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Regional Science Fair Features Over 200 Student Projects

  (Lamar, Colorado; February 22, 2016)  On Wednesday, February 17, Lamar Community College’s Wellness Center was abuzz on with students from Alta Vista, Eads, Holly, Lamar Middle School, Lamar High School, Parkview, Plainview, Springfield, Walsh, and Wiley as they competed in the annual Southeast Colorado Regional Science Fair.  The regional science fair featured 204 projects […]

Construction Underway for LCC’s New Dorm

  John Marrin, Lamar Community College President, standing a few yards from where the school’s newest dormitory will be constructed this spring and summer, welcomed dozens of guests to the February 16th groundbreaking ceremonies. “This will be a large building that will house 30 to 32 students and this will be the future of this […]

LCC to Break Ground on New Residence Hall

(Lamar, Colorado; February 11, 2016)  Lamar Community College and the LCC Foundation are pleased to announce that the College will break ground on the College’s new residence hall on Tuesday, February 16, at 1:30pm just north of Todd-Burch Hall on the LCC campus. The public is welcome to attend the event. Parking for the groundbreaking […]

Revamped Welding Program Provides Additional Opportunities

The Lamar Community College Welding program recently went through a facelift and redesign.   The facelift involved doubling the space of the state of the art welding shop that previously housed the program.  The welding shop now has sixteen self-ventilated welding booths with excellent equipment available for students to use in training. The program redesign involved […]

Lopes Men’s Basketball Picks Up 2 W’s

The Runnin’ Lopes Men’s Basketball team had a great weekend, picking up two wins at home. On Friday, the Lamar Community College Runnin’ Lopes Men’s Basketball team beat the North Platte Community College Knights 79-75 in an important National Junior College Athletic Association Region IX South Sub-Region contest. The Knights jumped out to a 14-9 […]

CSP Investigating Kiowa County Fatality

The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a single-vehicle crash, which resulted in a single fatality. The crash occurred on Colorado Highway 96, 2.5 miles west of Sheridan Lake, in Kiowa County. A 2010 Dodge Avenger driven by Brooke A. Pearce, age 23, of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, was traveling westbound on Colorado Highway 96 when the […]

LCC Cosmetology Salon Re-Opens for Spring

The LCC Cosmetology Salon will re-open its doors to the public for the spring semester on Tuesday, January 26. The salon’s hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 1:00-5:00pm.  LCC students and community members alike can visit the salon to take advantage of discounted cosmetology services such as haircuts, colors, and styling as well as brow […]

LCC Men’s Basketball Picks Up Two Wins

(Lamar, Colorado; January 11, 2016)  After three weeks of break between fall and spring semesters, Lopes were back in action with two home games this past weekend.  LCC picked up two wins from the weekend when they played Eastern Wyoming College on Friday and Western Nebraska Community College on Saturday. The Lopes faced Eastern Wyoming […]

Area Students Noted for Dean’s List at CSU-Pueblo

The following students have been named to the 2015 Fall Semester Dean’s List at Colorado State University-Pueblo. The list recognizes undergraduate degree-seeking students who have completed 12 or more credit hours with a minimum grade-point-average of 3.5. Those 313 students whose names appear with an asterisk (*) earned a perfect 4.0 grade-point-average. The students are […]

Online Scholarships Available at LCC

Online students at Lamar Community College may be eligible for $1000 in scholarship funds to help them pursue a degree.   Applicants for the Online Scholarship must be degree-seeking students enrolled in at least twelve online credit hours. LCC offers a wide range of online courses through a partnership with the Colorado Community College System and […]

State Water Plan Reviewed at Crop Production Clinic

  John Stulp, former State Agriculture Secretary, Prowers County Commissioner and current Special Policy Advisor to Governor Hickenlooper for Water issues, was one of eight speakers at the January 6th Crop Production Clinic held at Lamar Community College. Stulp provided an update on the Governor’s State Water Plan which was presented to Hickenlooper last month. […]

New Partnership Provides Additional Options to LCC Students

Antioch University and CCCS Partner to Provide Seamless Pathway to Higher Education (Yellow Springs, Ohio)  Antioch University and the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) have partnered to offer Colorado students a new way to continue their education and earn bachelors degrees through an articulation agreement between the two institutions. Students who earn an associates degree […]

LHS Tops LCC Knowledge Bowl, Members Win Scholarships

Lamar High School’s A-team won top honors and the traveling trophy at this year’s Knowledge Bowl, hosted recently at Lamar Community College. 33 teams from 19 area high schools participated in the competitive event.  Schools in attendance included Cheraw, Crowley County, Eads, Fowler, Genoa/Hugo, Granada, Holly, Karval, Kit Carson, Lamar, La Junta, Las Animas, Manzanola, […]

Lopes Basketball Brings Back 3 W’s from the Road

The LCC Runnin’ Lopes took down three opponents during the Ambassador Classic Tournament held at Colby Community College. On Thursday, November 5, the Lopes defeated Colorado Northwestern Community College with a final score of 100-66 to start their tournament play.  They followed this win with other on Friday when they took down Sterling College with […]

PMC Auxiliary Members Meet Their 2015-2016 Recipients

Each year, the Prowers Medical Center Auxiliary raises funds to reinvest many worthy causes, most related to local healthcare.  The Auxiliary contributes four $1,000 scholarships for Level II Lamar Community College Nursing students annually.  PMC Auxiliary members and scholarship recipients met on Monday, October 26 to meet and make introductions. Auxiliary members took a break […]

LCC Men’s Basketball Opens Season on the Road

Lamar Community College Men’s Basketball started the season this weekend with a pair of road games in Goodland, Kansas.  The team first took on the Northwest Kansas Tech (NWKTC) JV team on Friday, followed by a game against their varsity on Saturday.  The Lopes returned with a 1-1 record. For their first game of the […]

LCC and CCCS Make Earning a Degree More Affordable Than Ever

13 Institutions of the Colorado Community College System Participate in American Council on Education Initiative to Help Non-Traditional Learners Affordably Gain College Degrees and Credentials The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) recently announced that its 13 institutions are now accepting a pool of roughly 60 online courses for credit from students seeking a degree or […]

LCC Softball to Host Skills Camp

Lamar Community College will be hosting its first Softball Skills Camp for ages 14-18 at Citizen’s Field on November 6th, 2015. This camp will include three individual softball skill clinics: Catching/Outfield, Infield/Pitching, and Hitting.  The catching/outfield work is first from 9:30-11:00am, followed by infield work to include pitching from 11:30am-1:00pm.  The final clinic of the […]

Lady Lopes Lose Heartbreaker to OJC

“Dig Pink” a Success, Raising Funds and Awareness for Breast Cancer On Thursday, October 22, the LCC Volleyball team hosted their “Dig Pink” night as they faced off with rival Otero Junior College.  The team played in their pink jerseys to support breast cancer awareness. Coach Brandon Stephenson commented, “Going into our Thursday match against […]

Spring Registration Opens Soon at LCC

Registration for the Spring Semester at Lamar Community College will open on November 1, 2015. Lamar Community College continues to offer a wide range of career and technical education (CTE) programs including welding, historic preservation, renewable energy, and cosmetology/barbering.  These programs continue to grow in popularity because they provide hands-on learning experience while preparing students for […]