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LCC Fitness Center expands hours

The Lamar Community College Fitness Center has recently expanded its hours to better serve its users. The Fitness Center will now be open Monday through Friday from 5:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday from 8:00 to 11:00am.  It will be closed on Sundays and on major holidays, and any holiday closures will be posted in advance….

Students, community to explore the history of Lamar’s La Colonia

This summer, Lamar Community College students will have the opportunity explore the rich history of Lamar through the stories of its citizens. Students and community members will carry out a local history project on La Colonia neighborhood on the north end of Lamar.  This project will ultimately result in a presentation at Lamar Community College…

Scholarships available for the summer semester at Lamar Community College

COSI scholarship funds available in addition to LCC’s Three for Two promotion Getting an education at Lamar Community College may never be more affordable than right now.  In addition to LCC’s Three for Two summer promotion and other financial aid options typically available, the LCC Foundation has been authorized to distribute Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative…

Top graduates of Lamar Community College

Lamar Community College held its 78th Annual Commencement this past Saturday, May 6, in the LCC Wellness Center.  Leading the procession of graduates were LCC students graduating with honors. “For our size, Lamar Community College has an impressive number of graduates achieving honor designations,” said Dr. Linda Lujan, LCC president. “To accomplish this distinction is…

LCC confers honorary degree in Agriculture Business to Mr. Robert Gourley

During Lamar Community College’s 78th Annual Commencement, Mr. Robert (Bob) Gourley had the honor of being the first graduate of 2017.  Although he was an LCC student nearly 50 years ago, he returned to the family farm without completing his degree; on Saturday, May 6, he was awarded an honorary degree in Agriculture Business. Gourley,…

Lamar Community College celebrates 2017 graduates

Blue caps and gowns entered a packed gym at the Lamar Community College Wellness Center on Saturday, May 6, for the college’s 78th Annual Commencement ceremony.  In just a short time, those students would become LCC alumni. Dr. Linda Lujan, LCC President, opened the commencement with a brief welcoming address. “I’m excited to be participated…

McKenney and Gourley named LCC’s Outstanding Alumni

Lamar Community College named two former students as its outstanding alumni for 2017 during the college’s Antelope Night celebration on Friday evening: Ruth McKenney of Lamar and Bob Gourley of Two Buttes. Dr. Linda Lujan, LCC President, introduced the two awardees during the celebration, highlighting the reasons for their nomination and selection. Ruth McKenney, LCC’s…

LCC Nursing class of 2017 honored in Pinning ceremony

On Friday, May 5, Lamar Community College Nursing graduates danced their way into the LCC Wellness Center to celebrate their accomplishments with the annual Nurse Pinning. The Nurse Pinning ceremony is a traditional rite of passage that each nursing student completes before entering the profession.  54 students were pinned including 31 from the Level I…

Equine students showcase work, compete for scholarships

Lamar Community College freshmen in the Horse Training & Management (HTM), Equine Business Management (EBM), and Barrel Horse Training programs demonstrated their hard work from this past year during the Spring Horse Show held on Friday, April 28. At the end of each semester, students in the equine programs at LCC perform reining patterns and…

Students, faculty and community members Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Saturday, April 22, marked a first for a handful of men as they walked a mile down Savage Avenue in bright red high heels.  The fun, though painful, walk was part of a new event on the Lamar Community College campus: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes invites men…