funding will support improvements to LCC’s simulation center, which provides a safe, hands-on learning environment for nursing students. Through the grant, the center will undergo updates and renovations to enhance student learning […]

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New Rodeo Coach at LCC

(Lamar, CO) – Lamar Community College (LCC) is offering real-life equine experience and education to students through new Rodeo Coach TJ Watts. After being the college’s horse training and management instructor since the fall 2020 semester, Watts recently stepped into the LCC coaching role for the college’s rodeo team. Watts’s accomplishments in the rodeo arena include […]