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Construction on Escondido Park Soccer Field Continues

Construction on Escondido Park Soccer Field Continues

    Plans to bring the soccer field at Escondido Park up to league status continues with construction on benches and score boards at the site off North 13th Street in Lamar. Lamar Community College and the City of Lamar collaborated on the project as the college began to develop a full-fledged soccer team and […]

Fort Bent Canal Bridge Nearing Completion

Fort Bent Canal Bridge Nearing Completion

  A pedestrian bridge spanning the Ft Bent Canal on the northeast boundary of Lamar Community College is on its way towards completion.  This is a CDOT funded project which involves building a five-foot-wide pedestrian bridge over the canal with five-foot ADA ramps and sidewalks on both ends of the bridge connecting the LCC parking […]

LCC Begins Training Program for IT Technicians

LCC Begins Training Program for IT Technicians

A new information technology program is under development at Lamar Community College.  Mittie Helm, Business Faculty and Kendra King, Department Head of the Cosmetology Department at Lamar Community College, briefed the Prowers Economic Prosperity board members on ways the new courses will help students find jobs in information technology. “The grant-funded program will develop in […]

City Moves Forward on Recreation Grants

City Moves Forward on Recreation Grants

    Proposals to apply for two different grants to create new outdoor recreational outlets for Lamar and area residents were approved by the Lamar City Council during the December 12th meeting.  A grant request for $17,600 for an archery range north of North Gateway Park was approved.  The Shooting Range Development Grant had been […]

Dr. Rosana Reyes named President of Lamar Community College

Dr. Rosana Reyes named President of Lamar Community College

November 17, 2022 (Denver) — Today, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chancellor Joe Garcia announced Dr. Rosana Reyes as the next president of Lamar Community College (LCC). Dr. Reyes, a transformative leader, educator, and administrator with more than 20 years of experience in building equitable pathways to and through higher education will assume the LCC […]

LCC Hosting CRMR Rodeo this Weekend

LCC Hosting CRMR Rodeo this Weekend

  (Lamar, Colo., September 27, 2022) — Lamar Community College (LCC) will host more than 300 rodeo student-athletes from the Central Rocky Mountain Regional (CRMR) for a Home Rodeo event October 7-9 at the Sand & Sage Round-Up in Lamar, Colo. The rodeo is free to the public, and all ages are welcome to attend. […]

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Fifth Annual Boots, Bling and Blessings Fundraiser for LCC

    (Lamar, Colo., September 29, 2022) — Lamar Community College (LCC) Foundation’s fundraiser Boots, Bling & Blessings is in its fifth year and will be held October 22 at the LCC Equine Complex from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Presented by SECOM/Southeast Colorado Power Association (SECPA), the LCC Foundation’s Boots, Bling & Blessings event is a delightful […]

Pedestrian Bridge Construction Underway for Ft. Bent Canal

Pedestrian Bridge Construction Underway for Ft. Bent Canal

Some basic construction work is now underway at Lamar Community College, using funds from a last year’s $200,000 CDOT Grant to the City of Lamar.  The plans call for a pedestrian bridge which will span the Fort Bent Canal and provide easier and safer access for college students to connect to businesses on South Main […]

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 […]