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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 […]

New Dorm for LCC Approved by State Board

(Lamar, Colorado; January 4, 2016) The Lamar Community College Foundation is still chipping away at the College’s $1.25 m goal for the residence hall project. Beyond fundraising, the College and Foundation have made strides toward beginning the project in early 2016. On December 9, the State Board for Community Colleges & Occupational Education voted to […]

Valley National Bank Donates to New LCC Dorm

Valley National Bank in Lamar has donated $60,000 towards construction of the first of three planned residency pods for Lamar Community College. “This is an outstanding donation from the bank,” said LCC President John Marrin, Monday, April 21, at the bank’s office on South 4th Street. Marrin said the donation will go a long way […]

Over $130,000 Available in 2014-15 Scholarships

(Lamar, Colorado; February 27, 2014) Lamar Community College offers a variety of scholarships for traditional and adult students. A complete list of scholarships, eligibility requirements, and their applications can be found at LCC’s Presidential Scholarships are academic merit scholarships awarded to outstanding graduating Colorado high school seniors. Today is the last day to apply […]

PMC Board Approves 2014 Budget

The Prowers Medical Center Board of Directors adopted their 2014 budget during their monthly meeting, Wednesday, November 20.  Revenues of $23.96 million are expected against estimated expenses for 2014 of $23.92 million.  Some personnel changes were approved by the board included appointing Dr. George Kunhardt as Chief of Staff for 2014, and the hiring of […]

State Board Visits Lamar Community College

(Lamar, Colorado; October 7, 2013) On Thursday, October 3, 2013 and Friday, October 4, 2013 the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education (SBCCOE) and the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) President and Executive Staff had their annual visit to the Lamar Community College campus. In attendance were John Trefny, SBCCOE Chair, Russ Meyer, […]

LCC Names Presidential Scholars

Every year the Lamar Community College Foundation awards Presidential Scholarships to worthy students. The scholarships fund standard tuition and fees for up to 15 credits for four semesters or two years. The students were recognized at the LCC Foundation’s September board meeting on Tuesday, September 17. Recipients honored at the event include: (first row, left […]

LCC Foundation Makes Contributing E-Z

(Lamar, Colorado; September 9, 2013) The Lamar Community College Foundation now has an additional incentive for individuals and businesses to invest in the College. Cash contributions to the Foundation designated for capital improvements and program development are eligible to receive an additional 25% Colorado tax credit through its certified Colorado Enterprise Zone (EZ) contribution project. […]

County Using Grant Funds to Buy Freezers for Commmodities

Holly, Wiley and Granada are receiving three freezers, courtesy of Prowers County.  The three freezers, totaling $1,769, are being purchased with a Community Service Block Grant through the state Department of Local Affairs.  Darren Glover, Community Resource Service Director, explained that the freezers will be used to store the free commodities from the federal government […]

Antelope Classic Yields Fun & Funds for Foundation

 (Lamar, Colorado; October 17, 2012) Seventeen teams competed Saturday, October 13th in the Lamar Community College Foundation Antelope Classic Golf Tournament.  The college is celebrating its 75th anniversary in the 2012-2013 year, so this year’s tournament was special to all who participated and worked at the tournament.  The weather cooperated to yield a beautiful day, […]

Lamar Community College Foundation Accepts Donation

  Lamar Community College President John Marrin (left) and LCC Foundation Chair Norm Arends accept a donation from Frontier Bank President Clay Whitham for a 2012-2013 Presidential Scholarship. This year’s Frontier Bank Presidential Scholarship recipient is Jamie Nordyke, a 2012 Lamar High School graduate. The LCC Foundation solicits and administers a multitude of scholarships for […]

LCC 75th Anniversary Kick-Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Lamar, Colorado; August 15, 2012) Lamar Community College is proud to observe its 75th birthday during the upcoming 2012-2013 academic year. In honor of this milestone LCC will be celebrating throughout the year with a variety of activities and events. The first community event will be LCC’s 75th Anniversary Kick-off on Thursday, […]

College’s WPA Renovation Project Set to Start in October

    The historic preservation architects hired to outline a renovation project on the WPA buildings on East Maple Street in Lamar will begin their initial work in early October, according to John Marrin, President of Lamar Community College.  Marrin was providing a monthly briefing on LCC activities to the Prowers County Commissioners this past […]