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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 […]

PEP Board Receives Overview of DoLA for Southeast Region

PEP Board Receives Overview of DoLA for Southeast Region

    Tara Marshall, the Southeast Regional Director for the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, was invited to brief the Prowers Economic Board of Directors on various financing programs made available to communities around the state. “Most states don’t have a DoLA department,” she explained during the February 28th monthly meeting, adding, “The Colorado Constitution […]

Lamar Community College President Dr. Linda Lujan Announces Retirement

Lamar Community College President Dr. Linda Lujan Announces Retirement

  February 28, 2022 (Denver, CO) – Today, Lamar Community College (LCC) president, Dr. Linda Lujan, announced she will step down on December 31, 2022 as part of her planned retirement. Dr. Lujan has valiantly served LCC and Southeast Colorado since 2016. Dr. Lujan is completing her 40th year in higher education that includes leadership roles […]

Fierce Winds Rip Southeast Colorado

Fierce Winds Rip Southeast Colorado

  Shortly before 9am, on December 15th, what had been a generally quiet morning abruptly changed when hurricane force winds tore across the high plains with a registered gust of 107mph in Lamar according to the Pueblo National Weather Service.  The storm system had been forecast by as much as a day beforehand, but response […]

Lamar Community College Announces the Hiring of New Faculty and Staff

Lamar Community College Announces the Hiring of New Faculty and Staff

(LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) is pleased to announce the recent hiring of several new faculty and adjunct instructors and Academic Support Staff. LCC’s newest faculty and adjunct instructors are Dr. Khaled Chowdhury, Ron Dunn, Dr. David Friedman, Cortney Beshara, Susan Gibbons, Donnie Hollingsworth, Russ Waston, Colby Mick, and Elizabeth Kenny. New staff […]

LCC Hires New Director of Nursing and Allied Health Programs

  (LAMAR, Colo.) — Morgan Clark is the new Lamar Community College (LCC) Director of Nursing and Allied Health Programs, but she is hardly a stranger to the two-year institution. Clark served as an adjunct professor of nursing at the college for four years and is an alum of LCC, so she has, quite literally, […]

Boots, Bling & Blessings returns to Lamar Community College on Oct. 16

Boots, Bling & Blessings returns to Lamar Community College on Oct. 16

(LAMAR, Colo.) — The Lamar Community College (LCC) Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Boots, Bling & Blessings on October 16 at the LCC Equine Complex from 6-9 p.m. Presented by Secom and the Southeast Colorado Power Association, the event will feature food, fun and fellowship to help raise money for the LCC Foundation. The 501(c)3 […]

Fall Sod Covering Escondido Park for 2022

Fall Sod Covering Escondido Park for 2022

    Now that the two soccer fields at Escondido Park off North 14th Street in Lamar have been prepped, Timberline Construction employees began a final step today, September 15th, as roll after roll of sod is being laid out on both fields, due north of the parking lot. Official ground-breaking ceremonies were held at […]

LCC Director of Residence Living, Student Life named UCCS program Ethics Champion

LCC Director of Residence Living, Student Life named UCCS program Ethics Champion

    (LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College’s (LCC) new Director of Residence Living and Student Life was recently named to the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) College of Business’ Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative (DFEI) Collegiate Program. Andres “AJ” Arrendondo Jr. is one of 16 faculty and staff members appointed as “Ethics Champions” from […]

LCC Expanding Education Classes to Weekends

LCC Expanding Education Classes to Weekends

  (LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) is now offering Early Childhood Education classes on the weekends to help meet the growing demand for trained educators in Southeast Colorado and beyond.  Starting in January, students interested in a career as a preschool or kindergarten teacher, childcare center administrator or caregiver for young children can […]

LCC Hires Dr. Janet Steinkamp, Interim VP of Academic and Student Services, Announces National Search

LCC Hires Dr. Janet Steinkamp, Interim VP of Academic and Student Services, Announces National Search

      (LAMAR, Colo.) — Lamar Community College (LCC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Janet Steinkamp as its Interim Vice President of Academic and Student Services. Steinkamp will serve in the position as the college conducts its national search for someone to fill the position permanently. Steinkamp is currently Chief Executive […]

City Administrator Search Resumes, Troy Manor Property May Have a Buyer

City Administrator Search Resumes, Troy Manor Property May Have a Buyer

  Lamar Mayor, Kirk Crespin, and the city council set an executive session for August 30th to meet with the city administrator search team representative, Larry Gilley of SGR, to discuss four new candidates available for the position.  “We can look at the new candidates and make a decision from that point, or we can […]